Pranab to world: screw your financial jihadAugust 14, 2011
In addition to being “infidel” cities, New York, London, and Mumbai are also major hubs of global finance.
While jihadists target such international financial centers, Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has announced that it won’t work. Mukherjee resolutely predicts “robust growth.” You tell ’em!
From NDTV on July 14:
Terror strike cannot impede growth story, says Pranab
New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said he shares “the pain and agony of those affected by the Mumbai blasts.”
He added, “(I am) fully confident that our economy and markets will rise above this incident and continue to show robust growth.”
Mr Mukherjee referred to the “…the indomitable spirit of Mumbai” and said “the financial capital of India, as always in the past, would once again respond with courage and renewed vigour to such challenges,” he said.”
The Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange today opened at their scheduled time and undertook normal