Opinion: India Is Once Again Making Money A PlaythingAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Friday May 26, 2023
When it comes to money, ignorance is bliss. For the second time in recent years, India seems to have disregarded this maxim.
Opinion: Bengaluru Can't Deal With SVB If It Is Stuck In TrafficAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Monday April 10, 2023
Bengaluru has been dealt a terrible hand by politicians. India's software powerhouse earned its spurs by managing tech for global multinationals. Now it's even shielding local startups from the falling debris in US banking.
Opinion: Bengaluru Reads Your X-Ray. Chennai May Train Your DoctorAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Monday April 03, 2023
India's capabilities in software are entering a new phase. The industry that came into its own at the turn of the millennium has remained fixated on providing outsourced services at a fraction of code-writing cos
Opinion: Slowdown Hits India's Notoriously Budget-Conscious ConsumerAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Tuesday January 24, 2023
Manufacturing of wants is hard anywhere for marketers, but the challenge is bigger when the bottom half of the population takes home only 13% of national income.
Opinion: Budget 2023 - What To Expect From PM ModiAndy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion | Friday January 20, 2023
PM Modi's core economic agenda is to promote India as a rival manufacturing destination to China. He has sought to achieve this by incentivizing private factory expenditure and allocating more state resources to infrastructure, particularly rail and road. uncertain global demand and lackluster domestic consumption may keep a lid on private investment. The Indian gov...
Opinion: Digital Currency Needs To Feel Real. Here's The Reason WhyAndy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion | Monday December 12, 2022
Some of the early CBDC experimenters like China, Sweden and South Korea have already moved away from physical cash to a large extent.
Opinion: How Safe Is India's Economy? What's Working - And What Isn'tAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Monday December 05, 2022
It's not immediately obvious that the global slowdown has also arrived in India: Investments in factories, roads, and other fixed assets are just shy of 35% of domestic output; they haven't been this high in 10 years. Loan demand is growing so fast t
Opinion: Gautam Adani's New "Ferrari" Plan Could Confront Traffic JamAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Tuesday November 29, 2022
Gautam Adani is ready to unveil his much-hyped super-app, made by an in-house startup he wants to be "the Ferrari of the digital world."
Opinion: The Big Problem With India's Data Protection BillAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Wednesday November 23, 2022
India's previous attempt at framing a law on personal-data protection had made 21 references to "privacy," starting by acknowledging it as a fundamental right.
Opinion: China-West Tensions Boost India's Manufacturing GoalsAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Friday October 28, 2022
Companies in India release their September quarter earnings around the Diwali festival, the high season for domestic consumption. No surprise then that this is when analysts run a reality check on the country's billion-plus shoppers.
Opinion: Why Mukesh Ambani Is Spinning Off Jio Financial Services Ltd.Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Wednesday October 26, 2022
To record all the words ever spoken by humankind, five exabytes of storage would be enough. Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani's telecom customers used up nearly six times as much data last quarter.
Opinion: India's Stocks Are Yet to Feel The Pinch Of Higher RatesAndy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion | Friday October 21, 2022
India's valuation gap over other emerging markets is an "eye-watering" 3 standard deviations higher than the historical average.
Opinion: Indian Tech Firms Have Bigger Problems Than The FedAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Tuesday October 11, 2022
In implementing new-age IT platforms, the Indian outsourcing players are lagging way behind the likes of Accenture Plc and Deloitte Consulting.
Opinion: India's Internet Bill Is Straight Out of Beijing's PlaybookAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Friday September 30, 2022
One of the laws under which India governs its communications industry dates back to 1885 - when Alexander Graham Bell's invention of the telephone was not even a decade old.
Opinion: Oops, Wrong Hyundai. India's Industrial Policy Misfires - AgainAndy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Wednesday September 28, 2022
It took a public notice from Hyundai Motor Co. - asserting that the successful bid by Hyundai Global Motors had nothing to do with it - for bureaucrats to realize that they had backed the wrong horse.