A Bold Campaign To End Endaka

If anyone deserves celebrity status in the global currency markets these days, it's probably Eisuke Sakakibara. The head of international operations for Japan's Finance Ministry, Sakakibara is a brash economic nationalist who strongly supports Japan's interventionist brand of capitalism. Now, he's using his considerable clout in international financial circles to shake up the Finance Ministry and pull the Japanese economy out of its four-year slump.

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