The following posts appeared on the sister blog (on Computing) during the last two months.
Data access controls within banks (Cross posted on this blog also)
Tweets during the last two months (other than blog post tweets):
28 January 2016
1/2 Paul Volcker in 1985: The success of countries ... of pushing their own currencies down without creating problems is extremely limited
2/2 h/t for Paul Volcker quote is http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/01/27/2151269/the-plaza-accord-then-and-cough-now/
20 January 2016
Sumner: "markets seem to respond more strongly to the supposedly meaningless Chinese data than to the US GDP data" http://www.themoneyillusion.com/?p=31430
@KohimaVittal @monikahalan Sorry I cut short the original quote from "global asset markets" to "markets". It was not about India at all.
21 December 2015:
- 1/2. A few months ago, I argued for side pockets for distressed (Amtek Auto) bonds in Indian mutual funds. The side pocket is like an ETF.
- 2/2. More drastic solution is to turn the whole fund into ETF. http://www.etf.com/sections/blog/etfs-solve-mutual-bond-fund-problem shows that ETFs did better in US bond market turmoil
8 December 2015: Nice story on why the Chip & PIN terminal should be in two pieces https://www.benthamsgaze.org/2015/12/01/forced-authorisation-chip-and-pin-hitting-high-end-retailers/(h/t Bruce Schneier). Is this risk there in India?