Emerging Markets: China

Roundup   By Thomas Clouse   WTO ruling forces China to lift import tax on car parts Despite witnessing a massive surge in lending, China will maintain its relatively loose monetary policy, China’s central bank says. Chinese banks granted 7.4 ...

Features: A Region in Transition

Economic Update Central Asia   The former Soviet republics of Central Asia are undergoing dramatic and sometimes painful change as they attempt to modernize their economies and to exploit their vast reserves of natural resources.   By Paula L. Green ...

Emerging Markets: China

Roundup   By Thomas Clouse   China’s property boom defies the recessio n China exceeded expectations across a variety of economic indicators in recent weeks, boosting hopes that the world’s third largest economy may have successfully weathered the global economic ...

BEST INTERNET BANKS IN ASIA 2009

NEW YORK, July 21, 2009 — Global Finance has announced the First Round winners in the “World’s Best Internet Banks” competition in Asia. This is the 10th year Global Finance has named the World’s Best Internet Banks. Details on all ...

Emerging Markets: China

Roundup   By Thomas Clouse   All clear: Policymakers backed away from Internet filtering With China's 4 trillion renminbi ($585 billion) stimulus package starting to show real results, the World Bank has upped its estimate for the country's 2009 GDP ...

Emerging Markets: India

Roundup   By Aaron Chaze   Surging ahead: India is set to outstrip China's growth   According to the Global Development Finance Report released recently by the World Bank, India is expected to be the fastest-growing economy in 2010, with ...

Regulars : EM Roundup India

Following the Congress (I) party’s best federal election showing since 1991, India’s stock markets began to price in an acceleration in the pace of economic reforms.   By Aaron Chaze   The equity indexes reported the best one-day showing in ...

Regulars : Newsmakers : India

In the past decade, India and China have been mentioned in the same breath when discussing the coming giants of the world economy.   By Laurence Neville   In truth, India has never been in China’s league when it comes ...

Regulars : EM Roundup China

  China’s international trade continued to weaken in April, with both exports and imports falling for the sixth straight month.   By Thomas Clouse   Strong investment growth, however, may offset some effects of this slackening international trade. According to ...

Emerging Markets : EM ROUNDUP China

China’s foreign exchange reserves, the largest in the world, grew at the lowest rate in eight years in the first quarter as export markets cooled and foreign capital inflows slowed. The reserves increased by $7.7 billion to $1.95 trillion, representing ...

Emerging Markets : EM ROUNDUP India

Just three months after the management of Satyam Computers, India’s fourth-largest software company, confessed to accounting fraud, the company was acquired by Tech Mahindra, another Indian software company. Tech Mahindra, which is partly owned by British Telecom, prevailed in the ...

Emerging Markets : 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, ...