India in 2012 & the Road Ahead

 

Markets in 2013: ball is in govt’s court

India Markets in 2013: ball is in government’s court

Essentially any upward swing in economic scenario hinges on the political will to set things right. India Inc is ready out there to up their stakes if the government creates the environment. The ball is clearly in the government’s court, writes Nipun Mehta, a globally acclaimed banker.  Full Article 

Chairman of Franklin Templeton's Emerging Markets Group Mark Mobius speaks during a news conference in Mumbai March 28, 2011. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files
Analysing Performance

China ruins 2012 for Asia's star fund managers

2012 hasn't been a great year for some money managers. The Warren Buffetts of the East failed to live up their reputations in 2012, when big-name investment gurus made the wrong calls on China while markets in India and Southeast Asia raced ahead to rank among the top performers globally.  Full Article | Mark Mobius's performance 

A woman dressed as Mother India poses with national flags during the country's Independence Day celebrations in Hyderabad August 15, 2012. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder/Files
India Insight

Best of Reuters India in 2012

In 2012, Reuters journalists, photographers and writers have reported on subjects as varied as government's attempt at reform push, people who impact India’s policy or companies that caught our eye. From hundreds of analyses, features and insight stories written over the year, John Chalmers, Reuters' bureau chief for South Asia, has compiled a list of his 10 favourite stories.   Full Article 

A handout still from the film "Shanghai". REUTERS/Handout
Entertainment

The best (and worst) Bollywood films of 2012

This is what it all comes down to -- the good, the bad and the outright ugly -- distilled into one post. Our Bollywood correspondent Shilpa Jamkhandikar declares her picks for the best and worst of 2012 from the Hindi film industry.  Full Article | Slideshow: Bollywood in 2012 

Graphic showing performance of various equity markets in 2012. REUTERS/graphics
Three tech trends for 2013

Three tech trends for 2013

Old classics get a new twist in 2013. Trend one: 3D printers will go mainstream. Trend two: Look for the next generation of gaming consoles with new devices from Microsoft's Xbox line and Sony's PlayStation. Trend three: Marketers are going to amp up their efforts to tap into the second screen--that tablet, phone or computer being used while watching TV.  Video 

The owner of a "Kirana" or mom-and-pop grocery store prepares packets of spices for display in his shop in Mumbai December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash/Files
Breakingviews

Consumption bets will outperform in 2013

The Indian economy has at least another year of poor-quality GDP growth ahead of it, even if the pace of expansion is somewhat faster than the 5.5 percent expected for 2012. Consumption will remain well-supported by strong rural wage growth and government subsidies on food, fuel and fertilizers, writes Andy Mukherjee.  Full Article 

In Pictures: India in 2012
Quick Recap

In Pictures: Best of India in 2012

Bal Thackeray's death, Yuvraj Singh's fight against cancer, car explosion in New Delhi, Narendra Modi's re-election as Gujarat chief minister, protests over Delhi rape incident --- 2012 has been an eventful year. Here's a collection of Reuters pictures for a quick recap of the year gone by.   Slideshow 

Sports Roundup

Outlook 2013

What Next for Asia

What Next for Asia

World at Risk 2013: Asia.  Full Coverage 

The Road Ahead

The Road Ahead

World at Risk 2013: The Middle East.  Full Coverage 

Destination 2013?

Destination 2013?

Investors in 2013 are packing their bags for China, fellow 'BRICs' Brazil and Russia.  Full Article 

RBI Policy

RBI Policy

Expect RBI to cut rates in 2013: Roubini Economics.  Full Coverage 

Rabobank's View

Rabobank's View

2013 will be a stock pickers market.  Video 

Asia Growth Outlook

Asia Growth Outlook

World Bank upbeat on Asia's 2013 prospects.  Full Coverage 

Focus on 2013

Focus on 2013

World at Risk: The United States and Europe.  Full Coverage 

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