Thanks to cash transactions, real estate is a Ponzi scheme. This is why real estate prices are going up while rental yields are going down .
If the RBI Governor wants to be seen as the man who defended the rupee, he should be doing more than holding rates
An underfunded sovereign wealth fund is in the works. Why do we adopt bad ideas ahead of their time?
The Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme is not what the doctor ordered for the Indian saver.
It's not just the gas portion of the business that is troubling Reliance, concerns over its gross refining margins and its ineffective use of its mammoth cash hoard have also left investors fretting
LIC once again being forced to invest on behalf of a cash-strapped government that cannot find funds for the capital requirements of Air India. But who will eventually bail out India's largest life insurer in the end when it needs capital?
Calendar year 2012 seems to be the year of reckoning for foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCBs) as almost $ 7 billion worth of bonds are set to mature this year.
LIC finds that its investment in MTNL is a dud. But it wants to sell out just as the state telecom players appears to have developed a better strategy
True love can happen in minutes. And so LIC discovered that it was dying for ONGC's shares just before the embers of the auction process were dying.
In India, the finance minister is Gordon Gekko, who infamously said Greed is Good. A greedy government is responsible for the ONGC share fiasco.
SBI's high yield strategy is currently racking up more by way of bad loans. Will it have to go back to the government for capital next year?
The EPFO needs to be wound down and its corpus transferred in phases to the re-energised National Pension Scheme.
The government's fiscal failures are, willy-nilly, being financed by the RBI. But for the central bank, interest rates would have shot through the roof.
The US Fed's Operation Twist failed to reduce long bond prices but gave stocks a push. There are no further tools left with the Fed to help the economy.
The euro, dollar and British pound near strong reversal points against the rupee, which can stop and reverse the continuous depreciation of the Indian currency. Only there seems to be no stopping the rally of the Japanese yen.
The offer price of Rs 356.74 offered by iGate to buy out the remaining shareholders of Patni is too far below the offer it made just nine months ago.
The petrol price rollback is vexing the stocks of oil companies at a time when government is not compensating them adequately.