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No beating about the bush.
In my 25 years of writing and reporting, if there is one common shortcoming I have found among business people, it is ignorance of history. Among industrialists, this ignorance manifests in their bafflement when the business cycle turns down. The steel barons were as unprepared in 2008 with falling demand and increased supply as they were in 1994. In the last three market peaks (1994, 2000 and...
What has highly complex intensive-care medicine got to do with investing? Shreedhar Kanetkar explains
It has become commonplace in recent years to describe the world economy as an aircraft powered by two engines -- the United States and China. Occasionally, it can be instructive to ask: how difficult is it, really, to keep an aircraft in the air?
Some insight can be gleaned from a...
Competition between India’s national bourses has always been intense and bitter. For over a decade, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) have been at war. During this period, the NSE has become a monopoly in the equity derivatives segment and it far outstrips a bumbling BSE in the cash segment. The action has now shifted to currency derivatives where there are...