The Lipstick Index: Explained

The lipstick index is used to describe the phenomenon where the sales of lipstick increase during the time of recession. The reason stated by the phenomenon is that during the time of recession, people try to make themselves feel better by treating themselves with something small, as they are not able to afford luxury items. […]

The Big Mac Index: Burgernomics

The Big Mac Index was created in 1986 by The Economist Magazine. It calculates the price of the Big Mac Hamburger in fast-food chains (McDonald’s) in every country which is standardized. The prices of Big Mac in different countries can be compared to analyse which countries have better buying power. It helps us understand the […]

What is Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)? An Overview

The term “Purchasing Power Parity” (PPP) refers to the economic principle according to which, over time, the value of two currencies should equalise in terms of the cost of a basket of goods and services in those two nations. To ensure that the same number of products and services can be purchased in both nations […]

The IPL: Where Cricket Meets Finance

The Indian Premier League, often known as the IPL, is a multi-billion dollar enterprise. In addition to being the greatest cricket league in the world, the league is a hub of financial activity since it annually produces enormous income for its teams and stakeholders. Every IPL side, from the Mumbai Indians to the Chennai Super […]

A Comprehensive Analysis before Investing In The Booming IT Sector (Part 2)

Parameters to assess the IT companies for investment. When assessing IT companies for investment, there are several parameters that investors should consider. Here are some of the key parameters to evaluate IT companies for investment: Financial Performance: The financial performance of a company is a critical parameter to consider when evaluating it for investment. Investors […]

What Are COCO/AT1 Bonds?

Are you familiar with Coco Bonds? If not, then this piece will take you through the world of Coco bonds. In the financial space, coco bonds, are often referred to as contingent convertible bonds. They are a sort of hybrid asset that is becoming more and more popular in today’s time as they have a […]

Top 5 Best Performing Sectors in Last 10 Years

Since 2010, the Indian stock market has witnessed significant changes, and the performance of different sectors has varied depending on various factors such as economic conditions, government policies, and global trends. Based on the historical data available, the top 5 best-performing sectors in the Indian stock market since 2010 were: Information Technology (IT) Sector: The […]