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Trade Deficit Worry

Why India should be seriously worried…

India’s trade deficit numbers are out and there is room for some real concern. The overall exports for the year were $310 billion and the imports were $448 billion, leaving a trade deficit of $138 billion. 444 more words

Finance & Economy

Tax demand on FIIs

The ghost of MAT continues to lurk…

So, you thought that the issue of minimum alternate tax (MAT) on FIIs was settled in the Union Budget? 438 more words

Finance & Economy

Commissioner Gallagher's Remarks on Building the Financial System of the 21st Century: An Agenda for Europe and the United States

Thank you, Hal , for that kind introduction. I apologize for not being able to address you in person. Back in 2013, I opened a speech to the American Academy in Berlin with a bit of German. 3,053 more words

Securities Regulation

Check out what the chiefs are doing

Before getting into any trading or investment position, it makes sense to check out what the men in the know are doing. Try to check out what the directors and promoters of the company are buying. 1,095 more words

Finance & Economy

The World in 2030 - The biggest economies will drastically change...

The world’s largest economies by GDP could drastically change by 2030. While the US will continue to be the largest economy even in 2030, it will be closely followed by China. 433 more words

Finance & Economy

Outlook Upgrade - Did Moody’s get carried away by the euphoria?

Actually, I was surprised when Moody’s upgraded India’s outlook on Thursday. Moody’s justification for the outlook upgrade was slightly weird. The reasons offered by Fitch (another rating agency) for not upgrading India’s outlook, is a lot more incisive. 407 more words

Finance & Economy

Key Investment Considerations


What makes you select an asset for investment? Apart from Risk and Return?

The key considerations are :

Liquidity and Marketability : Is the ready market available for the asset ? 219 more words

Personal Financial Planning