Satyajit Das writes the Das Capital Column in the Independent. He has worked in financial markets for over 35 years, as a banker, a corporate treasurer and now as a consultant to banks, fund managers, governments, companies and regulators around the world. He is also the author of Traders Guns and Money and Extreme Money as well as a number of reference books on derivatives and risk-management, which double as 'door stops'. He became a banker because he wasn't good enough to be a professional cricketer, but would give up finance if anyone offered him a job as a cricket commentator or allowed him to pursue his other passion- wildlife (he is the co-author with Jade Novakovic of In Search of The Pangolin: The Accidental Eco-Tourist). He lives in Sydney, Australia.
10 December 2013 01:20 AM
Das Capital: ‘The Economist’ called the grand agreement a recipe for “die grosse Stagnation”
19 November 2013 01:16 AM
Das Capital: European governments are resorting to tricks to resolve their banking problems
12 November 2013 01:20 AM
Economic View: An IMF member thinks Greece’s forecasts for its debt and economic growth are ‘delusional’
05 November 2013 01:05 AM
Economic Outlook: Growth will not be strong enough to reduce unemployment or improve solvency
17 October 2013 12:09 AM
Slowing growth and the withdrawal of foreign capital is now exposing deep-seated problems in emerging markets.
15 October 2013 01:24 AM
In the 1994 ‘Great Bond Massacre’, holders of US Treasury Bonds suffered losses of around $600bn
13 September 2013 12:00 AM
06 August 2013 01:17 AM
Midweek View: The UK faces challenges in this environment. Its excellence in manufacturing and industries has declined
31 July 2013 12:00 AM
12 July 2013 11:16 PM
US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has introduced the term ‘taper’ to the lexicon of central banking. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s stated strategy is “whatever it takes”. Economic Commissioner Olli Rehn recently clarified that European policies were directed at ‘diluting’ not ‘breaking’ the link between banks and sovereigns.
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