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C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Tuesday 30 October, 2012
While large bank loans to private investors have been restructured to keep them 'performing', the burden of such financing has fallen disproportionately on public sector banks.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Tuesday 30 October, 2012
The NPA figures on the books of the scheduled commercial banks seem to be gross underestimates given the recent debt restructurings involving a number of large borrowers.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Wednesday 17 October, 2012
The Government's decision to increase foreign presence in insurance would import practices that would subject the savings of middle classes to increased probability of loss.
Kunibert Raffer
Tuesday 16 October, 2012
Only proper, sovereign insolvency proceedings complying with minimal economic, legal and humane requirements, and fair to all involved, can solve the problem of Greek Debt.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Monday 15 October, 2012
Like the developed countries, South Korea is experiencing an unsustainable build up in household debt. This is no exception, rather a widespread trend in that region.
C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Monday 15 October, 2012
While growth slows down in India, the only index faring well is the Sensex. The short term speculators armed with central bank's cheap credit and easy money policies have helped it remain high though volatile.
Sergio Cesaratto, Giancarlo Bergamini
Tuesday 11 September, 2012
ECB's decision of unlimited support to short term bonds to countries, which forego control of their public finances, found acclaim in Italy, but this can be counterproductive.
C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh
Wednesday 05 September, 2012
Recent Asian experience suggests that financial proliferation adversely affects the real economy more from the demand side through the debt-financed household expenditure.
Syed Akmal Hussain
Sunday 19 August, 2012
Chronic problem of Pakistan's aid dependency is in its economic structure of low domestic savings rates and limited capacity to earn foreign exchange revenues via exports.
Jayati Ghosh
Wednesday 08 August, 2012
Contrary to mainstream arguments, financial sector growth beyond a point is actually detrimental for economic growth as small scale industries find it hard to access credit.
 

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