Mexican governor granted second term on board

Agustin Guillermo Carstens

Bank of Mexico governor Agustin Guillermo Carstens has been handed another six-year term on the central bank's board of governors, it was announced on September 17.

He is widely expected to be reappointed as governor when his term expires on December 31. This is likely to prove a popular move. Marco Oviedo, chief Mexico economist at Barclays, believes Carstens is the "most respectable policymaker in Mexico" and no-one has "stronger credentials".

Carstens joined the central bank in 1980, holding

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