Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Gems and Jewellery

Gems and Jewellery

News and analysis for Gem and Jewellery Industry

https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-a-sightless-government-isnt-even-aware-where-gold-is-and-in-what-forms Gold mining – II Gold mining II: The government does not admit where gold can be mined RN Bhaskar  --  24 December 2020 Indians love gold.  And India ends up importing around 700-800 tonnes of gold on an average (http://www.asiaconverge.com/2020/10/gold-smuggling-ii-a-cleanup-is-urgently-needed/).  Each tonne...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-indias-blighted-vision-about-gold-mining Gold mining – part I Can India have better policies relating to gold mining RN Bhaskar -- 17 December 2020 Last week, media headlines screamed out information about the ‘theft’ of 100 kg of gold kept in the CBI vaults. An inhouse...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-diamonds-may-not-be-safe-for-investors-any-more Diamonds no longer anyone's best friend any more RN Bhaskar The last couple of months have witnessed a barrage of advertisements seeking to lure jewellery buyers to diamonds.  They talk about how natural diamonds are the safest items of jewellery, unique...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/policy-watch-clean-up-the-gold-trade-quickly-as-a-national-priority Gold smuggling- II: Cleaning up the gold trade is a national priority RN Bhaskar (Part I of this series can be found at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2020/10/gold-smuggling-i-is-encouraged-by-flawed-government-policies/) Why should gold be a national priority? There are three reasons why gold assumes immense significance for the integrity...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/gold-smuggling-turn-the-spotlight-from-kerala-to-govt-policies Gold smuggling - I Part II can be found at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2020/10/gold-smuggling-ii-a-cleanup-is-urgently-needed/) A beneficiary of flawed government policies. RN Bhaskar There’s an apocryphal story about a man blinded because he stole the gold that he saw lying unattended on the table in his master’s...
Lectures by RN Bhaskar The rural Economy Future of Agriculture series -- Lectures Date Title  URL 16-07-2020 Why Agriculture matters for India| Future of Agriculture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNqVLmf2G4g&t=295s 23-07-2020 Milk is the real backbone of India's rural economy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4JY5YjWsBo  30-07-2020 Animal Husbandry -Economics and Fallacies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGyLxdHFQMw 06-08-2020 The emerging wealth generator in farming is vegetables and fruit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77gqM0nQObg&t=55s 13-08-2020 Rural...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/business/coronavirus-in-india-close-precious-metal-commodity-markets-urge-experts Coronavirus lockdown requires precious metal commodity markets to be closed immediately RN Bhaskar – 10 April, 2020 Experts in the commodity markets in India have appealed to the government to suspend all commodity trades in precious metals. This is because hitherto, physical...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/business/the-world-loves-gold-india-confused-amid-uncertain-economic-situation India is confused about dealing with gold RN Bhaskar  -- January 16, 2020 In the aftermath of the US armed forces assassinating General Soleimani of Iran, prices of gold spiked.  The more the world becomes an uncertain place, the more people...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/commodities/gold-needs-some-very-urgently-needed-policy-changes-4820471.html Policy changes for gold urgently required RN Bhaskar  -- January 15, 2020 Successive governments in India have waffled on gold policies for long (http://www.asiaconverge.com/2019/11/urgent-needfor-gold-reforms/). As a result, the entire gold trade was allowed to either go underground, or go to seed. The...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-case-for-bullion-banking-in-india Will the government allow bullion banking in India? RN Bhaskar  --  26 December 2019 India has been myopic about so many things.  One of them, tragically, is gold.  It has forgotten to exploit its own mines,  It gave out licences to...