Posted at 10:48 AM , on September 16, 2019
Bharti Airtel is hinting at another round of fund raising, but this time around it is going to be through the INVIT route. Infrastructure Investment Trusts or INVITs were permitted in 2014 as a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to help monetize the assets of a business. So what exactly is Bharti trying to monetize through the INVIT route?
Posted at 10:45 AM , on September 16, 2019
Among the many analytics that traders in precious metals often use, the gold/silver ratio is one of the most popular measures. The gold/silver ratio measures the ratio of the dollar price of one ounce of gold to one ounce of silver. The bigger question is what does this ratio signify and how to actually interpret the gold/silver ratio?
Posted at 10:43 AM , on September 16, 2019
Even when the June quarter GDP came in at just 5%, most policy makers were refusing to acknowledge that it was an economic slowdown. Actually, it is time to admit there is a distinct economic slowdown and take quick measures. We are lucky to be at the start of the slow down cycle and need to act fast before its hits jobs and income levels.
Posted at 12:10 PM , on September 9, 2019
During the week, the RBI announced that all banks will shift to pricing their loans based on an external benchmark like the RBI repo rates or the RBI MSF rate so that any rate cuts can be seamlessly passed on. This shift will be effective from October 01st and will apply to all loans extended to retail customers as well as to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Effectively, all home loans that are of a floating rate nature will now be linked to these external benchmarks and the rates will be adjusted accordingly. What does this mean and will it benefit the borrowers?
Posted at 12:07 PM , on September 9, 2019
Come September and the non-banking finance companies (NBFC) have fresh problems to worry about. Even last year the NBFC problems and the liquidity crunch had begun in September after the IL&FS defaults became public. So what exactly is the problem that NBFCs are going to face in the month of September and what are the options?