Capital and foreign exchange controls, long discredited as enemies of free trade and economic growth, are coming back.

Economic analysts and some senior finance officials are toying with the idea that controls on flows of capital into emerging markets might be useful in avoiding financial crises.

Limited Time Offer

Save $400 off your subscription. Special offer ends April 30, 2017.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.