from India Insight:

Q&A: HDFC Bank chief on India’s economic recovery and why he won’t go abroad for growth

December 9, 2015

Aditya Puri, Managing Director of India's HDFC Bank, poses after an interview with Reuters in Mumbai, December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

from MacroScope:

Ukraine to get serious money

March 12, 2015

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Lagarde speaks about the situation in Ukraine at a news conference in Brussels

The International Monetary Fund surprised on the upside with its programme for Ukraine last night, agreeing $17.5 billion in loans as expected but agreeing to pump $10 billion of that into the near bankrupt country over the next year and handing over $5 billion imminently.

from Breakingviews:

LendingClub IPO mixes disruption with confusion

September 4, 2014

By Kevin Allison and Daniel Indiviglio

The authors are Breakingviews columnists. The views they express are their own. 

from The Great Debate UK:

Financing must improve if UK auto sector is to thrive

July 1, 2014

--Guy Walsh is Regional Director at ABN AMRO Commercial Finance PLC. The opinion expressed are his own.--

from The Great Debate UK:

Mental accounting – the jar fallacy

April 15, 2014

--Ian Bright is Senior Economist at ING. The opinions expressed are his own.--

When Dustin Hoffman was first starting out as an actor, struggling to make ends meet, he managed his money in a simple – but potentially financially dangerous – way.

from India Insight:

Bandhan eyes India’s banking league with RBI licence

April 4, 2014

Kolkata-based Bandhan Financial was little known in India’s corporate arena. But a new banking licence from the Reserve Bank has given Managing Director Chandra Shekhar Ghosh and his 13,000 employees a reason to cheer.

from Breakingviews:

Fannie investors may be using magic calculators

March 12, 2014

By Daniel Indiviglio and Richard Beales
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

World Bank boss Kim tested by Honduran loan fracas

January 16, 2014

By Christopher Swann
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from India Insight:

Connecting borrowers and lenders: Indians try peer-to-peer model

December 4, 2013

Srinivas Porika tried for months to get a loan of 250,000 rupees ($4,000) to pay for his sister’s wedding, but every bank he tried turned him down. The problem: Porika’s employer, a tech start-up company, was not on the banks’ lists of pre-approved companies.

from Breakingviews:

Imagine a world without debt

August 7, 2013

I have a dream: a world without debt, and with much more equity. It’s not just that summer holidays are a good time for fantasising. The fifth anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy is a month away, and regulators have recently forced both Deutsche Bank and Barclays to issue more shares.