World bank report

Crude oil prices are at their highest since 2014. Photo: AFP

The World Bank on crude oil prices

2 min read . 11 Jan 2018
Reserve Bank of India governor Urjit Patel deserves a shout-out for holding his fire on 6 December by keeping the rates unchanged and relying more on structural changes.  Photo: Reuters

Asia’s bull market in inequality

4 min read . 15 Dec 2017
As per a World Bank report, in more than half the emerging economies’ debt has gone up by more than 10 percentage points of GDP, while fiscal balance has deteriorated by 5 percentage points in one-third of these economies between 2007 and 2016. Photo: AFP

Danger ahead

1 min read . 06 Jun 2017
Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

Reforms, rankings and states

4 min read . 21 Sep 2015