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FDI and Investing attractions in India: Where’s everything headed then!

From our india blogs  and the wp Image here We as india writers have pushed out everything with insight in the last three four years, short of  the unworthy … Continue reading

March 24, 2012

Prioritising and growing India's Defence / Aviation spending

Kingfisher troubles Vijay Mallya’s refusal to call his Air Deccan purchase a low cost airline addition to its portfolio, is not without reason. With sales taxes of 30% and more … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · 2 Comments

Our India Agenda

It is festival week in India, and though results and economic updates can continue to come in fast and furious we want a change in agenda, preferably for the nation, … Continue reading

October 23, 2011

India's FDI renewal – Extant FDI policy guidelines (FDI in Multi-Brand Retail)

India FDI was simplified earlier in 2010 with a Consolidated  extant guidelines book replacing all press notes since 2000. Then the takeover code was also harmonized to allow for control … Continue reading

August 13, 2011 · 2 Comments

Buy a hot-dog cart and don't bother for IPL teams | Advantage Dealbook

The PE shot selection shows the miracle | Advantage Indianomics It is amazing how top tier Private Equity firms start by building a portfolio in retail lifestyle and end up … Continue reading

July 8, 2011

Bank Policy Tuesday: India reaffirms its growth commitments ( India 2011 Reports)

With farm output holding up to a 7.5% growth for Jan-Mar 2011, India’s GDP growth maintained the last few predicted trajectories for the quarter at 7.8% and for the year … Continue reading

May 31, 2011 · 2 Comments

Bank subsidiarisation: The costs of additional capital

The EFSF may not be a great example for growth hungry Asia, but Basel 3 and the Indian banking FDI guidelines have intertwining themes much as we have discussed here … Continue reading

April 7, 2011

The India Banking policy punch: What next?

Honestly though, it is a comfortable cosy for the ears when the Reuters breaking views analyst points out that the BoE and the Feds have a lot to learn from … Continue reading

January 26, 2011 · 2 Comments

Bank Results Season: Stanchart comes out on the other side

While Lloyds (41% state-owned) and RBS ( 83% state-owned) have already presented results Lloyds coming into the black. Barclays report further in the week, on 05th . StanChart reduced impairments … Continue reading

August 4, 2010

Winning Australia | Building recoveries on Resources and Capital Expenditure

The economic strength of resources and basic industries The world over, incipient recoveries were witnessed first in resource based economies and based on higher consumer inflation. Such resource based sectors … Continue reading

August 2, 2010 · 1 Comment