Daniel Currie

Daniel Currie is the former economics editor at Fair Observer. He has experience as an economic analyst, enterprise banker and research analyst across different countries. Currie has interned for various firms such as MNI Indicators (Deutsche Börse Group), the Commercial Bank of Qatar and the US-Qatar Business Council. He currently works at Alt-Options LLC in Boston, Massachusetts as a research analyst. He holds a dual BA in Economics and Finance from Boston University.

Entrepreneurial Zeal and Accelerator Growth in India

Aug 30, 2016

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Raghav Kanoria, the founder and partner of Neoleap Business Ventures LLP. The entrepreneurship bug has spread in India, and a positive drive to encourage entrepreneurs resonates throughout society. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor reported in 2014 that “58% of Indian adults (18-64 years old)...

Rio Olympics: Winds of Change or Tides of Turmoil?

Aug 04, 2016

Can the Olympic Games help Brazil through its economic problems? As many sporting fans await the start of the Olympics, it is hardly an understatement that the host country, Brazil, faces a number of economic and political challenges. Some of the many problems include an ailing economy and an uncertain political...

India’s Long Quest for Modernity

Sep 22, 2015

In this special edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Atul Singh, the founder, CEO and editor-in-chief of the organization. India is well-known for its inefficient legal system with archaic laws that hobble its economy. While the country is trying to forge ahead by increasing its investment in infrastructure...

The State of Capital Markets in India

Sep 14, 2015

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Amit Singh, a partner at Allen & Overy. As the Indian economy moves forward under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a lot of work lies ahead for capital markets. Even though the S&P BSE Sensex gained 5571.22 points (24.88%)...

The Rise of Angels in India

Aug 19, 2015

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Raghav Kanoria, a co-founder and co-president of the Calcutta Angels Network. India is emerging as an entrepreneurial haven. The Economic Survey 2014-15 placed India as the fourth biggest startup hub in the world. According to the report, this dynamic environment...

The Reserve Bank of India and its Monetary Policy Stance

Jul 20, 2015

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Manu Sharma, an editor at CVoter International. The calendar year 2015 has been an eventful time for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), as the Indian central bank has cut interest rates by 75 basis points (bps) or 0.75%. The...

Foreign Investment Potential in India

Jul 15, 2015

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Russell Stamets, a Delhi-based lawyer, author and business advisor. Many foreign and domestic investors were jubilant when Narendra Modi became the new Indian prime minister in 2014. The upbeat market sentiment in India was expressed with a 27% rise in foreign direct investment...

India's Untapped Economic Potential

Jul 09, 2015

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Sunil Asnani, a portfolio manager at Matthews Asia. Ever since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi entered office in 2014, a positive reversal of the economy was expected. India’s economic situation deteriorated under the previous government, and the United Progressive Alliance was...

India’s Major Push into the Limelight

Jul 09, 2015

With momentum on its side, the Indian economy finally has an opportunity to achieve its potential. Background Some may argue that the Indian economy has been in the limelight for the past 20 years, but this time it seems to be different. India’s economy was liberalized in 1991 in the aftermath...

India’s Continuous Environmental Degradation

Jun 06, 2015

India needs to cut its levels of air pollution to preserve and increase its productivity. India is experiencing an economic surge after Prime Minister Narendra Modi entered office in 2014. Investors see India as a growth opportunity. Last year, capital expenditure projects attracted $23 billion of foreign investment. Yet the...

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