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Tag Archives: Economy

China Singular Trade deficit | China Review & Insight

The large deficit in trade just announced by China on the back of a large 40% jump in imports to $31.5 bln, is not as bad as it seems. The … Continue reading

March 10, 2012

The Australian economy reports increasing capacity | Advantage China

With U K landing Sterling Pound (GBP) 557 mln of Australian Gold, and the Australian $ running to $1.0 8 before ticking down today, the Australian trade surplus of A$2.33 … Continue reading

July 5, 2011 · 2 Comments

A Manic monday in the offing | Advantage zyaada

Image by hz536n via Flickr Actually just a long pause and a much needed break fro the markets as all the excitement in Portugal, europe and even the US dies … Continue reading

December 5, 2010 · 1 Comment

SBI, PNB results

State Bank of India and Punjab National Bank both effectively proved size does matter. Their growth absorbed a growth in deposit rates ( 38% for SBI) effectively absorbing the stimulus … Continue reading

July 30, 2009

Indian Banking Businesses – Whither growth?

I wonder how any bank with a brand like Yes or Kotak can today crack open the expat market which has a few relatively unknown niche players ( Geojit, recently … Continue reading

July 27, 2009

Dems want higher tax on wealthy for health care – MarketWatch

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — House Democrats intend to pay for their health-care reform plan with higher taxes on wealthy Americans. A tax on the wealthy is the “best way” to raise … Continue reading

July 13, 2009 · 1 Comment

India’s wealth drop 32%

(PTI – NDTV.Com) The wealth of world’s rich people dropped nearly 20 per cent to $32.8 trillion, while India saw the second largest decline in the number of High Net … Continue reading

June 25, 2009

Gold and Euro move up in style

that’s my man! RT @keithshepard: $FXE – $GLD & FXE have been moving .. (source: (via @twazzup) Posted via email from The investment blog on Post

June 23, 2009

Recovery Scenarios: Will It Be Too Hot, Too Cold or Just Right? – Real Time Economics – WSJ

By Goldilocks 😉 I presume The stock market has erased almost all its losses for the year, yields on long-term government debt have returned to something like normal, and commodity … Continue reading

June 9, 2009 · 1 Comment

Fidelity to sell shares of KKR IPOs | Deals | Reuters

BOSTON Reuters – Boston mutual fund giant Fidelity Investments and New York private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co KFN.N have struck a deal to sell shares of KKR … Continue reading

June 9, 2009