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By Loknath Das On Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Erdoğan, Trump, and the Strongman Politics Devastating Turkey’s Economy

The Presidents of the United States and Turkey have recently been exchanging barbs—and economic sanctions—over an evangelical missionary imprisoned in Turkey. Photograph by Doug Mills / NYT / Redux The usually More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, August 16th, 2018

The Trump Economy Is Strong. So Why Exaggerate?

It’s sunny out. We get it. Photographer: Alex Wong/Getty Images There’s no denying that, since Donald Trump was sworn in as president in January 2017, the U.S. economy has been doing quite well. Growth in real More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, August 13th, 2018

Wars of the currency kind

Nations letting currency weaken can spur instability Recently, RBI Governor Urjit Patel warned that the global trade war could escalate into a currency war. Trade wars erupt when countries impose tit-for-tat tariffs More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

10 things the IMF numbers tell us about the Indian economy

India’s strong economy continues to lead global growth, says the international Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest report on the Indian economy. Photo: Bloomberg Mumbai: The International Monetary Fund has released the More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Americans Can’t Understand The Value Of Decentralized Currency, But Many Other Countries Can

Director and Founding CEO at HIVE Blockchain (TSX.V: HIVE) – Canada’s first publically traded blockchain infrastructure company. Shutterstock Zimbabwe has a become a poster child of economic More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

New Amazon Program Could Put You in the Package Delivery Business

As the number of shipments by Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) continues to grow, the company is looking to outsource the delivery of those packages. Amazon just announced a new program called Amazon Delivery Service Partners so More...

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 Friday, July 13th, 2018

IoT revolutionizing the staffing industry

Looking back on the ten years of the Indian staffing industry, it is notable how it has bloomed against all odds and become the backbone of millions of businesses. When the staffing industry came into existence, More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Unsecured Loans Grew Four Times the Bank Credit in Last Three Years

Mumbai: Unsecured bank loans have grown four times the bank credit during the past three years, helped by a rise in discretionary spending, technology-driven disbursements and lower interest rates, says a report. Unsecured More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, June 25th, 2018

The booming loan market is getting riskier

Hans Neleman | Getty Images The leveraged loan market is one corner of the credit markets that is thriving in the face of rising interest rates. But red-hot demand for such loans in the past year is raising red More...