India

September 28, 2012

Solar Water Heater Companies in India to shine as Indian Cities (Surat, Kolkata) make SWH Mandatory

Solar Water Heaters in India – 20 already account for 30% of the total water heating market in the country and are growing at a good […]
September 27, 2012

Can Indian Government ETF CPSE Revive the Dead Equity ETF Market in India

The world’s biggest equity market in USA continues to see massive flow of money out of traditional mutual funds into ETFs as their simplicity, low costs […]
September 26, 2012

Residential Solar Financing in India – Indian Banks make an entry as Grid Parity is Reached

Solar Financing in India The price of solar power systems has come down drastically in India making solar panel affordable for even the poorest Indian citizens. […]
September 26, 2012

Chinese Government on Diplomatic Overdrive as Anti Dumping Duties on Solar Exports Threatens Thousands of Solar Jobs

India has become the latest country to contemplate anti dumping duties on imports of Chinese solar panels which have all but wiped out the country’s solar […]
September 21, 2012

World’s Biggest Off Grid Solar Market Blooms in India’s poorest State, as Solar Panels become a Dowry Gift

Solar Panels As Dowry The best way to see if a durable appliance is becoming a part of common household item in India is to check […]
September 21, 2012

Note to Investors betting on Perpetually Rising Indian Real Estate Prices – Japanese Real Estate Prices down for 21st year in a Row

Real Estate Bubble in India Indian real estate prices are one of the highest in the world in terms of affordability as median real estate price […]
September 20, 2012

Michael Pettis vs Jeremy Grantham – Who is Right on Commodities

Commodity Market Two of the most respected market analysts have radically opposite positions on where the commodity cycle is right now. While Michael Pettis thinks that […]
September 20, 2012

Largest Indian State plays Feudal Politics with “Power”

Politics & “Power” in India Dirty Politics and blatant misuse of power is nothing new for Indian citizens but it has reached absurd levels in India’s […]
September 18, 2012

5 Factors Why Quantitative Easing by USA will badly affect Indian Stocks

Quantitative Easing by USA The US Federal Bank announced to unlimited Quantitative Easing at the rate of $40 billion a month, surprising the market which at […]
September 15, 2012

Indian Government’s New Hair Brained Scheme

Indian Government’s New Hair Brained Scheme – Export 500 MW of Electricity to Pakistan to build Good Relations India suffers from a huge deficit in power […]
September 13, 2012

Industry Cartels Blatantly Manipulate Shallow Agricultural Commodity Markets in India where Regulator FMC remains a Mute Spectator

Commodity Markets India The shallow commodity markets in India are being blatantly manipulated by industry cartels and big brokers who through hoarding and circular trading are […]
September 12, 2012

Is India Turning into Pakistan – Indian jails Cartoonist under Sedition Law while Pakistan locks up Disabled Child over Blasphemy Law

No Freedom of Expression in Democracy? Indian citizens are shocked by the actions of the judiciary and police in Maharashtra who have jailed a cartoonist under […]
September 3, 2012

India’s Shadowy Massive Sahara Conglomerate ordered to return $3 billion to its Depositors – that is if they exist

India’s Sahara Group has a huge presence in the media, real estate, financial and hospitality sector. The business conglomerate which is led by Subroto Roy however […]
September 3, 2012

India to use Accounting Shenanigans to prevent Bad Loans from the struggling Power Industry from showing in Bank books

Problems of Power Industry in India The problems faced by the electricity companies in India are quite well known and those who did not, the biggest […]
August 26, 2012

Emu Farming Ponzi Scheme in India goes Bust leaving Thousands of Emus facing Starvation – The Complete Story

Emu Farming Ponzi Schemes have come out with innovative ideas right throughout the human history but a novel Ponzi scheme in India takes the cake for […]
August 24, 2012

Cuckoo Land Economics – No Power, No Infrastructure still PM expects 6.5% Growth in 2012

No Power, No Infrastructure in India India’s Governance was always quite bad except for a few good years here and there. However the massive global credit […]
August 18, 2012

Why CSE is dead wrong About the Reason behind the Failure of the Indian Domestic Solar Panel Industry

Solar Industry in India Solar power in India is one of the fastest growing energy industry and with the prices of solar energy falling continuously; it […]
August 9, 2012

Why the recent Assam Violence is only a Trailer to a much Longer Horror Movie, as unchecked Illegal Bangladeshi Migration leads to Demographic Dislocation of Indigenous Indian Communities

Illegal Migration of Bangladeshi Citizens to India Huge illegal migration into India by millions of Bangladesh citizens every year is a fact which almost everybody in […]
August 8, 2012

Renewable Certificate Prices in India Volatile – reason being Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO) Enforcement Uncertainty

Renewable Energy Certificate Renewable Energy Certificate prices in India are showing massive volatility with prices going down by almost 20% in one month as supply exceeded […]
July 26, 2012

Crisil wakes up to the fact that Indian Solar Industry is Uncompetitive, after Half of the Industry is effectively Bankrupt

Solar Industry research is quite abysmal especially in India where research agencies and market analysts have very little clue of what’s going on in the global […]
July 17, 2012

India’s Second Largest State sets Attractive Solar Subsidies – What you need to know

Solar Power in India is growing rapidly despite the federal subsidy program, JNNSM not doing so well. This is mainly due to the State Government’s stepping […]
July 14, 2012

Solar powered Mobile Phones can Solve the Problem of Indian Villages, without Electricity Access

Solar Mobile Phones India has the fastest growing market of mobile phones, with the second largest number of subscribers in the world. There are more mobile […]
July 13, 2012

Shale Gas Fracking Dangers – Insurance companies refuse to give Coverage

While Shale Gas extraction continues unabated in the USA leading to a massive oversupply and a price crash in natural gas, the environmental dangers continue to […]
July 10, 2012

Indian Freakonomics – Why the Textile and Furniture Industry has started using Fertilizers

India gives billions of dollars in misdirected subsidies to the fuel and fertilizer sectors which goes into the pockets of middlemen and profiteers. It is a […]
July 9, 2012

Endemic Corruption afflicts whole of South Asia perpetuating Grinding Poverty for Hundreds of Millions

I am surprised at the similarities in the corruption scandals hitting the South Asian nations almost daily. Despite hundreds and millions of citizens living in grinding […]
July 6, 2012

Why investing in BRICs Debt is much more Profitable than Equity

Any BRICs investor can tell you intuitivity without performing extensive spreadsheet analysis that putting money into debt has proven to be more profitable than equity over […]
June 18, 2012

E-Waste Industry in India presents huge opportunity with 20% CAGR and 90% unorganized sector marketshare

The E-Waste Industry in India is poised to grow by more than 20% CAGR as Indians generate increasing amounts of e-waste as income levels grow leading […]
June 7, 2012

Why India's Power Future is Green – 30% of Electricity Additions to come from Renewable Sources in next 5 years

The different forms of Renewable Energy are Solar,Wind,Nuclear,Hydro,Tidal,Biomass and Geothermal Energy. Renewable energy sources are more environment- friendly with less pollution & global warming effects. There […]
June 4, 2012

Corporate Corruption by C Level in India reveals its Dark Underbelly in Reebok Adidas Scandal

Corruption in India has been exposed in many forms of late and we have documented this in GWI. Politicians, Bureaucrats, Army Generals and Business Owners have […]
May 30, 2012

Rise of UnderGround Economy and Pay Freezes Picture of New Normal in Europe

The New Normal which marked low to negative economic growth,high unemployment in developed countries of the West began after the Lehman Crash in 2008. It has […]