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Tag Archives: Wealth

Adding Banks to a Trillion Dollar Economy | Advantage banks

Indians are raring to open new banks with NBFCs being inadequate for the brand aspirations and the global deal making capabilities of the local industrial houses like the “Tatas and … Continue reading

March 29, 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

Insurance investments in tunnel vision? | Advantage Banking

While LIC of India, the public life insurer has a book of INR 12 trillion or 20% of India’s GDP, it has its book across equities and other investments growing … Continue reading

February 16, 2010

China's new property boom |

It has a pleasant aside, new cities, unimagined splendour HONG KONG – It’s home to a submarine base, a recent host for the Miss World beauty pageant, and it draws … Continue reading

February 15, 2010

The Pensions and Mutual Fund Juggernaut | AMFI India

Ab Life achchi kat rahi hai? The greater reforms of the Financial Services in the country have had an adverse impact that has not recovered yet. According to Value Research … Continue reading

February 9, 2010

Bank results week: Wells Fargo profits from Wachovia

Wells Fargo used 2009 as a good time to review its national footprint and with Wachovia in its belt used the time to grow its retail presence and cement a … Continue reading

January 22, 2010

Bank Results Week : BofA reports troubled 2009

BofA is doing well if for the fact that it has already returned all government monies and has provisioned another $1.6 billion for Credit Losses As a new habit, we … Continue reading

January 21, 2010

HSBC making the right noises? | Advantage zyaada

After ANZ bought RBS Asia assets for $550 m (A$ 600 m now 🙂 ) minus India China and Malaysia and Stanchart failed to make the grade, HSBC got into … Continue reading

December 9, 2009

How WSJ thinks you can make $20 billion – Ha HaHa

It is the end of the year and crisis or no crisis sycophants and foxhole investors are back at what they do best..Witness this precious piece from Gregory Zuckermann in … Continue reading

December 7, 2009

The November MF Report | AmfiIndia & Advantage zyaada

The Great Indian MF Juggernaut For those who have been following our MF stories closely, we started in July 2009 when it was INR 722000 Assets under management. Finally Economic … Continue reading

December 6, 2009