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    1. October 6, 2014

      A new broom sweeps in India’s clean-up drive

      Give a hoot, don’t pollute! That old American jingle popped, unbidden, into my head last week as I watched Narendra Modi,...

    2. September 30, 2014

      Anil Ambani to take on brother Mukesh in 4G mobile sector

      Anil Ambani plans to launch a fourth generation mobile service next year, pitting the Indian tycoon against his elder...

    1. September 25, 2014

      Ambani abandons $1.6bn hydropower deal

      Indian billionaire Anil Ambani has abandoned a Rs100bn ($1.6bn) deal to purchase three hydroelectric power assets from...

    2. August 27, 2014

      India court’s coal ruling fuels confusion

      “Coal is king and paramount lord of industry,” wrote India’s Supreme Court this week. Few in the country’s fuel-starved...

    3. July 28, 2014

      Anil Ambani’s Reliance Power to buy Jaypee hydropower unit

      Anil Ambani’s Reliance Power has outlined plans to buy the hydropower operations of industrial conglomerate Jaypee Group, in...

    4. June 25, 2014

      Ambani reopens markets to India’s tycoons

      Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications took advantage of India's post-election good cheer by issuing nearly $800m in fresh...

    5. June 25, 2014

      Anil Ambani’s Reliance raises $796m from share issue

      Anil Ambani took advantage of India’s post-election good cheer by issuing nearly $800m in fresh equity on Wednesday, marking...

    6. June 23, 2014

      India expects Narendra Modi-inspired equity spree

      With stocks still close to record levels one month after the election of prime minister Narendra Modi, might India’s...

    7. May 22, 2014

      Citic Telecom eyes joint venture with Anil Ambani’s Reliance

      A unit of China’s largest conglomerate is in exclusive talks to buy into undersea cable assets controlled by Anil Ambani, in...

    8. July 19, 2013

      Reliance Industries profits boosted by weaker rupee

      India’s Reliance Industries reported first-quarter profits above expectations, providing a further boost to billionaire...

    9. June 7, 2013

      Ambani brothers sign $2.1bn telecoms agreement

      India’s billionaire Ambani brothers have unveiled a $2.1bn agreement to share telecoms infrastructure between their...

    10. June 2, 2013

      Bitterness in the heir as sibling rivalry surfaces

      Samsung: In February 2012, the elder brother and sister of Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee filed separate law suits seeking a...

    11. April 3, 2013

      Ambani vs Ambani: feuding over

      India’s warring billionaire brothers, Mukesh and Anil Ambani, have hugged and made up. Or so it would appear from their...

    12. April 3, 2013

      Deal hopes grow after Ambani truce

      Tuesday’s much-anticipated deal between Mukesh and Anil Ambani marks a definitive end to the hostilities that for a decade...

    13. beyondbrics

      April 3, 2013

      London headlines

      * Ambani brothers strike telecoms deal * China’s ICBC to buy Taiwan bank stake * Brazil industry stumbles in February *...

    14. FT Alphaville

      April 2, 2013

      The Closer

      ROUND-UP FT markets round-up: “Further signs of underlying weakness in the eurozone economy did little to curtail demand for...

    15. beyondbrics

      April 2, 2013

      Ambani telecom deal: sharing is caring

      After tearing apart their father’s conglomerate, which started out producing polyester, the Ambani brothers appear to be...

    16. December 13, 2012

      Reliance and Wanda discuss Indian venture

      Anil Ambani’s Reliance conglomerate is exploring a tie-up with China’s Dalian Wanda Group, a property developer, which would...

    17. beyondbrics

      November 27, 2012

      Chinese funding: should India worry?

      Indian power company Lanco’s deal to secure up to $2bn in funding from China Development Bank is obviously good news for the...

    18. September 28, 2012

      Mukesh Ambani eyes India mobile auction

      Billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries is preparing to bid in India’s forthcoming mobile phone...

    19. September 26, 2012

      Reliance – Ambani v Ambani

      Move over, Cain and Abel. The Ambani brothers are back – possibly. Mukesh Ambani, head of Indian oil and gas group Reliance...

    20. September 25, 2012

      Mukesh Ambani plans telecoms re-entry

      Billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries is preparing to bid in India’s forthcoming mobile auctions....

    21. September 4, 2012

      Anil Ambani moves to reassure investors

      Billionaire industrialist Anil Ambani has moved to reassure investors concerned about rising debt levels in his struggling...

    22. August 30, 2012

      Mauritius’ offshore niche faces threat

      In Ebene, west-central Mauritius, a high-rise “Cyber City” has risen in barely a decade, a 21st century chimera in this...

    23. August 17, 2012

      Coal deal lost India $33bn, says auditor

      India’s official auditor on Friday accused the government of losing more than $33bn in potential revenue by transferring...

    24. August 6, 2012

      Indian patriarchs wary of family feuds

      With a business scene dominated by dynastic conglomerates, it is small wonder India witnesses the occasional family dispute...

    25. July 20, 2012

      Reliance postpones cable unit listing

      Reliance Communications, the flagship telecoms arm of billionaire Anil Ambani’s debt-laden Indian conglomerate, has...

    26. beyondbrics

      July 20, 2012

      RCom puts Flag IPO on hold

      As Mukesh Ambani’s $46bn-conglomerate Reliance Industries posted somewhat disappointing results on Friday, his partially...

    27. beyondbrics

      July 11, 2012

      Anil Ambani gets new Chinese boost

      In the second spot of good news for Indian billionaire Anil Ambani in the past two weeks, his Reliance Power received...

    28. June 5, 2012

      India: Bollygarchs at bay

      As India’s growth slumps, delegations of aggrieved business titans are becoming an increasingly common sight in New Delhi....

    29. May 21, 2012

      Reliance trades kept in the spotlight

      Anil Ambani is one of India’s most high profile and controversial businessmen. However, for UBS he was something much...

    30. May 21, 2012

      FSA ban for ex-UBS advisers upheld

      A former UBS banker has been banned from the UK financial services industry for conducting nearly $30bn in “unauthorised”...

    31. April 22, 2012

      UK regulator loses UBS supervision test case

      The UK financial regulator’s efforts to punish senior managers when failings occur on their watch have been dealt a severe...

    32. March 20, 2012

      Anil Ambani and Sons: Volume Two

      India’s recent elections were a disaster for Rahul Gandhi, scion of the nation’s ruling dynasty. But might they provide a...

    33. beyondbrics

      March 19, 2012

      India's RCom plans to list cable unit

      Looks like Anil Ambani may finally be making some progress towards shoring up the roughly $7bn of debt accumulated by his...

    34. February 16, 2012

      Banks urged to report suspected tax crime

      Banks around the world should be forced to alert authorities if they suspect deposits to be the proceeds of tax crime, an...

    35. January 30, 2012

      Adoboli trial risks getting under UBS’s skin

      At UBS’s London headquarters, senior executives privately admit the last thing they wanted was for Kweku Adoboli, a...

    36. January 30, 2012

      Former UBS trader pleads not guilty

      Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader accused of causing the largest unauthorised trading loss in British history, has denied...

    37. beyondbrics

      January 27, 2012

      Anil Ambani: a little movie magic

      The last few years have been as rough for Indian billionaire Anil Ambani as they’ve been stellar for his estranged older...

    38. January 20, 2012

      Ambani loan deals ease Reliance pressure

      He might be one of India’s best connected businessmen, but Anil Ambani was still forced to look for new friends far across...

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