Markets

Buy-out firms are the new banks in emerging markets

ENERGY PRODUCERS have long had India over a barrel. It is the world’s third-largest oil importer, yet its pipeline density

Indian markets cheer Modi’s likely return to power

 Indian markets rallied on Monday after exit polls showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi was set to win a second term

Months after IL&FS collapsed, India’s markets are on a strong run

IN OCTOBER, SENTIMENT on India’s financial markets was bleak. The previous month Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS), a Mumbai-based

Does Today’s Market Plunge Point To More Losses Ahead?

U.S. markets took heavy losses Tuesday on continued worry about trade, overheated activity, and growing federal government deficit spending. The

Chinese brands rule Indian smartphone market with 2/3rds of share: report

 Chinese brands controlled a record 66 percent of Indian smartphone market in the first quarter, led by Xiaomi Corp, a

Should judges assume that markets are efficient?

ECONOMISTS HAVE long argued about the workings of financial markets. Some, like Eugene Fama, argue that markets adjust swiftly to

Why the Satellite Market Is Getting So Overcrowded

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Global Markets Drop Over Worries About U.S. and European Economies

Global markets largely took a tumble on Monday, with worries about a possible U.S. recession. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was

The global soyabean market has been upended

“WE’VE BEEN gambling up to this point,” says Tim Bardole, a soyabean farmer from Iowa. After the price of soyabeans

Bill Gross, the king of the bond market, abdicates

  OUTSIZE RETURNS are hard to come by in the bond market: the approach pioneered by Jack Bogle at Vanguard