More AIG shares sold. YKA columnist explains all about AIG bankruptcy and bailout background, underwriting groups and the effect of AIG’s turn around on the US treasury and Obama administration
The See-Saw Conundrum: How The Government And The RBI Need To Work Together To Tackle Both Inflation And Slowing Economic Growth
"It may be easier said than done, but is definitely not an impossible proposition". Read a take on how the need to tackle both inflation and slowing economic growth.
"A further deficit will give India the status of Junk Bond". What does that imply? YKA columnist tells us all about Sovereign Rating’s, different ranks, deficit and fiscal reforms
One Giant Leap for Indian “Retail-kind”. YKA columnist Pradyut Hande discusses all the aspects of FDI in retail keeping in mind all different sides of the coin.
Articles from business dailies like Economic times and Business Standard explained. Read an easy explanation ranging from Volatile trading to inflation data by YKA columnists.
YKA columnists explain the article of Business Standard: "The word 'futures' here refers to a futures contract- a futures market is a standardized contract between two parties to buy or sell a specified asset/ commodity for a price agreed today with delivery and payment occurring at a specified future date. "
“Indians Save, Americans Invest” they say, and quite rightly so. What is the reason behind this incessant Indian desire to save?
YKA columnists explain the article of Economic Times, on how the decrease in the value of rupees will increase exports, what is import substitution and more.
YKA columnists explain the article "Italy Yields Drop at Auction on Prospect of ECB Bond Buying", of Business Week: "Bonds are traded and are a critical market. Bonds also have categories of risk and range from safe ones to risky ones. Any external investor will buy a company’s bond if he/ she feels the company can repay and not default."
The article gives details about FDI: The much awaited reform has been passed and now and the global retailers are welcome to get going with the national retailers. India happens to be a potential market and thus, this reform will attract many foreign investors to invest in this fruitful tree of Indian retail.
An explanation to the article published earlier in the economic times regarding the Lavasa Debt: "The road to the completion of Lavasa (project) has been bumpy over the past years. Be it accusation by Indian Environment and Forest Ministry of causing environmental damage to the picturesque landscape of Lavasa hills or CARE downgrading its rating from in January 2012; the project has garnered a lot of negative news."
While Bernanke and Obama still fumble for a perfect fiscal and monetary relationship, Subbarao and Manmohan have made it certain; India and its willingness to deal with the present crisis: The article talks about the steps taken by RBI to come out of the present financial situation.
A detailed analysis of FDI in retail and the on going battle situation in India regarding the same: FDI in retail market has thrown some serious concerns, and sparked agitations nationwide. Retailing in India is one of the pillars of its economy and accounts for 14 to 15 percent of its GDP , and India happens to be the fastest growing retail market of the world.
The article talks about the hype around the launch of iPhone5 and the marketing strategies used: Because of the competition, Apple hyped up its new release and though the publicity and excitement among the fans was noticeable, the iPhone 5 fell short of the people’s expectations. One particular website called it “the victim of its own marketing plan’s success”
The article talks about the effect of increase in air ticket fairs on the middle class citizens of India: "After an increase in prices of petrol, diesel and gas, major Indian air carriers hiked fuel surcharge on Tuesday, the 4th of August, increasing an amount of Rs. 150 to Rs. 250 for distances less than 1000 Km"
In a society like ours where the decisions are so much influenced by the voter and election point of view, and the public is merely interested in short term gains; the miraculous reforms merely seem like a mirage.