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Big Ben's parting gift to emerging mkts: you are on your own

Jan 30, 2014

Big Ben's parting gift to emerging mkts: you are on your own

The Fed carried on with its tapering campaign at the conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Wednesday, slicing another $10 billion off of monthly purchases, and making no mention of the impact of a nascent crisis in emerging markets. #Emerging markets #Ben Bernanke #US Fed #quantative easing #Stock Markets
What US Fed tapering means for India

Dec 23, 2013

What US Fed tapering means for India

. The warning bells have been rung, albeit a bit prematurely, but then it is the prerogative of the Fed as it has to cater to its own requirements for the US with the global consequences being only of secondary importance. #India #Stock market #RBI #Interest rates #US Fed tapering
Gold on edge of tipping over a 3-1/2 year trough on taper sell-off

Dec 20, 2013

Gold on edge of tipping over a 3-1/2 year trough on taper sell-off

Gold languished at a six-month low on Friday and was on the edge of tipping over to a 3-1/2 year trough after the Federal Reserve's move to cut back its bond-buying stimulus prompted a huge sell-off. #Gold #US Fed #MetalWatch #taper
Rupee, markets take US Fed tapering in stride

Dec 19, 2013

Rupee, markets take US Fed tapering in stride

Surging currency reserves and the fall in the current account deficit have reassured investors about India's vulnerability to a Fed "taper", analysts said, after fears about it sent the rupee to a record low in late August. #RBI #US Fed #Chidambaram #MarketWatch
RBI, Fed effect: NSE's volatility index near seven-month low

Dec 19, 2013

RBI, Fed effect: NSE's volatility index near seven-month low

The low level in the VIX denotes a more stable outlook for markets in the remainder of the month. #Stock market #RBI #NSE #US Fed #Volatility #taper

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Global cues are turning positive; now we need good news here

Oct 12, 2011

Global cues are turning positive; now we need good news here

Global signals are tilting towards more positive than negatives in the short-term. This should keep the bulls reasonably happy for a while #Angela Merkel #stocks #US Fed #Bonds #MarketWatch #BoE #Sovereign wealth fund #Slovakia #Market Watch #NotJobsButPassion
Only result of US Fed's 'Twist' will be a sprained ankle

Sep 26, 2011

Only result of US Fed's 'Twist' will be a sprained ankle

The US Fed has tried every trick in the book and outside it to dig the US economy out of the ditch. Nothing is working. It's latest Twist is unlikely to fare any better. #ToTheContrary #US Fed #treasury bonds #FOMC

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Only result of US Fed's 'Twist' will be a sprained ankle

Sep 18, 2014

Brighter economy driving up holiday hiring plans

NEW YORK — UPS will hire up to 95,000. Kohl's plans to take on 67,000 and FedEx 50,000. Wal-Mart will add 60,000. One after the other, a flurry of major U.S. retail and transportation companies announced sharp increases this week in the number of tem... #Wal-Mart #FedEx
Only result of US Fed's 'Twist' will be a sprained ankle

Sep 19, 2014

Caviar in coach class? Heathrow introduces the on-board picnic

Fed up with airline food? Heres a way to bring your own hamper on board It should be an enjoyable aspect of flying but for the majority of us rammed into cattle class, on-board airline meals masquerading as food have become a bit of a joke. The choic... #Wal-Mart #FedEx
Only result of US Fed's 'Twist' will be a sprained ankle

Sep 19, 2014

Fed Rebukes U.S. Branch of Santander

Santander Consumer USA paid a second-quarter dividend, which it was forbidden to do after it failed a stress test in March... #Wal-Mart #FedEx