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Every day India’s cities hum with the sound of hundreds of motorcycles precariously weaving their way through traffic. For most riders the two-wheeler is the cheaper and more flexible alternative to a car but for a growing band of more affluent Indians owning a customised superbike has become the ultimate symbol of the country’s new-found wealth. The FT reports.
The political, economic and social consequences of a preference for sons is alarming policymakers. The FT reports.
Vodafone, the UK-listed telecoms company, has warned it faces a doubling of the $2.5bn tax bill it is contesting in the India Supreme Court in July. The FT reports.
Despite a manufacturing slowdown in Russia, China and Brazil, emerging markets will be key to the recovery of the global economy, Stephen King, chief economist at HSBC told CNBC.
Southeast Asia's largest lender, DBS Group Holdings, has been aggressively expanding its footprint in India and China as it faces margin pressures in Singapore and Hong Kong. The Singapore-listed company's CEO Piyush Gupta tells CNBC's Christine Tan that business is booming in India.
The $ 2.2 billion Indian movie industry that churns out 1,200 movies a year, employs over 1.8 million people and has more than 14 million theatre viewers a day, is groaning under its own weight.
High oil prices and concerns over the safety of nuclear power following the Fukushima crisis in Japan are reigniting interest in renewable energy, with wind power likely to be a major beneficiary, Tulsi Tanti, chairman of Suzlon Group, told CNBC.
Worries about inflation and slowing economic growth make the once-hot group unattractive.
Google continues to be a great buy despite the stock being off its highs, Brent Wilsey told CNBC Friday. Also: Yu-dee Chang, ACE Investment Strategists' chief trader, weighs in on oil stocks.
Investments by Indian companies overseas have more than doubled in the past year, highlighting their widespread expansion outside of their fast-growing but corruption-stricken home market. The FT reports.
In less than 40 years India will overtake the US as the world’s second-largest trading nation, pushing today's superpower into third place and Europe in to the little leagues, according to a new report by Citi.
Ferretti, the Italian luxury yacht builder, is turning to the new super rich of Brazil as sales have slumped to its traditional ‘old economy’ customers in the marinas of the Mediterranean, the FT reports.
Cash-strapped nations are only now starting to loosen the purse strings on defense spending, and many may still be looking for bargains at the Paris Air Show this year..
Known as the BRICs, Brazil, Russia, China and India look to compete on level ground with traditional players in the aviation industry.
Russia and China are the most attractive BRIC countries at the moment, according to Jim O’Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Cummins Chief Executive Tim Solso told CNBC Thursday the United States lacks a qualified workforce with the kinds of technical skills he needs for his engine-making business.
The U.S. economy continues to expand, but the BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China — are showing a moderation in economic activity.
"There are too many bosses, but too few leaders around. While most organizations offer leadership training, it’s usually formulaic, and based on competency models and copy-cat role plays. To turn bosses into leaders, we must rethink our approach to leadership development," the author writes.
Diamonds are, apparently, forever, and they are fetching record prices in the rough.
Food prices are prices are falling in India and some other Asian countries. Staples such as tomatoes and potatoes, which peaked earlier in the year and caused great stress to poorer families, have seen prices moderate in recent weeks. The FT reports.