Surge in option trading: Is it a systemic risk or price stability tool?
There is increasing debate around the high volumes in the options segment, with many concerned that such high volumes may bring in market turmoil, but we believe that the rise in volumes will help ensure better price discovery, leading to price stabi...
How private capital will take the driver’s seat for entrepreneurship in India
In 2021, the Indian startup ecosystem witnessed record inflows of ~$65 billion in PE/VC investments. Alternate investments are increasingly becoming an integral constituent of portfolio allocations within India...
The transformation of India’s public equity markets through widespread digital adoption
This 'mainstreaming' of digitalisation will have a profound impact on India's public equity markets. Currently, new-age businesses already listed in public markets add up to a market cap of ~USD 70bn. Over the next few years, we could potentially see...
Market-neutral strategy might click in 2022 as bulls and bears engage in a tug-of-war
After a few years of super-normal debt market returns (2015-2018), and now one of the best two-year period in a long time for equity markets (2020-2021), it is time to understand what lies in store for us, and how can one get attractive risk-adjusted...
Climate Change - A challenge transcending borders
How much more warming and how many more carbon emissions can the Earth tolerate before experiencing the most destructive effects of climate change? The entire earth – transcending boundaries – is at edge of catastrophic climate risks.
Covid has energized adoption of the digital ecosystem – and the change is likely to be permanent
The exigencies of the current situation are moulding our habits and our lifestyles. The Covid crisis has prompted a change in consumption behaviour on how and what we consume across categories and how we pay for them. These changes in user habits are...