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GREEN BONDS: DEBT FINANCING OPTION FOR GREEN PROJECTS

During times when the world is running out of its natural resources and worrying about carbon footprint and climate change, environmental sustainability and ESG...

 Asset Allocation

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of “The Black Swan,” said investors who lost money in the financial crisis should sue the Swedish Central Bank for...

Bringing up a family

“Train up a child in the way he should go, And even when he is old he will not depart from it” is advice...

IMPACT OF RISING U.S INFLATION ON THE INDIAN DEBT MARKET

Rising inflation in the U.S has stirred the global financial markets. Before we access the impact of same on the Indian debt market, let’s briefly...

Future of the Market

Harshad Mehta was a big man. And not just physically. The hefty man deployed shenanigans in the capital market that caused a load of...

Liquidity is no LAFing matter

Fiscal policy and monetary policy are terms we see often in financial papers. We also talk about them in the Commerce undergraduate classrooms. The...

A Bond Market Glossary

Just to ensure that we are speaking the same language, rather than the “Greek and Latin” that my Physics Professor accused me of rattling...

Yield Curve

An inverted yield curve indicating a severe market crash seems to be a forgotten news item recently. But it did create a lot of...

Measuring Bond Risk

Mutual fund factsheets provide a good amount of data. Some of the material given is very useful, especially that related to fixed-income funds. One...

Bond Market Language!

The little club of us fixed income market players, like just about every other profession, has built-in some jargon to make us seem smart...

The Debt Market & what happens when markets crash?

There are two ways of getting returns from the “fixed income” or debt market. 1. Give a loan, which really means to make a fixed...