Who Will Replace Rajan at India’s RBI? A Not-So Short List

Raghuram Rajan.

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Raghuram Rajan’s term as governor of the Reserve Bank of India expires Sept. 4 and a replacement may be announced as early as this week. Who will Prime Minister Narendra Modi name as Rajan’s successor? Bloomberg News assembled the following non-definitive list of eight possible candidates based on discussions with RBI watchers and reports in local media. With Modi keeping his cards close, the chances of an unexpected name is of course very real. A ninth wildcard candidate was added for this purpose.

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