China’s Shadow Banks Could Make Real Estate Slump Worse
December 02 2014 12:13 PM EST
Chinese banks are underestimating their exposure by keeping about $200B in property lending off the books, Standard & Poor’s says.
The Good And The Bad Of Plunging Oil Prices
December 02 2014 9:17 AM EST
Lower crude oil prices are good for U.S. consumers and bad for oil services firms as well as some oil-producing nations.
India, France Pursue $15B Rafale Jet Deal
December 02 2014 6:31 AM EST
Under the deal, the first 18 planes will be made in France and shipped to India, while the remaining 108 will be produced by state-run HAL.
S&P Doubts Japan Government Will Have Detailed Fiscal Consolidation Plan
December 02 2014 2:23 AM EST
The growing reservations about Japan come at an awkward time for Abe as he has called an election on Dec. 14.
India's Central Bank Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged
December 02 2014 12:59 AM EST
The RBI also adopted a more dovish tone in response to the government's call for help to revive economic growth.
Moody's Downgrades Japan's Sovereign Debt Rating
December 01 2014 5:56 AM EST
The downgrade comes less than two weeks before Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks re-election at a snap poll.
India's Manufacturing Sector Grows At Its Fastest Pace In Nearly 2 Years
December 01 2014 2:53 AM EST
A Reuters poll had expected manufacturing activity to lose some steam and predicted the index would fall to 51.2.
India's Economic Growth Slows To 5.3% In Q3
November 28 2014 7:50 AM EST
Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast annual growth of 5.1 percent in the quarter.
WTO Seals Landmark Trade Deal
November 28 2014 1:59 AM EST
Negotiations over the Trade Facilitation Agreement had hit a dead end in July after disagreements emerged between India and the U.S.
India's State-Run Banks Could Take $15.6B Hit From Coal Sector
November 28 2014 1:53 AM EST
The government estimated the impact of the cancellation of coal-block allotments on banks assuming a likely stoppage in power production.
Japan's Industrial Production Rises, Beating Forecasts
November 27 2014 9:26 PM EST
The 0.2 percent rise beat economists' predictions, but was still significantly smaller than September's 2.9 percent jump.
Nicaragua Canal Now Has A Start Date, But Nothing Else
November 26 2014 12:27 PM EST
The public is still in the dark about who's funding the project rivaling Panama, and what its environmental impact may be.
Regional Summit Suffers From India-Pakistan Rivalry
November 26 2014 3:59 AM EST
Members of the SAARC regional bloc are unlikely to make substantial progress on trade amid tensions on the subcontinent.
24 Dead After Coal Mine Fire In China
November 25 2014 9:16 PM EST
Twenty-four workers are dead and 52 are injured after a fire raged through a coal mine in China.
India, US Find Common Ground On Trade After WTO Truce
November 25 2014 8:44 AM EST
Tuesday’s talks between the two countries focused on agriculture, services, manufacturing and intellectual property.
Housing Lottery In India's Capital May Not Solve Underlying Problem
November 25 2014 2:46 AM EST
New Delhi is allotting 25,000 new apartments to would-be buyers but it might not solve the city's housing problems.
US Wants To 'Step Up' Trade Dialogue With India
November 24 2014 6:43 AM EST
In recent days, the two countries have taken significant steps to mend relations with each other.
China’s Interest-Rate Cut Likely To Pinch Bank Profitability
November 22 2014 1:51 PM EST
China’s midsize banks are already suffering from higher rates of bad loans and a slowdown in profit growth.
What China's Rate Cut Means For Global Economy
November 21 2014 5:32 PM EST
Any real benefit to China's economy will probably be the result of factors outside the country.
Can Modi Push India's Agenda At SAARC Summit?
November 21 2014 7:53 AM EST
As Modi prepares for his maiden SAARC summit, the future of the three-decade old bloc remains hostage to the India-Pakistan relationship.