June 2, 2015

India tops the league table when measured in terms of net inflow of remittance even outsmarting China though India’s diaspora is only half that of China. As per IMF data, India received a net flow of nearly $63 billion in 2014 while China received $61 billion. India’s...

March 25, 2015

During the last 15 months, Euro fell by nearly 25%, Brazilian Real by 30%, Russian Ruble by 50% and Canadian dollar by 18% all against the USD. The INR is down only by 2%!

My previous article on Indian rupee was written during August 2013 titled “The Mega Rupee Slide” w...

February 17, 2015

This article was originally published on the website of CFA Institute

At the 2015 CFA Institute Middle East Investment Conference, energy expert Fereidun Fesharaki presented a grim picture of the global energy markets. Against a backdrop of volatile energy prices,...

January 21, 2015

This Article was published in Arab Times, Akhbar Al KhaleejGulf News, Alqabas

The year 2014 will count to be a momentous year for the GCC region. The year witnessed both a strong rally in the stock markets during the first five months followed by bloodbath duri...

December 24, 2014

Sometimes, figures speak more than the words. Recently I perused with interest the global aviation traffic (top 50) which revealed several insights about the gap some emerging countries like India faces in the global aviation traffic market place.

The top 50 airpor...

November 13, 2014

Audio Transcript of the Geo Political Risk session of the Euromoney Kuwait Conference, 2014

Moderator: Richard Banks, Euromoney

Speakers: M.R. Raghu, Head of Research, Markaz; Thomas McManus, Managing Director, Lazard Asset Management

Richard Banks (Euromoney): I am joine...

May 1, 2014

This article was published in The May 2014 issue of the Global Analyst

  • Rs. 1 lakh invested in Equities 25 years ago will now be worth Rs.47 lakhs before inflation and Rs. 7.6 lakhs after inflation!

  • Rs. 1 Lakh invested in Gold 15 years ago will now be...

October 30, 2013

This article was published in Gulf News, AlQabbas, Arab News, Al Bayan and  Akhbar Al Khaleej

As the Middle East and North Africa looks to diversify and grow sustainable economies, Raghu Mandagolathur from CFA Society Kuwait discusses the n...

September 3, 2013

This article was published in The Global Analyst

Amid all the debates of whether India’s economy is facing a 1991-like crisis or not, what the country’s policymakers is forgetting to understand that it’s not the time for making some announcements here or there or planni...

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