India's Economy: Limping Along
November 15, 2012
India's Economy: Limping Along
Despite a slowing economy, the Reserve Bank of India remains primarily concerned with inflation. Will rapid growth return?
India's Economy: Limping Along
Bank of Japan: Feeling the Squeeze of Quantitative Easing
September 25, 2012
Bank of Japan: Feeling the Squeeze of Quantitative Easing
Japan’s latest decision to “print money” is part of a global trend. There could be consequences.
Bank of Japan: Feeling the Squeeze of Quantitative Easing
India’s Interest Rate Debate
August 29, 2012
India’s Interest Rate Debate
The Reserve Bank of India has refused to heed politicians demands for lower interest rates.
India’s Interest Rate Debate
Wen Warns Over Inflation
June 27, 2011
Wen Warns Over Inflation
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao warns that inflation is likely to exceed the government’s 4 percent goal for the year.
Wen Warns Over Inflation
Has China’s Slowdown Begun?
June 07, 2011
Has China’s Slowdown Begun?
Yes, says one China economy analyst. But will the government look to loosen monetary policy if growth slows too fast?
Has China’s Slowdown Begun?
Has China’s Slowdown Begun?
June 07, 2011
Has China’s Slowdown Begun?
Yes, says one China economy analyst. But will the government look to loosen monetary policy if growth slows too fast?
Has China’s Slowdown Begun?
Why China’s Leaders Fear Inflation
May 23, 2011
Why China’s Leaders Fear Inflation
With the Communist Party leadership transition coming next year, China’s leaders are nervous about anything that could stoke instability.
Why China’s Leaders Fear Inflation
China Inflation Climbs 5.3%
May 11, 2011
China Inflation Climbs 5.3%
China’s inflation data for April again exceeds Premier Wen Jiabao’s 4 percent target for this year.
China Inflation Climbs 5.3%
China’s Unhappy, Uneven Growth
May 03, 2011
China’s Unhappy, Uneven Growth
The high-profile suicide of a farmer is a reminder that economic growth in China isn’t benefiting everyone.
China’s Unhappy, Uneven Growth
China’s Unhappy, Uneven Growth
May 03, 2011
China’s Unhappy, Uneven Growth
The high-profile suicide of a farmer is a reminder that economic growth in China isn’t benefiting everyone.
China’s Unhappy, Uneven Growth
China Economic Data News
April 15, 2011
China Economic Data News
China releases key economic data on GDP, bank lending and money supply. We look at what it all means.
China Economic Data News
Thoughts on China's 5-Year Plan
March 06, 2011
Thoughts on China's 5-Year Plan
Wen Jiabao has announced China’s next five-year economic plan. It’s positive sounding, but tough to implement.
Thoughts on China's 5-Year Plan
Wen Notes Inflation, Corruption
March 05, 2011
Wen Notes Inflation, Corruption
China’s Premier Wen Jiabao pledges in his annual parliamentary address to tackle corruption and inflation.
Wen Notes Inflation, Corruption
China’s Highly Unequal Economy
March 01, 2011
China’s Highly Unequal Economy
Double-digit growth can’t hide the fact that China’s state-controlled economy is leaving the vast majority of citizens behind.
China’s Highly Unequal Economy
China's Rising Inflation
February 16, 2011
China's Rising Inflation
China’s inflation rate climbed to 4.9 percent last month. Soaring food prices played a big part in the jump.
China's Rising Inflation
India's Inflation Woes
February 03, 2011
India's Inflation Woes
Do rising prices and an increasing interest in firms investing overseas suggest the shine is coming off India?
India's Inflation Woes
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