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  • In Italian Heartland, Indians Keep the Cheese Coming Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 12:13 AM ET
    Various cheeses on chopping board

    Indians have been flocking to Italy, with thousands helping to support the dairy industry. The NYT reports.

  • How Women Can Win the Talent Wars in Emerging Markets Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:20 PM ET
    Winning the War for Talent in Emerging Markets: Why Women Are the Solution

    "With rolling debt crises blasting Western economies already weakened by the recession, hopes are resting on the developing market dynamos of Brazil, Russia, India and China to power countries and corporations back to growth. Keeping those engines humming is due, to a greater and greater extent, to the new power of women," according to these authors.

  • 'No Way Back' for Protectionism: Pascal Lamy Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 2:33 AM ET
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    Calls for protectionism make no sense in today's global economy and globalization was not responsible for the economic downturn, despite some claims to the contrary by politicians, Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organization told CNBC.

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    Global recession in 2012 is “65 to 75 percent certain" and could deteriorate into a lengthy depression, Roger Nightingale, economist and strategist at RDN Associates, told CNBC on Monday.

  • Who's Buying Gold? Err, Everyone Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:33 PM ET
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    As demand outpaces the constrained small supply of gold — who has the most?

  • Rural shop, Ration Shop, Grocery Store, Provisional Store, in Delhi, India.

    Four-cent cookie, 10-cent drink, $6 for a phone and perhaps even a $1.33 per square feet home, global firms are innovating and customizing products to meet the growing demands of India’s estimated $50 billion bottom-of-the-pyramid market.

  • Is Gold Overbought? Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 8:47 AM ET
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    The seemingly inexorable rise in the price of gold, with record highs scaled on an almost weekly basis, has led some analysts to talk of a bubble forming.

  • Heineken's Results Disappoint, Slamming Shares Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 6:00 AM ET
    Beer Bar

    Growth within the beer industry depends on an 'equation' of factors which are more present in developing markets than in Europe and the US, Heineken CEO Jean Francois van Boxmeer told CNBC after the beer firm posted disappointing first half results.

  • Anna Hazare during his fast against corruption at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on Sunday.

    There may be agreement that India needs to weed out corruption, but not every Indian concurs with Anna Hazare's way of achieving that aim. The NYT reports.

  • Gold Demand to Increase Despite Temporary Blip: WGC Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 5:46 AM ET
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    Despite demand for gold falling to 17 percent in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2010, the World Gold Council says that full-year demand will increase because of a rush to safe haven assets as market volatility has ramped up.

  • BRICS: CNBC Explains Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 2:58 PM ET
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    So what countries make up the BRICS ? How did they come about? What impact do they have? CNBC explains.

  • Indian Protests Planned Over Olympics Sponsor Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 1:05 AM ET
    A detailed view of the prototype design of the new golden Olympic torch during its unveiling at St Pancras Station on June 8, 2011 in London, England. 8,000 torchbearers will carry the Olympic Flame around the UK during the 70-day relay, which starts at Land's End in Cornwall on May 19, 2012.

    Anger is mounting in India at the appointment of Dow Chemical as a 2012 Olympics sponsor, marking the fiercest criticism yet of the London committee’s sponsorship programme. The FT reports.

  • What Can Asia Do as 'Soft Patch' Deepens in the West? Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 11:24 PM ET
    Financial Woes

    The downgrade of  U.S. credit rating and recent financial markets volatility all threaten to deepen the economic soft patch.  How will Asia cope?

  • Selloff 'Perception Catching Up With Reality': CEO Friday, 5 Aug 2011 | 5:31 AM ET
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    Thursday's market sell-off, which saw a dramatic 500 point fall in the Dow, is just a case of market perception catching up with reality, the chief executive of one of Europe's biggest insurers told CNBC Friday.

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    India's economy may be headed for a sharper slowdown than most are expecting, and could see its worst growth rate since the depths of the credit crisis, according to economists at Morgan Stanley.

  • Time to Buy Asia’s Worst Performing Stock Market? Tuesday, 2 Aug 2011 | 1:08 AM ET
    An Indian stock broker watches his computer screen at brokerage company at the Mumbai Stock Exchange.

    India’s central bank surprised the markets on Tuesday, lifting interest rates by 50 basis points to 8 percent. The move marks India’s 11th rate hike since March 2010, as the Reserve Bank battles persistent inflation, which accelerated to 9.4 percent year-over-year in June.

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    British luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars expects sales from Asia to account for 40% of its total by year-end. In an interview at his headquarters in Goodwood, England, CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös discusses his roadmap for the Asian region with Managing Asia.

  • Billionaires’ Rise Aids India, and the Favor Is Returned Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 10:39 AM ET
    Gurgaon City Centre in New Dehli, India

    On a recent wind-whipped morning, a steel-hulled behemoth arrived at a desolate stretch of India’s western coast groaning with enough coal to power a city of one million people for more than two weeks. The New York Times reports.

  • India’s Wealthy Boost Gold With Unexpected Spree Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 1:44 AM ET
    People buying Gold Jewellery at Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri in New Delhi, India

    Gold always falls in summer. That is the conventional wisdom among gold traders, conditioned over decades in which the period from June to August has been characterised by slack demand for bullion. The FT reports.

  • Manufactured Goods Lead Surge in Indian Exports Monday, 25 Jul 2011 | 11:55 PM ET

    Indian exports are following a different path from that taken by other Asian countries like Japan, Korea and China.  As the NYT reports, the South Asian country's exports of goods have been overtaking its services exports.