Top India Business and Economy Websites

India is one of the biggest emerging markets in the world, its nominal GDP is the tenth-largest in the world. Along with India’s reemergence as a major economic power, there are many business and investment opportunities across the country. Here is a list of Indian websites on business, economy and investment for easier info access to the Indian economic and business environment.

Government & Branches

Reserve Bank of India

http://www.rbi.org.in/home.aspx

The RBI is India’s central bank. It makes monetary policy, regulates banks, the external sector, and the fixed income and currency markets.

Ministry of Finance

http://finmin.nic.in/

Ministry of Finance includes the Departments of Economic Affairs, Departments of Expenditure, Departments of Financial Services and Departments of Revenue.

Planning Commission

http://planningcommission.nic.in/

The Planning Commission is an institution in the Government of India, which formulates India’s Five-Year Plans, among other functions.

India in Business

http://indiainbusiness.nic.in/newdesign/index.php

“India in Business” is set up by the ITP division of the Ministry of External Affairs with the primary aim of accelerating the pace and quantum of FDI in India. The web portal facilitates and guides the foreign investor about the Investment scenario in India.

Ministry of Corporate Affairs

http://mca.gov.in/

Regulates companies, stocks and shares. Details of protection for investors. Policy and administration details.

India Finance & Investment

National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.

http://www.nseindia.com/

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) is stock exchange located at Mumbai, India. It is the 11th largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization and largest in India by daily turnover and number of trades, for both equities and derivative trading.

Best Accounting Websites

Accounting is the language of business. It is essential for business persons as well as investors to have relevant accounting knowledge and skills. Here is a list of the best accounting websites on the internet.

AICPA Online

http://www.aicpa.org

American Accounting Association

http://www.aaahq.org

FASB

http://www.fasb.org

GASB

http://www.gasb.org

International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)

http://www.iasb.org.uk

NASBA

http://www.nasba.org

PCAOB

http://www.pcaobus.org

Rutgers Accounting Web

http://www.accounting.rutgers.edu

SEC

http://www.sec.gov

WebCPA

http://www.webcpa.com

Hedge funds websites

Hedge fund is one of the most popular ways to manage wealth, or create wealth if you work as a hedge fund manager. It seems that who can manage money manages all. The following websites on hedge funds investment would be helpful for investment professionals, as well as for lay investors.

www.aima.org

www.altvest.com

www.awjones.com

www.bankruptcydata.com

www.bondmarkets.com

www.dbconvertibles.com

DoubleLine

http://www.doubleline.com/

DoubleLine is a fixed income investment management firm and registered investment advisor

www.edhec-risk.com

www.eurohedge.co.uk

Fairholme Funds

http://www.fairholmefunds.com/

Mutual funds led by Bruce Berkowitz. The website provides some very valuable reports.

www.frmhedge.com

www.hedgefund.net

www.hedgefundresearch.com

www.hedgeindex.com

www.hedgeworld.com

www.macroanalytics.com/html/convertible_arbitrage.html

www.mondohedge.com

www.stern.nyu.edu/~ealtman

www.soros.org

www.vanhedge.com

World most successful investors’ websites and blogs

A look at world’s most successful investors websites and blogs may give us a clue on how to make sound investment. There are a lot of useful articles and reports on their websites and blogs, please check out the list of links.

George Soros: http://www.georgesoros.com/

Ray Dalio: http://www.bwater.com/

John Bogle: http://johncbogle.com/wordpress/

Jeremy Grantham: http://www.gmo.com/America/

Bill Gross: http://www.pimco.com/en/experts/pages/billgross.aspx

Charlie Dreifus: http://www.roycefunds.com/people/charlie-dreifus.asp

Seth Klarman: http://sethklarmanblog.blogspot.com/

Meredith Whitney: http://www.meredithwhitneyllc.com/

David Einhorn: https://www.greenlightcapital.com/

Bill Miller: http://www.leggmason.com

Bruce Berkowitz: http://www.fairholmefunds.com/

Robert Rodriguez: http://fpafunds.com/

John Paulson: http://johnpaulsoninfo.blogspot.com

Marc Faber: http://www.gloomboomdoom.com/

Mark Mobius: http://mobius.blog.franklintempleton.com/about-me/

Martin Whitman: http://www.thirdavenuefunds.com/ta/

Four US house price indices to watch

How we can tell the future price trends of the United States home/house price? There are four popular housing price indices widely used by academia and business professionals.

1. FHFA/OFHEO:http://www.fhfa.gov/Default.aspx?Page=14

2. S&P/Case-Shiller Indices:http://www.standardandpoors.com/indices/sp-case-shiller-home-price-indices/en/us/?indexId=spusa-cashpidff–p-us—-

3. CoreLogic HPI:http://www.corelogic.com/products/corelogic-hpi.aspx

4. IAS360: http://www.iaservices.com/ias360-house-price-index-from-ias