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by Austin
26 Apr 2017 18:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 7691
Views: 274643

Re: Levant crisis - III

Russia’s Aerospace Forces carry out over 23,000 sorties in Syria Military & Defense April 26, 15:36 UTC+3 MOSCOW, April 26. /TASS/. The Russian Aerospace Forces have carried out more than 23,000 sorties and about 77,000 strikes on terrorists since the beginning of the military operation in Syri...
by Austin
26 Apr 2017 15:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?
Replies: 222
Views: 11521

Re: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?

Looking at the Nuclear Test Conducted by North , Total 5 of them https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_nuclear_weapons_tests_of_North_Korea They have tested yeald ranging from Sub Kiloton 0.2 to 30 kt , This is good enough of range and test they have to build Nuclear Weapon for Sub Tactical to Strat...
by Austin
26 Apr 2017 15:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 7691
Views: 274643

Re: Levant crisis - III

^^ So many Orthodox and RC/Egyptian Christians have died in Syria and Russia did not send any troops earlier when Nuns and Preist where getting killed ....Shame on them for calling themselves Conservative Orthodox Christians.... lead by that bas#@$% moron on Chief Putin who prides himself calling ch...
by Austin
26 Apr 2017 15:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 7691
Views: 274643

Re: Levant crisis - III

Russia Ready to Send Ground Forces to Syria http://en.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13960204000944 TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian military sources revealed that Moscow has informed Damascus of its preparedness to dispatch ground troops to Syria. Al-Hadath news quoted the sources as saying that Russia has ann...
by Austin
25 Apr 2017 17:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Modi better than Trump; India will outperform US over 5-10 years: Marc Faber http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/markets-business/modi-better-than-trump-india-will-outperform-us-over-5-10-years-marc-faber-2265349.html On a day when market scaled record high on Tuesday, Marc Faber cemented bul...
by Austin
25 Apr 2017 10:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

We cannot spend our GDP on Defence , It will be the budget that will be spent which has to increase both in terms of revenue and expenditure.

Saudi Barbaria spends 10 % of their GDP on defence but 36 % of Budget expenditure on it.
by Austin
24 Apr 2017 22:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India's economy poised to hit $7.25 trillion by 2030: NITI Aayog

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/indias-economy ... tatadocomo
by Austin
23 Apr 2017 22:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Austin, can you please continue the USD / other currencies talk in the perspectives on global economy thread ? This thread offered you answers to your question on Indian GSecs, but it's not a license to also discuss foreign currency and bonds. Let's keep this one on topic, ok ? Sounds Fine , Thanks...
by Austin
23 Apr 2017 12:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Per a commentator on Bloomberg.com, one must look at both sides of the transaction, e.g., (not necessarily his exact example), it makes no sense for a USD holder to buy a Japanese 10 year bond, because the US dollar will remain strong with respect to the yen; but it makes sense for a Euro holder to...
by Austin
23 Apr 2017 12:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3750
Views: 78649

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

REPLAY: An Interview With Jim Rickards & Keith McCullough on HedgeyeTV

by Austin
22 Apr 2017 22:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

BTW when they Foreign Buyers buy our bond they may be paying in USD or Euro to buy these Gsec bonds and earn the interest but when they redeem it do they get paid back in same USD/Euro etc ? No, these are regular GSecs traded in Rupees. The currency risk is entirely in the hands of the buyer. They ...
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 22:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 307
Views: 30438

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Afghan casualties in Taliban Mazar-e Sharif attack pass 100 :shock: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39672357 More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed or wounded in a Taliban attack on an army base on Friday, the defence ministry has confirmed. Fighting lasted for several hours near the city of ...
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 22:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2377
Views: 268770

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

South Korea storms into India's defence manufacturing with contracts worth $2.3 billion http://ajaishukla.blogspot.in/2017/04/south-korea-bags-rs-15000-crore-deals.html On Friday, in New Delhi, the governments of India and the Republic of Korea (or RoK, as South Korea is called) signed a memorandum...
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian weapons and military technology
Replies: 823
Views: 50898

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

^^ Arctic has most of Russian Gas and Oil Reserves valued by Russians at $30 trillion in todays energy price , Most of Indian-Russian Joint venture by ONGC on Sakhlin is around those areas , The Russian Chinese and European/Japanese venture for ESPO etc are in those areas ..thats the most expensive ...
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 19:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1427
Views: 169918

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

^^ "Indian Navy's 15-year plan will require a funding support of around $123 billion," an Indian Navy official said. "This means an annual capital allocation around $8.5 billion as against this year['s] allocation of only $3 billion, 95 percent of which is already committed (for past ...
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 19:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1427
Views: 169918

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

a blackjack can carry around 12 smaller brahmos-M or maybe 6 brahmos-A and respond immediately from central india for a strike. would really beef up our missile launching power. the aeging H6 PLAAF bombers with ALCMs are a potent threat due to their long range. Strategic Bombers dont carry AntiShip...
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 19:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1427
Views: 169918

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Vishnu Som‏ Verified account @VishnuNDTV

