Saturday, November 28, 2020
Gems and Jewellery

Gems and Jewellery

News and analysis for Gem and Jewellery Industry

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...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/urgent-need-for-gold-reforms Gold reforms are being delayed. Why? RN Bhaskar  -- 14 November, 2019 Last week, on Nov 5, 2019, this publication, in association with BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) held a conference on The increasing allure of gold. As discussions continued, each panellist spoke...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/interviews/gold-has-become-more-alluring-than-ever-before PR Somasundaram-WGC-Gold requires one regulatory body Tales around gold have always fascinated people. And as the price moves higher, or promises to climb, the fascination with gold grows stronger. Free Press Journal’s Jescilia Karayamparambil and RN Bhaskar spoke to World...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/how-the-governments-gold-policies-make-indias-neighbours-richer-and-this-country-itself-poorer-4574121.html India's gold policies have impoverished the country RN Bhaskar -- Oct 25 2019 In 2013, P Chidambaram decided to impose a 10% import duty on gold (https://in.reuters.com/article/india-tax-finmin/gold-duty-raised-to-record-10-percent-as-imports-revive-idINDEE97C03J20130813).  The finance minister was quite savvy about the way financial markets work. He knew too...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/can-gold-be-used-to-reduce-indias-cad-anxieties/1377671 India's privately held gold can be used to reduce the country's CAD — By RN Bhaskar | Oct 18, 2018 The increase in oil prices and the surge in other imports are threatening to worsen India current account deficit.  According to the RBI’s...