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Category Archives: Real estate

A fresh blow from Capital downdrafts

THIS IS A DRAFT ANALYSIS Bank of America gets ready for a Manic Monday Though some observers and we ourselves still believe it is a little unlikely, the world would … Continue reading

September 12, 2011

Of FDI and Another Sovereign Wealth Fund weekend |, Advantage 'zyaada'

A primer on Sovereign Wealth Funds and their appetite for International Investment You have already heard this a couple of times in the bull pen before the trading day begins … Continue reading

June 1, 2010 · 6 Comments

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

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

Big Business on the IPO Train | Advantage Zyaada

The references are on the dealbook and PE pages, if you need to refer to ‘parent’ stories. March seems to be going down as the month when you woke … Continue reading

March 23, 2010

Private Equity in Fashion and Lifestyle | NYTIMES.COM

When earlier last week, Phillips Van Heusen that owns iconic brands worldwide including ck, Van Heusen and IZOD and US brands that it licences like Geoffery Beene ¬†bought over like … Continue reading

March 22, 2010

The wealth report | Advantage lifestyle

Each of India’s Mega cities that include Bangalore Ahmedabad Hyderabad and Pune could by themselves churn out in excess of $2 billion in stocks, bonds and allied funds. Actually The … Continue reading

March 11, 2010

Revitalising Housing | Laying a global foundation

Home in the USA Over and above the $180 billion paid out to AIg to bail out its portfolio of illiquid low priced securities, AIG is still on the verge … Continue reading

March 11, 2010

China Crisis Highlights: Industrial & Commercial Bank of China

By far the largest China Huijin holding, the bank had almost 400,000 employees in 2009 and a domestic Corporate Credit of $480 bn or $3232 RMB. Its total assets of … Continue reading

March 9, 2010

The crisis keeps them together | Advantage 'zyaada' Economics

I have been wondering of late, how policy makers imagine diverse economies like Taiwan, Hong kong and Mainland China could act together as a single unit. Well, one answer, not … Continue reading

March 1, 2010