Incredible video of INS Teg launching a BrahMos land attack cruise missile yesterday

https://twitter.com/VishnuNDTV/status/8 ... 3333194752
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 18:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Wouldnt a foreign bond investor be it any country or FII while purchasing bond would convert USD/Euro etc to Rupee via RBI buy those bonds and end of maturity period would redeem the interest + capital convert to USD/Euro etc and take it out ?
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 14:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 307
Views: 30438

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Afghan Ex-President Karzai: ISIS Is A Tool Of The United States http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-21/afghan-ex-president-karzai-isis-tool-united-states In an interview with Voice of America (VOA) on Wednesday, ex-Afghan President Hamid Karzai - a former Washington Ally, made statements which go ...
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 14:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

BTW when they Foreign Buyers buy our bond they may be paying in USD or Euro to buy these Gsec bonds and earn the interest but when they redeem it do they get paid back in same USD/Euro etc ?
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 13:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Suraj wrote:Indian GSecs are very attractive to many emerging bond fund managers.
RBI increases FPI limits in govt bonds by Rs170 billion
From 2 years ago:
India to allow additional $18.2 bln in foreign purchases of govt debt


Yes GSec is a good buy safe even for Indian Investers
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 12:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Interest is a function of how much risk a security carries. Lower the risk, lower the interest earned. Agreed and India is well placed for any country who wants to earn ~ 6.5 % for a 10 year bond , instead of earning says 2-3 % from other countries for the same period that would barely grow more th...
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 12:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

SEBI reports this data regularly. Investments by FPIs in Government Securities: April 3 2017 SEBI circulars are here Summary: foreigners hold Rs.2.6 lakh crore ($40 billion) of Indian government debt. That is the prescribed limit permitted by RBI. Thanks Suraj , That tells me FPI can buy short and ...
by Austin
22 Apr 2017 12:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 2885
Views: 164826

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Just a question here , Can any country buy Indian Government Bond like GSEC , The way we buy US Tressuries.

If any country wishes so can they buy Indian Tressuries as part of their forex portfolios ?
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 23:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 7691
Views: 274643

Re: Levant crisis - III

Sarin

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by Austin
20 Apr 2017 23:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3750
Views: 78649

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Thanks but why would ETF be bad , Like atleast in Indian Market there are good ETF like CPSE or may be NIFTY 50 etc , I wont touch Gold ETF by a pole though
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 23:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?
Replies: 222
Views: 11521

Re: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?

N. Korea threatens to ‘reduce US to ashes’ with ‘super-mighty pre-emptive strike’

https://www.rt.com/news/385418-north-ko ... ve-strike/
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 19:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?
Replies: 222
Views: 11521

Re: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?

The US is unable to prevent crumbling NorthKorea from inflicting unacceptable damage on South Korea and Japan

http://valdaiclub.com/a/highlights/turn ... peninsula/
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 18:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 7691
Views: 274643

Re: Levant crisis - III

"ADMS" Pechora-2M "hit by the latest US drone the MQ-1" the Predator "in Syria http://vpk-news.ru/news/36345 Syrian air defenses in the sky in the north of the province of Latakia found a strange aircraft. The target was fired upon, destroy it. http://f4.s.qip.ru/pgTu2BR2.j...
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 18:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 7691
Views: 274643

Re: Levant crisis - III

Moscow demands OPCW explain how White Helmets emerged unharmed in Syrian sarin attack More: http://tass.com/world/942326 OPCW Director General Ahmet Uzumcu said earlier that sarin gas or a sarin-like substance had been used in the chemical weapons attack in Khan Shaykhun. He added that "the an...
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 18:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3750
Views: 78649

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

What are Listed Equities ?
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 14:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1427
Views: 169918

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

As China races ahead, MoD dithers on India’s aircraft carrier

http://ajaishukla.blogspot.in/2017/04/a ... rs-on.html
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 13:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 1532
Views: 87132

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Will they use new engine or exisiting rolling stock that IR uses can take that to 200 km/hr once they build the right track ?
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 13:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 1532
Views: 87132

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Russian Railways to sign Nagpur-Secunderabad line modernisation contract 3 April 2017 Aniket Chakraborty http://in.rbth.com/economics/2017/04/03/russian-railways-to-sign-nagpur-secunderabad-line-modernisation-contract_733611 JSC Russian Railways will soon sign a contract with India’s Railway Minist...
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 13:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 7691
Views: 274643

Re: Levant crisis - III

^^ Initially Pentagon and WH said Syrian Airforce took off from Shayrat Airbase and bombed Idlib with CW , The even showed the flight profile Syrian AF took and bombed Shayrat AB because it had chemical Weapons there. Now US does not want to talk about Shayrat AB but just idlib CW attack. Seems US n...
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 13:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 7691
Views: 274643

Re: Levant crisis - III

West does not want to investigate incident in Idlib, Russian diplomat says More: http://tass.com/politics/942237 Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) told TASS. On Wednesday, the meeting of the OPCW Executive Council t...
by Austin
20 Apr 2017 12:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?
Replies: 222
Views: 11521

Re: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?

Russia vetoes UN statement on North Korea's missile tests http://edition.cnn.com/2017/04/19/asia/russia-un-veto-north-korea/index.html http://www.cbsnews.com/news/russia-blocks-u-n-statement-condemning-north-korea-despite-chinese-support/ Diplomats speaking on condition of anonymity told The Associa...

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