Emerging Markets Roundup: India

ROUNDUP: INDIA   By Aaron Chaze   The Indian government’s Central Statistical Office (CSO) unveiled a new consumer price index that it says will measure inflation more accurately.   Stepping up: India’s mobiles get boost The government currently uses the ...

Thailand / Cambodia: Border Dispute And Asean’s Role

NEWSMAKERS: THAILAND/CAMBODIA   By Thomas Clouse   Thai PM, Abhisit Vejjajiva The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) passed a crucial test last month after fighting that had erupted along a disputed border between Thailand and Cambodia resulted in at ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: China

ROUNDUP: CHINA   By Thomas Clouse   China imported $144 billion in goods in January, an increase of 51% over January 2010. The country’s exports also rose rapidly, growing 38% year-on-year to $151 billion.   Drought: Farmers suffer The resulting ...

DRs: Chinese Firms Believe In US IPO Market

EMERGING MARKETS INVESTOR: DR NEWS   By Anita Hawser   The wave of Chinese companies opting to list on American exchanges continues with a China-based manufacturer of rare-earth coated and prestressed building materials for roads and bridges issuing five million ...

Asia’s Liquidity Glut

ASIA'S LIQUIDITY SURPLUS: TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING?   By Shu-Ching Jean Chen   Top finance officials in Asia are eager to mitigate the debilitating effects of hot money flooding to the region. Corporations are less concerned .   ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: India

  ROUNDUP: INDIA   By Aaron Chaze   New Delhi–based IndiGo, India's third largest domestic airline, placed the world's largest single order ever for commercial jetliners.   Flying high: IndiGo places record-breaking aircraft order IndiGo ordered 180 aircraft with a ...

Singapore: The Cost Of Record Growth

MILESTONES: SINGAPORE   By Thomas Clouse   After a year in which its economy expanded at the fastest rate since it achieved independence in 1965, Singapore may be about to suffer a hangover.   Too hot? Singapore aims for sustainable ...

Regional Report: The Caucasus

  COMPETITION IN THE CAUCASUS: THREE'S COMPANY   By Justin Keay   Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia are competing to attract foreign investment. With much of Central and Eastern Europe still mired in a post recession slump, the Caucasian trio may ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: China

ROUNDUP: CHINA   By Thomas Clouse   China has begun taking steps to cool the growth of its automotive market after a 32% increase in vehicle sales last year worsened traffic and air pollution problems in many Chinese cities.   ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: India

ROUNDUP: INDIA   By Aaron Chaze   India's craving for luxury cars grows Significant improvement in heavy industrial sectors drove up India's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) by nearly 11% year-on-year during October 2010, a significant step up from September's ...

Company To Watch: Infosys Technologies

EMERGING MARKET INVESTOR: COMPANY TO WATCH: INFOSYS TECHNOLOGIES / INDIA   By Gordon Platt   Bangalore-based Infosys Technologies, the second largest company by market capitalization on the Bombay Stock Exchange, announced one of the first mobile-banking solutions that offers financial-management ...

China: China Passes US In CleanTech Spend

MILESTONES: CHINA   By Denise Bedell   High energy: Government targets boost windpower With strong government backing and clear goals for increased capacity development, China is fast surpassing its counterparts in the West, including the US and Germany, in building ...

DR News: Taiwanese Firms Eye ADR Platform

EMERGING MARKETS INVESTOR: DR NEWS   By Gordon Platt   Companies based in Taiwan that already have global depositary receipt (GDR) programs will explore establishing new Level 1 American depositary receipt (ADR) programs over the next 18 months, according to ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: China

ROUNDUP: CHINA   By Thomas Clouse   China's Internet users present a rich potential market Growth in consumer and producer prices in China continued to accelerate in November, prompting policy makers to raise reserve ratios and direct the country's state-owned ...