Is single product strategy correct for such a diverse economy like India?

Is single product strategy correct for such a diverse economy like India?                                                 Bikramaditya Ghosh, Asst. Prof. ISME Back Ground Being a Private Banker for almost eleven years, a dilemma has been observed  among my peers. All the Banks or, Investment Houses has a dedicated Department named as “Product”. They carry out all the R& D work and, at the end come out with something which is called a […]

Demystifying Bonds- Series II

Demystifying Bonds- Series II

                                Demystifying Bonds- Series II                                 By Bikramaditya Ghosh, Asst. Professor               [1] Some situational strategies that are adopted by debt fund managers which I would like to elaborate here – Riding the Yield Curve – In a normal upward sloping yield curve, yield of a security rises as its maturity increases. Using this strategy, if […]

Demystifying Bonds- an exploratory work

Demystifying Bonds- an exploratory work

           Demystifying Bonds- an exploratory work By       Bikramaditya Ghosh, Asst. Prof. This small attempt is to demystify the Accrual & Duration strategies of Bonds along with Duration Concept for Bonds. These are generally used for Treasury & Cash Management activities by Banks & Corporates of decent size. Generally the common notion is that, Bonds are to be invested for a periodic cash flow back, for […]

A statistical review in the trends of Consumer Price based inflation in India from July 2013 to May 2014

A statistical review in the trends of Consumer Price based inflation in India from July 2013 to May 2014

A statistical review in the trends of Consumer Price based inflation in India from July 2013 to May 2014 Generally it has been observed that both economists & consumers spend a lot of time on understanding & evaluating Consumer Price Index (CPI) rather than Wholesale Price Index (WPI). This tiny attempt is to find the principal component amongst the different constituents of CPI. The time span of the study is […]