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LESSONS FROM THE FINANCIAL CRISIS FOR TODAY’S MANAGERS

June 15, 2019

What is this financial crisis? How it has impacted the world economy as well as India’s? How it has impacted a common man, a housewife, and a college going student? What are the lessons for today’s aspiring managers?

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Financial crisis

LESSONS FROM THE FINANCIAL CRISIS FOR TODAY’S MANAGERS

May 12, 2019

What is this financial crisis? How it has impacted the world economy as well as India’s? How it has impacted a common man, a housewife, and a college going student? What are the lessons for today’s aspiring managers?

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Banking Crisis and Trilateral tussle between RBI, Government and NBFCs

March 14, 2019

The major catalyst for any country’s economy is the banking sector. It is the major source of financial resources for capital-intensive sectors such as infrastructure, automobiles, iron and steel, industrials and high-growth sectors such as pharmaceuticals, healthcare and consumer discretionary.

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KYC: Know Your Central bank

February 14, 2019

Yet another resignation of the Central bank’s Governor, Urjit Patel, mentioning “personal reasons” especially during the time when the tussle between the Central Government and RBI is evident, has surely raised many eyebrows. Earlier, Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan had resigned on 4 September 2016 as the 23rd Governor of India’s Central bank without willing […]

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The “STANCE” change -Bidisha Bhattacharya

February 10, 2019

The decision taken by the Central Bank on Thursday, 7th of February not only did surprise economists but market watchers as well. Whereas the unanimous decision of changing the monetary policy stance from ‘calibrated tightening’ to ‘neutral’ seemed plausible, the cutting of the repurchase rate by 25 basis points didn’t quite seem a sine qua […]

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Why are recessions always a shock?

January 13, 2019

Financial models that are widely used by various analysts, investors and hedge fund managers across the world have their foundation in economic theories. But the real question that arises with respect to these models that are so relied upon by people to help them make their investment decisions, that tell them where to invest their […]

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How elections will affect your investment strategy?

January 13, 2019

India will be voting to choose its 15th prime minister in the Lok Sabha Elections this year. April-May 2019 will observe the integration of politics and financial markets so much so that the market will be clinging to every bit of news flow and reacting to it. The investors are keeping a hard eye on […]

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A take on RBI and Government stand off

January 13, 2019

The ongoing tussle between the government and the RBI regarding various issues has seen a new turn with the resignation of Urjit Patel as the RBI chief and paving the way for the appointment of Shaktikanta Das, a former economic affairs secretary at the Finance Ministry, for the top job. The monumental decision of carrying […]

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IL&FS Conundrum – Triggering the panic button in the Indian Economy?

December 12, 2018

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the slump of Lehman brothers that set off the 2008 global financial crisis, India’s leading infrastructure development and finance company, IL&FS defaulted on its payment obligations to its borrowers triggering a shock wave in the Indian markets. IL&FS – The Stakeholders IL&FS Ltd. (Infrastructure Leasing and Financial […]

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Asymmetric Information and Economic Policy

November 21, 2018

Consider a market for second hand cars where the sellers are usually more informed about the quality of the car and its various features than the buyers. The car can either be a “lemon” (bad quality second-hand cars) or a “peach” (good quality second-hand cars) and assume that the buyer is willing to pay 50,000 […]

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