from Expert Zone:

Markets Weekahead – India story looks better; global headwinds could weigh

By Ambareesh Baliga
October 26, 2014

The truncated Diwali week saw the Nifty closing at 8,014, recovering from a “breakdown” scare and ending about 3 percent higher to welcome the new Hindu calendar year - Samvat 2071.

from Breakingviews:

Zuckerberg’s Chinese chat leaves CEOs tongue-tied

October 24, 2014

By Katrina Hamlin

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Zuckerberg’s Chinese chat leaves CEOs tongue-tied

October 24, 2014

By Katrina Hamlin

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Global Markets Forum Dashboard:

China economic reforms may result in $14.4 trillion GDP, growth at 6 percent – Asia Society report

October 23, 2014

Sweeping economic reform initiated by China President Xi Jinping in November 2013 marked a turning point for the world's second biggest economy. If implemented fully, China's potential GDP growth can be sustained at 6 percent through 2020. One risk: Falling short of that growth rate could result in growth at half that projection, or worse, leading to a new economic crisis, according to a new study.

from Breakingviews:

China’s capital defences have sprung a major leak

October 23, 2014

By John Foley

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

China’s capital defences have sprung a major leak

October 22, 2014

By John Foley

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

Hong Kong tycoons can be part of protest solution

October 21, 2014

By Una Galani

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Review: The worst of both Mao and markets

By Guest Contributor
October 17, 2014

By Edward Chancellor

The author is a financial historian, journalist and investment strategist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Global Investing:

Strong dollar, weak oil and emerging markets growth

October 17, 2014

Many emerging economies have been banking on weaker currencies to revitalise economic growth.  Oil's 25 percent fall in dollar terms this year should also help. The problem however is the dollar's strength which is leading to a general tightening of monetary conditions worldwide, more so in countries where central banks are intervening to prevent their currencies from falling too much.

from Breakingviews:

Cheap oil is no tonic for sluggish Asian economies

October 17, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.