Brazil's central bank chief 'slips up' in Davos

While central bankers sometimes make the odd slip up it is not usually meant literally. But the World Economic Forum in Davos spelt bad news for Henrique Meirelles who has slipped on ice and broken his ankle CentralBankNet hears.

The few protesters who made it to the centre of Davos have not presented the gravest threat: Henrique Meirelles, Brazil's new central bank governor, slipped on an icy pavement on the way to meet Anne Krueger, first deputy managing director of the International Monetar