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COVID-19 - Is It A Black-Swan Event?

It often happens that, the thought of fear itself is greater than what it is we fear. The stock market is currently experiencing the same. It is feared that deadly Coronavirus could tip the world economy into recession. The correct assessment of the impact would be difficult now as situation is quite fluid. The emergence of new centers of infection outside of China is fueling concern that the outbreak could become a global pandemic, rattling financial markets. Nevertheless, it presents an opportunity to India. The current software industry in India is also a product of similar opportunity presented in year 1998 due to Y2K problem.

8 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
March 2020

Hooray For The Orange And Blue

Hooray For The Orange And Blue

6 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
April 2018

Has The Popularity Of Value Investing Ruined Its Attractiveness?

Has The Popularity Of Value Investing Ruined Its Attractiveness?

2 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
April 2018

What It Says About Future Equity Returns

Whenever the secondary market booms, come the promoters of companies with their IPos, enthusiastically supported by pink papers. Investors are lured in such a way with the euphoric feelings and intense excitement that, even after having burnt their fingers in the past, still they come again believing the party will continue ad infinitum.

6 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
April 2018

A Home Buyers Checklist

A Home Buyers Checklist

3 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
April 2018

Curtain- Raiser For The New FY

Curtain- Raiser For The New FY

2 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
April 2018

Will MSP Theory Work For Farmers?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced that MSP (Minimum Support Price) @ 50% above the cost of production will be given to farmers for Kharif which will start coming in the market in Sept-Oct. He also said that the MSP is being implemented for 23 crops of Rabbi.

2 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
February 2018

The Robo Investment Advice

Most of them are copycats of the US models.

5 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
February 2018

A Separate Policy For Hybrid Instruments Soon

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget for 2018-19 said the government’s policy think-tank NITI Aayog would start a national programme to direct efforts in artificial intelligence, including research and development of its applications. He also highlighted the Start-Up India programme and a venture capital industry-focused taxation regime. He said the government would take additional measures to strengthen the environment for their growth and successful operation of alternative investment funds (AIF) in India. He said that the government would evolve a separate policy for hybrid instruments – convertible bonds, preferred stocks, equity swaps and structured notes – to attract foreign investment in startups and venture capital funds.

3 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
February 2018

​Master Drawings

The cultural life of New York City is forever vibrant.

5 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
February 2018

Patanjali Vs MNC Goliaths

Patanjali Vs MNC Goliaths

3 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
January 2018

Five Questions

Prof Dr Anil Sharma,MBBS, MD, DM (cardiology), FAcc (uSA) is a renowned Senior Interventional Cardiologist, who has contributed extensively to the growth and development of Interventional Cardiology in India. He has worked at prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA and University of Torino Hospital Italy. Dr Anil Sharma is one of the few Indian Cardiologist who got Advanced Fellowship in Complex Angioplasty from Italy. He has been attached to Bombay Hospital since 1997. Recently, two of his Angioplasty cases were selected for “Challenging Angioplasty “ in most prestigious Angioplasty Conference TCT at Denver Colorado US. Although he is an expert in Angioplasty for Heart attack, his dream is to make India free of heart attack by prevention.Dr. Anil Sharma can be reached at dranilheart@yahoo.co.in or at Room no 120, MRC 1st Floor, Bombay Hospital between 9am to 5pm. Also can be contacted at 09820071077/ 09820028666/ 022 40511333.

2 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
January 2018

Rajya Sabha Is A Relic Of The Past

Probably the first time the loud mouthed Samajwadi Party leader and Member of Parliament Naresh Agarwal raised an important issue in the Rajya Sabha when he attacked cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Rekha, asking them to resign if they are not interested in the Parliament.

6 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
August 2017

Online Education Sector To Witness 8x Growth In 5 Years

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Mumbai’s seventh annual programme “SmashUp 7.0” was held on Saturday 22 July, 2017 in Mumbai. SmashUp is the flagship programme of TiE that brings together aspiring startups and angel investors to exchange ideas, peer learning from successful entrepreneurs and helps ideas mature into action plans and build successful companies. On the sidelines of this annual event, Anand Desai, Managing Partner of leading law firm DSK Legal and President, TIE Mumbai shared his thoughts on the evolving startups landscape in the country and TiE’s mentoring role in it. TiE, founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs, is a non-profit global community.

4 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
August 2017

Bharat-22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)

The government has launched a new ETF under the name Bharat 22, which will comprise shares of 22 blue chip stocks, primarily to help it to sell its equity stakes in state run firms and also achieve its objective to raise ₹ 72,500 crore through disinvestment in FY18.

