Masala Bonds After Dim Sum bonds, it is the turn of the Masala Bonds to make a mark in the international markets. Masala bonds are normal bonds which are denominated in Indian rupees. They are good from the perspective of the issuer, as it takes away the foreign exchange risks and also allow them to […]

New Chinese Development Bank for Solar The new Chinese development bank which has been set up as a competitor to Western dominated IMF and World Bank, plans to focus on lending to the solar sector in India as a first step, beside others green sectors such as the water sector. The BRICS bank is a […]

Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble (PG) is amongst the leading consumer goods companies globally. It came into existence in 1837. The company has presence in more than 180 countries today, serving around 5 billion people across the globe. The company is a leading house hold brand name owning more than 180 brands currently. Though […]

The Bullish Indian Economy The Indian economy which was in dire straits just a year ago is seeing lots of good news these days. Most investors had given up on the Indian economy and markets as corruption and policy paralysis had become endemic in the last 5 years of Congress party rule. High inflation, commodity […]

Retail Investors stay away from the Indian Stock Markets I keep laughing at stories from financial planners and analysts in newspapers, advising retail investors to put money into equity markets for higher returns. Retail investors on the other hand, have been completely uninfluenced by such advice putting money mainly into real estate and gold. Financial […]

Indian Capital Markets The Indian capital markets recently made a new all-time high but there is no sense of jubilation or high fives that generally takes place. The stock broking sector is going through an acute crisis with thousands of job losses and company closure. The economy is mired in a deep slump with stagflation […]