Christoph Rubeli, Co-CEO of Partners Group, says the healthcare, education and e-commerce sectors in India offer long-term opportunities.» Read More
Chetan Ahya, Chief Asia Economist at Morgan Stanley explains why achieving macro stability is doable for the next government in India, but reviving growth may not be as easy.
As Indians head to the polls Monday, issues such as corruption and slowing growth are expected to dominate voter sentiment. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Mumbai.
Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS, describes the outlook ahead for India and Indonesia amid a backdrop of slowing Chinese economic growth.
Leif Eskesen, Chief Economist for India and ASEAN at HSBC, describes Indian opposition leader Narenda Modi's policy as "center-right, and more business-friendly."
MUMBAI, April 7- An Indian drugs regulator is among the first to admit that oversight of the nation's huge pharmaceutical industry can be patchy. G.L. Singhal, chief regulator of northern Haryana state, a drugs manufacturing hub, says he needs double the number of inspectors if he is to properly scrutinise factories there.
AURANGABAD, India, April 5- On the eve of India's mammoth general election, even some members of the ruling Congress party appear to have accepted it will not return to power, raising a question mark on the future of its leader, Rahul Gandhi. Congress, which has ruled India for over 50 of the 67 years since independence, was forecast to win between 111-123..
April 4- Amazon.com Inc launched a new product named Amazon Dash on Friday that allows the user to add groceries and household goods to their shopping lists using the company's AmazonFresh service. However, the device is available only for users of the AmazonFresh which currently operates exclusively in Southern California, San Francisco and Seattle.
April 4- Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board said they would sell industrial conglomerate Gates Corp to private equity firm Blackstone Group LP for $5.4 billion.
April 4- Onex Corp and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board said they would sell Gates Corp to private equity firm Blackstone Group LP for $5.4 billion. Gates is a division of Tomkins, which Onex and CPPIB jointly bought in 2010 for about $5 billion. The sale is expected to close later this year, the companies said.
April 4- Oil and natural gas company Memorial Resource Development Corp filed with U.S. regulators on Friday to raise up to $700 million in an initial public offering of common stock. Citigroup was underwriting the IPO, Memorial Resource told the U. S Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus.
April 4- More Wall Street economists now believe the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in the first half of 2015, as evidence builds that the U.S. economy has regained some momentum lost during an unusually rough winter, a survey showed on Friday.
April 4- Apple Inc has agreed to settle a year-old patent infringement lawsuit with Intertrust Technologies Corp, a software firm owned by a group that includes Sony Corp and Philips, according to court filings. Intertrust filed a lawsuit against Apple in March 2013 saying the iPhone maker infringed 15 patents relating to security.
April 4- Strong debuts of four new listings on Friday put a shine back on the IPO market after a wobbly debut last week by "Candy Crush Saga" maker King Digital Entertainment Plc brought a bustling market back to earth.
April 4- Halozyme Therapeutics Inc halted a mid-stage trial testing an advanced version of its flagship drug delivery technology in patients with pancreatic cancer, sending its shares tumbling 32 percent.
April 4- CarMax Inc, the largest used-car seller in the United States, reported lower-than-expected quarterly results, weighed down by tepid sales to subprime customers, indicating that the credit-fueled growth of recent quarters was slowing down.
*Morgan Stanley, Goldman among lead underwriters of IPO. April 4- Travel booking wholesaler Sabre Corp said it expected its initial public offering to be priced at $18- $20 each, valuing the owner of the Travelocity website at about $4.91 billion.
April 4- Amgen Inc said its experimental drug to treat a deadly form of skin cancer did not significantly improve overall survival rates in patients enrolled in a late-stage study.
April 3- Latino-focused cable network NUVOtv, backed by Jennifer Lopez, said its parent company SiTV Media Inc would buy Madison Square Garden Co's Fuse TV. As part of the acquisition, NUVOtv also plans to utilize Fuse's street front studio on Seventh Avenue in Manhattan- across from Madison Square Garden.
IMS Health's IPO raised about $1.30 billion after the offering was priced at $20 per share, above the midpoint of its expected price range of $18- $21 per share. IMS Health's shares opened at $22.18 and touched a high of $22.75 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.
April 4- Shares of GrubHub Inc, the biggest U.S online food-delivery service, rose as much as 57 percent in its market debut as investors scrambled for a piece of the fast-growing consumer internet company. GrubHub's shares opened at $40 and touched a high of $40.80 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, valuing the company at about $3.20 billion.