Articles

  • Wealthy Chinese look overseas for investment

    June 20, 2013 | Financial Services | Gulf News | Media mention

    Wealthy individuals in China are showing a greater appetite for risk and are increasingly turning to alternative investments. A Bain & Company study showed that this demographic is increasingly investing abroad, both for risk diversification and investment opportunities.

  • Manager@Work: The fulcrum for growth

    September 24, 2006 | Complexity management | The Edge

    Asia is enjoying rapid growth, with Malaysia and other Southeast Asian economies on track for gross national product increases of 5% or more for the year.

  • China's 'good-enough' market

    September 04, 2006 | Industrial Machinery | The Wall Street Journal Asia

    China's recent proposal to curtail foreign investments isn't the only threat that global firms face in the mainland. While Beijing fiddles with its regulatory framework, a huge segment of lower-end — but acceptable — products, priced at unbeatable prices, is emerging.

  • China's economic growth strategy an Asian paradox

    August 06, 2006 | Fundamentals of Growth | Dow Jones

    Opinions regarding China's economic rise have generally been shaped by two hard-to-ignore numbers: one is the country's current labor cost advantage, which is as much as 95% over multinationals in the U.S.

  • India's wake-up call in pharma

    June 18, 2006 | Healthcare | The Economic Times

    India's age-old rivalry with China has suddenly turned sharp in a cutting-edge industry - pharmaceuticals. Last month (May 26), global drug maker AstraZeneca unveiled plans to invest $100 million over the next three years in an 'innovation centre' in China.

  • Turbocharging Asian Turnarounds

    June 14, 2006 | Private Equity | Harvard Business Review

    With turnaround skills honed in the West, private equity investors are sweeping underperforming Asian corporations into their portfolios and retooling the management at these firms to boost shareholder value.