The yield curve plots the yields of fixed income securities with their maturities. A normal yield curve is upward sloping on the theory that fixed income securities with lower matuRead More
India bashers should look more closely at the country’s current state of affairs before writing off the country. It is true that inflation, fiscal deficit, current account deficit,Read More
Financial markets will get over its initial disappointment over RBI maintain status quo on policy rates in its 18th June 2012 policy review and appreciate the wisdom of the RBI dowRead More
RBI’s priority is liquidity management and it will continue to use OMO (Open Market Operation) to infuse liquidity into the system. RBI has purchased government bonds worth Rs 67,0Read More
Bond markets will take rate cuts positively but will take rate cut expectations more positively. RBI indicating more cuts in July will bring down ten year bond yields to levels of Read More
Eurozone sovereign debt issues and weak economic data is giving rise to hopes of heavy infusion of liquidity by central banks across the globe. The week on week gains in equity indRead More
India’s fourth quarter 2011-12 GDP growth came in at a nine year low of 5.3%. The fourth quarter growth number pulled down GDP growth for fiscal 2011-12 to 6.5% from earlier estimaRead More
Level headed market participants will appreciate RBI not cutting rates on the 18th of June, but how many are there left now? The cries of CRR cut and repo rate cut from the RBI areRead More
Doctors are busy people. A doctor’s time is divided between consultations, surgeries and conferences and in keeping up to date on medical advances. Doctor’s free time goes in spendRead More
Absolute return is how much return you want your portfolio to deliver while relative return is the benchmark against which you want to judge your portfolio performance. Setting absRead More
Identifying the Indian Apple-Part 9 IT stocks that are at the bottom of the market capitalization scale deserve the low valuations in terms of price earnings as each of them have oRead More
It will be too simplistic to forecast a negative trend when the trend is already negative. The fact is that when India was growing at  a hectic pace there were no reports on the unRead More
The fact that RBI may not cut rates this month does not mean that it will not cut rates at all. In fact RBI is more likely to cut rates by 50bps in July than 25bps in June as rate Read More
The new ten year benchmark bond the 8.15% 2022 bond will see its yields trending down towards 8% in the coming weeks on the back of RBI announcing a fresh OMO (Open Market OperatioRead More
Economic data of IIP (Index of Industrial Production) growth, inflation as measured by the WPI (Wholesale Price Index) and advance trade numbers for May will drive markets this weeRead More