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Opinion

India should scrap paper money altogether

Four reasons Narendra Modi should speed up a digital rupee

| India
Traders transact at a wholesale vegetable market in Bangalore in December 2016: an e-rupee would do exactly what Modi hoped to achieve in 2016.   © AP

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

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