Archive for March 10th, 2016

Why the HSBC headquarters stayed in London? All about location, location, location

March 10, 2016

Prof. Richard Grossman in his post writes on the location choice made by HSBC. There is a bit of history about the bank as well..

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What explains the different economic paths taken by Argentina and Chile?

March 10, 2016

The Impact of Globalization on Argentina and Chile is the title of a book which looks at the paths taken by two countries. Argentina which was one of the top economies in the beginning of 20th century is not even a pale shadow of its great past. Chile also after many upheavals has managed to get its act together.

The editor of the book, Prof Geoffrey Jones explains the findings in this interview:

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Syndicate Bank fraud: What must late Dr TMA Pai be thinking ?

March 10, 2016

Syndicate Bank has been under the radar for quite a few years now. First its CEO was arrested in 2014 and  now its officials have been arrested in a Rs 1000 cr fraud.

As a learning student of Indian financial/banking history, one feels really sad to see such developments.

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