Reeling Under El Nino Impact; What lies ahead?

Posted: July 11, 2023 at 5:32 am | Author: Manish Marwah

A bad monsoon is a harbinger of financial stress in the rural parts of the country where farm income is the primary source for the people. A less than normal monsoon not just impacts the farm incomes, but has a cascading effect on businesses which serve the agriculture industry, two-wheeler sales and the overall consumption […]

Will the Black Gold Shine Anytime Soon?

Posted: April 24, 2023 at 7:17 am | Author: Manish Marwah

While disruptions in the form of Russia-Ukraine conflict led to price escalation in crude oil, China Covid-19 lockdown and the US banking crisis brought it back to ground zero. The outlook for brent and US WTI looks uncertain as the world is caught between looming recession and bouts of positive economic indicators which emerge from […]

Gold Outshines all Asset Classes

Posted: April 14, 2023 at 12:36 pm | Author: Manish Marwah

As uncertainties in geo-politics, on economic front and with inflation looming large, gold could turn out to be a saviour for investors; it has outperformed most other asset classes in FY23 and there is no reason why it is going to relent, this year as well Investors who relied on Gold over the past one […]

The US Fed dilemma, hike or not to hike interest rates?

Posted: March 29, 2023 at 11:01 am | Author: Manish Marwah

A spate of collapses in US banks have unsettled the applecart for Fed. Its war on taming inflation may hit a wall as dangers on its financial system looms The US Federal Reserve will be in a bind when its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meets this month to announce its March monetary policy decisions. […]

The World is Shrinking: Thanks to UPI

Posted: March 7, 2023 at 1:27 pm | Author: Manish Marwah

Linking of UPI with Singapore’s PayNow marks a red-letter day for the domestic banking and financial sector and will be a precursor to cross-border digital payment linkages between India and the rest of the world, going ahead India might have been late in adopting technology in the banking and financial space but it is catching […]

The Balancing Act of Ensuring Growth and Taming Inflation

Posted: February 21, 2023 at 11:35 am | Author: Manish Marwah

The world’s oldest democracy (USA) and the largest one (India) have a difficult task each at their hands in pulling off the balancing act between growth and price stability, as incumbent governments in both the nations look up to the polls next year     Whether to let spiraling inflation situation remain freewheeling or to compromise on […]

All eyes on the Budget 2023 for Start-ups Growth

Posted: January 29, 2023 at 5:52 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Countdown has begun for last full budget of Narendra Modi 2.0 government and wish lists are pouring in by the day; Indian start-ups have a few up their sleeves from tax exemptions, financial assistance to sector specific regulations India is next only to the US and China when it comes to being home to start-ups […]

Budget Expectations: Revival of Economic Cycle and Incentives for Common Man

Posted: January 20, 2023 at 11:25 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Less than a fortnight left before FM Nirmala Sitharaman reads out her final full budget of the union government and expectations are already building up among middle class on multiple fronts, hoping not just to earn some but also to save more  Less than a fortnight is left for final full budget presentation before the […]

Indian Drone Industry ready to take Flight

Posted: December 28, 2022 at 7:39 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Government has taken several steps to give a much needed push to the drone industry. The rules governing the industry have changed. Manufacturers are also incentivised monetarily, too  India’s unmanned aerial vehicle or drone industry is expected to be on a cruise mode over the next few years. With an enthusiastic private sector and unprecedented […]

Road ahead for IT sector amidst major market slowdown

Posted: December 15, 2022 at 10:05 am | Author: Manish Marwah

Road ahead for IT

Tech companies laying-off employees in hordes in the name of rightsizing as sustained revenue growth become hard to come by      Fans of popular web series ‘Game of Thrones’ would be familiar with the phrase ‘Winter is Coming’ which is indicative of something bad or unpleasant that is going to happen. For tech companies in […]