News Burger of the Day – Your Daily Prep Diet – Oct 18

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If you follow these articles regularly, they will help build a broader perspective of the current Indian and global business scenario. Also, moving away a bit from regular news, we will try to bring forth informative articles that will guide your preparation for interviews.

 

China must increase infrastructure investment to sustain growth
On the back of weakening demand, slowing manufacturing growth and a poor property market, China must focus on improving its infrastructure. Read why this is important not just for China, but globally. (LiveMint)

Our fellow BRIC member Brazil’s economic situation
Despite the opposition parties clamouring in the parliament, India seems to be an island of calm in the ocean of turmoil that is emerging market economies. Read this article from last month that gives a status report on Brazil’s faltering economy, and compares India’s performance with its fellow BRIC member. (LiveMint)

Vivo replaces Pepsi as IPL Title Sponsor
In other significant news, Pepsi has given up its title sponsorship of the Indian Premier League over ethical issues. (LiveMint)

Video: Understanding BRICS nations
When Goldman Sachs predicted the dominance of a set of emerging economies in the western world, people took notice. But what is the reason behind such interest in the BRICS nations, and what does their synergy signify?

 

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