The Big Commodities Fall – Gold Loses its sheen !

As the world progress towards the month of August – a predominantly holiday month in the Western world I had a feeling that things would slow down in the markets. After all the traders also need a break right ? But i was wrong, my inexperience in analysing the Financial Markets was thoroughly exposed by … More The Big Commodities Fall – Gold Loses its sheen !

China’s Slowing Economy & The Stock Market Turmoil – Dragon stops breathing fire

In this post I would like to focus on a country which has dominated the World Economy like no other country in the last 30 years. I can’t think of any conversation or discussion happening on world stage in the last decade or so where China is not mentioned. After all its a country which … More China’s Slowing Economy & The Stock Market Turmoil – Dragon stops breathing fire

Eurozone IV – Britain’s Shakespearian dilemma " To be or not to be " in European Union

In my previous posts on Eurozone, I highlighted the creation of the single currency, the effects of a single monetary union without a common fiscal union and explained the Greece Crisis. The current Greece crisis is a classic case of Political Compulsions and Brinkmanship trampling Economic rationalities. The event some years back when Greece asked … More Eurozone IV – Britain’s Shakespearian dilemma " To be or not to be " in European Union

Eurozone III – Greece Farce " To be in Euro or not to be "

In my two previous posts on the Eurozone i had written about the formation of the Eurozone, its benefits, Constraints & the challenges confronting it. The economic crisis of 2008-09 being the biggest challenge so far confronting the monetary union. But the challenge which has occupied much of the media space and the discussions in … More Eurozone III – Greece Farce " To be in Euro or not to be "

Eurozone – The Financial Crisis of 2008-09 & its impact.

In my first post on Eurozone i highlighted the creation of the block, its merits and constraints.  Now lets turn our attention to the first major challenge before the Eurozone and its implications. All of us are aware of the Financial crisis of 2008-09 that saw collapse of Lehmann Brothers, bail out of AIG and … More Eurozone – The Financial Crisis of 2008-09 & its impact.

Eurozone – Benefits & Constraints of a large monetary Union

Good Morning from a sunny Barcelona ! I have been saying this for last two years to mine friends in Europe and elsewhere. I often get a response from mine Northern European friends that its not sunny in their region and they are still waiting to see the sun.  Lets take this non uniformity in … More Eurozone – Benefits & Constraints of a large monetary Union