India

Asia ex Japan M&A Report – January 2018

March 6, 2018 | by Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk

M&A value falls back for second consecutive month  The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals targeting companies based in Asia, excluding Japan, decl...

Asia ex Japan M&A Report – December 2017

February 27, 2018 | by Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk

Gains recorded in M&A deals targeting Asia ex Japan in November were pared in December.  The volume and value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals targeti...

Demonetisation: A Failed Attempt to Curb the Menace of India’s Black Economy?

February 20, 2018 | by Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk

A common issue that emerging economies across the world face is the wide prevalence of the black economy. While India has made significant progress in recent decades in terms of manu...

Are Governments Ill-Equipped to Face the Challenges of a Rapidly Ageing Society in the Asia Pacific?

February 20, 2018 | by Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk

Population ageing is occurring on a global scale, with virtually every country in the world experiencing growth in ageing both in terms of numbers and proportions. The Asia-Pacific r...

India: Financial Inclusion and Seamless Payments through Development of Financial Infrastructure

December 15, 2016 | by Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk

 “We have the internet of everything but not the inclusion of everyone”Ajaypal Singh Banga, CEO MasterCard Compulsion for Financial Inclusion in India  In India, the Gini coeffic...

India: Digital India – Road to Boosting GDP by USD 1 Trillion

December 8, 2016 | by Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk

“Around 400 million people in the last year got a smartphone. If you think that’s a big deal, imagine the impact on that person in the developing world”. Eric Schmidt, Davos 2015  T...

India: Empowering the Population Through Streamlined Industrialisation and Modernisation

December 5, 2016 | by Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk

Analysis of the Physical, Digital and Financial Infrastructure Policies and their role in shaping India’s Future  Introduction  Need for Slew of Measures  New Yo...

Country Report 2016 – India

November 14, 2016 | by Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk

Executive Summary  India’s ascent in the global economy has been one impressive story and has commanded the attention of many. The Indian economy continued to demonstrate resilience...

Fending off Toxic Debt – A Closer Look at the Two Asian Giants’ Deteriorating Asset Quality

September 28, 2016 | by Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk

The banking industries in India and China are challenged by growing asset quality concerns amidst a rise in the volume of bad loans worth billions of dollars to politically allied an...

Stalling Investments in Infrastructure and the Expanding Infra Debt Burden in India

May 23, 2016 | by Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk

 Apart from targeting rural development, the Finance Ministry’s new budget announcement at the end of February 2016 prioritised the need to upgrade infrastructure and reinvigorate in...

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