According to the 2014 Global Findex report, the world's "unbanked" population saw the fastest drop in countries like China and Sub-Saharan Africa, says Leora Klapper, leader, Global Findex Task Team at the World Bank.» Read More
When a company talks about laying out $11 billion in cash you have to take note. In this case it’s Tata Steel's decision to buy the Anglo-Dutch steelmaker Corus after beating out rival Brazilian bidder CSN.
Private equity is once again looking to make a deal in India. Today, it's for a 33% stake in Hutchison Essar. (“Hatch” as it’s called was one of the first cell phone companies in Mumbai.) This deal is just the latest in the money scramble to get in, on one of the world's fastest growing economies. On today’s “Power Lunch” we asked just how hot are the private equity opportunities in India?
Infosys Technologies reported fiscal third-quarter earnings and revenues that topped analysts' expectations, and also bumped up its outlook for the current quarter.
The Indian government has put on hold a proposal from Starbucks to open retail outlets in the country as the company hasn't provided complete information about its plan, a senior government official said.
Vodafone''s chief executive said Wednesday that his company will soon make a firm bid for Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa's controlling stake in a leading Indian mobile phone company.
Vodafone Chief Executive Arun Sarin will go to New Delhi on Wednesday to meet India's prime minister, the Daily Telegraph reported, even as rival bidders waited in line to begin due diligence of Hutchison Essar.
In an exclusive cnbc.com interview, Lakshman Acuthan, managing director of the Economic Cycle Research Institute, says slowing growth in 2007 is “probably a good thing” – even for Britain.
India's Essar group has met with Vodafone Group and offered a deal on the British firm's planned takeover of mobile phone operator Hutchison Essar, the Times of India reported on Thursday.
India's Essar group has made an offer to buy Hutchison Whampoa's 67% stake in mobile phone operator Hutchison Essar at an estimated enterprise value of $17-$18 billion, the Economic Times said.
British mobile phone giant Vodafone Group is considering the acquisition of a controlling interest in India's Hutchison Essar, it said on Friday.
The board of Britain's Vodafone Group is set to meet on Thursday to consider a proposed $13.5 billion-plus offer for India's Hutchison Essar, the Financial Times reported.
China is buying 4 nuclear reactors from Westinghouse (acquired this year by Japan's Toshiba). Sounds like a big win for American technology. But critics are concerned that the U.S. is selling off its competitive and technical edge. On today’s “Power Lunch” Bill Griffeth asked “When it comes to American ingenuity – are we giving away the store?”