Emerging Markets: India

Roundup   By Aaron Chaze   Reliable growth: India’s largest company expands its reach Reliance Industries, India's largest company by market value and owner of both India's largest gas field and the world's largest crude-refining complex, has successfully acquired a ...

Emerging Markets: India

Roundup   By Aaron Chaze   Calling plan: Bharti Airtel is expanding into new markets As the Indian wireless markets become ever more competitive, local companies are looking overseas for potential growth. South Asia’s largest wireless carrier, Bharti Airtel, for ...

Emerging Markets: China

Roundup   By Thomas Clouse   Brighter future: China promises better deal for rural citizens China’s top legislator has pledged to improve social services and better balance rural and urban political representation. Wu Bangguo, chairman of the Standing Committee of ...

Milestones: Export Growth Negates Taiwan Rescue Plan

Taiwan   By Thomas Clouse   Bellwether: DRAM sales portend export upswing Taiwan’s government dropped plans to restructure its dynamic random access memory (DRAM) industry last month after export growth and rising prices helped several of the island’s DRAM producers ...

BEST EMERGING MARKET BANKS ASIA 2010

Global Finance names the 2010 World’s Best Emerging Market Banks in Asia   NEW YORK, March 23, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the "Best Emerging Market Banks in Asia" in an exclusive survey to be published in ...

Emerging Markets: China

Roundup   BY Thomas Clouse   A strong services sector saw China’s GDP revised upward China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) created the world’s third-largest free-trade zone, measured by trade volume, on January 1, eliminating tariffs on ...

Features: Country Focus: Japan

JAPAN SCRAMBLES FOR A FRESH START Japan’s new government is working hard to find ways to rouse the country’s economy from its persistent malaise.   By Thomas Clouse   Japan is a country of economic contrasts. It is a nation ...

Emerging Markets: India

Roundup   By Aaron Chaze   Steeling the show: India enhances its steelmaking capacity As part of its drive to raise over $3 billion from power privatizations, the Indian government is poised to offer global institutional investors a 5% stake ...

Emerging Markets: DR News

  Companies Based In India Increase DR Offerings   By Gordon Platt   Equity issues by India-based companies using depositary receipts rose from $100 million in 2008 to $3.4 billion last year. The rush of DR issues is likely to ...

The new world powers

  THE NEW WORLD POWERS   The coming decade will witness a fundamental rebalancing of economic power, setting the stage for this to become the Asian Century.   By Harold L. Sirkin   It is clear to almost everyone that ...

Emerging Markets: News

M&A; Wave Could Lift Asian Markets In 2010   By Gordon Platt   Increased merger and acquisition activity is likely to be the next driver of growth in many Asian markets, says Jason Pidcock, investment leader, Asia-Pacific equities, for Newton, ...

Emerging Markets: India

Roundup   By Aaron Chaze   Not for sale: India’s farmers are resisting land acquisitions India’s government is forging ahead with its privatization program and has asked various ministries for a list of companies that could be considered for disinvestment— ...

Emerging Markets: China

Roundup   By Thomas Clouse   Racing ahead: Incentives are helping drive record Chinese auto sales China’s real estate market continued to heat up in November, with housing prices in 70 large and medium-size cities rising 5.7% year on year, ...

Newsmakers: Anti-Corruption Drive Goes Away

Indonesia   By Thomas Clouse   Yudhoyono: Two key aides fall under suspicion Tens of thousands of protestors took to the streets in cities across Indonesia on December 9 to urge the government to do more to fight corruption. The ...