Britain risks missing out on the "huge opportunities" in Africa because they are focusing too much on the Bric economies, Brazil, Russia, India and China.
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The bloc of the five emerging economies called BRICS may have lost some of its sheen recently, but it is being wooed as an important lobbying group by the besieged Syrian government. During her three-day visit to India, senior Syrian minister Bouthaina Shaaban asked New Delhi to take the lead in drafting a strong statement in support of Syria, when the five nations --...
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India faces at least "a one-in-three" chance of losing its prized sovereign grade rating, global ratings agency Standard and Poor's has warned, in another blow to the Congress government.
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Rolta India raised $200 million from issuing India's first "junk" bond this year.
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Standard & Poor's said India's sovereign rating faces a one-in-three chance to be downgraded to the junk status over the next year, dealing a severe blow to New Delhi's campaign for an upgrade.
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INDIA has grappled with its public finances for long enough. When presenting its first budget after independence in 1947, the finance minister of the day insisted that the country was not living beyond its means. Yet every budget since has failed to produce a surplus. India borrows more heavily than typical big emerging economies and faces more periodic crises. Palaniappan...
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ROBIN HARRIS: The implications of boosting trade with India and other emerging economies are hugely important for British policy because they offer us a new raft of business partners with growing economies outside the EU — and therefore a means of loosening our ties with Europe.
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By Deepak Chopra Senior Scientist, the Gallup Organization Jim Clifton CEO, the Gallup Organization When they think of India, many people still have the shining image of it as a rising economy, one of the four most promising in the world, in fact. As one of the BRIC countries, along with Russia, Brazil and China, India's rise from a long history of poverty raised hope for...
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The newest member of the developing world's leading economies ranks significantly lower in population and GDPIt is the moment that any host dreads. In the beach resort of Durban this week, South Africa will be straining to keep up appearances for bigger, wealthier patrons – China, Brazil, Russia and India – in the feverish hope that it's worthy of a stop on their social...
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India's exports rose for the second straight month in February, raising expectations that demand in Western economies is improving, which should help narrow India's wide current account deficit.
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