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Invoking the Great Recession Is a Great Distraction

Malaysia’s finance minister is right to say we’re not seeing a 2008 redux. Yet the comment detracts from Asia’s bigger problem of low inflation. 

Not buying it.

Not buying it.

Photographer: Sanjit Das/Bloomberg

Well, that’s a relief!

Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says a global financial crisis-style recession isn't likely today.