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Transfin. Podcast E26: Glitch, Translate, NewTube

Professor of Financial Economics and Part-time Value Investor, Transfin.
Mar 18, 2019 6:12 AM 2 min read


We like to talk Business and Finance. Figured we should do it for a living.


Sunday kicked off the Festival/Dance/Carnival (you get the point!?) of Democracy. But we spent our time discussing:
The Troubles of Boeing

Boeing’s reputation has once again come into question following the recent Ethiopian Airlines crash that came barely six months after the Lion Air crash late last year. The proximity of these two crashes involving the same aircraft model has led to countries around the world grounding the Boeing 737 MAX. We discuss what this could mean for Boeing and how its competitors potentially stand to gain from the entire episode.

How RBI's Rate Cut Not Hitting your Loan has Something to Do with Your FD
Of late, mutual funds have witnessed an increasing churn and FD is emerging as the favoured asset class. One reason could be equities and riskier asset classes not performing in line with expectation. Another could be the slump in savings which has naturally incentivised banks to have a high deposit rate. Within this background we discuss why RBI's rate cut is not translating on ground despite multiple reminders from the Central Bank. 
YouTube's Two Pronged Indian Foray


Google recently launched its YouTube Music, YouTube Music Premium, and YouTube Premium services in India. The ad-supported version of YouTube Music will be free, YouTube Music Premium will cost users INR99 per month, and YouTube Premium will cost INR129 per month. However, will YouTube's latest offerign for India be able to survive under thick competition from rivals such as Amazon Music, Apple Music, JioSaavn, Gaana and Spotify. Listen in. 


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