Participatory Notes: A Convenience or a Threat


Participatory Notes: A Convenience or a Threat

Remember the auction scenes depicted in the cinematic world where the bidder bids for some undisclosed third party? Ring a bell? What could be the purpose of such an activity? Well, such indirect participation is to bypass the formalities of registration with the regulating authority and obviously to maintain the anonymity of the participation.
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Fed holds off tapering, cuts growth outlook


The US Federal Reserve has decided in its latest monetary policy to maintain its economic stimulus program (the Quantitative Easing) despite speculation that it would start the tapering process. It had been widely speculated that the central bank would cut back the stimulus package, currently $85bn a month. The Reserve also reduced its growth forecasts for the US economy, cutting the 2013 outlook by 0.3 percentage points to a range of 2.0-2.3 per cent, and lowering the prediction for next year to 2.9-3.1 per cent.

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US Elections and India


Last Wednesday the world got a very important news – Mr. Barack Obama being re-elected as the president of the United States of America. However it is such a news that would not leave even a single country in the world unaffected. For India there were mixed feelings.

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