Tag «inflation»

Home and Hearth, anyone? Nistha Sharma

Traditionally, investment in Gold and Real Estate has provided the best hedges against inflation. As a matter of fact, those who swear by the land they own also point out the fact that real estate investments have historically withstood everything – from stock market crashes to economic meltdowns – and have provided a fair return …

Happy Days ahead? – Rajesh Agarwal Jindal

We expect the Indian bourses to open on a positive note following end of military drills by Russia near the Ukrainian border. Moreover,FIIs’ buying on Friday signals that the markets may again be heading for the green zone. Markets may make good some of the losses seen last week on increased value buying by foreign …

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Russian Federation

On September 18, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Russian Federation.1 Real GDP growth in Russia has slowed, amid weak investment and external demand. Yet, the economy remains close to full capacity, with unemployment at historic lows and capacity utilization at pre-crisis highs. Short-term indicators are mixed, …