Opinion: Feed The World? India Has A <i>Chapati</i> Crisis Brewing At Home

Opinion: Feed The World? India Has A Chapati Crisis Brewing At Home

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Thursday May 26, 2022

Had India not closed its markets, the country might have faced a shortage of chapatis - India's ubiquitous, unleavened daily bread. People, rich or poor, don't consume wheat; they buy flour to make chapatis.

Opinion: In Gautam Adani vs Mukesh Ambani, The One Pulling Away Is...

Opinion: In Gautam Adani vs Mukesh Ambani, The One Pulling Away Is...

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Tuesday May 24, 2022

Going into the pandemic, the Indian tycoon to watch was Mukesh Ambani. Coming out of it, all eyes are on Gautam Adani.

Opinion: The World's Best Stablecoin Has Advice For Newbies

Opinion: The World's Best Stablecoin Has Advice For Newbies

Andy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion | Tuesday May 17, 2022

The celestial algorithm that keeps the moon in its orbit around the earth clearly works a lot better than the one that governed Luna and Terra.

Opinion: RBI Has Stopped Being In Denial, Now Needs To Hike Rates More

Opinion: RBI Has Stopped Being In Denial, Now Needs To Hike Rates More

Andy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion | Thursday May 05, 2022

In trying to squeeze one last drop of output from an empty barrel of monetary elixir, India's central bank made the serious mistake of not only ignoring the country's inflation buildup, but pretending that it didn't exist.

Opinion: Mukesh Ambani Vs Amazon Again In India. This Time, Over Cricket

Opinion: Mukesh Ambani Vs Amazon Again In India. This Time, Over Cricket

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Friday April 22, 2022

Their bruising battle for control of a bankrupt Indian retailer isn't over yet, and two of the world's richest men are already heading for a second round in their contest - this time on the cricket field.

Opinion: A Mega-Merger That Makes Sense For Both HDFC And HDFC Bank

Opinion: A Mega-Merger That Makes Sense For Both HDFC And HDFC Bank

Andy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion | Wednesday April 06, 2022

After 45 years in business, the underwriter of homes for millions of Indians is moving in with its 28-year-old banker offspring.

Opinion: India Shouldn't Fall For Putin's Rupees-For-Rubles Deal

Opinion: India Shouldn't Fall For Putin's Rupees-For-Rubles Deal

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Friday April 01, 2022

India wants to go on trading with Russia for reasons that are more practical than to swipe at the West. For one thing, New Delhi relies heavily on Moscow for defense procurement, a dependency that will be hard to shed overnight with new suppliers.

Opinion: India's EV Battery Race Is Led By A Newbie Scooter Maker

Opinion: India's EV Battery Race Is Led By A Newbie Scooter Maker

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Tuesday March 29, 2022

Ola Electric Mobility Pvt., a Bengaluru-based startup, will get state support to manufacture EV batteries that can store a total of 20 gigawatt-hours of power, the government said on March 24.

Opinion: Grab The Popcorn - The Ambani Vs Adani Rivalry Is Heating Up

Opinion: Grab The Popcorn - The Ambani Vs Adani Rivalry Is Heating Up

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Wednesday March 23, 2022

Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani tiptoed around each other for years to reach the top two rungs of Asia's wealth ladder. While one of them built an empire in telecom and retail, the other established a lock on transport and energy distribution.

Opinion: Amazon Learns It Cannot Beat Mukesh Ambani On His Home Turf

Opinion: Amazon Learns It Cannot Beat Mukesh Ambani On His Home Turf

Andy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion | Wednesday March 16, 2022

In the end, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani settled the dispute over who gets to own the assets of beleaguered Future Retail Ltd. not in an arbitration tribunal in Singapore, or in a courtroom in New Delhi, but in a shopping aisle.

Opinion: Can India Really Overthrow Visa and Mastercard?

Opinion: Can India Really Overthrow Visa and Mastercard?

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Monday March 14, 2022

Long before the war in Ukraine, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided that international card networks could be used as instruments of statecraft - and that he should channel the rising economic power of his country's 1.4 billion people.

Opinion: Digital Rupee Needs More Thought, Less Haste

Opinion: Digital Rupee Needs More Thought, Less Haste

Andy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion | Tuesday February 08, 2022

India has surprised the payments world by announcing that its central bank will issue a digital currency as early as the coming financial year, a crucial decision that most other major economies are refusing to make in a hurry.

Opinion: Why Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget Is Risky

Opinion: Why Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget Is Risky

Andy Mukherjee, Bloomberg Opinion | Wednesday February 02, 2022

The pandemic has deepened inequality by boosting the profits and incomes of a tiny section of firms and households.

Opinion: What Mukesh Ambani Bought With 100 Million Pounds In UK

Opinion: What Mukesh Ambani Bought With 100 Million Pounds In UK

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Monday January 24, 2022

From smartphones to Tesla Inc. cars, lithium-ion batteries are everywhere. But when Asia's richest man went shopping in England with 100 million pounds ($136 million), he came back with humble sodium.

Opinion: Amazon's 200-Crore Fine In India Will Seriously Warn Off Investors

Opinion: Amazon's 200-Crore Fine In India Will Seriously Warn Off Investors

Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg | Thursday January 20, 2022

What should be an ordinary commercial dispute between Amazon.com Inc. and the founders of a near-bankrupt retailer is shining a harsh light on the quality of legal and regulatory protection investors actually receive in India.