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Debt and deleveraging: Uneven progress on the path to growth

January 2012—Reducing debt in mature economies continues to be a long and slow process. But lessons of history show that with the right reforms during deleveraging, countries can return to robust long-term growth.more

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Financial globalization: Retreat or reset?

March 2013—Cross-border capital flows remain 60 percent below their precrisis peak, and growth in financial assets around the world has stalled. Continued retrenchment could jeopardize investment and recovery unless policy makers can "reset" the financial system for a healthier flow of financing that supports economic growth.more

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Farewell to cheap capital? The implications of long-term shifts in global investment and saving

December 2010—By 2020, half of the world's saving and investment will take place in emerging markets, and there will be a substantial gap between global investment demand and the world's likely saving.more

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The emerging equity gap: Growth and stability in the new investor landscape

December 2011—Short of a very rapid change in investor behavior and adoption of new policies in the largest emerging economies, the role of equities in the global financial system may be reduced in the coming decade.more

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How the growth of emerging markets will strain global finance

December 2010—Surging demand for capital, led by developing economies, could put upward pressure on interest rates and crowd out some investment.more

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Understanding the Second Great Contraction: An interview with Kenneth Rogoff

October 2011—The economist and coauthor of This Time Is Different explains what history can teach us about the global downturn and why climbing out of it is still rife with risks. more

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The changing face of Asian personal financial services

September 2011—A new survey shows big shifts in banking relationships, product and service needs, and channels.more

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Hidden in plain sight: The hunt for banking capital

January 2010—The search begins at home.more

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Asian wholesale banking: Winning in the new battleground

March 2011—Banks that serve midmarket and overseas companies will have opportunities to grow revenues and improve skills.more

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China’s changing wholesale landscape

March 2011—The right strategy is key to finding success in this growing market.more

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