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  • Mutual funds with feet of clay

    21-01-2018 22:45:00

    The magic of mutual funds lies in their having transparent and liquid assets. However, this edifice stands on top of secondary market trading

  • Why cheapest debt should go to firms that have higher chances of success

    07-01-2018 22:43:00

    There should be estimates for the resolvability of companies. Cheapest debt financing should go to firms that have higher chances of success

  • The long winter in banking

    24-12-2017 21:43:00

    The silver lining lies in the fact that India is a market-dominated financial system with a fairly small role for banking

  • The third element of the exit framework

    10-12-2017 22:42:00

    The system envisaged under the FRDI Bill would help improve the efficiency of capital allocation without harming consumers, and without risking the stability of financial firms

  • Measuring the drama in the economy

    26-11-2017 22:43:00

    Seasonal adjustment is a powerful tool to obtain better and faster insights into the macroeconomy

  • How can we deter crime?

    12-11-2017 22:43:00

    Increasing the headcount in the police and the judiciary is an answer, but its opportunity cost needs to be worked out

  • Principles to guide bank bailouts

    29-10-2017 22:43:00

    Without bringing sound governance and technical capabilities into the RBI's work, injecting new money sets the stage for a next wave of bad behaviour by banks

  • Three-page notes considered harmful

    15-10-2017 22:43:00

    In each major area of public policy, we need intellectual capabilities in understanding where things are going wrong, and in building a strategy for change

  • IBC: The only way out is through

    01-10-2017 22:43:00

    The implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code is far from finished and new work is required

  • A great churning

    17-09-2017 22:43:00

    Reforms are needed to pave the way for the exit of weak firms so that labour and capital can move to healthy ones

  • What shapes investment?

    03-09-2017 22:43:00

    The ups and downs of private corporate investment are a big part of the story of India's GDP

  • Should we recapitalise the banks?

    20-08-2017 22:43:00

    Our priority should be to address the policy failures that gave our banking crisis

  • Elements of the recovery

    06-08-2017 22:43:00

    A way out of present economic slump is to revisit template of 15 yrs ago and follow its constituents

  • Strategic thinking in financial markets policy

    23-07-2017 22:43:00

    Machinery of equity market can be used to obtain benefits for all other parts of financial trading

  • The buy side in bankruptcy process

    09-07-2017 22:43:00

    Leadership must create a team that will work on the bankruptcy reform to get good recovery rates