A bleak outlook

Farmers and monsoon are back in the news in India. And, the prognosis is not cheerful. First, a farmer from Rajasthan attend­ing an AAP rally in Delhi commits suicide because, he says, his crops had failed and the resulting finan­cial distress was too much to bear. This becomes a political issue, lead­ing to a demand […]

Go bottom fishing!

  Change is the only constant in the stock markets. The new breed of investors who thought the market always moved in a uni-directional manner were made to realise their folly. After touching a high of 30000 in March, riding on the hope rally of the new govern­ment, now completing one year in power, the […]

Flagging a concern

It was the time of the year when finance ministers and central bankers from around the globe head to Washington DC for meet­ings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. About 20 meetings take place on the sidelines. Though the Greek economic crisis loomed in the background this time, with European Central Bank presi­dent […]