Новый финансовый мир

КЕМБРИДЖ. В «большой двадцатке» назревают жаркие сражения по поводу возможного будущего мировой финансовой системы. Результаты данных сражений, возможно, будут оказывать серьёзное влияние на мир (и не только на мир международных финансов, понятный лишь посвящённым) в течение нескольких последующих десятилетий.

Финансы формируют власть, идеи и влияние. Циники могут сказать, что фундаментальным основам глобальной финансовой системы ничего не грозит, но они ошибаются. По всей вероятности, в течение нескольких следующих лет мы станем свидетелями значительных изменений: возможно, это будет новый международный орган финансового регулирования или новый международный договор. Вообще, справиться с сегодняшней неразберихой практически невозможно без некоего компаса, указывающего направление местонахождения будущей системы.

Соединённым Штатам и Великобритании, естественно, нужна система, способствующая усилению их гегемонии. Министр финансов США Тимоти Гейтнер недавно дал широкий обзор концепции новой системы регулирования финансов, которая должна стать более консервативной. Даже критикам недавней расточительности США придётся признать, что в предложении Гейтнера есть несколько хороших идей.

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