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, ...

Emerging Markets : China

On track: China's stimulus package will boost railroad investment. China is pouring money into railroads and energy production as the implementation of the country’s 4 trillion yuan ($585 billion) stimulus package moves forward. Urban fixed asset investment grew by 26.5% ...

Features: All change

  REGIONAL FOCUS ASIA       Asia’s economic powerhouses are shifting to a new economic model. The transition will be painful—but will also pay huge dividends. By Thomas Clouse Asia has played a starring role in the story of ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: China

On track: China's stimulus package will boost railroad investment China is pouring money into railroads and energy production as the implementation of the country’s 4 trillion yuan ($585 billion) stimulus package moves forward. Urban fixed asset investment grew by 26.5% ...

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 ...