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Japan’s economy continues to falter as the government fails to institute structural reforms and firms are reluctant to invest in the stagnant home market.
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Bullish long-term sector trends make Latin America, India and Africa attractive to PE firms, but they are cautiously eyeing investments due to current upheavals in certain areas.
The startup community in India is seeing a host of new opportunities for growing and monetizing businesses.
Private equity remains bullish about China and Southeast Asia as firms spot opportunities in the shift to consumer-driven markets due to a growing middle class.
Some of the claims about China’s role in harming global economies are outdated, while others present a more realistic scenario, experts say.
Indian startups are contending with devaluations, shutdowns and consolidation in their sectors. Will they make it through the funding crunch?
Last Friday, China reported a slowing economy in July, raising new questions about the country’s policy directions and pace of growth.
The “missed call” -- in which a mobile user sets up a conversation without paying for it -- is becoming an important marketing tool in India and other emerging economies.
In the debate on trade deals, Republicans are focused on jobs while Democrats have raised structural issues. Wharton’s Philip Nichols sifts through the rhetoric.
Peer-to-peer financing has thrown up several scams in China. Yet, proper risk controls can cure the problem, says one industry expert there.