Here are some of the most influential people in the world of finance as rated by Bloomberg Markets magazine.
Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal, won a landslide in West Bengal in 2011 to end 34 years of communist rule.
Preet Bharara, Prosecuter US Department of Justice, has established himself as the watchdog with bite. He''s in the post that launched Rudy Giuliani''s political career.
Anshu Jain co-CEO Deutsche Bank AG (DBK), is cutting about 1,900 jobs by year-end -- 1,500 of them in the investment bank, which he used to run.
Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson National League for Democracy says she''s wary of a rush by businesses to enter the country. Nonetheless, her freedom is a symbol of the change that has investors weighing Myanmar as a frontier market.
Mark Zuckerberg, founder Facebook. The initial public offering in May and the hype that preceded it and the hand-wringing that followed put him front and center on Wall Street.
Ben S. Bernanke, chairman US Federal Reserve Bernanke, has established himself as one of the most powerful central bankers in history.
Warren Buffett CEO Berkshire Hathaway Inc. As Facebook shares slid after the IPO, he said: "You shouldn''t buy a farm because you think you''re going to sell it the next day for more money."
Chung Mong Koo chairman Hyundai Motor Co. Son of the industrial group''s founder has made Hyundai Motor the world''s No. 5 car company and is making inroads in the luxury segment.
Carlos Slim Chairman Emeritus America Movil SAB. He has been a buyer, with America Movil building the largest stake in Dutch mobile-service provider Royal KPN.