Articles


  1. Branchless Banking: Clicks to Replace Bricks

    The fear of contracting COVID-19 and the associated quarantine measures have been keeping customers away from bank branches, and this trend is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. The lockdown scenario worldwide is pushing ...read more

  2. Has COVID-19 Hit Growth of Renewable Energy Sector?

    COVID-19 has impacted almost all the economies globally. Industries worldwide are adversely affected and racing to dodge the impending recession. The power generation industry, including the renewable energy sector, is also facing the fallout of ...read more

  1. Zeroing in on the Right Approach to Innovation

    Innovation is the crux on which growth depends in every domain. In business, companies can take recourse to different means of innovation. However, it has to be planned—identify the problem and then come ...read more

  2. All that Glitters is Gold

    Gold remains a haven for investors as it is not adversely impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. The rising gold prices of 2019 are continuing their upward trend in 2020, reaching new highs. The demand pattern of this ...read more

  3. Global Dollar Shortage: Back and Here to Stay

    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for dollar – the global reserve currency – has increased. The recent turmoil in financial markets, a lack of liquidity and falling global trade has led to the strengthening of the US dol ...read more

  4. Gaming: A Long-Term Investment Play?

    More than a third of the global population is now confined to homes, compelled to follow social distancing to limit the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The unprecedented scale of the pandemic has, however, blessed ...read more

  1. Financial Due Diligence For Banks

    The changing macroeconomic environment impacted by international events has affected several financial firms, especially banks. In light of these events, investors have increasingly valued the preliminary analytics and diligence performed prior to any investment in ...read more

  2. 5 Reasons why CFOs Like (and Dislike) Goodwill

    Purchase price allocation (PPA) and goodwill assessment is a must-have for any acquirer following an M&A deal to report the correct value of the assets on its financials. Assessing goodwill has always been a ...read more

  1. Smart Beta — Innovation, Meet Opportunity

    The tech bubble wiped out an estimated $30 trillion of wealth. The credit crisis that followed soon after further shook investor confidence in the markets. As a result, investors shifted from active management and hedge funds ...read more

  2. Robo-Advisors — Innovation in a Time of ETFs

    Automated solutions can now provide investment advice at costs ranging between 0.15% - 0.50% as compared to the usual 1% fee that traditional investment advisors charge. What started off as experiments in providing low-cost investment advisory tools ...read more