Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: finance

RBI Governor Urjit Patel | Shashank Parade/PTI

RBI governor Urjit Patel’s exit shows Modi government is prioritising short-term gains

RBI governor Urjit Patel’s resignation is a wake-up call for Narendra Modi government to focus on financial stability.
File photo of Rajat Gupta, former Goldman Sachs Inc. director and former senior partner at McKinsey & Co. | Peter Foley/Bloomberg

Indian CEOs and rich IITians are giving Rajat Gupta a second chance

IIT grad who was friends with Bill Clinton is now treading the road to redemption.
RBI Headquarters in Mumbai | Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images

Urjit Patel won the first round in RBI vs Centre, but the war isn’t over

The timing of RBI deputy governor Viral Acharya’s scathing speech was impeccable.
Representational image | Karen Dias/Bloomberg

Happiness really can be found in a steady paycheck

The more you live from paycheck to paycheck, the more you need to be sure that the paychecks won’t stop coming.
A pile of coins representing Bitcoin cryptocurrency | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Don’t panic over Bitcoin fall, Apples and Googles of crypto economy are coming

Bitcoin has been on a nose dive since early 2018. But the market sentiment cannot affect crypto’s potential to change the world.

Reliance touches $100 billion market cap mark again after 11 years

RIL first crossed the mark in October 2007 when the rupee was at 39.5 to a dollar.
Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis on US & Canada visit looking for investors to make Mumbai a ‘fintech’ hub

Fintech stands for the financial technology sector, which is one of the fastest growing in India.
State bank of India | Commons

India’s bad bank backers are badly wrong

With general elections due next year, the bad bank idea looks like a politically expedient proposal of dubious economic merit. Bad ideas keep retur...
Modi's middle path Budget 2018

Talk Point: Has Modi just delivered a safe, middle path budget in an election year?

Experts weigh in on whether Budget 2018 appears to be reluctant to take big risks in the run-up to the looming national elections.
Arun Jaitley and Amit Shah

The perfect word to describe Arun Jaitley’s budget: Restless

The budget has the fingerprints of a worried, impatient government not as sure of a second term with a clear majority. Thankfully, it isn’t irresponsible.
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Why even an ex-IAS officer like Shah Faesal sympathises with murderers of his kith and kin

Every 2-3 years Kashmir has a collective call of conscience. Most entertaining are the ones from wannabe conflict entrepreneurs selling pipe dreams.
hiren gohain

Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...