Category: Business & Economics

government

How will the US government fund Trump’s trillion dollar infrastructure plan?

One of the agendas, of Donald Trump is his trillion dollar infrastructure plan. But to fulfill this agenda will the US government take the Federal Reserve's aid or stick to...

/ January 14, 2017
progress

Human Progress: To GDP and beyond?

Having GDP as the sole source of measuring human developement has led to distorted actions, Now, we're building a more holistic way of measuring progress.

/ January 10, 2017
Euro and dollar parity

Euro heads for parity with the US dollar: The unfolding of a financial collapse?

The euro is anticipated to hit parity with the U.S. dollar; a key marker that we have been watching for is almost here. Will it unleash a global financial crisis?

/ January 10, 2017
Business

Lower business confidence in a demonetised India

The PMI indicates lower business confidence due to demonetisation, but when might it revive?

/ January 8, 2017
After digital wallets, mobile wallets and UPI interface are the newest additions to nation-wide cashless movement.

Cashing in on cashless transactions: The threats to m-wallets

While the UPI-based apps are enjoying a thriving entry in the e-commerce space, what is in store for old players like Paytm and Mobikwik? Opportunity or threat?

/ January 7, 2017
Volcker rule

Volcker’s rule helped US emerge from the 2008 crisis. Why is it in trouble now?

The Volcker's rule never impressed the banks. They have now found a supporter in Trump. What will this mean for the future of the rule?

/ January 7, 2017

Is the government paving way for startups?

Is it 'acche din' for budding entrepreneurs? How income tax exemption will help startups in India, which is the youngest startup nation.

/ January 7, 2017
Sundar Pichai

Google contributing to India’s digitisation dream

The future lies online and Google is keen on helping Indian MSMEs in the same. Let's see how.

/ January 6, 2017

Competition: An impetus for trade and development?

A robust competition policy can act as a check and prevent unfair arrangements thereby leveling the field for all participants in the global economy pushing business towards development.

/ January 6, 2017

Is the strong dollar good or bad for the US economy?

A higher interest rate tends to strengthen the dollar. But will this add to the burden of debtors like Trump himself?

/ January 5, 2017
Trump's trade protectionism is a threat to the global economy

Will the world economy succumb to Trump’s trade protectionism?

As world trade and investment have plateaued, globalisation is barely alive. At this time, Trump's new protectionism could destabilise the world economy.

/ December 30, 2016
Improving lives with digital finance

From bank accounts to mobile payments – The digital path beckons all

Digitization can slowly bring emerging economies on the same technological wavelength as the rest of the world by helping their population fight poverty.

/ December 29, 2016
Trumponomics is getting widespread and taking a major shift for the US economy.

Trumponomics: Headed towards a radical economic shift?

Although Trump economics made some initial benefits for the US economy but it is taking a major curve from free-market capitalism towards a mixed economy.

/ December 29, 2016
Free Trade

What is restricting free trade?

Non-tariff measures are a roadblock to free trade. What can be done to remedy these limitations?

/ December 28, 2016

The e-commerce giant: Is Amazon playing selfish?

Amazon's escalating influence in the e-commerce industry and shrewd marketing strategies has made it a market superpower to dictate terms and exercise control. Who are to suffer for this?

/ December 28, 2016
Datasphere- the world's newest frontier

Digital data boom has posed a new challenge to the law

As the information technology ascends, how can the law keep up with the datasphere and control it efficiently?

/ December 28, 2016
Recruiting the right kind of talent is an age-old problem which can be resolved using psychometric assessment that increases chance of success of employees.

Do you have the right person for the job?

Recruiting the right kind of talent is an age-old problem which can be resolved using psychometric assessment that increases chance of success of employees.

/ December 27, 2016
big government

Does a ‘big government’ hurt the economic growth?

Minimum governance is needed for economic development. But is the size of any government detrimental to economic growth after a certain limit?

/ December 25, 2016
Super Mario Run fails to emulate the success of Pokémon Go.

Super Mario Run: A quick rundown

After the phenomenal success of Pokémon Go, Nintendo fails to impress with its latest release.

/ December 24, 2016
precariat

The Precariat class is rising in number. Global capitalism to fault?

The burdens that capitalism places on the precariat class unveils its biggest lies forcing the need to introduce new transformative reforms.

/ December 24, 2016
treasury-bill

Why aren’t the U.S. Treasury securities ‘treasured’ anymore?

Why have the United States Treasury securities become undesirable to such an extent that foreign investors are offloading them?

/ December 23, 2016
Black Money

Tackling black money: How did the current government fare?

How does the current government differ from the previous one as far as tackling black money is concerned and how successful has it been?

/ December 21, 2016
Globalisation

Is globalisation nearing its death?

The end of the 20th century saw the rise of globalisation and liberalism, however, things have taken a U-turn since then, leading to a fall of the same.

/ December 21, 2016
Digital solution to health insurance

A smarter insurance solution by Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance – stay tuned for more details!

An innovative digital solution by Bajaj Allianz is all set to bring a revolution in the health and life insurance sectors of India.

/ December 20, 2016
customer experience

Customer experience management: A marketing essential

How can effective management of customer experience help your brand beat the cut-throat competition prevalent in the corporate world?

/ December 20, 2016
China's flag flying in Beijing last year as the economy sagged, posting its slowest growth

What is happening with China’s economy? Read to know more

With the decelerating economy of China, the US observers consider it as a gigantic threat to the global economy.

/ December 18, 2016
Nigerian Naira, Worst Performing Currency in Africa in 2016

How has the US dollar triggered a currency crisis in Africa?

What is the reason behind the African currency turmoil, the plunge of Nigeria's naira and the US dollar risk?

/ December 18, 2016
platform-companies

Platform for deceit? Time to make platform companies more accountable

What do Google and Facebook have in common? Their shared lie in being platform companies, not tech companies, is both bad for workers and bad for users of those platforms.

/ December 18, 2016
Shopping

Can artificial intelligence change the shopping scenario?

How has artificial intelligence made considerable changes to the way people shop?

/ December 17, 2016
Moving towards digital economy

If RBI launches an e-wallet, would you make an account?

Are digital payments through the countless e-wallet facilities which de facto lack the backing as Central Bank's legal tender, an effective way ahead for a cashless economy?

/ December 16, 2016