Neelkanth Mishra

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Has economy de-linked from coronavirus?

Has economy de-linked from coronavirus?

Rediff.com15 Sep 2020

'With the June quarter GDP shrinking by nearly a quarter, there is an even greater economic imperative: Reduction of uncertainty,' observes Neelkanth Mishra.

Are the markets forecasting an economic recovery?

Are the markets forecasting an economic recovery?

Rediff.com21 Feb 2020

'For those looking at forward-looking signals for the economy from the stock markets, the relative performance of small and mid-caps may be a better indicator of the future than the index levels of the narrower and more popular indices', says Neelkanth Mishra.

4 key reasons why markets are unaffected by election results

4 key reasons why markets are unaffected by election results

Rediff.com10 Apr 2019

In prior elections, not only have opinion poll forecasts been very different from the results, the error margin has increased over time. One need only look at the charts that show the Sensex half a year before and after the results day for the last six elections. The markets did not change direction in any, says Neelkanth Mishra.

The 4 factors that will revive India's growth story

The 4 factors that will revive India's growth story

Rediff.com25 Mar 2019

GST rate cut for real-estate, income transfer scheme, farm loan waivers execution and recapitalisation of PSU banks have the potential to boost India's growth in a few months, says Neelkanth Mishra.

Why govt must prioritise attracting foreign capital

Why govt must prioritise attracting foreign capital

Rediff.com10 Oct 2018

Given the concerns around trade wars that threaten to jeopardise global capital flows as well, attracting foreign capital needs to be a policy priority, says Neelkanth Mishra.

Several open questions remain on GST

Several open questions remain on GST

Rediff.com26 Dec 2017

For the sake of transparency, and to reduce undesirable bond market volatility, clarity on these would be welcome, preferably before the budgets for the next fiscal year get finalised, says Neelkanth Mishra.

How about a 'Think for India' campaign?

How about a 'Think for India' campaign?

Rediff.com17 Aug 2017

The best of India's brains are instead busy solving the world's problems (I deliberately exaggerate a bit to drive home the point), as our policies incentivise them to do so.