Emerging Markets : India

Open for business: "Off-limits" investment sectors opened up. The Indian government revised its foreign investment policy guidelines in mid-February, with a changed methodology for computing foreign equity holdings in Indian companies. According to the new guidelines, any equity held by ...

Emerging Markets : China

As economic growth tails off, China's unemployment level is rising sharply. China’s economic growth is tailing off as feared. Although annual growth in 2008 was 9%, fourth-quarter growth slowed to a seven-year low of 6.9% year-on-year, according to preliminary estimates ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: India

Electoral gains: Poll-related spending will help boost India's economy in 2009 According to a consensus taken from a group of prominent Indian economists, including those representing the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, J.P. Morgan India and S&P; Asia Pacific, the ...

CHINA'S BEST BANKS AND COMPANIES - 2008

BANK CATEGORIES City Commercial Ningbo City Commercial Bank Credit Card China Merchants Bank Mortgage Loans China Construction Bank (CCB) SME Lending, Domestic Bank Bank of Communications SME Lending, Foreign Bank Standard Chartered Corporate Lending Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ...

Emerging Markets : India

INDIA     Caught in a jam: Many of India’s key indicators are slumping Following the revelation of accounting fraud by Satyam Computers, India’s fourth-largest IT services company, the stock recorded one of the worst drops in Indian stock market ...

Emerging Markets : China

CHINA       Bank of China: Foreign investors cashing in stakes   China will offer tax cuts and subsidies to spur its steel and automotive industries, the country’s State Council announced on January 14. The government will limit expansion ...

Features : Country Report : Taiwan

  Policymakers in Taiwan are pulling out all the stops in their response to the global economic slump.     Taiwan's president Ma Ying-jeou: Promoting better relations with China.   Taiwan is an economic success story. The island, despite political ...

Emerging Markets : Downturn Bites Harder

China     Treasury secretary Paulson and Chinese president Hu vow to fight protectionism. China has increased export tax rebates and depreciated the value of the yuan relative to the US dollar in recent weeks, prompting fears that protectionist pressures ...

Features : Eastern Promise

CHINA AND INDIA As the global economy continues to struggle, many are hoping China and India will save the world from a synchronized dive into recession.     Growth industry: India's call center business is flourishing. As the United States ...