MASALA BONDS: Elixir to the ailing PSB’s?

By GANDHALI INAMDAR After playing host to Yankee, Bulldog, Samurai & Dim sum, foreign bonds market witnessed the entry of a new member, “Masala Bonds”. The first Masala bond (Rs.1000 Cr.) was issued by the World Bank backed International Finance Corporation (IFC) in November 2014. In July 2016, HDFC raised Rs.3000 Cr. from Masala bonds becoming the first Indian company […]

Finomenal 2016: Day 2

“Corporate Bond Market in India” – Mr. Atul Khadilkar, India Management Committee & Head, Financial Institutions Group, National Australia Bank ( ) “Markets and Banking in India” – Mr. Ajay Khandelwal, Research Analyst, BOI AXA & Mr. Saurabh Sharma, Associate Director, National Australia Bank ( ) “Solving NPA Crisis” – Mr. Tamal Bandyopadhyaya, Advisor, Bandhan […]

Finomenal 2016: Day 1

Inauguration Ceremony ( ) “Potential of Asset Reconstruction Companies in India” – Mr. Sandeep Hasurkar, VP, IL&FS ( )  “Investment in Stock Markets”– Mr. Sumit Kumar Jain, Senior VP, ASK Wealth Advisors Ltd. & Mr. Ashwani Agarwal, Equity Analyst, Baroda Pioneer Mutual Fund ( ) “Career in Financial Sector” – Mr. Gaurang Trivedi, Senior Investment & […]


By Jay Thakkar and Harshal Sharma Introduction There is great debate over the belief whether inflation promotes economic growth or not. The relationship between inflation and growth is a controversial one not only in theory but also in empirical findings. A group of economists supporting Keynes are of the opinion that inflation is a factor […]


Ashwath Narayana B Sanket Tuhina Kumar Introduction The aim of this research paper is to critically examine how important it is to have the appropriate rate of GST and how this rate will affect government revenue. This is done by analyzing the various factors that affect the appropriation of the GST rate. We will also […]