China’s FDI has grown five-fold since 2014 and, as of December 2019, its cumulative investment in India exceeded $8 billion. On 17 April 2020, India modified its FDI policy such that all countries sharing a border will have to gain government approval before investing in a home business. Understandably, this caused quite an uproar on the world’s economic stage.
Birds of a feather flocked together for another consultancy talk by The Consulting Club at Manipal. The event featured a remarkable webinar by MIT alumnus Rohit Chadha, who delivered a compelling presentation on management consulting.
The Consulting Club at Manipal conducted its first event, Case on Point, on 12th March. The event uniquely catered to students interested in the financial and business sector by teaching the art of case studying, required to pursue this field.
ESoM held a workshop in collaboration with Samnidhy on February 7, 2020 with the intention of educating the audience on Industry and Market Analysis. The event touched upon all the basics and while the topics were quite dry, the end of the workshop saw participants wanting more.
Most people are unsure of how to invest in stocks, and to the untrained, stocks can almost seem like gambling. On 23rd September, ESOM shared some insights on how the stock market works and how to benefit from it at their event, Stock Meets.
Learning how to do one’s taxes for the first time and understanding the working of financial institutions can be quite a task. ESoM’s talk on Banks and Taxes aimed to simplify these concepts for students and informed them about real-world economics.
With the introduction of Swiggy and Zomato last year, getting food delivered home has become a mainstay for most Manipal residents. This article takes a broad look at the functioning of these businesses in the town and the significant effect they have had on restaurants and the food culture in Manipal.
Economic and Finance Society of Manipal organised a seminar on the ‘Time Value of Money’. The discussion peeked into the practical aspects of a dynamic financial environment and sought to impart know-how about money.
In the first article of the Economics & Finance Society of Manipal’s Column, Dividend, Subhapratik Nayak writes about the housing crisis in Hong Kong, its ‘economic haven’ distinction, and the socio-economic web of deception that lies behind it.
All of us would love to make money—the Behavioural Economics talk by ESoM served as a beacon of hope for the same. Their event did well to unravel the mysteries of how our psyche weighs in on our financial decisions. The talk centered around the way our emotions play a major role in the making of our financial decisions and how this link could help us improve our economy.