I have been receiving queries about investing in fixed income¬† securities. Not sure whether it is an indication that Indians are pulling out of equity markets (read the article on Bloomberg about this) or banks are giving real poor interest rates. So let me run a series of questions. 1. Should I invest in a […]

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When people read my blogs they may be getting a feeling that I do not watch TV at all. I do. I have a very old TV – and the clarity is not too great, caveat. I make it a point to watch ‘Comedy Circus’ and I guess it is an amazingly good program, and […]

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  Not long ago I used to appear on TV at regular intervals. The channels that I used to appear regularly are ET TV, Bloomberg Utvi, and much less frequently on Cnbc and Cnbc Awaaz. So obviously PR agencies had seen me – and two of them approached me. One of them said ‘look at […]

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Iceland is a remarkable success story – by going against the advise of some ‘smart’ bankers like the American bankers. There is a brilliant article in Bloomberg (so those who have access to Bloomberg please read ‘Iceland Resurfaces, by Yalman Onaran) -it is there in the printed version also with a brilliant photograph by Tom […]

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The US gives us a feeling of being rich. It reminds me of what Sharad Pawar once said about the Congress (he had just quit Congress about a month ago). S P said “Congress is like the Indian zamindar (landlord)…the zamin(land) is gone, but the zamindari (landlord like behavior) is still there”. Exactly the same […]

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If there is one China lover, it is Marc Faber. Yes Marc Faber the author of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report says China is overdoing it. “it does not make sense for China to build more empty buildings and add to capacities in industries where you already have overcapacity. I think the Chinese economy […]

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¬† TV channels join the fight club AZB Partners, representing its client UTV Global Broadcasting, has sent a legal notice to CNBC-TV 18’s Managing Editor Udayan Mukherjee, asking him to apologise unconditionally on air, before 9 am today (8th March, 2010) for allegedly defaming and slandering Bloomberg UTV. Representation pic/Getty Images The notice accuses Udayan […]

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