MUMBAI When Manisha Girotra started her career in investment banking in India 17 or so years ago, the businessmen she met wouldn't shake her hand.
BANGALORE (Reuters) -- India continues to hire and train for its growing information technology industry, but a talent shortage is forcing it to look overseas.
MUMBAI A strengthening currency and rising wages threaten to erode India's vaunted cost advantage, forcing companies to economize and innovate to remain competitive. | Video
BANGALORE Indian outsourcing companies are optimistic about their growth despite a downturn in the U.S. economy, on hopes of strong technology spending by global firms, and as they focus on expanding their businesses in newer markets.
MUMBAI Foreign banks keen to benefit from India's boom are ramping up operations as fast as rules allow, but are not betting that a planned review of their presence in 2009 will quickly level the playing field with local rivals.
MUMBAI India urgently needs to develop its debt market to turn its pool of domestic savings into the hundreds of billions of dollars needed to upgrade its overburdened infrastructure and accelerate economic growth.
BANGALORE Indian software and back-office services firm MphasiS Ltd is in talks with parent Electronic Data Systems to bill contracts in rupees as it remains concerned about the rise in the Indian currency, its managing director said. | Video
BANGALORE India's Tata Consultancy Services says it will not reduce its exposure to the troubled financial sector as the segment continues to grow, its chief operating officer said.
BANGALORE Infosys Technologies , India's second-largest software services exporter, sees little impact from the U.S. economic slowdown as it was able to add new clients in the financial services sector, its chief executive said. | Video
BANGALORE (Reuters) -- The following are selected quotes from speakers at the Reuters India Investment Summit.