Andy Mukherjee

India’s two-year-old bankruptcy regime faces threat of irrelevance

A bankruptcy law that appears creditor-friendly on paper but can only be used against small entrepreneurs would take the country back to where it was in 2001.


For Grab, getting consumer finance act right is key to super-app goals

Singapore is a great testing ground for fintech because the city-state wants to cut flab in traditional industries by increasing competition.


India’s proposed e-commerce policy may pose Reliance as Amazon’s strongest rival

The core contest comes down to warehouses. Foreign-funded firms aren’t allowed to hold e-commerce inventory in India.


Vietnam’s IPO frenzy could be getting ahead of itself

Vinhomes JSC’s proposed $2 billion initial sale would be the country’s biggest ever.


As Uber retreats from Southeast Asia, its grip on India, too, looks slippery

In India, once again, SoftBank is the largest investor in Uber’s main rival, Ola.


Private equity bets on Vietnam’s growing pool of wealth

The maximum stake allowed to any single entity in a Vietnamese bank is only 15 percent; total foreign equity is capped at 30 percent.


How Ravi Menon is quietly leading Singapore’s fintech revolution

If Menon’s gambit works, Singapore will stake a claim to be one of the alternatives to post-Brexit London.


Uber deal offers little succour to Singapore’s fading taxis

With the city’s taxi population at an eight-year low, ComfortDelGro will simply have to go on reinventing itself as a fleet owner and manager for Uber.


Mukesh Ambani’s online approach may outsmart Amazon

The $200 billion e-commerce market Morgan Stanley is forecasting for India by 2027 just got a new contender—with a very different plan.


DBS embracing technology can become Singapore’s Ant Financial

DBS now has the world’s largest API platform for banking.