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India's extant FDI policy – Freeing Media | Advantage zyaada

After recommendations on retail and defence sectors, the regulators bit the bullet on the meda and entetainment sectors. TRAI stayed clear of upping the FDI sectoral limits for News and … Continue reading

June 30, 2010 · 2 Comments

The new Telecom partner for Reliance ADAG | Advantage zyaada

The rescinding of the Non compete agreement after 10 years has seemingly been a long pending plan of action critical to Anil ambani’s Reliance. He has immediately moved in both … Continue reading

June 2, 2010 · 1 Comment

The India NTPC and ONGC advantage | Advantage zyaada

Did RIL really win? Here you are, judgment day came and went by, crowd intelligence treating the split verdict as a victory for KG-D6 and later next year, D9 promoter … Continue reading

May 7, 2010

Finding the links – Telecom, IPL and FDI thru Mauritius

A rather ambitious task for Kaushik Basu, and Pranab Da himself as the IPL controversy around funds for the $333 and $300 million bids for two teams that have been … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · 2 Comments

Bank Results season: India FY 2010

DCB has come in with another $200m loss in Q4, making it one of the few times, investors have supported a restructuring story that is much rather taking the ship … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · 1 Comment

New Financial Regulation and the changing IMF

Here’s the take from IMF as published ahead of its spring session, finally capitulating to the importance of Capital Controls without quitting on the development motives of Jeffery Sachs and … Continue reading

April 17, 2010 · 1 Comment

India’s Extant FDI Policy Part-II | FIPB review 2009

India’s Extant FDI Policy Part-II | FIPB review 2009 ( 2009 saw a maximum number of 444 revenue proposals that brought in FDI and 122 proposals that involved zero FDI … Continue reading

April 11, 2010 · 2 Comments

Appreciating the Chinese passion for Land and House

I am just 5-10 articles old on the subject. Honestly., i would love the money to travel and spend on hotels and travel thru even if it is not Shanghai … Continue reading

April 2, 2010 · 1 Comment

India's accelerated inflation | Advantage Banking

We have been saying of double digit inflation since October 2009 when the Central Bank started speaking of tightening policy on par course with withdrawal of stimulus. Unfortunately, the politically … Continue reading

March 22, 2010

Oh Lazy Suburb on a derelict Saturday..

I’m having another epiphany. After six week of a dozen articles a day, ( luckily 1 in 3 were photo essays with help from a great WP content partner) I … Continue reading

March 13, 2010