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Economy

Chinese government’s reaction to stock prices worrying

The surprise was not that the government intervened, but the manner in which it did Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 17, 2015: While the world is focused on the Greece crisis, there is something more serious brewing in the east. The tumbling stock prices in China has left everybody wondering what went wrong with the market...
Economy

Japan trying to revive startup eco-system

Back in the ’40s, the nation was known for producing startups that went on to become world-class companies Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 6, 2015: For the past two decades, Japan has been searching to get its economic mojo back. Several governments have done their bit, but nothing seems to have paid the desired dividends. In...
Banking

Online-only banks gaining popularity

With banks struggling to remain profitable, digital banks are disrupting the way the industry functions Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya June 29, 2015: The one industry which has gone through a sea of transformation in the last decade is the financial industry. It all started with the opening up of ATMs and the addition of online banking...
Fintech

Opportunities on the new Silk Road

A lot depends on the way China executes the project and the cooperation extended by other nations Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya May 29,2015: China wants to recreate history. The erstwhile Silk Road, a network of trade routes that allowed exchange of goods and services between Asia and Europe, is getting rebuilt and China’s President Xi Jinping...
Economy

Betting big on India

Acting as a catalyst to its growth story is US President Barack Obama’s recent visit, which may inspire investors to pile up Indian stocks throughout 2015 Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya February 19, 2015: If one were to describe India’s growth story in one line, it would read something like this– A nation of unrealised potential. The...
Business Leaders

More than half of all professionals worldwide are already using LinkedIn

Interview with Nishant Rao, managing director, LinkedIn India Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya December 2,2014: Since establishing itself 11 years ago, the journey for LinkedIn has been nothing short of a dream. Though US and India continue to be the largest markets for the business-oriented social networking site, it continues to explore other emerging economies. This year, it...
Uncategorized

Oil trade: No sign of prices going up

Some analysts claim that OPEC will not last more than 50 years Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 27, 2014: Economists dealing with oil prices and stability were in for a shock when global oil prices started to tumble this year. After three years of relative calm wherein prices moved less than three percent year-on-year, the sudden...
Business Leaders

‘The debt problem in China is not hype’

American economist James Rickards says collapse of the debt and property bubble there could well be the catalyst for a global economic crisis Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya November 7, 2014: James Rickards, American lawyer, economist, investment banker and author of books of like Currency Wars and Death of Money, is one of the speakers at the...
Economy

Kenya rings in competition

From price wars, buy outs to intrigues over thin SIM technology. Has the telecom sector finally come of age? Amoxers Wachira October 6, 2014: Over the last few months , Kenya’s telecom sector has been buzzing with activity. From mobile network operators  taking their price wars to court, to cut throat competition, which has prompted...
Business Leaders

China Radio launches contest to generate interest in Beijing

Winners could get a free trip to the Chinese capital August 26, 2014: On August 20, Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development and CRI Online jointly launched ‘Feeling Beijing’ Online Contest for Global Audiences in six languages — Chinese, English, German, French, Japanese and Korean. It enables people from around the world to answer a questionnaire in their native...