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H T Parekh Finance Column

H T Parekh Finance Column
The decision of the United States Federal Reserve to cut short its cycle of interest rate increases and reduce rates, while announcing a halt to its quantitative tightening programme, is likely to...
The new economy needs a development model that is people-centric, not production-driven. Emphasis, therefore, must be on the development of human capital. But, public education and health are not...
Would market volatility amidst global trade tensions and uncertainty cause a global recession? Although the world’s major central banks had managed to avoid risks in the first week of June, despite...
One of the best books on the global financial crisis, Crashed by Adam Tooze slays the idea that the policy response was about the technical ability of brave officials and not bare political choices...
With the Supreme Court having declared ultra vires the Reserve Bank of India circular directing banks to pursue bad debt resolution at any cost, the process of making banks alone pay for all-round...
The global economy is heading towards a downturn. However, is the world prepared to deal with the consequences? Whether it is a slowdown or recession, it remains to be seen as to what the future...
In a move ostensibly aimed at helping micro, small and medium enterprises hurt by demonetisation and the goods and services tax regime, and burdened with distressed debt, the Reserve Bank of India...
In the climate change debate, a number of industrialised governments and multilateral development organisations push for greater use of risk finance products and financial innovation in general. But...
The infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Limited, a systemically important non-banking financial company, has defaulted on its debt repayments. This has created turmoil in the NBFC sector...
Desperate attempts to prevent liquidation of power sector assets in companies that are defaulters point to a deeper crisis afflicting neo-liberal growth. A sector that was plagued by shortages was...
The world’s financial markets are hurtling towards a new phase of crises ranging from currency, to balance of payments, to sovereign debt, to banking crises. The monetary tightening policies of the...

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