North America Edition – 29 November 2019

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Merkel’s Indian promise

2020-09-21T08:57:04+00:00November 29th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 29 November 2019|

India-Germany ties remain strong with increasing cooperation on climate change, sustainability, combating terrorism, digital transformation and artificial intelligence. Though Chancellor Merkel still has a few years before she steps down, her legacy will depend as much on how successful she is in building long term strategic relations with India as it will be on managing turmoil in Europe. Under her and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the bilateral relationship has gone beyond the nuts and bolts of clinical engineering and [...]

Resilience is the Indian financial service sector’s biggest strength

2020-09-21T08:24:18+00:00November 28th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 29 November 2019, UK Edition – 29 November 2019|

Kalpana Morparia is Chairman - South and Southeast Asia at J.P. Morgan. In this interview, the banking veteran discusses the recent reforms in the Indian banking sector and her message for female CEOs in the making.

It is time to seal the US-India trade deal

2020-03-16T09:42:19+00:00November 28th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 29 November 2019|

The President and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum touches upon the various areas the Indian government must focus on as it aims to secure a fruitful US-India trade deal. Highlights: The current US-India partial trade deal should be visualised as the beginning of an important chapter towards a larger Free Trade Agreement. Allowing negotiations for a trade deal covering a handful of market access issues shows the Trump administration’s recognition of the value of the US-India partnership. India needs [...]

Companies with more women in senior management yield superior returns

2019-11-29T16:23:12+00:00November 28th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 29 November 2019|

The Head of Global Thematic Research at Credit Suisse summarises the findings in the company’s Gender 3000 report and suggests measures that can be taken to increase female representation at senior management levels. Highlights: While there have been increased gender diversity in the boardroom, most senior executive positions are still occupied by men. In India, female representation on boards has increased by 4.3 percentage over the past five years but t still remains below the global average. Credit Suisse’s Gender [...]