Australia's New Central Bank Chief Has His Work Cut Out for Him

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Philip Lowe

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Philip Lowe, who took the helm of Australia’s central bank Sunday, has risen from a country boy in Wagga Wagga to studying at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology to heading the country’s premier economic institution.

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