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The general election: what is at stake?

Prime Minister Modi’s BJP appears on course to remain in power after India’s general election next year. But which party wins probably matters less for the economy and financial markets than whether the election delivers a stable government with a working majority in parliament. Another single-party majority or even a durable coalition would set the stage for continued gradual reforms that would sustain relatively-strong rates of economic growth over the coming years.

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