Elliot Wilson is a freelance business and finance writer specialising in markets including China, India, Russia, and Africa. He has worked as a journalist in Beijing, Mumbai, London and Hong Kong, writing about the future of emerging markets.
As investors and bankers are distracted by other global issues, Asia’s superpower economy is faltering badly
Every year in October, a group of investors, bankers and world leaders gather in Washington to discuss the year that was, and the year to come. Co-organised by the IMF and the World Bank, the three-day event is a fascinating exercise in high-level groupthink.
Delegates arrive with local grievances, yet…
Scrapping large-tender notes sparks panic; ‘black economy’ crackdown prompts cash squeeze. Chaos and confusion, p...Fri Feb 10th, 2017
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Grotesquely stage-managed or a masterclass in coherent messaging? As China’s role in the global economy expands, and E...Fri Feb 10th, 2017
When Mozambique struck gas in 2010, it was supposed to herald a bright, lucrative future for the poor African state. It ...Fri Feb 10th, 2017
When Commodore John Cox Stevens, a member of the newly minted New York Yacht Club, skippered the good ship America to a ...Fri Feb 10th, 2017
As is all too often the case, it took a national tragedy to induce much-needed change. On April 16 2014, a South Kor...Fri Feb 10th, 2017