Measuring income inequality at the company level is inherently flawed
No Prime Minister in India’s history has done as much for the poor as Narendra Modi has done in the last eight years
China’s hegemonic interests and narrow approach have made New Delhi and even some of the Central Asian Republics worried about the future of the SCO itself
The influence of psychology on investors’ decision-making still largely explains stock gyrations
Across much of the United States, the rhythms of life have returned to something like their pre-pandemic tempo. Bars and restaurants are packed, there’s a wedding boom, and Memorial Day weekend looks likely to kick off a busy summer travel season. But remember how giddy we all were for a virus-free summer last year?
The revenue acceleration theme that powered IT stocks in 2020-2021 is feared to be losing steam with valuations of many mid-cap companies at a premium to frontline stocks
For the US, the Quad summit was another forum to hit out at Russia on Ukraine. Painting Russia and China with the same brush serves the strategic and political objective of the US — however, it’s a position that India is naturally uncomfortable with
While the BJP-led NDA government has used its absolute majority in Parliament to push for economic reforms, it must do the same to further strengthen India’s democratic ethos
The subjectivity that is involved in studying price action can be taken care of by using technical indicators to provide trading signals
Had India not closed its markets, the country might have faced a shortage of chapatis. People, rich or poor, don’t consume wheat; they buy flour to make chapatis
Eight years after Narendra Modi’s triumphant entry into Lutyens’ Delhi, the BJP has only further entrenched itself. The Opposition has weakened, appearing fragmented, and directionless
The government’s export cap may seem a puzzle when you consider plentiful sugar output but not when you dig deeper. More importantly, what does this mean for the ethanol business?
In India, over the last 30 years, there have been 9 instances of a 20% or more fall in the markets, leading to an official bear market
The government’s recent decision to cut excise duty on fuels could boost consumer sentiment in the near term, says the top honcho
The IMF forecasts the Chinese economy will be 94 percent of the US by 2027
India’s share in global GDP, in purchasing power parity terms, has been rising steadily
Prime Minister’s statements at the IPEF launch and the QUAD summit in Japan raise the bar for India’s commitment to global standards
From investing in affordable housing finance and healthcare start-ups, Social VC investing is shifting in favour of IT and ITeS backed businesses
Investors rushed to check off their ESG-friendly holdings, happily backing anything that seemed tech-y and green. They appeared to ignore the basic requirement of a manufacturing company: Can it actually make the product?
The sell-off covers profitless, high-growth companies as well as tech giants
The security risk Chinese companies bring has ensured that one country after another keeps them out of their 5G rollouts
The universal Aadhaar identity, and widespread use of fintech for direct benefit transfers, made delivery of benefits efficient, and eliminated corruption
Under the Narendra Modi-led government, we have seen a refreshingly bold departure from the past when governments seemed unwilling to deal with two defence-related problems: the pension issue, and the more debilitating matter of reliance on foreign arms
Launching an index is a precursor to launching an exchange traded fund that will feature the top Chinese tech companies fleeing the US exchanges