Last month, India’s once-feuding Ambani brothers made their first step towards reconciliation since they carved up their father’s Reliance business in 2005. Investors and hacks all pricked up their ears; the news that Mukesh, the elder brother, was providing businesses for the younger Anil’s beleaguered operations was surely to be welcomed.
Anil Ambani’s companies have seen their market value soar since the deal was announced – shares in Reliance Communications (RCom) have almost doubled in price. But is this just a reflection on the value of brotherly love? Read more