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Month-End Leaves Market at Crossroads

Global equity markets are closing another strong month. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index was little changed on the day, but up 4.3% in October, the 10th consecutive monthly advance. Europe’s Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is...

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The Most Unaffordable Housing Markets in North America

There are a lot of them. It’s called “crisis” for a reason. What is the most severely unaffordable housing market in North America as measured by local household incomes in relationship to local home prices?...

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Impact of Apple’s refurbished handsets on the Indian smartphone market

Apple is looking at Indian market from a very different focal point. India, the third largest smartphone market, growing rapidly compared to any other market in the world and the demand is mostly served by...

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Municipal Bond market in India: Challenges and Way Forward

The municipal bond market in India has been marked by very modest borrowing levels, which have stagnated over the past few years. One of the possible reasons for this could be the availability of ‛soft...

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Municipal Bond Market in India

India’s urban population has been constantly growing since independence and the current urbanization rate is close to 31.2 percent. However, in absolute terms, India is second only to China in total urban population. The existing...

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The Stock Market- Best Avenue for wealth creation and destruction

They say the Stock Market is a place to transfer wealth from the impatient to the patient! Since the impatient are always larger in number compared to the patient, it literally “pays to be patient”...

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Don’t stop SIP when market crash

Markets are crashing! Can I stop my SIPs? Of late I am getting many calls from investors. The question is similar in most cases. With equity markets falling daily, can I stop the SIPs? Can...

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Market, China, Fed – Known Unknowns and the Dollar

There are three, and arguably interrelated, known unknowns that are seemingly on everyone’s mind. First is the decline in global equity markets. Is this simply a long overdue correction? Wasn’t August 24 some sort of...

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27 million babies & Indian disposable diapers market

Indians give birth to around 27 million babies each year, yet the penetration rate of disposable diapers remains at less than two percent! Contrary to popular belief that traditional factors prevent usage of disposable diapers...

An Uber labor market: do we let it happen?

India is crucial for Uber. It’s their biggest market outside the US, providing its fastest growth in the world. But is the success of one taxi-hailing app just the first sign of something bigger for...

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India: Outlook on bond yields

Indian bond markets have being seeing volatility in yields since May 2013 when the news of imminent tapering of Quantitative Easing by the U.S Federal Reserve came to the fore. The yield volatility was largely...

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Investors Need to Focus on the Signal, Don’t be Distracted by the Noise

The markets are an incredible aggregator of information. However, because of a tsunami of information, sometimes investors have difficulty in distinguishing the signal from noise. Let us try to help. Here we look at three...