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  • Emerging Markets: Is There a Crack in the BRICs?

    Goldman Sachs reports Brazil, Russia, India and China may have peaked. Joyce Chang, JPMorgan head of emerging markets and global credit research weighs in.

  • Anil Ambani, chairman of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group and one of India's richest men.

    A legal battle in London has revealed that a conglomerate controlled by Anil Ambani, the Indian telecoms tycoon, used a Mauritius-based fund to make covert investments in one of its own companies, triggering calls in India for a full investigation. The FT reports.

  • Indian Rupee banknotes

    Growth in Asia’s third largest economy looks buoyant from the shores of blighted markets in the west, but India’s ruling-Congress party is firing warning flares from the deck of a listing ship. The Financial Times reports.

  • Shopping for Retail Stocks in India

    CNBC's Emily Chan has the update on Asia's markets and inside India's consumer growth story.

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    Europe clouds the market and the Swiss expect slowness - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Emerging Markets Slump & Commodities Plunge

    A look at how the slump in emerging market is causing a drop in commodities, and how to trade it, with the Fast Money traders.

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    The United States is a debtor nation and will never "become a great country again until we become a rich country," Donald Trump told CNBC Thursday.

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    Emerging markets have had a bad year, but market pros still see investing in countries in South America, Asia and elsewhere as reliable long-term plays.

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    India's growth story is now being driven by  "fringe" consumers, with marketeers now targeting both the under-25 and the 60-plus, the super rich and the poor.

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    The Chairman of Harman International says, "Innovation is critical to the heartbeat of any successful corporation in the industrialized world. But competing in emerging markets where vast differences exist in per-capita incomes, infrastructure, customer preferences and environmental pressures, requires redefining the concept of innovation."

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    Worldwide oil consumption has more than doubled in the past five years, and Petrobras plans to grow with it, Chief Executive Jose Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo told CNBC Thursday.

  • A Gucci Group NV store at the DLF Emporio luxury shopping center in New Delhi, India.

    This week, India opened its doors to foreign retailers in a move that is expected to open the floodgates to western brands entering the skyrocketing Indian market.

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    Housing slumps but stocks jump in China, a reversal for Japanese bond yields and deficit problems dog India.

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    The world's central bankers have shown they've learned a lot from the 2008 financial crisis by taking coordinated action Wednesday to ease strains on the financial system, Goldman Sachs Asset Management CEO Jim O'Neill told CNBC Wednesday.

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    The Western world has run out of ideas and is "finished financially" while emerging economies across the world will continue to grow, David Murrin, CIO at Emergent Asset Management told CNBC on the tenth anniversary of coining of the so-called BRIC nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China, by Goldman Sachs' Jim O'Neill.

  • India

    Measures taken by the Indian government to open up the country to foreign investment could see it match Chinese growth rates, Goldman Sachs’ Chairman Jim O’Neill told CNBC Wednesday.

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    Indian companies are coming under financial stress after the sharp fall of the rupee against the dollar during the past few months made once-cheap loans in the US currency much more expensive, analysts warn. The FT reports.

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    Multinational retailers have so far responded cautiously to news that India is opening up its supermarket sector, because of tough conditions imposed, fears over labor backlash and expected bargaining with farmers. The FT reports.

  • An Indian stockbroker reacts as he watches share prices on his computer during intraday trade at a brokerage firm in Mumbai.

    India's economy, which was relatively sheltered during the last financial crisis in 2008, is looking especially fragile this time around.

  • The British fret over Europe and Germany's bond auction disappoints - it's time for your FX Fix.