Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Finance, India, says an "ambitious plan" is at work to bring the quality of India's infrastructure up to world-class levels.» Read More
Russia and China are the most attractive BRIC countries at the moment, according to Jim O’Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Cummins Chief Executive Tim Solso told CNBC Thursday the United States lacks a qualified workforce with the kinds of technical skills he needs for his engine-making business.
The U.S. economy continues to expand, but the BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China — are showing a moderation in economic activity.
"There are too many bosses, but too few leaders around. While most organizations offer leadership training, it’s usually formulaic, and based on competency models and copy-cat role plays. To turn bosses into leaders, we must rethink our approach to leadership development," the author writes.
Diamonds are, apparently, forever, and they are fetching record prices in the rough.
Food prices are prices are falling in India and some other Asian countries. Staples such as tomatoes and potatoes, which peaked earlier in the year and caused great stress to poorer families, have seen prices moderate in recent weeks. The FT reports.
There's a riddle at the heart of India’s rapid growth: How can a huge country flirt with double-digit growth despite widespread corruption, inefficiency and governmental dysfunction? The NYT reports
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, who's the front runner for the top job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), says there's no backroom deal being worked on to win the support of emerging nations for her candidacy.
Economic data disappoints, the euro debt deal has doubters, but the Swissie is soaring — time for another FX Fix.
Commodity prices are once again reaching record highs, supported by a weak dollar and improving global demand, whether it be speculative or not.
India’s increasing wealth and improving literacy are apparently contributing to a national crisis of “missing girls,” with the number of sex-selective abortions up sharply among more affluent, educated families during the past two decades, according to a new study. The NYT reports.
You may have thought last week's 1 percent fall was enough bad news, but the markets had other plans—the hurt doesn't end here. Experts say there's more pain left in the system.
Peabody Energy is profiting from increasing demand for coal in China, India and other emerging nations, Chief Executive Gregory Boyce told CNBC Friday.
Following huge losses for the Russian market in 2008, investors have eyed stocks in Moscow skeptically and refused to give them the same rating as those in other BRIC members, Brazil, India and China according to Roland Nash, the chief investment strategist at Verno Capital.
Global infrastructure projects are up and so are Caterpillar sales, Chief Executive Doug Oberhelman told CNBC Wednesday.
SKS Microfinance last week reported its first loss as a public company as loan repayments fell. The NYT reports.
Rising oil prices have created concerns about the cost of fuel subsidies across the region. Although these costs will increase, it is important to make distinctions based on each government’s ability to absorb the higher costs.
Today the strength in the US dollar turned from being a symptom of the commodity sell-off to a major driving force. And at the heart of that are fears over slower world growth.
The dollar is rallying as risk appetite wanes, and the pound is getting punished for weak manufacturing data. Time again for your FX Fix.
India’s power sector attracted $2.1 billion in private equity funds last year, making up 46 percent of total PE infrastructure investments and 28 percent of all PE investments in India.