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FinTechs: A Panacea for Small and Medium Enterprises

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of the Indian economy. They contribute about 30 percent to India’s GDP, constitute 48 percent of India’s exports, and employ about 111 million in the non-agricultural sector....

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India’s GDP growth encouraging, but some cautions must for sustaining its resilience

India released its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data for Q4FY2023 on May 31, 2023; 6.1% real GDP growth in Q4:2022-2023 is a magnificent performance. Even with an array of downside global risk and uncertainties in...

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Consolidative Session Marked by Weak Chinese Imports and White House Debt Ceiling Talks

The market sentiment remains fragile. Equities are mostly lower. Japan was a notable exception, and concerns about China’s economy after a sharp decline in imports took mainland and Hong Kong listed companies sharply lower. Europe’s...

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Economy: Recession rears its ugly head in Germany

The German government and leading economists say that Germany is heading toward a recession. What constitutes a downturn and what does that entail? Germany’s economy is facing extremely testing times. First, the coronavrius pandemic took a...

Eyes Turn to the ECB and the First Look at Q3 US GDP

The market awaits the ECB meeting and the first look at the US Q3 GDP.  The pullback in US shares yesterday was a drag on the Asia Pacific equities.  It is the first back-to-back loss...

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The Countries with the Most Monstrous Business Debts: US in 22nd Place Despite Massive Spike During the Pandemic

The debt of US nonfinancial businesses had already surged in recent years, but when the Pandemic hit, businesses went on a borrowing binge as the Fed has repressed interest rates to record lows even for...

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G20 Countries and their Economic issues due to COVID-19

The members of the G20 are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, and the European Union....

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Living with the virus, Normality postponed or cancelled?

Despite the efforts of all the medical and scientific experts, much remains to be discovered about COVID-19. It is not life-threatening to most of us and yet highly contagious, with dire consequences for those it...

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International Happiness Day : Happiness vs GDP

During the sixty-sixth session of the UN General Assembly, the then UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said – We need a new economic paradigm that recognizes the parity between the three pillars of sustainable development. Social,...

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Coronavirus & China: Contagion misery

Any man’s death diminishes me, Because I am involved in mankind, And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee. These poignant words by the English poet and priest...

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Politics, Recovery -What could go wrong?

In case anyone was wondering, the title of this edition of Economic Insights is a misquotation from the C19 English poet Robert Browning and constitutes, therefore, a literary upgrade to the previous edition’s self-indulgent punning...

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Corruption: The biggest Evil

Corruption and poor governance as a major deterrent to investment and economic growth is well known. Yet in many spheres we have accepted corruption as a way of life. However, with the growing public awareness...