Finance Articles

Finance articles section focuses on various concepts of finance like budget, stock market and economics of various products & services. Apart from these articles on global financial institutions, different banking systems and topics of international importance in the field of finance are present.



EPL Finances - Revenues, Income & Profits January 05, 2015

The English Premier League is the most watched Soccer League in the world. The Premier League is broadcast in 212 territories around the world and works with 80 different broadcasters. The League consists of 20 clubs competing for the coveted prize of Premier League Trophy each year. With a global following estimated around 1.4 Billion Users & turnover of 2.4 Bn £(both of which seem increasing every year), it stands out as a rich case study for all branches of management. What makes it more interesting is with such huge proportions of capital involved, the league still manages to be a ‘Fair League’ compared to other Soccer Leagues in the World.

 

Rise of NBFC's in Rural and Semi-Urban India January 01, 2015

India is an agrarian country, with majority of the population living in semi-urban or rural areas, the population figure stands at 68.8%(census of India 2011), that is 83.3 million. People in this region, are mostly farmers, tractor holders, suppliers, etc. Their major source of income comes from farming, agriculture, supplying water tankers, sand, among others.

 

Share Buybacks by Companies December 25, 2014

Relatively new practice in India:

Investors need to understand the system of share buyback. This is a relatively a new practice in India. It was introduced in India in October 1998.

It may be mentioned in passing that the U.S was the first country to have the practice of share buybacks as early as in 1970s. Thus, the idea of share buyback originated in the U.S. and later on spread to other countries. The U.S. companies can be regarded as having innovated this corporate practice.

 

Crowd Funding - Nurturing New Ideas December 19, 2014

As a young Indian, I always want India to be filled with people of new innovative, creative and productive ideas and thoughts. And I strongly believe that if these thoughts can be made into actions with the advancements in Information technology, it can heal India’s soaring problems like unemployment, illiteracy to an extent. But recent reports on India’s ‘ease of doing business’ rankings is very alarming. Even after 20 years of economic reforms, India slipped from 131st position in 2013 to 134th position in 2014.Among BRICS countries, India is doing the worst. And among the issues faced by Small, Medium Enterprises which includes startups, credit issues is a main concern. In a recent secondary research done by me in finding credit issues of SMEs, results showed that out of all SMEs, 92.77% have no finance or self-finance. This has really affected the growth of SMEs in India. Even after increase in number of venture capitalists/angel investors to protect new ideas, this result shows that time has been exceeded to find a sustainable solution for this issue.

 

Effect of Inflation Growth Rate on GDP Growth Rate - 1981 to 2012 November 30, 2014

The Relationship between inflation and grow is very controversial topic. There are three possible results regarding the impact of inflation on output and growth: i) none; ii) positive; and iii) negative.


There are three types of Inflation. When the price level increases because of the increase in demand, it calls Demand Pull Inflation. When the cost price of the production is increases and the selling price is also increase, it calls Cost Push Inflation. Monetarists view of inflation is that as per monetarists (new classical economists) inflation is caused due to the excessive supply of money in the economy. According to monetarists an increase in money supply results in higher aggregate demand. Monetarists assume the economy to operate as full employment level of output, thus, any increase in demand is purely inflationary. The increase in money supply is happen because of the expenditure made by the government for the growth and development of the Country. So this study is working on the concept of the Monetarists.

 

Changing Regulatory Standards Across the Globe and their Implications November 27, 2014

Since the 2008 crisis, major problems related to governance and management of financial institutions was recognized. The failure of some of the “too-big-to-fail” financial institutions led to freezing of financial markets worldwide and caused widespread contagion. The economies globally suffered shocks and it came in the form of huge costs borne by the governments of the economies, employment of the nation, economic growth, etc.

 

Does FDI Promote Sustainable Economic Growth? November 21, 2014

Theory of de-capitalization of local economies discernibly warns the host nation against the capital investment by MNC’s as the former will not benefit from those investments. Astonishingly, each developing country still looks out for the investors from abroad promoting the buzzword ‘FDI’. The discussion over the buzzword has risen again in the last decade due to the Uruguay round and some other factors like breaking of USSR, etc. And how can India remain unaffected from the epidemic and hence, there has been an arena of advocacy over this issue in the world: Is it helpful for host nations?