Economic History of India

Party that's only for the few

Late last year, a super-billionaire moved into the world's first US billion-dollar residence, an oddly shaped 27-storey mix of brick, steel and glass - looking rather like a badly stacked pile of books 173 metres high - that contains a health spa and swimming pool, a ba

Saturday, 26 February, 2011, 12:00am

Forward trading urged for India

THE presidents of some of India's largest stock exchanges have urged the Ministry of Finance and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to re-introduce badla, or forward trading in shares, in one form or another.

The call came days after SEBI chairman Suresh Shankar Nadkarni, who had imposed the ban, died on January 31.

6 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Reforms guarantee continued stability

MIDWAY through the Narasimha Rao administration's five-year term, the broad cross-party consensus on scope and pace of economic reforms is holding together well and prospects for further.......

26 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Barton Biggs in bullish mood on the sub-continent's markets

INVESTMENT guru Barton Biggs regards India as the most exciting market among developing countries.

''Indian equity markets are far less risky than those in China and Mexico, as they are far more mature,'' says Mr Biggs, managing director of Morgan Stanley Inc, chairman of Morgan Stanley Asset Management (MSAM) and perhaps the world's most influential investment strategist.

12 Nov 1993 - 12:00am