I HAVE WRITTEN PREVIOUSLY ABOUT THE RISE OF ISLAMIC BANKING, AND HOW IT REPRESENTS A WELCOME ALTERNATIVE TO THE FINANCIAL SICKNESS OF THE WEST. You could easily assume the West was going down, and the Asian century was on the rise, but that is not the point of this article. This article is about the gains to be had from the Indian banking system. As This is Money from the UK wrote back in 2010, "Indian banks have gatecrashed the best buy savings tables in recent months, with three major subcontinental banks dominating the top spots..."

Citibank... big in India!

Article copyright Robert Sullivan, Crowded Worlds.