Emerging Markets: China

Roundup   By Thomas Clouse   Old properties gain new protection from land appropriation China's central bank in February raised the required proportion of deposits banks must hold in reserve for the second time this year. China is taking steps ...

Emerging Markets: India

ROUNDUP   By Aaron Chaze   With its fifth rate rise of the year India's central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, launched another attack on inflation last month. The bank upped its key rate to 6.0% from 5.75% in ...

Emerging Markets Investor

EMERGING MARKETS INVESTOR: NEWS   By Gordon Platt   India's equity market indices have gained more than 80% since early 2009, but the market lacks depth and breadth, with a high concentration of trading in a few top companies, according ...

Emerging Markets: India

Roundup   By Aaron Chaze   On the move: Car sales jumped significantly in India Auto sales in India increased sharply over the past year, with the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers claiming sales have jumped by 50% since January ...

Emerging Markets: China

ROUNDUP   By Thomas Clouse   The real deal: Insurers now have the chance to invest China's most recent economic figures show policymakers' efforts to reign in the property market without derailing the country's economic recovery are achieving mixed results. ...

Trading Up

ANALYSIS — ASIA'S EXPORTERS   By Thomas Clouse   Asia’s exporters are all benefiting as China’s manufacturers begin to move up the value chain.   The Asian economic miracle is hardly a new story, but every once in a while, ...

Local Government Debt Shadows China

Emerging Markets Investor: News   By Gordon Platt   Julian Thompson, portfolio manager at Threadneedle Emerging Markets Equity Fund, says he expects China’s economic growth to slow and sees much more opportunity in other parts of the world. Much of ...

Emerging Markets: China

ROUNDUP   By Thomas Clouse   Power hungry: China’s energy use climbs China overtook the United States to become the world’s largest energy consumer, according to figures released in July by the International Energy Agency. China used energy equivalent to ...

Emerging Markets: India

ROUNDUP   By Aaron Chaze   Strong sales: Mahindra & Mahindra’s popular SUV In the face of rising inflation and GDP growth, India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India surprised observers with a higher-than-expected interest rate hike. The RBI ...

Former Foes Tighten Ties

VIETNAM   By Thomas Clouse   Clinton: Comments on marine conflicts upset China Vietnam and the United States participated in joint military exercises last month for the first time since the war between the two countries ended 35 years ago. The ...

WORLD’S SAFEST BANKS IN ASIA 2010

Global Finance names the World's Safest Banks 2010 in Asia   NEW YORK, August 30, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the top 10 "Safest Banks in Asia" in an exclusive survey to be published in the October ...

WORLD'S BEST INTERNET BANKS IN ASIA 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Internet Banks in Asia 2010 NEW YORK, July 26, 2010 – Global Finance has announced the First Round winners in the "World's Best Internet Banks" competition in Asia. This is the 11th year Global ...

Emerging Markets: China

ROUNDUP   By Thomas Clouse   China is making its currency exchange rate more flexible, the central bank announced on June 19, loosening the Chinese renminbi’s 23-month-long peg to the US dollar. The announcement came after China’s trade surplus rose ...

Emerging Markets: India

ROUNDUP   By Aaron Chaze   Faced with a daunting budget deficit, the Indian government has decided to risk a painful backlash by India’s poor and eliminate price controls on gasoline. The government also cut subsidies on diesel, LPG and ...