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.

Indian Economy - A Star Performer March 02, 2016

A star performer, a safe zone in a volatile global climate and a robust economy. These are some of the phrases used to describe the Indian economy of late. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Indian economy has emerged as one of the fastest growing economies in the world. GDP grew at 7.3 percent in 2014-15 compared to 6.9 per cent growth in 2013-14.


Whirlpool’s Financial Analysis February 29, 2016

Whirlpool entered India in the late 1980s. Later in 1996, Kelvinator and TVS acquisitions were merged to create, Whirlpool of India Limited. This expanded the company's portfolio in the Indian subcontinent to washing machines, refrigerator, microwave ovens and air conditioners.


Africa's Economic Conquest- Can India beat China? February 26, 2016

There has been a new slow yet distinct change in the main FDI donors from the western countries towards the BRICs nations over the last few years. India and China specifically are getting to be major avid players. This changed investment and trade relations has posed challenges as well as created opportunities for the African. An undeveloped continent in measures of economic growth tills the 90s; there have been an accelerated GDP growth for the African Economies from 2000 onwards.


Think-Tanks and their Emerging Role in Indian Policy Making February 22, 2016

India’s GDP growth in the first quarter of FY15-16 was at 7.5% compared to China’s 7%, thus pecking India as the fastest growing economy [1]. The progress of economic reforms in the nation and the subsequent economic growth has been largely governed by effective public policies pertaining to public sector, business, agriculture, infrastructure, labor regulations, rural development and healthcare. With a new found growth rate in a positively changing yet highly volatile climate, the tolerance for uninformed policy decisions have gone much lower. It is the thing of the past when the decision makers could wait and experiment to see the effect of the new policies on the fabric of the society. With a highly interweaved global economy and increased complexity in policy-making, the requirement of highly informed policy analysis along with the researched impacts on economic, environmental and social factors has increased.


MCLR: Monetary Transmission And The Impact On Banks February 19, 2016

Banks in India have to price their loans based on the new formula unveiled by the RBI on 17th December 2015. RBI reason for change was to make monetary transmission easier and more effective. Monetary transmission is how well do policy changes by the central bank affect households and businesses. Monetary transmission plays a key role in controlling business cycles in the economy.


Sustainable Investing- The New Buzzword in World Markets February 05, 2016

Wouldn’t you invest in attractively priced companies with promising returns? What if, they also let you do your share for saving the world? Now, that’s an offer you just cannot resist. 2015 saw several mainstream investment firms putting their money on “sustainable investing,” also known as SRI (socially responsible investing) and ESG (environment, social, and corporate governance).


Sustainability in Finance - A Banking Sector Perspective February 05, 2016

The crisis that the world faces today is greater than just ecological. There is a huge disparity in the wealth distribution not only among individuals but also nations. Resources are being indiscriminately extracted from the Earth without paying any heed to the replenishing capacity of the planet. The reason for all this: the insatiable desire of the modern world to consume more and more. And as there is a demand side to this there is a supply side to it as well; enter the Businesses, Industries and Corporations. Businesses are striving to outperform each other by any means possible, creating demand and even need where there is none.