As the global economy looks to emerging markets for growth, investors rush in for the high yields of emerging market bonds. But what about the risks?
Politics can often be a deal breaker in business between India and China. But now that might change due to changes in both economies.
Will India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi change India-China business relations?
According to the World Bank, China is set to become the largest economy in the world by the end of 2014. But China’s rise to economic superpower status comes at a cost to its international maneuvers. China’s economy has emerged rapidly in the past two or three decades. It surpassed Germany’s in 2009 and Japan’s […]
The government is preparing to throw billions into urbanization in China, but has it thought through the hardware challenges? Perhaps the most striking way to take in China’s startling urbanization is to sit in front of a computer and click through to Google’s Earth Engine. A search for Shanghai on the website brings up time-lapsed images […]
China and Brazil’s relations have been characterized by an ‘imperfect interdependence’ thus far. How will that change going forward? Last April, Brazilian and Chinese Foreign Ministers met in Brasilia to launch the ‘First Strategic Global Dialogue’ between the two countries. Sino-Brazilian strategic dialogues would now be held annually, providing China and Brazil the occasion to regularly meet […]
The week that was: China may trump the US to become the world’s largest economy soon; the Chinese P2P lending sector to get new regulations; Xiaomi shells out a cool $3.6 million for a two-word domain name. China to be the World’s Largest Economy Soon For the last decade pundits have been prophesizing that China is […]
The BRICS countries are becoming a very important player in a rather unlikely arena: development cooperation. Here’s why they are better off working together as a bloc, rather than as individual countries. In the last decade, the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries have increased their presence in a rather different field. […]
The week that was: China GDP growth falls to 7.4%; government may ease controls on housing market; and Tencent to bring popular game Candy Crush to WeChat. China’s growth falls short of the target China’s first quarter GDP growth is not so glamorous—in fact, the 7.4% rate is an 18-month low, according to The Wall Street […]
Stephen Roach, former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, believes that the US and China’s codependency will lead to further imbalances in the global economy. In June last year, an unlikely set of visitors descended upon a private estate at the edge of California’s Mojave Desert. Over the next two days, the leaders of the two […]