Why Dollar based investing matters

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Does dollar based investing matter? We look at why an investor should look at the dollar based returns of his or her investments

The basics of Personal Finance

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019

This was a talk I gave on personal finance and on a framework to think about financial freedom. It was followed up by some case studies and was meant to act as a primer on money management. The presentation was given to a group of young students and graduates who were just starting out their […]

Is Instagram emptying your wallet?

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019

Is Instagram emptying your wallet?

Kaise Banoge Crorepati

Friday, December 6th, 2019

As part of the UTI Swatantrata Investor education initiative, I was interviewed for a livestream on the theme of Kaise Banoge Crorepati

State of the Economy

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

The state of the economy through the eyes of 3 economists and a start-up investor

The first steps toward financial health

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

I have started writing about personal finance at the daily publication Broadsheet. This first piece, reposted here with their permission, is on taking the first steps toward financial health: It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when we start to think about getting our finances in order. We are pressured by overeager relationship managers at the bank, […]

Deconstructing the Rural economy

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Fascinating discussion on underlying drivers behind rural economy distress and what can be done to address it. Some interesting points raised: Are MSPs effective and actually getting to the end beneficiaries? Is this a band-aid that, without structural changes to agriculture, will create further problems down the line Are loan waivers a permanent subsidy because […]

Linkfest – 102

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Some articles from across the web in the last few weeks: India leads the pack in active management – Ritholtz The Aldi disruption – The Guardian The Nifty 50 no longer reflects the Indian economy – Saurabh Mukherjea Is philanthropy growing in India? – Bloomberg Quint The future of diamonds is synthetic – Youtube

Management lessons from India unInc

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Nice video by Raghu Raman talking about how Indian SMEs function. There are so many lessons we can learn from India unInc which most corporates discount as being unorganised and therefore not worth examining.

Monthly Market Summary: February 2019

Friday, March 8th, 2019

We look at returns of various asset classes such as equity, debt, gold, crude oil and the Indian rupee in our latest monthly market summary. We use data for these charts from Investing.com Global Equities Developed markets continued to rally in February. Emerging markets, including India fell by about one per cent in the month. Long term […]