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  • Smart Strategies to Combat Rupee Fall

    In my previous article on Rupee Fall , the effect on personal finances has already been mentioned. Today, when the Indian Rupee has plunged to a record level of 60.7650 against the dollar, Indian families stand to be the most impacted. As per a study by ASSOCHAM, the rupee fall has resulted in an increase...
    Posted to Weblog by Yogi on 07-02-2013
  • Affordable Housing

    Prior to 2008, booming economy led to higher incomes for investors and home buyers. Economic boom also resulted in skyrocketing real estate prices which made it difficult for buyers to purchase homes despite higher incomes. Post 2008, economy reversed its direction and real estate prices declined, but...
    Posted to Weblog by Yogi on 07-01-2013
  • Money Laundering and its Economic Effect

    Money laundering in one of the most debated topics in our country right now. Cobra post revelations regarding involvement of the whole banking sector in laundering activities has pressurised the regulator to implement stringent rules and regulations to curb these practices. Money Laundering in a global...
    Posted to Weblog by Yogi on 05-16-2013
  • Monetary Policy Tools and its Effects

    Monetary policy refers to attempts by a central bank like RBI to control inflation and increase growth rate of economy by employing tools which changes the money supply and interest rates. Let’s try to understand how use of monetary policy tools effects inflation and economic growth in the Indian context...
    Posted to Weblog by Yogi on 05-14-2013
  • The Upcoming Market Triggers (JAN 2012)

      Current Scenario The year’s ended, but I don’t see any respite from troubles in equity market and the world economy. Though inflation has shown some signs of slowing down but simultaneously, the industrial growth is also moving towards negative. In last few days, stock market of world’s major...
    Posted to Weblog by Yogi on 01-01-2012
  • Sovereign Rating - How ratings are assigned to National Government

      Few months back, S&P downgraded US rating creating havoc in financial markets. Financial market tanked in the range of 10% throughout the world. Not much time has passed since the market digested that unprecedented downgrade and we are standing on the verge of another collapse. This time,...
    Posted to Weblog by Yogi on 12-28-2011
  • European Debt Crisis

    One fine morning you come to know that you can get personal loan at 3% interest. What will be your next move if you were contemplating taking a personal loan at the rate of 16% the previous morning? Persons who do not require a loan will also start thinking about going for a loan. Suddenly, there is...
    Posted to Weblog by Yogi on 12-26-2011
  • World Economy Deformed!

      How All Started Let’s start the story from the starting of year 1900. It was a period when colonial age of European countries was getting over. The world wanted to grow as fast as it can, the economic race was running in the vein of whole Earth. Soon, the spaces in the economic path became narrower...
    Posted to Weblog by Yogi on 12-14-2011
  • Small Savings

    Q :I have a small saving of rs 5000, how to make it grow in 5months? Answer : It should grow as long as the economy remains positive. If you need it in 5 months you will need to invest in a liquid mutual fund which may yield from 4-5%. Longer term investments yield more.                                                                                                                                                      ...
    Posted to Weblog by Yogi on 10-21-2009
  • Is it a good time to invest in real estate?

    The economy might be bad and the forecast gloomy, but if you need a house to live in, this is as good a time as any to buy. However, when it comes to buying a house as an investment, would you put your hard earned money in it? Do you think the real estate market is going to bounce back and is likely...
    Posted to Weblog by Yogi on 04-16-2009
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