Paul Lachine

任人唯亲的香港中央银行

香港——香港金融管理局总裁兼职业公务员任志刚就要退休了。正常情况下这件事不该有什么新闻价值,但实际情况却截然相反,而且有正当理由。

香港政府行政长官曾荫权有机会选择一位诚实和能力都无懈可击的人出任金管局总裁,并借此在香港最重要的法定机构之一恢复诚信和善治。

任一直是许多香港人、包括不懂国际金融的记者们心目中的英雄。在这些人眼中,他是港元的保护者,26年来,港元与美元间一直维持着7.8的固定汇率。

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