• OCTOBER 29, 2014

Can Europe's woes spell trouble for India?

Here is today's recommended reading list from Equitymaster...

What is a good dividend investing strategy?
There are a lot of investors who simply swear by investing in dividend paying companies. And why not? A company that routinely pays dividends to investors certainly has something going for it. However, do you have a well defined strategy for investing in such stocks? If not, you will do well to read on to find out. (Focusondividends)

Cheap crude: a double edged sword
Falling price of crude is music to the ears of oil importing countries. Many of these countries in the developing economies have been running a current account deficit to fund costly fuel imports. Therefore softening price of crude will definitely ease the burden of these countries freeing up the government coffers for more country welfare programs. However, oil exporting countries will be at the receiving end. Read on to know how tumbling oil prices are affecting economies differently? (Economist)

How coal rich countries aim to utilize the black gold optimally?
India and Indonesia are rich in coal reserves. However, both the countries have been following a different policy for optimal utilization of natural resurces. While India is trying to open the coal sector for private participation, Indonesia is trying to increase the regulatory framework on the mining sector. Read on to know the problems faced by each of the two countries and their divergent policies to tackle the same. (Reuters)

Can Europe's woes spell trouble for India?
Europe has been battling a debt crisis. To combat this problem, the European Central Bank has adopted quantitative easing and kept interest rates negative. While this may lead to weakening of the Euro currency that will help the European Union stave off the debt crisis. But it may also result in problems for India. Read on to know more.... (Reuters)

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