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Transfin. Podcast E5: Intervention, Inversion, Moving On

Professor of Financial Economics and Part-time Value Investor, Transfin.
Oct 4, 2018 11:35 AM 1 min read
Editorial

 

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

 

Ok, we got carried away. A wee bit "technical" chat on:

 

Urjit Patel's Dilemma

 
RBI's bi-monthly monetary policy review is expected to decide tomorrow if the interest rates will go up, down, or stay same. The decision shall come in the wake of rising oil prices and widening current account deficit. 
 
 
The Inverting Yield Curve 
 
Bond yields in general reflect the amount of return an investor realizes on a bond investment and US treasury yields are usually directionally linked to interest rates. With a ''flattening' US treasuries yield curve, the Global Economy warrants a closer look.
 
 
New Crew at IL&FS
 
The government as expected has directly intervened in debt-laden IL&FS, dismissing its previous board to bring a 6-member New Board comprising 1 bank CEO, 1 former regulator, and 4 former bureaucrats. What does the future hold for this company.
 
 
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