Category Archives: BRICs

India economic growth in 90 seconds – FT

India’s finance ministry has issued its annual economic survey that says the economy could grow by more than 8% in the next year. The FT’s south Asia bureau chief Victor Mallet explains the reasons for optimism and the challenges ahead. … Continue reading

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India’s economic reforms gather pace – FT

Jayant Sinha, India’s minister of state for finance, talks to the FT about the government’s reform programme and the country’s push to improve its manufacturing sector. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video … Continue reading

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Russian Economy in Crisis: Will We See Contagion? – Bloomberg

Dec. 31 –- Georgetown University School of Foreign Service Professor Angela Stent and West Shore Funds Chief Global Strategist James Rickards discuss Russian President Vladimir Putin and investing in Russia. – Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg (click here if … Continue reading

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Putin wrestles with rouble tumble – FT

The rouble has moved almost 20 per cent in half a day. Lex’s Joseph Cotterill talks to Neil Buckley, eastern Europe editor, about the choices facing Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and the implications for the Russian economy. Read the global … Continue reading

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China growth slowest since global crisis – FT

China’s economy grew last quarter at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis, raising concerns over global growth prospects. The FT’s Gabriel Wildau in Shanghai reports. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/videoContinue reading

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Bikers unexpected role in Brazilian election – FT

São Paulo’s army of motorbike couriers have been dragged into a bitter war over the city’s public transport, one of the biggest issues affecting October’s presidential and local elections. The FT’s Samantha Pearson reports on their unlikely entry into the … Continue reading

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Can India’s stock rally be sustained? – FT

India’s stock markets have been powering ahead after the election win of Narendra Modi. James Crabtree explains the technical reasons why the rally may go on but how its sustainability depends on Mr Modi delivering his promised structural reforms. For … Continue reading

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Brazilians react to candidate’s death – FT

The FT’s Samantha Pearson speaks with Brazilians following the news of the death of presidential candidate Eduardo Campos. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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How Vladimir Putin Rose, and Could Fall – StratFor

Stratfor’s Editor-in-Chief David Judson and Founder George Friedman discuss how Putin’s handling of the Ukrainian crisis is influenced by recent Russian history and could lead to his downfall. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com (click here if video is not observable) … Continue reading

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Brazil’s World Cup hangover – FT

As Brazilians try to get over their humiliating World Cup defeat, a bigger problem looms on the horizon: the country’s struggling economy. Samantha Pearson, the FT’s Brazil reporter, looks at what is worrying Brazilians and how this might affect the … Continue reading

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