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WACC-y policy

10 October 2017 By Swaha Pattanaik

Rate-setters have engineered ultra-low borrowing costs and the risk premium on stocks is down. In theory, that lowers the bar for business investments. In practice, corporate hurdle rates have barely budged for decades. It’s a reality check for policymakers trying to fan growth.

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