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Madan Sabnavis

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Review 2019: The economist’s year in a lighter vein

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Madan Sabnavis While naysayers still complain that we addressed only the elements which go into the formula, a better rank is a better rank. Economic discussions and debates are now a habit. With so much media time and space to be filled, it is just great to t... More »

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Economic slowdown: A long road to recovery

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Madan Sabnavis There evidently are no quick solutions here, and it can be said that most alternatives have already been explored by the government with limited success Can anything really be done about the economy? Practically speaking, if it were so easy for ... More »

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What needs to be done to fix shadow banking

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Madan Sabnavis A pointer can be that RBI should consider integrating these societies into the banking system. Every crisis in the financial sector brings to the fore the segment that has stirred the pot. When the NPA issue went out of hand, public sector banks... More »

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RCEP: India won’t get a sweet deal

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Madan Sabnavis While there are talks for looking more towards the US and Europe to sign such agreements, getting these countries and blocs on board won’t be easy either India has once again displayed its macho image by walking out of the RCEP, keeping domestic... More »

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How safe is your bank deposit?

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Madan Sabnavis The smaller deposits would tend to be repaid without a loss, while the deposit holders with higher savings would be impacted the most The PMC Bank episode raises several issues on regulation, governance, transparency, etc. on the business side a... More »