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Martin Redrado Argentina's Central Bank PurgeArgentina's President Néstor Kirchner appointed Martín Redrado as the latest head of the country's Central Bank. Redrado becomes the fifth man to head the formerly independent Central Bank since the eviction of Pedro Pou on the eve of the 2001 financial crisis. Kirchner refused to renew the mandate of Redrado's predecessor Alfonso Prat-Gay despite his success in reordering the financial system, stabilizing monetary policy and building bridges to the country's embittered creditors. Redrado has spent much of the last 15 years flitting between public and private sectors, bu

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