Modi Offers Olive Branch to Gandhi to End India Tax Impasse

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited top leaders of the main opposition Congress Party to discuss a compromise on passing a national sales tax, his biggest move yet to push through one of India’s most important economic reforms since the 1990s.

Emerging-Market Assets Head for Weekly Decline as China Tumbles

Emerging-market stocks and currencies headed for a weekly decline as China’s economy showed further signs of slowing. The Turkish lira was poised for its biggest weekly drop since March as Russia began retaliating for the downing of a warplane this week.


Mapping London's Property Boom

Bloomberg is set to launch an interactive map of London's property market, built on an analysis of 15 years worth of official transaction data. Adam Blenford, Deputy Editor of, gives a sneak preview of the map and explains why it will be useful to investors and homebuyers alike.

Breaking Down Japan's Inflation Data

Mikio Kumada, global strategist and executive director at LGT Capital Partners, discusses Japanese inflation and unemployment data and what they mean for the economy. He speaks to Bloomberg's Anna Edwards on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

France, Russia to Coordinate Strikes on Syria

France and Russia agreed to coordinate strikes in Syria to increase the focus on Jihadist militants. French President Francois Holland was in Russia rallying support against Islamic State. Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote reports on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

London's Next Top Property Hot Spots

Bloomberg speaks to Tom Bill, Head of London Residential Research at Knight Frank, about the best places in London to buy property in the short to medium term.