Saturday, August 19th, 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 – More bad loans

Livemint – M&A in cement firms

Livemint – Changes after independence: an inflation perspective

Bloomberg Quint – Ira Dugal: Disinflation of Deflation?

Quartz – Troubles in wind power sector

Capital Mind – Petrol taxes are about 53% of the retail price

mint ePaper – How shell companies are used to launder black money

Livemint – MPC flags upside risks to inflation

Urbanomics – The contrasting trajectories of infrastructure and welfare development

Mostly Economics – Michael Patra: Paradoxical economic activity!

Mostly Economics – The question of corporate governance in India



Your Story – Building emotional loyalty

FT Alphaville  – The (really) long view on real interest rates

Bloomberg Gadfly – Brexit and the pound

The Economist  – Why has the construction industry not become more competitive?



Investing and Personal Finance:

Safal Niveshak – Is getting rich worth it?

The Reformed Broker – The surprising best performing asset class since the financial crisis

Visual Capitalist – The rise of sustainable investing


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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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3 thoughts on “Linkfest”

  1. Amol Agrawal says:

    Hi Rishad. I keep thinking of thanking you for linking posts from my blog on your site. But somehow just keep forgetting it. So here is a big thank you for linking my blogposts pretty frequently on your site. Hope to see more of them in future as well>

    With regards,

    Amol Agrawal

    1. Rishad Manekia says:

      You are very welcome! I really enjoy reading your blog, its one of the rare ones that cuts out the noise and has a great perspective and focus on the economic issues. Keep them coming!

      1. Amol says:

        Thanks rishad for the kind words.

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