Will World Bank top job bind BRICS?

The BRICS will claim to have truly “arrived” if the top five emerging economies can throw up a joint candidate for the World Bank’s top job over the next few days. As China’s Hu Jintao, Brazil’s Dilma Rouseff, Russia’s Dmitry Medvedev and South Africa’s Jacob Zuma arrive here for the fourth BRICS summit, the hope is that political uncertainties in the member countries should not come in the way of achieving closer economic cooperation.