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India has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons lately - erratic policy, massive power failures and the risk of becoming the first BRIC country to lose its investment grade status. But is it wise of investors to ignore about 6 percent growth in an era where many economies are struggling to stay out of recession?
Mahendra Negi, CFO & COO at Trend Micro says people are betting long term on India and he sees more investment coming into the country.
Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of India's Planning Commission says the gloom surrounding India is "grotesquely" overdone. He tells CNBC what the economy has going for it.
Many urban, upper middle class Indians have not cut back on spending despite a slowing economy and rising prices.
Chanda Kochhar, CEO of ICICI Bank tells CNBC what the Indian government's key priorities should be.
Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank says despite the high growth rate from India, valuations on the stock markets are not that attractive.
Kirk West, Executive Director, International Investments at Principal Global Investors said India faces many short-term challenges, including faltering economic growth and sticky inflation, but he remains long-term overweight on the country.
Indian corporates already under stress from a slowing economy cannot afford a credit ratings cut, which would raise their borrowing costs, further hurting profitability, Chanda Kochhar, CEO of the country’s second-largest lender ICICI Bank told CNBC.
Adrian Mowat, Managing Director, Chief Asian and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at JP Morgan says the threat by ratings agencies to downgrade India will force the country to take more steps to reform the economy.
Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia, Finaport says that foreign money is driving Indian markets and valuations looks inexpensive right now.
Subir Gokarn, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India says the slide in the rupee over the past month has been less steep, and that measures to support the currency are helping.
Andre De Silva, Head of Asia Pacific Rates at HSBC says India needs to address its twin deficits and inflation pressures before easing policy. He adds that monsoon woes and power outages could add further inflationary pressures.
Prashant Ruia, CEO of the multinational conglomerate, Essar Group, spoke to CNBC as part of a weeklong series on the prospects for India's growth and investment.
Tackling high inflation remains the top priority for India’s central bank and it is the government’s responsibility to do more to spur growth in the weakening economy, Subir Gokarn, the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) tells CNBC.
Mohit Arora, Executive Director of J.D. Power Asia Pacific says that India assures a steady return in the long term even with significant fluctuations in the short term.
Chetan Ahya, Asia Pacific and India Economist, Morgan Stanley says investors should look at countries that are creating domestic demand on a sustainable basis because that will be the key to growth over the longer term.
Chetan Ahya, Asia Pacific and India Economist, Morgan Stanley says India needs to encourage business investments. He adds that the government will have to control the country's fiscal deficit.
Prashant Ruia, Group CEO, Essar Group welcomes recent moves by India's government to speed up its approval process. He adds that more needs to be done to truly regain investor confidence.
Chetan Ahya, Asia Pacific & India Economist, Morgan Stanley thinks Asia needs to look inwards to tap domestic demand instead of relying on Europe, the U.S. He says consumption will be a source of domestic demand for China.
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