Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee figures in the list of 50 most influential people in the world of finance as rated by Bloomberg Markets magazine.

“Her Trinamool Congress party, part of the ruling coalition, has stalled Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s economic reform agenda by opposing foreign retailers.

Banerjee, 57, won a landslide in West Bengal in 2011 to end 34 years of communist rule,” the magazine said in its October issue.