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Views “ExPress”ed by members of IAIP

Case for Internationalization of the Indian Rupee

Contributed by: Priyanka Chandran, CFA The threat to the USD as an international currency in the wake of the financial crisis, emergence of currencies such as the EUR and more recently the RMB which has been accepted in the International Monetary … Continue reading

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Financial Musings: BMC and the Development of Municipal Bond Market

Contributed by: Gaurang S. Trivedi, CFA Every day, your morning newspaper highlights stories of inefficiencies in the running of this great city of Mumbai. Yes, the infrastructure is inadequate for the size of Mumbaikars it supports. But more glaringly, it … Continue reading

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Person of the year

By: Navneet Munot CFA, CIO, SBI MF and Director IAIP Like every year, there were several contenders. North Korea’s ‘little rocket man’ can take it easy as Trump, America’s Twitter-in-chief is likely to be occupied with his real agenda on … Continue reading

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Blockchain: A Bitter Pill for Banks

Contributed by: Sivananda Subudhi, CFA, AVP, Structured Finance Group, Axis Bank Ltd During Indian Banks’ Association Banking Technology Conference held in 2017, Dr. Viral V Acharya, Deputy Governor Reserve Bank of India (RBI) highlighted that ever since Asset Quality Review of Banks … Continue reading

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Cricket and Investment Selection Process – Emotions and Committee Structure Commonality

By Sitaraman Iyer, CFA Another similarity I find between investment and cricketing is the way decision-making committees are structured. A research analyst would be the equivalent of a scout in the cricketing world; a fund manager would be akin to … Continue reading

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ACCOUNTING FOR OFF BALANCE SHEET ACTIVITIES

By: Gaurang S Trivedi, CFA In order to better assess the true economics of the business and ascertain its value it is imperative that the off the balance sheet items are recorded in the books.  This could be done by … Continue reading

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Investing vs Trading: An analogy with Cricket…

By: Sitaraman Iyer, CFA I believe the world of sports and investments have a lot in common. Being an Indian, I will take theliberty of drawing comparisons between cricket and investments. Over the next few weeks,I will try to cover … Continue reading

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