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On this link there are two mistakes from Ramdeo.

India MCAP/GDP is 100% not 80%.


Second US comparison of 160% MCAP / GDP does not take into account the fact that 25% of US corporate profits come from outside USA, not so much for India.

Also, the activity outside the publicly  sector needs to be factored in.

Bangladesh has 25% MCAP / GDP for the past 5 years because most of the corportae activity is in non publicly listed sector.

Written by amitdipsite

February 26, 2018 at 2:21 am

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  1. Dear Amit
    What is the inference? How to decode this ratio in a meaningful way? Pl enlighten us.


    February 26, 2018 at 8:29 am

    • Dear Karthik

      Not a very meaningful ratio for developing, under developed, emerging countries.

      Useful for only comparing a country to itself over a course of few years. Like comparing USA to USA between 2005-2010.

      Definitely a meaningless ratio to compare USA to New Zealand or to another country.

      Almost useless for frontier markets.

      Best regards


      February 27, 2018 at 12:48 am

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  3. I Came across this interesting question on Quora. You might like it.
    Does the stock market work like a Ponzi scheme because the early adopters benefit the most?


    March 3, 2018 at 4:35 am

  4. Hi Amit,
    Pls share your views regarding GIC housing?. Growing GNPA big concern?


    March 10, 2018 at 3:15 am

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