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Transfin. Podcast E25: Hit, Herd, Hope

Professor of Financial Economics and Part-time Value Investor, Transfin.
Mar 9, 2019 7:57 AM 2 min read



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


Silver Jubilee Banter. Woah! Mind Explodes. Big day as very evident from this emphatic Podcast description! Ok, let's calm down now. Today we talk of:


How India Showed Up for America's Trade War - Can China Serve as a Lesson?


All eyes are set on India as it tries to replicate China's defiance against US tax policies by imposing retaliatory tax on $10bn worth goods entering the country form US. The move comes in response to Trump administration’s decision to terminate duty benefits on $5.6bn worth of exports from India.  However China who might have pushed too far now finds itself towing the US line. How much push back will Trump be willing to accept this time? Find out here.


Is Paytm First Really the First?


Paytm launched, what it claims to be the first aggregator of loyalty programs bringing different service providers under a single roof, in a bid to improve customer retention. But is it really the first such program to have been launched in India? Tune in to find out.


CCR5 and the London Patient Chronicles (Second Person to get Cured of AIDS, Allegedly!)


All hope may not be lost for AIDS patients, as a second individual dubbed as the English Patient has reportedly been cured of AIDS through a combination of bone marrow therapy and genetic engineering. We give our take on the potential perspectives of such a breakthrough and also the possible implications that might follow.


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