• The Only Way is Down for Oil Prices: Expert     Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Neil Atkinson, director, energy research and analysis at Datamonitor, tells CNBC that thanks to a "patchy" economic picture and struggling demand, oil prices are much more likely to fall than rise.

  • Why Chinese Services Continue to Expand     Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Leif Eskesen, chief economist for India & ASEAN at HSBC, says the Chinese services sector expansion is "policy-engineered" whereas India is experiencing a "stabilization of conditions" and will need further structural reforms to boost investments.

  • The Flaws in Emerging Market Strategy     Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Andrew Weiss, head of pharma and biotech research at Vontobel, tells CNBC why Novartis' failure to win its battle for patent protection for the drug Glivec highlights the flaws in pharma companies' emerging market strategy.

  • India's Chidambaram Sees 8% Growth by 2015 Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 4:12 AM ET
    Mumbai, India

    Annual growth of 8 percent may seem like a distant memory in India, whose economy has suffered a sharp deceleration over the past year, however, the country's finance minister believes Asia's third largest economy can return to such levels by 2015.

  • Want to Be a Banker? Pass Integrity Test First Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 2:35 AM ET

    Thousands of U.K. financial sector workers risk being frozen out of the industry unless they pass mandatory tests measuring their personal ethics and integrity.

  • India: Asia's Biggest Risk     Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist at CMC Markets says slowing growth and rising inflation in India makes it the biggest risk in Asia. He expects an extreme cooling of growth in the country.

  • India Is Open for Business: Finance Minister     Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 11:03 PM ET

    India's Finance Minister P. Chidambaram tells CNBC why the case for foreign investment in India is a solid one, despite economic headwinds and a depreciating rupee.

  • India's top court has dealt a serious blow to Western pharmaceutical firms who are increasingly focusing on India to drive sales.

  • Fifth BRICS Summit Closes in South Africa     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 11:02 PM ET

    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.

  • Watch Out, World Bank: Here Comes the BRICS Bank Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 9:48 AM ET

    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 Seeks Protection From Copycats Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 3:52 AM ET
    Belgian chocolate

    Belgian chocolate makers believe their renowned pralines should have similar protection to that enjoyed by French champagne or Italy's Parma ham.

  • Ford Did Not Approve Sexist Ads     Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 4:45 PM ET

    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.

  • Best Long-Term China/Asian Plays: Expert     Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    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.

  • There's Still Value In Indian Markets: Pro     Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    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 Cuts Rates 25 Basis Points Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 1:49 AM ET

    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.

  • RBI Cuts Rate by 25 Bps     Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Drinks Companies Cheer Ladies' Nights in India Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 3:51 AM ET

    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.

  • RBI Likely to Cut Rates by 0.25%: Pro     Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 10:51 PM ET

    Sanjeev Prasad, Senior Executive Director & Co-Head, Institutional Equities at Kotak Securities says India will likely cut its rates by 25 basis points.