Domestic demand in Asia is hampered because central bank monetary easing is unable to flow back into the economy and stimulate spending, according to one ANZ economist. » Read More
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As India continues to prove itself a formidable force in the global digital innovation stakes, roles in technology are set to gain pace as the country's most in-demand jobs, according to LinkedIn's new emerging jobs report. » Read More
The U.K. stock market is still stuck "sideways," and that suggests there may not be a clear resolution from the elections, says Daryl Guppy of Guppytraders.com. He also says the Indian stock market may see a correction. » Read More
The Reserve Bank of India has already slashed its repo rate by 135 basis points since January to boost the economy.
Jan Hatzius of Goldman Sachs says growth in India's economy is likely to pick up "somewhat" as positive impulses from global growth show up in the country.
But returning India to the growth rates seen a few years back "may be a tall order," says Jan Hatzius, Goldman's chief economist.
The Reserve Bank of India is doing the "right things" at the moment, but it needs to speed up some of its efforts to get the economy moving, says Andrew Holland of Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies
The U.S. and China are large trading partners that account for nearly 50% of Chile's trade, says the Chilean vice minister of trade.
Exploring India's rivers and backwaters provides a glimpse into a quieter, more remote side of the subcontinent — be it houseboating in Kerala, slow cruising along the Brahmaputra River or rafting in the Himalayas.
Steve Brice of Standard Chartered Private Bank discusses the state of India's economy and banking sector. He says, longer term, he's still "very bullish" on the country and overweight on India stocks within Asia ex-Japan.
The South Asian country is currently facing a number of challenges.
Radhika Rao of DBS says she foresees India's GDP to be at 4.3% for the quarter that ended in September 2019. She says the country is close to the bottom of the down cycle.
Companies in India are leading the way in developing employees' skills in the workplace, according to a global study.
Longdley Zephirin of The Zephirin Group said that Xiaomi is very successful in India right now, but now it needs to re-focus on its home market.
People who have not been insured before, who will start protecting themselves or their families, as they become wealthier, J.P. Morgan says.
As investors rotate out of bonds into equities, and out of growth stocks into value, J.P. Morgan says Korea is "reasonably well-positioned."
"If this investment does not materialise, we believe the industry will struggle to keep up with demand, resulting in poorer food outcomes for Asia's population," according to the Asia Food Challenge report.
Raymond Lee of Kapstream says growth in Asia is slowing and central banks such as the Reserve Bank of Australia, Reserve Bank of India and Bank of Korea are likely to remain dovish and cut rates.
Aashish Somaiyaa of Motilal Oswal Asset Management discusses the state of the banking sector in India and the outlook for the economy. He says the authorities are in a "mode of calibration."
Saurabh Mukherjea of Marcellus Investment Managers says India's financial year, which ends in March 2020, looks like a "washout."
Budget hotel chain Oyo appoints Betsy Atkins, CEO and founder of Baja Corp., as independent director on its board.
Gurmeet Chadha of Complete Circle Consultants says there is a big divergence between economic activity and the stock market in India.
Young people are saving more than previous generations, according to a study, flipping the historical trend that saw older savers put the most money aside towards retirement.