When the 0.00001 Percent Sneeze

The world’s tycoons are in turmoil. The schadenfreude may be strong with this one-- but when the rich get poorer, everyone should worry.


Can Modi Harness India’s High-Tech Diaspora?

India’s popular prime minister is on a grand whistle-stop tour of Silicon Valley. But getting the Indian diaspora to help out back home is about opportunity, not emotion.


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What Future For Emerging Markets?

Yes, they have been walloped, but don’t discount how crucial they are when it comes to trade, climate change, peace and everything in between.


Why Are So Many of the World’s Best Companies Run by Indians?

And why aren’t more of those companies in India?


China Doesn’t Care What You Think About Its Stock Market Bailout

Screw moral hazard. Dire warnings from economists and investors hold little water in a situation that’s completely political.

The South Asia Channel

India Inc.’s Day Care Experiment

India's new corporate social responsibility law may be well-intentioned, but it is poorly designed and fails to accomplish its central goals.


Let Europe Make Friends (and Deals) With Iran

Germany and France may have been quick to travel to Tehran following the nuclear deal — but that doesn’t mean they’re not still good partners to the United States.


Kenya, Open for Business

President Obama's trip to Kenya is a chance to jump start U.S. investment in the country — and across the continent. Otherwise, Africa may be China's for the taking.


Looking Into the Black Box of Venezuela’s Economy

Figuring out what's actually happening in Venezuela's economy requires serious detective skills.

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