Saturday, May 20th, 2017

I come across a lot of good articles from across the web. This linkfest will help you cut out the noise and focus on what was important in the last week:


Indian Economy:

Bloomberg Quint – GST Tax rates

Livemint  – Is Make in India beginning to bear fruit?

Livemint  – Statistical game of chairs

Livemint – Caution in new solar power deals

The Economist  – State borrowing rose by 32% in March 2017, after a 25% rise in the previous year

Livemint – Aparna Iyer: India’s poor credit culture

Livemint – Aparna Iyer: More bad loans charts

Livemint – Electronics are the new gold for India

Bloomberg Quint – Stressed assets higher than Bank net worth



The Economist  – The big squeeze in asset management

Founding Fuel – Technologies unintended consequences for democracy

Mostly Economics – Why don’t economic experts speak their minds?

Humble Dollar – Simplify your life

Kitces – Who will be the Uber of financial advisory?

Bloomberg – Mutual funds were great until they weren’t. Will ETFs do the same?

Bloomberg – Barry Ritholtz: Seeing a debt crisis that isn’t really there

Urbanomics – The anti-trust challenge in USA


Investing and Personal Finance:

Pragmatic Capitalism – About that low VIX…

Stable Investor – MF vs. Property Math

Medium – India’s fintech revolution –  UPI

Moneylife  – A checklist for stocks

Ritholtz – How to avoid cognitive bias

Morningstar – Why global value stocks have disappointed

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Rishad is the founder of Kairos Capital. He started his career with Standard Chartered Wealth Management and has extensive experience in markets, particularly in terms of mutual funds and stocks.

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