Category Archives: India and World Economy

Market Manipulation

By | August 9, 2017 5:21 pm

Source Jesse Livermore learned the art of stock market manipulation, manipulating the prices of thinly traded stocks, in bucket shops. On March 13, 1925, Arthur Cutten – one of his biggest rivals – accused Livermore of continuing his shady dealings – not in bucket shops – but, very seriously, on the Chicago Futures Exchange. At… Read More »

Demonetization-What is Clear

By | November 19, 2016 1:50 pm

–wrote Akash Prakash Very Nice Well Thought Article by Mr Akash Prakash What is clear is as follows: 1. Banks will benefit, as much of this ₹ 15 lakh crore in currency will get deposited. Even if only 10 % remains with the banks it means an incremental ₹ 1.5 lakh crore of current and… Read More »

GST impact on Indian Economy

By | December 1, 2015 12:45 pm

What will GST mean for the Indian economy overall There are a variety of estimates of the benefits of GST to the Indian economy. Firstly, in terms of tax efficiency and reduced compliance, it will be a big boon for business. The secondary impact of GST is likely to increase GDP growth by 200 bps… Read More »

Indian Stock Market :Most Expensive in BRIC Pack

By | April 4, 2014 11:57 pm

The Indian market is more expensive than its peers among emerging countries, with indices tracking these nations showing a lower multiple of earnings than India. The Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) India index is trading at a price-to-earnings multiple (or P/E) of 17.72, according to Bloomberg data. This means that investors are valuing it at nearly 18… Read More »

Rail Budget Highlights

By | February 12, 2014 3:10 pm

Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge presented the interim rail budget for the next fiscal Wednesday with no hike in fares or freight, introducing 72 new trains and connectivity to two more northeastern states. In what was his personal first and the last such exercise in the 15th Lok Sabha for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government,… Read More »

October 17 “Debt Deadline” Could Be Breached Even With A Last Minute Deal

By | October 15, 2013 12:11 pm

With two days to go to until dreaded October 17 D-Day (on which incidentally, very little of note will happen, because as Goldman explained earlier today, that is simply the date past which the Treasury can no longer borrow, but still has some $30 billion in cash which could last to fund the Treasury’s needs… Read More »

“No Deal” – Boehner Says Obama Rejects Proposals, Not Negotiating; Talks At An Impasse

By | October 13, 2013 4:12 pm

After a two-day, five hundred point Dow Jones rally on nothing but hope that just because politicians are talking, all shall be well, it was the weekend’s turn, when the market is conveniently closed, for true Congressional colors to emerge. Sure enough, moments ago Boehner told GOP lawmakers that Obama has “rejected our deal”, and… Read More »

How US government shutdown is affecting citizens

By | October 3, 2013 10:38 am

Science was put on hold, normally bustling stores went quiet and families depending on government aid feared losing their baby food as a government shutdown rippled across the country. The budget impasse in Washington shut all but essential U.S. government services for the second straight day on Wednesday, while neither political party appeared willing to… Read More »