Emerging Markets Roundup: India

ROUNDUP   By Aaron Chaze   Mining a rich seam: Coal India lines up India’s largest IPO India's financial markets regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), says it will soon allow the auction of Indian government bonds ...

Stars Of China

ANNUAL REPORT: GENTLY DOES IT.   By Thomas Clouse   China's rapid recovery after the global financial crisis may yet foreshadow a hard landing as the government struggles to rein in the perennially red-hot real estate market.     Real ...

Kan Sees Off Leadership Challenge

NEWSMAKERS: JAPAN   By Thomas Clouse   Ozawa: Failed to unseat Japan’s prime minister Japanese prime minister Naoto Kan retained leadership of his political party and the country after political powerbroker Ichiro Ozawa unsuccessfully challenged him for his position in ...

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 ...