India’s high-tech talent shortage threatens to stunt the expansion of an industry that contributes 8% of the nation's growth, while surging wages may ripple across the world
The Reliance announcement follows a UAE-India agreement to boost non-oil trade from $40 billion to $100 billion in five years.
Australia will play a key role in supplying critical minerals to other members of the group, which wants to ensure China does not exert control over items essential to modern technology.
The UAE, the commercial and trading hub of the Middle East, is deepening trade ties with Asian nations as it moves to position itself as a global centre for business and finance.
Hong Kong and Shanghai markets were down, but Tokyo and Mumbai were both up, with Indian stocks passing the 60,000 mark for the first time
The Modi government is looking at a $12bn IPO for state insurer and may sell stakes to foreign investors, but the border war has eroded trust in Chinese investors, sources say