Indian and Chinese students sustaining Business Schools during this lean period

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The Indian and Chinese students want to make it big in the world of business and they will do anything to get there.  While most of the MBA school enrollments, specifically in Europe, are falling; the enrollments by students from India and China are increasing.  Specifically India.  This was brought out by the GMAC survey of the MBA students - GMAC Graduate Survey. US B-schools continue to be popular destinations for aspirants from China and India and the overall growth is largely driven by … [Read more...]

Rise of Indian TV and movies will drive revenues exponentially for media

India's media market, specifically the TV is increasing at a rapid pace.  After China, it is the largest market.  And it will keep at it. With TV sets in 167 million households (second only to China) and a government plan in place to increase the number of internet users from 94 million (out of a population of 1.2 billion) in 2011 to 175 million by 2017 and 600 million by 2020, the prospects for growth are enormous. This increase in the households and eyeballs for the TV will also increase … [Read more...]

Indian IT companies headed for a rough future

Experts are predicting that the high profit margins experienced by the Indian IT companies will erode in the next 3-5 years.  And would settle at just around the 11-15% mark. Within the next two years, experts predict that operating margins will fall to below 20% (the average is 25% now for Infosys, TCS, Wipro and HCL Tech) and settle at a level that just about takes it past single digits. For comparison, in the quarter to September, the average operating profit margin for corporate India was … [Read more...]