Macroeconomy & Globalization
Grassroots anti-corruption movement promises new era of transparency.
Asia’s emerging economies fight to diversify from China and the US.
After a summer of heavy turbulence in global financial markets, the new season starts with the seemingly endless story of when the Federal Reserve Board will raise interest rates. Although the Fed put off the move in September, the US central bank will up rates eventually, most likely at its next meeting in December. The hike will undoubtedly force some countries to shift monetary policies.