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Singapore hints at covered bond reforms

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Two key suggestions are for the Monetary Authority of Singapore to allow the use of covered bonds in repo transactions with the central bank and to lift the encumbrance limit (the percentage of a bank’s assets that can be used in the collateral pool for covered bonds). 995 more words

Money Matters


By  Ishan Kekre & Girish C


A weather derivative is a tool for managing weather risk. It is a financial contract that allows a firm to hedge itself against unexpected and adverse weather. 2,565 more words

Great Man's Daughter (1966)

It appeared a perfectly normal weekend day on Sunday, 5th June 1966. The Delhi summer was at its height and in all probability, the person who felt it more than most was Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. 1,411 more words


Vinod Rai Says Complete Implementation of Lodha Reforms in 4-5 months

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File image of BCCI administrator Vinod Rai (Getty Images)

Singapore: Implementation of Lodha Committee recommendations in BCCI will be complete in the next four-five months, said Vinod Rai, head of the Supreme Court-appointed panel of administrators to manage the cricket board’s affairs. 321 more words

‘Bhuladia’ Factory Fire – What really failed?

‘Bhuladia’ is not the name of a factory.   It is  a sickness  of the ruling class.  Somewhat different from  Alzheimer’s disease, it is more selective  in choosing what must be forgotten  and what must be remembered.   773 more words


Crime and fake number plates

Imagine a country  where  ‘Jaali’  degrees, bogus  votes,  fake vehicle number plates,  forged  property documents,   fraudulent licenses,  ghost schools,  fictitious  teachers,  quack  practitioners,  and  spurious  medicines , to name a few,  are not just the norm but also accepted  with some level of respect.   754 more words