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By Loknath Das On Monday, July 16th, 2018

China’s New-Economy Shares Beat the Market as Lending Slows

Most stock indexes in Asia were slightly lower Monday, led by a 0.8% drop in the Shanghai Composite Index. Benchmarks in Korea and Taiwan declined 0.2% and 0.1% respectively. The Tokyo market was closed for a public More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Education-focused REITs as capital source for schools

REITs provide long-term growth capital minus the debt burden to school owners. Photo: Mint India has over 497 million people in the education-seeking category of 5-24 years, or 37.1% of the country’s total More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Banking: No Longer Business As Usual

Many believe we are in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution. The first industrial revolution (18th and 19th centuries) moved us from a prominence of farming to a more industrial existence and the introduction More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Mi A2 (Mi 6X) May Launch on April 25 as Xiaomi Sends Invite

Xiaomi Mi 6X will likely be launched in the Indian market as the Mi A2 HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi schedules launch event on April 25 Smartphone to launch at founder Lei Jun’s alma mater Mi 6X/ Mi A2 expected More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Forex reserves at life-time high of $424 bn as foreign currency assets rise

The country’s foreign exchange reserves hit a life-time high of $424.361 billion after rising by $1.828 billion in the week to March 30, helped by rise in foreign currency assets, the Reserve Bank said More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Currency Market Calm Seen at Risk as Trade War Concerns Escalate

Global currency markets have remained remarkably sanguine even as mounting U.S.-China trade tensions roiled equities. How long can that uneasy calm last is the question strategists are now grappling with. Even More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, March 9th, 2018

Hong Kong central bank unmoved as currency hits 33-year low

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The Hong Kong Monetary Authority said on Thursday it had no immediate plans to issue bills to prop up the local dollar until it hit the limits of its trading band but warned that it had More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, February 26th, 2018

Costly loans beckon as Rotich commits to rate cap law repeal

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich. FILE PHOTO | NMG The Treasury has committed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that it will repeal or reform the 18-month-old law capping interest rates in what could More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, January 12th, 2018

Bitcoin Prices Fall As South Korea Seeks To Ban Cryptocurrency Exchanges

HIGHLIGHTS South Korea is a big market for bitcoin, ethereum trading South Korea’s plan to ban bitcoin trading triggers its fall Bitcoin price has been falling consistently since 5 days COMMENTS Bitcoin More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, December 30th, 2017

As the year of digital revolution in banking comes to an end, what lies ahead?

2017! The year began with cash crunch post demonetisation that ultimately led to a year of digital banking and payments breakthrough which was followed by proliferation of digital payment channels, and players More...