News Burger of the Day – Your Daily Prep Diet – Dec 12

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If you follow these articles regularly, they will help you build a broader perspective of the current Indian and global business scenario. Also, moving away a bit from regular news, we will try to bring forth informative articles that will guide your preparation for interviews.

The Economics of Rating Agencies
What role do rating agencies like Moody’s and S&P have to play in global economics? Despite their late response to the happenings being a primary reason for the 2008 Financial crisis, they continue to be a major force in the world of credit and debit. This article explains their need and roles. (LiveMint)

Annual prognosis of corporate earnings
As the year draws to a close, this article outlines the results of financial performance against the expectations of economic recovery from last year. While economic recovery seems to be on track, the market fell about 9% compared to 2014 as the government failed to meet the lofty expectations of its post-poll promises. (LiveMint)

India’s food inflation report for 2015
Towards the end of 2015, this article inspects the conditions of essential food prices. While there have been temporary setbacks, food prices have remained mostly in control. Cereals, vegetable oil and sugar prices have all seen a restraint which means good news for both consumers and food companies. (LiveMint)

How the Congress is playing party pooper in the Parliament
Almost by default, the opposition leader Congress has assumed the role of a political roadblock in the Parliament, playing a major role in obstructing the passing of bills. By blocking the central government from bringing reform, the Congress is putting pressure on the states to bring about change. Read this piece about whether this is bringing them more harm than gain. (LiveMint)

 

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