Special Reports


  1. Is the Center of Steel Production Shifting Again?

    A combination of several factors has resulted in developing countries like China and India replacing traditional steel-producing countries such as the US, Japan, and Germany over the past few years.  There's another shift afoot, ...read more

  2. Obamacare: Sectoral Winners and Losers

    As Republicans and Democrats continue to battle over the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act (popularly known as Obamacare), certain sectors have emerged as clear winners and losers from the current state of implementation of ...read more

  3. Winning Shelf Space: Private Labels or FMCG Brands?

    Consumer preference for Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), based on quality and affordability, in the high inflationary markets led to the emergence of private labels across geographies such as Europe, China, India, and the Americas. ...read more

  4. FATCA: High-Cost Initiative To Curb Tax Evasion

    Enacted by the United States Congress in March of 2010, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is a federal law meant to deter tax evasion. Arguably one of the US government's most controversial mandates in ...read more

  1. How to Get the Most Out of IP Financing

    While the use of intellectual property as collateral to obtain finance is an increasingly common phenomenon, intangible assets — primarily patents — were used as security in just about 4% of all business loan transactions (secured ...read more

  2. The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)

    A healthcare application of IoT technologies, the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) represents a new era of personalized healthcare and better living standards the world over. IoMT will enable machine to machine interaction, data-driven treatment, ...read more

  3. Cardiac Nuclear Imaging and Radiotracers

    Recent novel radiopharmaceuticals agents developed to target specific subcellular process are capable of significantly improving diagnostic accuracy and prognostic evaluation. The global nuclear medicine diagnostic (PET and SPECT) market is slated to cross $ 16 billion by 2019, ...read more

  4. Gene Therapy - Advanced Treatments for a New Era

    Gene therapy involves inserting/deleting/correcting genetic material into human cells to fight or prevent diseases. It is a promising tool not only for cancer but for several other diseases, such as Parkinson's, HIV, severe ...read more

  5. CO2 As A Future Refrigerant

    After refrigeration technology became wide-spread, CFC’s saw extensive use owing to its ease of use and efficiency. During the 1970’s however, the world got a chilling shock. We discovered that this refrigerant's presence in our ...read more

  1. The Dollar Conundrum — Hedge Your Bets Before They're Bearish

    A well-diversified portfolio usually comprises of domestic and foreign investments. While portfolio diversification helps in mitigating country-specific and region-specific risks, it also exposes investors to the fancies of Foreign Exchange (FX) fluctuations. Consequently, investors are ...read more

  2. Global Clean Energy Outlook

    Cheaper coal, oil, and gas haven't been able to derail a general shift toward greener, more sustainable sources of energy. In this report, we'll examine the global transition towards clean energy, investments in renewable capacity ...read more

  3. China’s Luxury Market — Losing Sheen?

    China’s current economic slowdown has been a bane for the country’s millionaire club. A weak currency, strong ant-corruption reforms, and stiff luxury taxes are forcing global luxury brands to rethink their expansion plans in ...read more

  4. China Slowdown — Impact On Key Economies

    After three decades of extraordinary growth, the Chinese economy is undergoing a major transition from export and investment-driven growth to consumption and service-led sustainable growth. The transition is underway in the midst of a pronounced ...read more

  5. Value Stocks - At the Cusp of Re-rating

    In December 2015, the US Federal Reserve decided to normalize interest rates, with an increase in the federal funds rate, for the first time since 2006. This reversal in interest rates is compelling investment managers to revisit ...read more

  1. Technology Sector Reports

    Technology sector reports are a collection of quarterly reports containing analysed data on tech fundings, M&As, and IPOs. We have covered Ad & Marketing tech, Big Data, Cybersecurity, e-Commerce, Fintech, Healthtech, IoT and Mobile tech ...read more

  2. How to Get the Most Out of IP Financing

    While the use of intellectual property as collateral to obtain finance is an increasingly common phenomenon, intangible assets — primarily patents — were used as security in just about 4% of all business loan transactions (secured ...read more