Dear Readers, It’s now more than 2 months since the pandemic first emerged in Italy and the world outside mainland China and parts of Asia. It has now peaked in the developed world mainly western Europe and United States (U.S.) leaving a trail of destruction never seen since World War 2. The figures suggest more … More Post COVID-19 economic recovery scenarios with lessons from Spanish Flu pandemic
Unlike the global financial crisis of 2008, this is not a crises which originated in the Financial sector. Unlike 2008, the banking or payments and settlements systems today do not have the same problem. Instead, the global economy and markets are going through a purple patch that has been in the making for last few … More 2020 Market Crisis Vs 2008 Global Financial Crisis
The year started with a lot of enthusiasm among public investors eager to get a slice of the fame Unicorns. There was a hype build into the listing of Uber, Lyft and other Tech firms in 2019. Everyone was hoping for blockbuster debut on Wall Street with sky high valuations, instead the IPOs were everything … More 2019 – IPOs Falling short of expectation
Finally the Aramco leadership or i would say the crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) gave the nod for IPO of the colossal oil firm. The intent was clear from last few years that Saudi Arabia wants to diversify its sources of revenue and reduce its over dependence on Oil. The 2030 Vision document prepared … More Saudi Aramco IPO : The biggest ever listing !
WeWork debacle:WeWork couldn’t deliver on its IPO promise. The investors on the Wall Street refused to accept the hefty valuation the company claimed. The corporate governance and strategy of pursuing growth over profit were also questioned. The outcome got worse as the company had to replace its founder CEO Adam Neumann and left with no … More IPO debacles and new methods of listing
I am starting to write this post just a day after Tesla unveiled its latest semi-electric Truck which is expected to drive 500 miles on a single charge and deliver a punch to diesel truck manufactures. Lets get back to our theme on focus – Automation and its impact on world economy. But why is … More Automation: Its impact on economy and lifelong learning the way forward
Syria – The nation in news for the last several years due to a civil war suddenly came to front page of the news due to a ghastly incident (Chemical attack on innocent civilians) and a reaction to it (Missile attack by US on Syrian Military airbase).The above incident are part of a series of … More Syria – Battleground for World War III
Hello Everyone, its been a while since i posted my last blog in 2015. Lets take a pause and look back and what happened during this period which had an overarching effect on the world in terms of Politics and Economics. In my opinion there were several prominent disruptions which happened during the last few … More Political events and their impact on Financial Markets
Hello Everyone, doing my first blog post from the Caribbean in front of the Atlantic ! Its an awesome view ! Tourists from the North America and elsewhere trickling gradually on the beaches, enjoying a swim in the Ocean, Sun bathing with chilled drinks and sea food. Everything seems so nice. I wonder Ms. Janet … More World Economic Outlook & Fed’s Long standing Dilemma
Good Morning to All ! from Barcelona ! Amazing place and full with tourists in this season, after all its arguably the first Smart City of the world. Relaxing and enjoying in the city i can’t take my eyes off from an interesting battle brewing up on the other side of the Atlantic. Yes i … More Donald "You’re fired" Trump Firing on all cylinders !!