Budget 2016 Quotes

By Somali K Chakrabarti Market commotion cools as budget scrutiny picks devil is in the fine print A day post Budget, newspapers  are rife with Budget analysis, the uncertainty is over and market is up again. With India having been hailed as a ‘bright spot’ amidst a slowing global economy by IMF, the budget focus has… Read More Budget 2016 Quotes

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4 charts show why South Africa earned the reputation of ‘Safe Haven’ for investors

  In 2014, South Africa came to be known as the ‘safe haven’ for investors among the Emerging Markets. A comparison of the BRICS nations with developed nations on parameters of corporate governance, as reported in the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report 2013-14, shows us why. Good corporate governance and ethical practices by companies are considered… Read More 4 charts show why South Africa earned the reputation of ‘Safe Haven’ for investors

CAG audit of private telecom companies – Governance or Interference?

  In a verdict yesterday, the Delhi High Court allowed the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India to audit the accounts of private telecom companies under the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Act. This his kind of ruling was unthinkable even a few years back as CAG was and is still largely seen… Read More CAG audit of private telecom companies – Governance or Interference?

Salary Comparison for Project Management Professionals in 2013

The median salary of Project Management Professionals has been found to vary with a number of key demographic factors, as per a ‘2013 Salary Survey’ report published by Project Management Institute, PMI, US.  These include factors such as: Country of employment Number of years experience in project management Position / Role Average size of projects managed,… Read More Salary Comparison for Project Management Professionals in 2013

Ten Most Traded Currencies in the World in 2013

  Notwithstanding the fact that trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, the world’s largest market with 24-hour market action is the currency trading market. There are more than 190 countries in the world with currencies that can be traded, of course, subject to government restrictions. The value of daily foreign exchange trading exceeds… Read More Ten Most Traded Currencies in the World in 2013

Currency crisis in the Emerging Markets

. The year 2013 has seen a global sell off resulting in the fall of currency in most emerging markets including Brazil, India, South Africa, Indonesia and Turkey. The charts below show the currency movement of the emerging nations versus the US Dollar in the last 5 years. (Source: http://www.xe.com/currencycharts )         Brazilian Real has… Read More Currency crisis in the Emerging Markets

Companies Bill 2012– Giving Voice to Minority Investors in India

  The passing of The Companies Bill 2012 by Rajya Sabha on 8th August,2013,  is a step forward towards transformation in the corporate governance practices of the country. The new bill that requires President’s assent for it to become law, replaces the Companies Act of 1956. The bill, when enacted will bring in reforms to… Read More Companies Bill 2012– Giving Voice to Minority Investors in India