• Opinion  |  OCTOBER 20, 2014 11:11 AM

    How India can bust inflation

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    This was a good week for Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan. Euromoney named him the world's best central banker. More importantly, new data showed India's wholesale inflation slowing to its lowest rate in five years. The numbers may give Rajan room to consider a rate cut in the next few months. They should also spur both him and the government of new Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sort out once and for all lingering questions about how India should combat inflation.

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  OCTOBER 20, 2014 12:00 AM

    Good times, good policies

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    In my travels, I meet with some of the world’s top economists, investment analysts, influential academicians, and movers and shakers in the business community. For example, last week, I spent a day with back-to-back meetings at the World Bank Headquarters …

     
  • Opinion  |  OCTOBER 17, 2014 4:35 PM

    China’s balancing act

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    NEW YORK – China’s slowdown is the biggest short-term threat to global growth. Industrial value added fell in August, credit growth has slowed dramatically, and housing prices are falling, with sales down 20% year on year. Given stagnation in the …

     
  • Opinion  |  OCTOBER 17, 2014 3:06 PM

    New battlegrounds in development finance

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    PRETORIA – The popularity of public-private partnerships (PPPs) to support infrastructure development in emerging countries is growing worldwide. The G-20 backs PPPs to boost global growth and create jobs. The BRICS economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) see …

     
  • Opinion  |  OCTOBER 16, 2014 4:22 PM

    The creditworthy poor?

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    WASHINGTON, DC – Over the last five years, several low-income countries, such as Rwanda and Honduras, have issued their first-ever bonds to private foreign investors in London and New York. Until recently, that might have been unthinkable, so the new …

     
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