More power to paperless trade
THE PROPOSAL OF the Securities and Exchange Board of India requiring companies to pay a one-time fee to a depository institution is welcome as it would ensure that the cost of sustaining a paperless market in equity shares is borne by the ...
Time to give a thrust to growth policies
The underlying macro currents suggest that the country can look forward to a strong expansion in the months ahead. This then should be looked upon as an opportunity to give a greater thrust to growth-inducing measures.
Jobless recovery in US World staring down a gun barrel
If neither hiring nor wage growth improves in the course of this year, the American economic recovery would be affected, with deep and harmful consequences for the global economy. There will be greater risk of protectionism, trade wars and `beggar thy neighbour' monetary policies, says V. Anantha Nageswaran.
Capital account convertibility Carefully-calibrated approach needed
The move towards capital account convertibility calls for a conservative and cautious approach, buttressed by carefully marshalled facts.
Capital guaranteed funds Fixed-income market needs to change
A UK-based financial consultant has underlined the relevance of capital guaranteed funds as part of a study on the mutual funds industry conducted for the Ministry of Finance. The fixed-income market in India does not, ...
THE British Government appointed Lord Hutton in July 2003 as a one man Commission to inquire into the circumstances leading to the death a month earlier of the ace defence expert on weapons of mass destruction (WMD), Dr ...
`Hyper competition is about leveraging weaknesses' Prof Richard D'Aveni, Amos Tuck Business School, Dartmouth College, US
`Hyper competition came into play when the old oligopolies in the US were destroyed by the entry of the Japanese majors.'
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