2 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
August 2017

Annual General Meeting Of Berkshire Hathaway

Try to Stay Rational Like These Two Gentlemen

6 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
August 2017

5 Five Questions

Prem Kumar Malhotra, former Law Secretary, Govt of India and now Chairman, Suncap Insolvency Professionals Pvt Ltd., is a Post Graduate, MA (Pol.Sci.) and LL.M. He is a gold medalist in International Law and has more than 45 years experience in the field of law. He retired as Law Secretary from the Ministery of Law & Justice, Govt of India where he worked for more than 25 years as an officer of Indian Legal Service. He is a recipient of awards from International Jurists Association for contribution in the field of law in government sector.

2 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
August 2017

Towards A Cashless India

This is the concluding part of the three-part series of our discussion on cashless transactions. In the first part of this series, we discussed the advantages offered by digital transactions and its potential to change the way the world transacts.

6 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
July 2017

The Lending Libraries Of Madras

Tamil Nadu is witnessing the worst drought in 140 years and there is no daily supply of drinking water in Chennai.

7 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
July 2017

The Ever Increasing Widening Gap Between Demand For Labor And Its Supply

Data from various government surveys indicates that the ratio of the number of students who earned higher education degrees to new jobs created had worsened from 9x for the three year period FY11-13 to 27x for FY14-16.

2 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
July 2017

Is This The Time To Add Risk

No one can predict when the disaster will strike. It comes without giving any warning.

6 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
July 2017

GST: What's In Store For Investors

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is effective and its impact will be felt by one and all as prices of a large number of goods and services are going to change.

3 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
July 2017

Five Questions

Ajai Kumar Agarwal, VP Corporate Relations, the CBSL group of companies and former national president of the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI), was heading Corporate Communications of Central Bank of India before retirement. He is an advisor SME Chamber of India and was a keynote speaker at international conference on Media held in Rome. He has delivered many Radio talks and participated in various discussions on TV. He is a visiting guest faculty to Osmania university, Rajasthan and Agra university besides Rotary club, Lions Club, Jaycees, BHEL, Ministry of Information & Public Relations, SBI RD institute Hyderabad etc. He was UP state Hockey player and is a qualifi ed Hockey umpire. He is recipient of Indira Gandhi National Integration Award, Unity Award, Kamal Patra Award, Hall of Fame, National Award for Most Promising PR Person of the year, Outstanding LOM President Award by Jaycees to name a few.

2 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
July 2017

A Goan Sojourn

Think Goa, think idyllic beaches and cozy shacks! The coastal destination immediately conjures up images of swaying palm trees, mesmerizing sunsets, quaint cottages and churches, distinctive forts, sumptuous seafood, cacophonous flea markets, groovy trance parties, water sports and casinos that are bound to give you an adrenaline rush.

3 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
July 2017

Focus On Buying Bargains And Buy Things That Are Out Of Favour

In the realm of the stock market, there have been numerous folks who have come and disappeared within a few years. However, there are a few gems who have stood the test of time and have made a dent in the universe of the stock market.Shri Ramesh S. Damani, Member Bombay Stock Exchange is one such rare jewel who has been in the markets for over two decades. In a conversation with Soumya Malani, he shared his incredible journey and laid out his investment philosophy.

6 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
July 2017

​​​​​​​Now GIFT Is Ready To Attract Global Funds

The Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (Sebi) has now allowed international funds to pool investments in GIFT to trade in stocks listed on NSE, BSE and other Indian exchanges.

2 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
June 2017

The Night Of The Long Knives

Many course-changing events have happened in the month of June in Indian and world history.

6 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
June 2017

‘You've Got To Find What You Love'

Commencement address delivered by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer on June 12, 2005.

9 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
June 2017

Let's Go To China

“Chinese investors are not looking at established mega-corps, but instead they are looking at new companies that can be scaled up to support by way of capital and technology.”

3 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
June 2017

Kriti Industries (India) Ltd: With Best Cash Conversion Cycle In Industry

Kriti Industries (India) Limited is engaged in the production of plastic pipes, ducts and mouldings after demerger of its solvent extraction division into a separate entity named Kriti Nutrients Ltd and of its auto component manufacturing division into a 100% subsidiary named Kriti Auto and Engineering Plastic Pvt. Ltd. (KAEPPL) in January 2010.

5 mins read
Indian Economy & Market
June 2017

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