Why some companies in India are still on a 6 day work week

By Somali K Chakrabarti Working for 6 days a week is never a particularly appealing idea. Most people would agree that a single Sunday is not enough to wash away the fatigue of working throughout the week. Till recently when my spouse had a 6 day work week, life outside of work was dreary, almost non-existent… Read More Why some companies in India are still on a 6 day work week

Six charts that show the state of Innovation in India

  Economists, academicians for long have recognized the role of innovation in a country’s economic growth. National innovative capacity is defined as the ability of a country – as both a political and economic entity – to produce and commercialize a flow of innovative technology over the long term. As India takes on its path… Read More Six charts that show the state of Innovation in India

Beginning of Fed Taper – Impact on India and other Emerging Markets

  Two major events scheduled on the 18th of December, were seen as deciding factors for the stock market movement in India by the end of 2013. First was the announcement of monetary policy by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor. Raghuram Rajan beat the market expectations of a hike in interest rates and surprised… Read More Beginning of Fed Taper – Impact on India and other Emerging Markets

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