Moneycontrol.Com posted a free e-book named “Turning POINT” found as an excellent e-book on 2011 events in India. I have downloaded the same from moneycontrol site and taken a look into this and found so impressive. I thought I would recommend the same to Indian investors as well as economic students to update or refresh their knowledge. If you look into the e-book, there are several interesting happenings in 2011 has been listed very perfectly.
Some of the interesting facts found in the e-book are:
First part of this e-Book listed with points on “Events that moved the market in 2011”, compiled by Harsha Jethmalani
– Political happenings like Raja’s arrest- Union Budget- Assembly elections- Hitting of gold
– RBI’s answer to inflation
– Standard & Poor’s downgrades America’s sovereign debt- Eurozone crisis- The Mining Bill and the mining scams- Rupee hits a record low to the dollar- IIP falls as high interest rates bite- Pledged shares sell-off sends stocks crashing- Policy paralysis-government on the backfoot
Second section comes with – “Events that made headlines in India.Inc”, compiled by Anisha Mappat.
– Karnataka/Goa mining scam – Corporate executives in 2G scam
– FCCB – Friend or foe?
– BP buys 30% in RIL gas blocks
– Cyrus Mistry named successor to Ratan Tata
– Cairn Vedanta deal finally gets the green light
– Rising NPAs – Banks’ worst nightmare
– End of good times for aviation
– The rise of black gold – Oil
– Savings rate deregulation
– New Takeover Code
– Labour strike at Maruti
Third part of the e-Book covers – “Stocks that made headlines in 2011 for the wrong reasons”, compiled by Santhosh Nair
Variuos companies and the happenings in the year of 2011 to their business clearly listed in this section. Features companies includes; SBI, Mphasis, King Fisher, SKS Microsfinance, Pipavav Defence, GTL, GTL Infra, Reliance Industries, Crompton Greaves, Everonn Education, DB Realty, Unitech, Reliance Communications, Dhanlaxmi Bank, Sun TV, Adani Enterprises, JSW Steel, Reliance Infra, Maruti Suzuki.
Fourth section of this e-book covers “People who were in the headlines in 2011”, compiled by Padma Venkatraman
This area covers the people who were in news for the year of 2011, in India. It covers A Raja, former telecommunications minister, MK Kanimozhi, DMK leader and Rajya Sabha MP, Shahid Balwa and Vinod Goenka, promoters of DB Group Companies, Sanjay Chandra, MD Unitech Wireless, all on 2G Spectrum Scam. Cyrus Mistry, Tata Group chairman-inwaiting, D Subbarao, governor, Reserve Bank of India, criticized over RBI’s unpopular decisions, Anil Ambani, chairman, Reliance Group having to pay a penalty in his personal capacity under a consent settlement with SEBI, NR Narayana Murthy, stepped down as the head of Infosys, Vikram Akula, founder, SKS Microfinance ousted from the board of SKS Microfinance, Vijay Mallya, chairman, Kingfisher Airlines and UB Group, on Kingfisher debt crisis, UK Sinha, chairman, Sebi, Former Sebi-board member KM Abraham accused Sinha of trying to influence him in some high-profile cases being investigated by the regulator.
And finally, the e-book ends with a section “Top brokerages crystal gaze what 2012 may hold for the Indian market/economy” compiled by Sagar Salvi, following by an Index performance in the year of 2011-2012
In this section major organizations view has been shared. companies like Goldman Sachs, CITI, CLSA, Macquarie, Kotak Securities and Bank of America Merrill on what they think about market in the year of 2012.
This nice e-book can be downloaded from Moneycontrol.Com site directly bly clicking here: Download Turning Point Free e-book