The advancement of technology into the investment management world is a huge and unalloyed positive for the industry. Today, many clients and regulators feel that this industry is over-priced, opaque and produces little of value. Technology offers us the opportunity to scale, to dramatically improve transparency, and to clearly demonstrateRead More →

New Delhi: Baba Ramdev took India by storm in the early 2010s. His shirshasanas, or headstands, have extended far beyond the world of yoga, upturning India’s multi-billion-dollar consumer goods industry. Over the years, Ramdev has adopted many avatars: Hindu ascetic, anti-corruption crusader and the guiding force behind the Patanjali empire. But whenRead More →

It is said that the modern customer is more expectant, more demanding, more promiscuous than ever before. Technology has reduced friction and effort but also raised the stakes, presenting marketers with the opportunity of offering a great experience but also the real risk of falling short. Join Marketing Week andRead More →

Foreign investors are back in business. The Indian stock market has gained significantly in recent weeks, owing to buying by foreign portfolio investors (FPI). A higher inflow of foreign funds is also strengthening the rupee. The Indian rupee touched a seven-month high last week due to buying by FPIs. Aside from global factors,Read More →

Miami:  A decade ago, as the financial crisis raged in the United States, Jesus Rodriguez told his kids a fib: he was selling the family furniture because they were moving to Disney World. The truth was Rodriguez was desperate for money, having lost his home as did hundreds of thousandsRead More →