Posted at 4:33 PM , on December 1, 2016
The annualized GDP for the 2nd quarter ended September 2016 came in at 7.3% slightly lower than the market consensus estimate of 7.5% for the quarter. The numbers were released by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation (MOSPI) on November 30th 2016… Continue reading
Posted at 7:24 PM , on November 29, 2016
It is already beginning to have its impact on India Inc…
The focus of the previous week was largely on the merits and demerits of the demonetization drive. This week was more of a reality check. Industry is already feeling the pain even as consumers find themselves check-mated in the process. Here are 4 major sectors that are impacted… Continue reading
Posted at 7:20 PM , on November 28, 2016
Could we see a greater shift out of monetary policy focus?
Over the last few weeks, there are 2 independent events that may be indicative of a larger paradigm shift that may be happening. Japan decided to focus on fiscal policy rather than monetary policy. Trump has already started talking about massive tax cuts and infrastructure spending. Is this shift towards fiscal policy for real? Continue reading
Posted at 5:47 PM , on December 8, 2015
Why the OPEC cannot call for production cuts…
As the OPEC meets for its routine meeting in Vienna, the topic of discussion is something entirely contrary to what has been happening in the last one year. Since November 2014, the OPEC led by Saudi Arabia decided to protect their market share instead of worry about prices. As a result, the price of crude over the last one year has fallen from $110/bbl to $43/bbl. But why talk of cutting OPEC supply now? Continue reading
Posted at 10:14 AM , on September 3, 2015
A mutual fund advisor or a financial advisor is a key person in helping you take your investment decisions. The relationship between an advisor and investor is advisory in nature. While any advisor would try her best to help you meet your financial goals, the relationship with your advisor can really fructify if you ask the right questions. Remember, the best of financial advisors cannot be fully effective if you do not probe the advisor and ask them questions. After all, we are talking about your goals and your resources. Nobody understands them better than you. But what is it that you need to ask your financial advisor?