Markets

Financial markets, currency, commodities, real estate, bullion markets

Post Mortem of the stock market meltdown

Arguably Indian market’s best known face, CNBC-TV18′s Udayan Mukherjee has come out with his own take of the crazy market situations being witnessed over the last few days.

Subprime effect on Indian markets

Sub prime lending, also called ‘B-Paper’, ‘near-prime’ or ‘second chance’ lending, refers to the practice of making loans to borrowers at interest rates above the prevailing market rates because of their low credit status and increased risk due to either a limited credit history, or histories of payment delinquencies, charge-offs or bankruptcies.

The Soaring Rupee – Causes and Impact

India is facing a peculiar problem of ‘Dutch Disease’. The term refers to a situation where there are large inflows of foreign exchange due to discovery of natural resources or massive foreign investment in the country which in turn leads to appreciation of the currency, undermining the traditional export industries.