We implicitly believe that democracy represents the people's will expressed through the legal institutions and infrastructure in the country. However, the author points out that much of the customs, rules, and regulation are also the product of the technology of the times when it was established.
This article discusses the recent development of the USA adding India to its Currency Watchlist. It argues that this development presents an unprecedented opportunity by balancing out the historical trade imbalance with the USA.
The international crude oil prices are near four-year highs at mid $70s per barrel due to geopolitical reasons and artificial supply constraints. With a five percent ethanol blending norm in India for petrol, oil marketing companies are procuring domestic ethanol which is costlier than imported petrol.
Decimal Point Analytics has published its weekly digest on 18 December titled “Bitcoin Market, An Apology for Blockchain”. In this article it has posit a question, if the ongoing frenzy for Bitcoin crashes will that eventually cause users to shy away from the underlying technology of Blockchain?
Decimal Point Analytics today announced the launch of a ‘Research Management Portal’ which will help financial services firms to comply with the up-coming MiFID II regulatory requirements in UK and Europe. Investor protection and Research unbundling are critical compliance requirement under the MiFID II regulations.
Decimal Point Analytics today announced the launch of SingularityPulse, a weekly newsletter focused on Artificial Intelligence. This newsletter will cover the latest usage and application of Machine Learning, Big Data and Natural Language processing in diverse industries across the globe.
Decimal Point Analytics today announced the launch of PaisaPulse, a weekly newsletter focused on Indian Financial Industry. PaisaPulse shares insights based on the latest financial happenings and trends. The USP lies in the fact that these insights are drawn by combining unique datasets and Artificial Intelligence.
In this edition, it has discussed the change in ‘Accounting Basis’ across the world. It has pointed out the merits of accrual based accounting method over cash based accounting. The accrual based accounting method provides a comprehensive view of the whole apparatus in consideration.
In this edition, it has reflected on the Indian CPI which has been declared at 1.54% for June'17. This is the first time inflation has breached RBI's band of 2% to 6% which is an indicator that India is headed towards deflation.
In this weekly, it has examined how the RBI has tightened monetary policy using real interest rates compared to OECD member countries, which is posing an impediment to the economic growth.
Decimal Point’s recently published weekly digest explains government subsidies for electricity tariff can be changed to allow price discovery to happen and stabilize demand and supply of electricity.
Decimal Point’s recently published article compares Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) and Agent Based model.
The Nordic model is cited by liberals as a success story of socialism. The country has universal health care, government funded education, labor unions and unemployment benefits everything that socialists desire.
We try to examine the implications of the current events with Trump as president. Keeping in mind his focus on middle class and the political scenario that he faces we try and extrapolate what President Trump’s Economic plan might look like.
With President Trump at the helm and his focus on trade he has named Peter Navarro as his trade advisor to China. Peter Navarro’s views on trade along with Mr Trumps statements during his election campaign seems to indicate a trade war between USA and China.