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The Argentina Dilemma and threats of systematic failure By Dr. Bobby Srinivasan and Dr. Sudhakar Balachandran

In 1869 the law relating to bankruptcy was introduced with the provision of limited liability. This ensures that the shareholders of a bankrupt company will be able to walk away from their creditors without paying the full debt. The shareholder … Continue reading

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Is the Indian economy running out of stream? A reality check By Dr. Bobby Srinivasan and Dr. Sudhakar Balachandran

It is often said that “the data speaks for itself”. In the case of Indian economy and its future growth, it is applicable admirably. The politicians often refuse to see the true picture and instead claim that the economy has … Continue reading

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Reviving the Indian Economy: PM Modi’s Challenge By Dr. Bobby Srinivasan and Dr. Sudhakar Balachandran

We are only 10 days away from the budget. The last 10 years of UPA government had committed so much to welfare and subsidies that it will take a great leader like Modi to stand up and say we cannot … Continue reading

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Deficient monsoon and Commodity Prices By Dr. Bobby Srinivasan and Dr. Sudhakar Balachandran

This is an ongoing conversation between the student and the professor. Student: I know you teach trading in commodities. Please tell me the impact of monsoon on the commodity prices. Professor: Monsoon is a massive see breeze blowing in from … Continue reading

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Oil Prices and Futures Market By Dr. Bobby Srinivasan and Dr. Sudhakar Balachandran

This is an ongoing conversation between the student and the professor. Student: Professor, I read in the papers that the price of Brent Crude oil has touched 115 dollars a barrel. Will it hurt India? Professor: Of course it will. … Continue reading

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The war and its cruelty: A stark reality By Dr. Bobby Srinivasan and Dr. Sudhakar Balachandran

The world is turning out to be an inhuman place filled with fear and hatred. Recently in the name of religion, hundreds of Iraqi’s citizens were killed. Several thousand were also displaced. A pitiable sight which is shown live on TV … Continue reading

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Argentinian Bond: Default Lesson in History By Dr. Bobby Srinivasan and Dr. Sudhakar Balachandran

Student: Sir, can a country default on debt? If so what recourse does the lender have? Professor: Difficult question. But let us look at what is happening now. Argentina owes 2.3 billion dollars to foreign bond holders and has just … Continue reading

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