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Overseas assignments get a haircut

Overseas assignments get a haircut

Say farewell to that company-paid stint in Paris. Some companies are now sending budding leaders to emerging markets to test their adaptation skills and grit.

Countries in the Triple-A debt club

Countries in the Triple-A debt club

Amid the contentious debt ceiling debate, the United States is at risk of being booted out of a prestigious group of countries that boast a spotless credit rating.

What makes China telecom so scary?

What makes China telecom so scary?

Huawei, the world’s second-largest supplier of telecom and Internet gear, has little trouble garnering business around the globe. The Chinese company has customers in 130 countries, sells equipment to 45 of the world’s top 50 telcos, and brought in $27 billion in revenue in 2010 — enough to rank No. 352 on Fortune’s Global 500 list. With sales on pace to grow another 10% this year, it’s likely that Huawei (pronounced „HWAH-way”) will soon race past Sweden’s Ericsson and take…

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Debt ceiling: Market reaction muted

Debt ceiling: Market reaction muted

Despite a mad scramble from lawmakers to reach some sort of debt ceiling deal before Asian exchanges opened, market reaction was muted Monday as investors continued to give Washington the benefit of the doubt.

World markets decline on debt impasse

World markets decline on debt impasse

Stocks around the world fell Monday, as markets reacted to news that congressional leaders and the Obama administration failed to reach agreement on a deal to raise the U.S. debt limit.

Asian stocks open lower on debt impasse

Asian stocks open lower on debt impasse

Asian stocks opened lower Monday, the first reaction in major markets after congressional leaders and the Obama administration failed to reach agreement on a deal to raise the U.S. debt limit.

Tokyo stocks open lower on debt impasse

Tokyo stocks open lower on debt impasse

Stocks in Tokyo opened lower Monday, the first reaction in major Asian markets after congressional leaders and the Obama administration failed to reach agreement on a deal to raise the U.S. debt limit.

IMF urges China to strengthen yuan

IMF urges China to strengthen yuan

China’s economy is growing rapidly, but the International Monetary Fund believes it could be doing so on stronger footing, if the government were to loosen its tight grip on its currency.

An Indian biz school’s road to redemption

An Indian biz school’s road to redemption

(poetsandquants.com) — Ajit Rangnekar, the mild-mannered dean of the Hyderabad-based Indian School of Business, is looking forward to April 2012 for a whole host of reasons. For one, the business school will launch its second campus in Mohali. A big bet for the school, the Mohali campus will mark the beginning of the second chapter of ISB’s unusual story. The milestone will also mark the end of one of the most traumatic periods in the school’s short history. The institution…

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EU summit on Greece: High stakes, few options

EU summit on Greece: High stakes, few options

European officials are scrambling to resolve the debt crisis in Greece amid signs the contagion is spreading, but a comprehensive solution remains elusive ahead of a crucial summit on Thursday.