Economic Insights

What has government planned to revive economic growth?

3 MIN READ We read an interesting quote the other day that goes by, “India seems to have sacrificed its economy to save lives. The US seems to have sacrificed lives to save the economy. That’s strange because we have been told that human life is cheap in India and...

Are we sitting on yet another economic bubble?

2 MIN READ Past instances in the financial markets have taught us that every crisis situation is usually preceded by a bubble. Remember, the tech bubble in 2001 or the financial or real estate bubble in 2008. “An economic bubble or asset bubble is a situation in which asset prices...

Frequently Asked Question from Investors – Answered

6 MIN READ Also, for questions that did not make it to the list, don’t worry, we will answer them personally to you shortly. Here you go! Is it a good time to invest in high dividend yield stocks like SJVN, Vedanta, IOCL etc? Given the sharp correction in stock...

What can investors do at this point in time?

4 MIN READ Firstly, if anyone says they had predicted this market fall, well they are probably lying to you. Most of us knew that the valuations were expensive, didn’t we? but the hope of earnings revival year after year kept the mood buoyant for investors. Further, the global market...

Will it be a Big-Bang Budget?

2 MIN READ Will it be a big bang budget?  The expectations are always huge around this time of the year as all sections of society await some good news in budget. This time is no different as the expectations are sky-high from the government as growth continues to falter...

Stock Market v/s Economy – Why such a distorted relationship?

3 MIN READ Stock Market v/s Economy – Why such a distorted relationship? We have always learnt that the stock market is the barometer of the economy. However, over the past several quarters, this has not been the case due to their distorted relationship. The Indian economy has been in a...

Why is fiscal discipline important for any government?

3 MIN READ It has always been argued amongst economists and policymakers on whether fiscal deficit is good or bad for the economy. Firstly, we all know that the government plays a crucial role in the functioning of the economy as based on the economic cycle they can increase/decrease taxes...

Why is crude oil an important factor in India’s growth story?

2 MIN READ Oil is one of the most important commodities essential for any economy due to its wide usage. In a growing economy like India, the demand for oil is also expected to increase at a healthy pace. However, India depends majorly on imports to fulfil its oil demand. In...