Low oil prices could be a blessing for India as it tackles ongoing budget and infrastructure problems. Unlike many emerging economies, India imports most of its oil from abroad. Low oil prices have little impact on government revenues.
Global oil prices fell after the US-led airstrikes in Syria at the weekend, having spiked last week on fears Middle East tensions might escalate. Eyes now turn to how Syria's key sponsors, Russia and Iran, react.
Five years after entering the Indian e-commerce industry, Amazon dominates the market alongside domestic retailer Flipkart. But that could change with the impending arrival of Walmart. Vasudevan Sridharan reports.
Russia's economy is the world's eleventh-largest. Following a period of recession, it managed to return to growth last year despite Western sanctions widening. But can the country continue on the road of recovery?
As the armed conflict rages on, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir is looking for ways to revive the economy. The solution he came up with was to replace the finance minister. But will that help?
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