Money Kraft videos on macroeconomic indicators

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Here is a collection of money kraft videos on macroeconomic indicators – a set of metrics  that can be used to understand the state of the economy.

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Here is a collection of youtube videos on macroeconomics.

Macroeconomic indicators for tactical asset allocation

“Understanding macroeconomic indicators lets investors make informed tactical decisions because different asset classes respond differently to economic situations. Watch this investor education video by Moneykraftto understand why knowledge of the links between asset returns and economic indicators allows smart tuning of portfolios.”

Interest Rates & Monetary Policy: How do they work?

Monetary policy can be used to impact growth, exchange rates or market liquidity. Watch this investor education video by Moneykraft to understand how RBI’s multiple objectives and time lag in the transmission process make it difficult to take positions on the direction of interest rates.

Fiscal Deficit – Why does it matter?

Fiscal deficits are caused when the government spends more than it earns. If the deficit is used to build infrastructure it helps; else it can hurt growth. This investor education video by Moneykraft discusses the nature and quality of India’s fiscal deficit and the consequences

Gross Domestic Product-Trends and Cycles

“Economies grow in cycles of boom and bust around the trend GDP. The trend GDP itself changes with time and the level of development of the country. Watch this investor education video by Moneykraft to learn more about trends and cycles in GDP and how it impacts the returns that can be earned on investment in that country.”

India’s Gross Domestic Product – How it fell from 9.5% to 4.4%

Within a decade, India’s GDP has fallen from 9.5% to 4.4%. This investor education video by Moneykraft recounts the reasons behind the growth decline

India’s Current Account – When does it run into a deficit?

“India’s current account is a record of imports and exports of goods and services. This investor education video by Moneykraft discusses the dynamics that have led to a high deficit in India’s current account.”

Current Account Deficit: Who funds it?

An imbalance between India’s chronic Current Account Deficit and inflows on the capital account disrupts the rupee-dollar exchange rate. Watch this investor education video by Moneykraft to understand how external vulnerability forces RBI to intervene often and to use new ways to boost capital inflows

India’s Capital Account – How is CAD financed?

India receives various types of capital inflows from FDI (Foreign Direct Investment), FIIs (Foreign Institutional Investors), ECBs (External Commercial Borrowings) and NRIs (Non-resident Indians). This investor education video by Moneykraft explains how these capital flows impact the movement of the Indian Rupee.


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