21 Sep '11, 7am

Australia's Swan named world's top finance minister - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan was named Euromoney's Finance Minister of the Year for his work in steering the country through the global financial crisis. The accolade was bestowed by the London-based finance and banking publication, with the Labor politician due to receive the award at a ceremony in Washington on Sunday ahead of a meeting of the International Monetary Fund. Mining-driven Australia was the only advanced economy to weather the global downturn without entering recession, thanks largely to the resilience of key export markets such as China. It is only the second time an Australian has won the award in its 29-year history, with Paul Keating the other recipient in 1984. In a statement, the magazine on Wednesday said Swan was chosen for his "careful stewardship" of Australia's finances and economic performance both during and since the global crisis. "Througho...

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