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I write about money, markets, & management, for The Wall Street Journal in India.

Why India’s Jewelers Are on Strike

blogs.wsj.com — Thousands of jewelry shops in India pulled down their shutters Wednesday as they went on strike to protest against the government's move to bring more jewelry sales under the tax net. A rule that came into effect Jan. 1 requires customers to share their tax identification number every time they spend 200,000 rupees ($2,946) or more on jewelry.

Sahara Nears Sale of Grosvenor House to Qatar -- Sources

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Conglomerate said to also be in talks to refinance loans on two New York hotels ‎MUMBAI-India's Sahara Group told the country's Supreme Court on Tuesday that it was close to an agreement to sell the Grosvenor House hotel to the state of Qatar, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Feb 02, 2016

India's Sahara Group Nears Sale of Grosvenor House to Qatar on.wsj.com/1maybUy

India Invents the 10-Second Loan

blogs.wsj.com — MUMBAI-When Chintan Joshi decided to buy his first car, he applied for a loan online. Within minutes-and without a single branch visit or signature-$3,000 had been deposited in his account at HDFC Bank. "It was amazing," said the 25-year-old software engineer.

India Invents the 10-Second Loan

wsj.com — MUMBAI-When Chintan Joshi decided to buy his first car, he applied for a loan online. Within minutes-and without a single branch visit or signature-$3,000 had been deposited in his account at HDFC Bank. "It was amazing," said the 25-year-old...

Google Brings Wi-Fi to Mumbai’s Railway Station

blogs.wsj.com — The first Indian train station equipped with free - at least for now - Wi-Fi from Alphabet Inc.'s Google is now online. As part of a new partnership with India's government, the U.S. tech titan and local officials on Friday unveiled the service at Mumbai Central, one of the main stations in the country's commercial capital.
Jan 25, 2016

If you missed it over the weekend: Google Wi-Fi comes to Mumbai’s Railway Station. Story with @shefalianand: on.wsj.com/1VeZbhC

Unfinished Apartments Haunt Home Buyers in Big Indian Cities

blogs.wsj.com — GURGAON, India-In 2010, Naveen Yadav and his wife made a $28,000 down payment for an apartment in a complex under construction near New Delhi. More than five years later, not one of the 23 buildings in the proposed complex is ready for occupancy.

Unfinished Apartments Haunt Home Buyers in Big Indian Cities

wsj.com — GURGAON, India-In 2010, Naveen Yadav and his wife made a $28,000 down payment for an apartment in a complex under construction near New Delhi. More than five years later, not one of the 23 buildings in the proposed complex is ready for occupancy.

5 Reasons Why China’s Meltdown Hurt India

blogs.wsj.com — Indian stocks were this week hammered by the recent rout in China's shares caused by fears over the country's slowing growth, indicating that the South Asian nation's isn't impervious to its neighbor's woes. So far this year, the S&P BSE Sensex has lost 4.5% through Friday.

When India Analysts Make 2016 Stock Predictions, Don’t Bank on Accuracy

blogs.wsj.com — It's that time of the year, when analysts make predictions about how Indian stocks will perform next year. But, with their dismal track record from last year, should they bother? After Indian markets rose 30% in 2014 and investors were expecting big reforms in the economy, analysts were bullish going into 2015.

When India Analysts Make 2016 Stock Predictions, Don’t Bank on Accuracy

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Heading into 2015, analysts tipped Indian markets to rise as much as 20% this year, but they fell It's that time of the year, when analysts make predictions about how Indian stocks will perform next year.
Dec 27, 2015

When India analysts make 2016 stock predictions, don’t bank on accuracy on.wsj.com/1mdaT13 via @WSJ

Dec 27, 2015

Chart: 2015 analyst stock predictions in India were basically worthless. wsj.com/articles/when-… pic.twitter.com/a6HcFhTyMi

Dec 28, 2015

When India analysts tout their 2016 stock market predictions, don’t bank on accuracy on.wsj.com/1mdaT13 Very smart by @shefalianand

Dec 28, 2015

“These market timing forecasts make for great news stories but they are completely & totally useless in investing.” on.wsj.com/1mdaT13

Jan 03, 2016

How will Indian stocks perform in 2016? Don't bank on Wall Street analysts to tell you on.wsj.com/1mdaT13

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Jan 03, 2016

How will Indian stocks perform in 2016? Don't bank on Wall Street analysts to tell you on.wsj.com/1mdaT13

Dec 09, 2015

Beijing's response to being named top-polluted city: issue a red alert. Delhi's response to the same: Meh on.wsj.com/1lNZdkK

Dec 02, 2015

Why "say" anything when you can "bark" "beseech" "spew" "snivel"...a fun article on words on.wsj.com/1Q7knFI

Oct 13, 2015

We fact-check a list of steps that PM @narendramodi says India has taken to make it easier to do biz here on.wsj.com/1R8ce28

Sep 28, 2015

"I wasn’t expecting much..but Modi..impressed the largest tech CEOs" in Silicon Valley, says investor Manu Rekhi on.wsj.com/1MSPmWo


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