By Rahul Kabra The dispute between China and US , the world’s two largest economies, has led to higher tariffs on goods worth billions of dollars and disrupted global supply chains, prompting companies to look at other investment avenues to escape higher tariffs. With its impact on the global economy and the repercussions on several
By Rahul Verma The London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR) is the rate at which banks are willing to lend to other banks on unsecured terms. It is the reference and benchmark rate for global financial transactions, in debt and derivative markets, worth more than USD 260 trillion. Since its publication began in 1986, LIBOR which
By Rahul Kabra Since the dawn of independence, the Indian Banking Sector has seen major changes over the years. With a plethora of reforms and changes in the governance structure, this sector has evolved a lot in this period. At present, there is a consensus that the state of Indian banking is among the biggest
By Suhani Singhal The Indian automobile industry is currently in the middle of a major slowdown, leaving investors worried because the industry has a transmission effect to a majority of businesses across the country as well as on the employment opportunities. Every day brings new blues when it comes to the automotive sector as updates
Rahul Kabra With an ongoing debate across the whole country whether the economic slowdown is structural or cyclical, it is evident that the growth has been slowing down. Gross Domestic Product (GDP ), a measure of all the goods and services produced within a country, has been slowing down since the beginning of 2019 which
International credit rating agencies have had their fair share of controversies over the years. They have been at the centre of the major financial crises from the financial markets collapse of New York City in the mid-1970s, the Asian financial crisis of 1997 – 1998, the Enron scandalof 2001, to the global financial crisis of 2008. All of these cost investors globally billions.
The Chinese government has appointed a new head of its central bank. Yi Gang, currently the deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China, will take over the leadership from Zhou Xiaochuan, who had been in the position since 2002.
The year is 2030. You’re in a business school lecture hall, where just a handful of students are attending a finance class.
Ghana has designated 2019 as the Year of Return to commemorate 400 years since the first enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown, Virginia in the United States. The government has been running a massive marketing campaign targeting African Americans and the diaspora, and various events have been arranged. The focus has been on memorialising the liberation from slavery. But it has also served as a marketing exercise to popularise Ghana as a tourism destination with Trans-Atlantic trade appeal.
Would you send your child to a school named after a cigarette brand? What if it was one of only two schools in your area and boasting far better infrastructure? What if the school also had an inspirational slogan such as “genius is from hard work, tobacco helps you excel” on a sign or its walls, and a tobacco company’s logo on its building? Would you care if the school was built by a tobacco company?