Akash Prakash writes a fortnightly column for The Business Standard – one of India’s leading financial newspapers.

Akash Prakash writes a fortnightly column for The Business Standard – one of India’s leading financial newspapers.


Business Standard
  2017 Articles

 

PSB recap: Now what?
For recapitalisation to be a momentous step, we must see further reform of the HR and governance structure of the public sector banks
30 October, 2017

The end of cheap money
Odds are global economy as well as markets will handle rise in interest rates and end of QE, but the bull-run will surely end
16 October, 2017

Is 3G the future of consumer firms?
With increased volatility, managements best suited to create moats around businesses might lose out to frequent changes
18 September, 2017

Consumer stocks and premium valuations
Current valuations and investor thinking do not seem to be in line with disruption in consumer space
4 September, 2017

Big tech firms and political risk
Technology firms fear govt regulation and need to mould public opinion to protect themselves
7 August, 2017

Artificial intelligence and IT services
Indian companies seem to be trailing behind. They will have to catch up by reskilling the workforce
24 July, 2017

The next US recession?
How the Fed handles the extremely low levels of unemployment will be a big test in the coming years
26 June, 2017

Is Netflix the Amazon of media?
While the global giant is yet to make a significant impact on India, disruption is imminent
22 May, 2017

The end of the reflation trade?
The fall in the commodity complex does not seem to portend a steep fall in global growth prospects
8 May, 2017

Electric vehicles and the auto industry
The govt will have to help but India needs a strategy
10 Apr, 2017

Rising yields and market sensitivity
China and its corporate debt ratios remain the Achilles heel of the global economy
27 Mar, 2017

Formalisation of the Indian economy
Govt has to find a way to channel the upcoming revenue buoyancy towards job creation
13 Mar, 2017

No news is good news
Markets were braced for bad news hence the rally
1 Feb, 2017

Determining the dollar in Trump’s America
Watch for early clues on the extent to which the US President will go to cap the currency’s rise
23 Jan, 2017