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Should You Invest In Mortgage-Backed Securities? – WSJ.com

ZYAKAIRA(AMIT MITTAL) NOTES: YES YOU SHOULD. The Distressed prices can recover quickly once there is liquidity in the market, as it has already done for those that were TARPed with … Continue reading

August 4, 2009 · 1 Comment

Europe Issues New Bank Guidelines – BusinessWeek

Europe Issues New Bank Guidelines zyakaira notes: These common rules specify stress tests for the 30 that have received state aid. Also they emphasize the fact that this aid must … Continue reading

July 28, 2009

Antitrust Chief Crackdown – NYTimes.com

President Obama’s top antitrust official and some senior Democratic lawmakers are preparing to rein in a host of major industries, including airline and railroad giants, moving so aggressively that they … Continue reading

July 26, 2009

India Power Infrastructure: 2009 IPO Update

As per current Ministry of Steel meetings, the NMDC stake sale is likely to be of 15% in which case it could easily be over Rs 2000 crores ($400m) at … Continue reading

July 25, 2009

ING hires JPMorgan | Reuters

Dutch bank ING Group ING.AS has hired JPMorgan JPM.N to advise on the sale of INGs private banking business in Europe and Asia, which could fetch more than $1 billion, … Continue reading

July 23, 2009

Banks Post Profits, Aided by Asset Sales – NYTimes.com

zyakaira  notes: Citi reported $4.3 billion, BofA $3.2 billion on $33 billion, $JPM $2.7 billion on $27.7 billion, with TARP repayments costing $0.10 to the EPS and $GS reported $1.8 … Continue reading

July 17, 2009

The New Lifestyle Economy

If you have been following the India story closely, India’s new developments are focussed on Infrastructure and Retail along with giant leaps in the Entertainment business. You can look closely … Continue reading

July 16, 2009 · 1 Comment

India’s new boom – Infrastructure, Lifestyle and Entertainment

If you have been following the India story closely, India’s new developments are focussed on Infrastructure and Retail along with giant leaps in the Entertainment business. You can look closely … Continue reading

July 16, 2009 · 2 Comments

ICICI Bank plays with ICICI Venture Fund | VCCircle

zyakaira notes: You heard it here earlier as well, ICICI Bank is getting more M&A mandates instead of ISEC and now VC as well, for its distribution and allied credit … Continue reading

July 14, 2009 · 1 Comment

China watchdog approves first corp bond in 10 mths-IFR| Industries| Consumer Products & Retail| Reuters

Chinas securities watchdog has approved a bond issue by Shanghai Yuyuan Tourist Mart 600655.SS: Quote, Profile, Research of up to 1 billion yuan $146 million, IFR Asia reported, reopening the … Continue reading

July 14, 2009

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