Foreign governments and multinationals have started investing heavily in India, thanks in part to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic reforms. We tell you why India is so appealing to some foreign investors, and why others are still reluctant to enter one of the world’s largest, fastest-growing markets.
Last month, the US men’s national soccer team lost a game that knocked the US out of the 2018 World Cup. One prominent commentator called it “the most surreal and embarrassing night in US soccer history,” and its economic consequences will be significant and long-lasting.
Air pollution caused by industry and global warming has spawned a strange new market in China: the selling of canned "fresh" air.
Many of China’s super-rich have turned to the West for guidance on etiquette, in particular to the UK tradition of employing a butler to oversee staff and household operations. As a result, schools devoted to training butlers are proliferating in the country.
In just a few years, Mongolia has gone from being a global economic rising star to a country in economic free-fall. This post explains the reasons for the collapse and why an enterprising NFL team might want to send a scout to this remote region.
Recently elected Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's tactics and temperament are already profoundly affecting his country's economy. Here's what Duterte's presidency means for foreign investors in a country that's been a rising economic star in South East Asia.
This week’s Global Glance looks at: why the G20’s annual summit was mostly hot air; Obama’s Laos visit and the problem of cluster bombs; and Botswana turning 50.
This week's Global Glance takes a detailed look at Uber's retreat from China.
This week we look at: Venezuela’s economic crisis; Lyft’s evolving global expansion strategy; and Larry, the UK’s Chief Mouser.
This week's Global Glance looks at how currency pegs work; why Nigeria abandoned the peg; and the success of the East African Community.
This week's Global Glance looks at the Pew’s new digital economy survey; how Senator Warren’s speech on the gig economy sparked a global debate; and France's ongoing labor unrest.
This week's Global Glance looks at a sweet M&A announcement: Krispy Kreme is to be acquired by a Luxemburg-based investment group. It could be a marriage made in culinary heaven.