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.

China’s WMD cooperation with Pakistan looms over Xi-Modi talks

By C. Uday Bhaskar
September 15, 2014

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Afghanistan a building block for China-India ties

By Raffaello Pantucci
July 30, 2014

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The appointment of a former ambassador to Kabul and New Delhi by China to the role of Special Envoy for Afghanistan highlights China’s thinking of what it can do in Afghanistan.

Chinese general warns India even as Antony visits Beijing

By C. Uday Bhaskar
July 5, 2013

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India’s Defence Minister A. K. Antony is in Beijing on an official visit and a provocative curtain-raiser was provided by a retired major general of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) who cautioned India not to “provoke new problems and increase military deployments at the border area and stir up new trouble.”

Word and deed must match in Xi Jinping’s Boao speech

By C. Uday Bhaskar
April 8, 2013

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Low-key outcome as Singh meets Xi on BRICS sidelines

By C. Uday Bhaskar
April 1, 2013

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Xi Jinping at the helm in Beijing, responsibility looms large

By C. Uday Bhaskar
November 15, 2012

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Bashing China won’t fix U.S. economy

By Derek Scissors
July 7, 2012

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Can BRICS evolve into a power bloc?

April 2, 2012

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The rare earths distraction

By Derek Scissors
March 14, 2012

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