Living without Cash

Oh my god! The Modi government has made a huge announcement today. All 500 INR and 1000 INR notes have been invalidated in one fell swoop. Banks are closed the next two days and ATMs wont be operating more than 2000 INR until the end of the year. अब की बार मोदी सरकार। नोटों की बजा […]

Information markets in Third World Economies

One of the great things that attracts investor capital is the ability of third world countries to show double digit growth. This story of almost all developing nations mean a scope for investments for other organizations present world-wide. Various countries have different economic policies, such as the open policy by China to attract huge FDI, […]

Customization in Retail Fashion

Back in the year 2006, when I was working for eYantra (which is a firm specializing in brand merchandise for corporates and corporate gifting), the buzzword in the merchandising industry was customization. If it was a good looking merchandise, then it’s value rose by nearly 30%-50% if you could customize it to the customers needs. […]

Equity Release: Debt Instrument

Just when you think, what will these crazy bankers think of next … and boom comes the latest financial instrument ready to stupefy you … with its sheer ingenuity and innovativeness. This latest debt instrument I came to know recently from a friend in UK is the equity release. Lets take a case of a […]