Mongolia joins ADB currency-linked bond wagon

Mongolia has raised $7m development capital through an ADB currency-linked bond issue for a sustainable milk…

Jio valuation jumps on prospect of digital India

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has bought a 1.15% stake in Jio Platforms for $750m …

INSTC Corridor to get own logistics operator

INSTC: Russian Railways  is in talks with its counterparts in Iran, India and Azerbaijan about the…

‘New chapter’ as work starts on Afghan leg of TAPI pipeline

Work on the Afghan leg of the 1,814 km, $8bn TAPI natural gas pipeline that will…

China pips India in battle for stake in Dakha Stock Exchange

This week’s announcement from Bangladesh that it had rejected a bid for a 25% stake in…

Branson brings hyperloop to India

The journey time between Mumbai and the university town of Pune could be slashed from three…

Future of Chabahar and Farzad B high on agenda for Rouhani visit to India

Progress on the upgrade of the Iranian port of Chabahar and delays over the awarding of…

Chabahar set to take on Gwadar in fight for traffic on South Asian sea route

The prospect of a new strategic sea route connecting Iran, India and Afghanistan  came one step…

World Bank spells out dangers of Russia’s pivot towards the east

The economic transformations taking place in China and India are having subtle and indirect impacts on…

Baku helps Tehran out with loan for INSTC transport corridor

Work on the construction of the  144-km Rasht-Astara rail leg of Iran’s  section of the International…

Russia and India rise up World Bank rankings but regional hubs win the day

Russia and India have emerged as two of the biggest winners in the World Bank’s latest…

EU and India ready to resume BTIA talks

EU and India BTIA: A delegation of senior EU officials is to visit Delhi next month…

Now Total considers investing $10bn in Iranian petrochemicals development

Just months after signing a $5bn deal  to participate in the development of Iran’s giant offshore …

Work starts on India’s high-speed bullet train as rail network crumbles

India’s dream of enjoying the benefits of high-speed bullet transportation came one step closer to reality…

India offers to invest $11bn in Iran’s Farzad-B – and to take all the gas home

An  Indian consortium headed up by ONGC Vicesh has said that it is willing to spend…

ADB pledges $5bn to India’s ECEC East Coast Economic Corridor

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)  yesterday committed $5bn to develop infrastructure along India’s East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC)…

Petya hits global supply chain

Operations at one of the terminals at India’s largest container port JNPT have been disrupted by…

Rosneft consortium clinches ‘masterpiece’ $13bn Essar Oil deal

Rosneft’s bid to head up the largest ever foreign investment in India’s history looks set to…

Indian economy to increase growth to 8%, predicts Moody’s

The Indian economy will grow by 7.5% this year  and 7.7% in 2018, the global ratings agency…

US revives Silk Road projects in bid to counter China’s ‘soft power’ ambitions

New Silk Road: The Trump administration  this week announced  it was reviving  two major infrastructure projects…

Modi’s housing drive forecast to attract $1.3trn in FDI to India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s drive to bring homes to the country’s 1.3 billion people combined with…

India and China take their marks for electric car race

India’s most influential government think-tank has recommended lowering taxes and interest rates for loans on electric…

Vodafone and Idea join forces in to take on Jio in India's 'vicious' price war

In the latest development in the struggle for domination of India’s mobile telecoms market, UK giant Vodafone’s…

BJP looks to trigger FDI surge into retail sector after election victory

Indian retail: BJP’s resounding victory in this month’s Uttar Pradesh assembly elections is expected to trigger…