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Leaders of the BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - wrapped up their annual summit overnight. CNBC's Samantha Loring files this report from Durban.
Leaders of the five BRICS nations plan to create a development bank in a direct challenge to the World Bank that they accuse of Western bias. The bank would use $50 billion of seed capital shared equally but dominated by China.
Belgian chocolate makers believe their renowned pralines should have similar protection to that enjoyed by French champagne or Italy's Parma ham.
A creative advertising group working for Ford in India developed artwork which the auto company says was not requested or approved. Rupal Parekh of Ad Age, offers insight.
Timothy Moe, Goldman Sachs chief Asia Pacific equity strategist, discusses whether China's recent economic data points to recovery, and why he is "overweight" on stocks in Korea and India.
Saurabh Mukherjea, Head of Equities at Ambit Capital says the RBI will cut at least 75 bps this year. He also says that India's current account deficit will improve in 2014 and see the rupee stabilize.
Sanjiv Duggal of HSBC Asset Management, & Adrian Mowat of JPMorgan Securities (Asia Pacific) are bullish on Indian markets even as the nation faces a ballooning fiscal deficit.
India's central bank on Tuesday cut its benchmark policy rate by 25 basis points for the second time since the start of the year in a bid to help revive flagging growth in Asia's third-largest economy.
PK Basu, MD & Head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng thinks India's current account will improve in the current quarter and there is room for further rate cuts. Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia joins in the conversation as the RBI decision breaks.
Aadil Ebrahim, Managing Director at Bowen Asia says a cut in government spending and the budget's fiscal consolidation make it possible for the RBI to cut rates by 50-basis points.
Women who drink, long portrayed as less than respectable by Bollywood movies and still wary of entering most watering holes, are becoming big business in socially conservative India.
Sanjeev Prasad, Senior Executive Director & Co-Head, Institutional Equities at Kotak Securities says India will likely cut its rates by 25 basis points.
Brazil, Russia, India and China have been seen as the collective pillar of emerging market growth. But signs indicate that investors are now looking elsewhere.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday.
Aadil Ebrahim, Managing Director at Bowen Asia tells CNBC why he thinks India is demonstrating fiscal discipline with the newly introduced budget.
Following the release of India's 2013/2014 budget, Art Woo, Director of Sovereign Ratings at Fitch Ratings discusses his outlook for the country's credit rating.
Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist of Global Markets Research at Deutsche Bank, says Asia still has pockets of strong growth despite global regulatory uncertainty.
India's much-awaited annual budget failed to deliver on the hype sending the nation's equity markets lower on Thursday, with one economist calling Finance Minister P Chidambaram - who has the tough job of reining in the fiscal deficit while spurring growth – simply a "firefighter."
Rahul Bajoria, regional economist at Barclays, tells CNBC why the Indian budget's introduction of a 'wealth tax' was primarily a one off symbolic attempt to prevent it's credit rating taking a hit.
India unveiled higher-than-expected spending for fiscal 2013/14 on Thursday, aiming to fund it with higher revenues - including new taxes on the rich and large companies - in a budget aimed at reviving growth amid the country's worst slowdown in a decade.