Emerging Markets Roundup: China

CHINESE FIRMS HEAD FOR GLOBAL EXPANSION   By Thomas Clouse   Several Chinese companies have picked up assets in overseas markets in recent weeks, with energy and raw material industries leading the way.   Tiangong-1 on the launch pad In ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: India

DECLINING SALES HIT INDIAN AUTO INDUSTRY   By Aaron Chaze   The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has significantly lowered the growth forecast for car sales in the domestic market for fiscal 2012 from between 10% and 12% to ...

Report And Awards: The Stars Of China

YIN AND YANG   By Thomas Clouse   China continues to sidestep major global economic woes, with its growth rate expected to hover close to 10%. However, the country faces its own unique set of challenges in effectively securing continued ...

The Stars Of China: Banks

By Thomas Clouse BANKS BEST CITY COMMERCIAL Bank of Jiangsu Bank of Jiangsu is reportedly awaiting regulatory approval for its much-anticipated IPO, but the Nanjing-based lender has not let the wait impede its efforts to add innovative products and services. ...

The Stars Of China: Companies

By Thomas Clouse COMPANIES AUTOMOBILES Chery International After years of torrid growth, China’s automobile market slowed significantly this year, with light vehicle sales up only 5% year-on-year in the first eight months, according to figures from J.D. Power. Chery International, ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: India

FOREIGN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR FLOWS START TO DECLINE   By Aaron Chaze   Inflation fears, monetary tightening and slowing corporate growth may reduce foreign institutional investor interest.   Reserve Bank of India cites strong outward investment by Indian firms Worries over inflation, ...

Uniting Divided Factions In Japan

NEWSMAKERS: JAPAN   By Thomas Clouse   Yoshihiko Noda became Japan’s sixth prime minister in the last five years after the lower house of parliament voted the 54-year-old finance minister into office on August 30.   Noda is Japan’s sixth PM ...

Country Report: India

INNER GAZE   By Michael Shari   Global food and fuel inflation, undeveloped infrastructure and a correction in emerging markets are leading India to look inward.   It’s not easy to keep a straight face in response to a banker’s ...

Country Report: Taiwan

THE TIES THAT BIND   By Gordon Platt   Taiwan is expanding its ties to mainland China, boosting its own economic prowess.   Taiwan’s economic ties to China are likely to continue to expand and deepen, no matter the outcome ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: China

RISING RATES ARE ENCOURAGING LENDING   By Thomas Clouse   Strong demand for loans and higher interest rates boosted profits at several Chinese banks to record levels.   Record-high net profits at China Construction Bank Strong demand for loans and higher ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: India

CENTRAL BANK CHOOSES SLOWER GROWTH OVER HIGHER INFLATION   By Aaron Chaze   The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has become the most proactive central bank in Asia for monetary tightening.   Indian stock exchanges are performing poorly in 2011 ...