What India's Blackout Shows Emerging-Market Investors

In today's edition, Austin Smith and Andrew Tonner discuss what the blackout in India shows emerging-market investors. For all of the potential that lies ahead for India, this event really underscores the lack of reliable infrastructure in the nation, and just how far it's behind other emerging-market peers in this enormously important category. For example, India has just a hundredth of the roads China does, despite having a similar population.

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