• India's Finance Minister P. Chidambaram plans to meet investors in Asia and Europe this month in a drive to try and boost capital flows into Asia's third-largest economy, four sources with direct knowledge of the plan said.

  • The Dragon Extends Its Influence on Global Economy Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    China's growing influence means it is useful to think about the world economy in terms of two separate narratives, one expert explains.

  • Where Retail Investors Are Heading  Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Ajay Kapur, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia, Deutsche Bank sees the beginning of a trend of retail investors coming back into equities, especially Asian markets.

  • US Fiscal Crisis Seen Hurting Tech Earnings Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 2:09 AM ET

    Warning to investors: major U.S. technology companies could miss estimates for fourth-quarter earnings as "fiscal cliff" worries likely led some corporate clients to tighten their belts last month.

  • Samsung to Widen Lead Over Apple in Smartphones Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 12:07 AM ET

    Samsung is expected to widen its lead over Apple in global smartphone sales, helped by a broad product lineup, a market researcher firm said Friday.

  • India Seizes $5 Billion Bills of Exchange From Trader Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET

    Indian tax authorities are investigating a possible financial scam after seizing $5 billion worth of bills of exchange issued by Barclays from the home of a trader, an official at the local tax department said on Thursday.

  • A poster at a protest against the gang rape of a 23-year-old in New Delhi, India

    One of hundreds of attacks reported in New Delhi each year, the brutal gang rape and murder of a young medical student in a private bus this month caught authorities and political parties flat-footed, slow to appreciate it had become symbolic of all the others.

  • INR to Hit 51.50 Against USD: Expert  Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    Brian Jackson, Global FX Strategist, Coutts says he likes the Indian currency as New Delhi doesn't mind a stronger currency. He expects the rupee to hit 51.50 against the USD.

  • Already struggling at home with weak revenues and tough new capital and leverage requirements, investment banks are now also facing a slump in their once most promising business - emerging markets.

  • India, Russia Seal Defense Deals; Hail Partnership Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 6:51 PM ET

    India agreed to buy dozens of Russian military helicopters and fighter jet assembly kits at a summit on Monday, underlining the resilience of ties between the long-time allies despite New Delhi's recent moves to diversify its arms suppliers.

  • A woman protester pleads as a police person fired a tear gas shell during a protest against the Indian government's reaction to a recent gang rape.

    Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appealed for calm on Monday as he sought to tamp down growing public outrage over the gang rape of a young woman that led to clashes between police and protesters.

  • What's Behind Indo-Russian Relations?  Sunday, 23 Dec 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    Aninda Mitra, Head of Economics, South-East Asia, ANZ explains why Russia and India will strengthen their defense and trade ties as the leaders of both nations meet in New Delhi.

  • Banking Reforms Positive for Custodian Banks?  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Nick Wright, Senior Vice President & Head of South & Southeast Asia, State Street discusses the firm's Asian expansion, saying banking reforms have positive implications for custodian banks like State Street.

  • Over-Investment In Asia From Excess Liquidity  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:20 PM ET

    Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist, Global Markets Research, Deutsche Bank says Asian policymakers will have problems with global quantitative easing as it will distort asset markets.

  • Having Trouble With China, Southeast Asia Looks to India Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 3:13 AM ET

    The dozens of vehicles that roared into northeast India this week on a rally from Indonesia symbolize deeper ties between the South Asian giant and Southeast Asia, but the dreadful roads along several parts of the 8,000 km journey also show how much remains to be done.

  • A Return to Risk Assets in 2013?  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Johanna Chua, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Citi sees a further rally in risk assets in 2013. She expects Northeast Asian equity markets and higher yielding bonds to do well.

  • When Will the Indian Central Bank Cut Rates?  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 3:30 AM ET

    PK Basu, managing director & head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng, tells CNBC that the picture in India is beginning to change for the better and rates could start to be cut by the next RBI meeting.

  • Timing is Key For the RBI: Pro  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 10:50 PM ET

    Viral Bhuta, Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, UTI International Singapore says it's unlikely the RBI will cut rates at this meeting. He thinks the central bank will reduce rates by 50 basis points in Q1 2013.

  • India Has Yet to Pass Most Important Reform Bill  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Jahangir Aziz, Chief India Economist, JP Morgan says a compromise on the land acquisition bill and the national goods and services tax will be key for a real economic boost.

  • Agco Harvests Growth in Emerging Markets Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 7:30 AM ET
    Massey Ferguson tractor

    By 2050 there will be 9 billion people in the world — 2 billion more than there are now. That will mean strong long-term demand for farm equipment, the Agco CEO told CNBC this week.