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Markets React to President Trump’s State of the Union Speech
Financial markets were relieved after President Trump’s State of the Union address. Global markets rebounded from steep declines on Tuesday.
Insights into the Credit Quality of Fallen Angel Bonds
VanEck Given these uncertainties, high yield bond investors may want to ratchet up the credit quality of their portfolios. Fallen angels can be a source of higher quality high yield for investors, given about 77% of the universe was concentrated in BB-rated bonds (just one ratings notch below investment grade) as of April 30, 2017.[2.Composite […]
Will Congress Reset Debt Levels?
The CBO expects the budget deficit to remain below 3% of GDP until 2019.
“Make in India” could impact India’s industrial production in 2015
Industrial production is measured by the Index of Industrial Production, or IIP. The index tracks 682 items under three sectors—mining, manufacturing, and electricity.
Must-know: India’s monetary policy
The RBI is India’s central bank. It used to announce its monetary policy twice in a financial year. In India, a financial year begins in April and ends in March the next year.
What India has done and will do to become more business-friendly
The Indian government has resolved to make India a business-friendly destination.
Must-know: Infrastructure debt funds in India
Infrastructure debt funds are investment vehicles sponsored by commercial banks, non-banking financing companies, and mutual funds in India.
India’s infrastructure investment requirement
The Planning Commission of India estimated infrastructure investment requirements to be about $1 trillion from 2012 to 2017.
Why India’s poor infrastructure is a detractor
The primary reason for India’s slow infrastructure development is poor implementation.
Why policy paralysis and slow decision making are detractors
Policy paralysis has been a real threat to the development of India and has affected business and investments.
Why India’s industrial production is very volatile
Although volatility isn’t necessarily a problem, it makes it difficult for the government to make concrete decisions for industries. However, the government is determined to give the manufacturing sector a push.
Why India’s industrial production is important
In India, production changes are measured by the IIP. It’s released on a monthly basis. This is an important indicator for assessing the health of the industrials sector.
Why India’s industrials sector had stunted growth
After the economic slowdown hit, the industrials sector was resilient. It continued to contribute more than 28% to the country’s economy in fiscal year 2012.