MUMBAI, Feb 28- India on Saturday proposed to merge its commodity market regulator with the capital market watchdog, aiming to strengthen regulation in a move which could help open the commodity futures market to institutional investors. Responding to the measure, shares of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd, India's biggest commodity exchange and its...» Read More
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Robert Zoellick, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics explains why he thinks Japan needs to invest heavily in structural reforms.
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Richard Gibbs, global head of economic research and chief economist at Macquarie Bank, says the Japanese government needs to encourage capital spending and reform its labor market and taxes.
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Robert Pickel, CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, delves into the complexities of setting global standards for the derivatives market.
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Jiong Shao, Regional Head of Internet & Chief China Strategist at Macquarie tells China investors which industries and sectors they should put their money in.
Andrew Leung, Founder of Andrew Leung International Consultants discusses what's in store for China now that the NPC has come to a close.