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How brands are destroyed

2021-10-26T16:31:38+04:00October 26th, 2021|News, Technology|

By Mubarak Sooltangos Some months ago, I explained how powerful brands are made. A brand is never the product of a hazard or a coincidence. It requires a lot of crucial components and building blocks, of which product fundamentals like quality, durability, performance, security which are called concrete competitive edges. Over and above these [...]

La leçon inestimable du GAFI

2021-10-26T16:05:56+04:00October 26th, 2021|News|

Par Amit Bakhirta Ue erreur ou un échec est inestimable tant qu’on en tire des leçons. Maurice a finalement quitté la liste grise du Groupe d’action financière (GAFI) en octobre 2021, après l’inscription sur la liste grise en février 2020. Vingt mois compliqués : on se doit de saluer l’effort concerté des politiques publiques et [...]

Promoting the interests of the consumer

2021-10-26T15:59:28+04:00October 26th, 2021|Commerce, Economy, News|

By Eric Ng Ping Cheun Ordinary citizens are feeling the pinch with rising consumer prices. The depreciation of the rupee has fuelled inflation and dented people’s purchasing power. Mauritius’ year-on-year overall inflation remains elevated for the fourth consecutive month, at 5.4% in September. Even when excluding food, beverages, tobacco, mortgage interest, energy prices and [...]

A new Monetary Policy Framework for the Bank of Mauritius?

2021-10-26T15:03:36+04:00October 26th, 2021|Economy, News|

By Sameer Sharma  The most successful central bankers will tell you that the key to the success of monetary policy is that the monetary policy framework needs to be well understood, quantifiable and the market also has to believe that the central bank will do whatever it takes in order to achieve its pre-set [...]

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

2021-08-24T12:41:12+04:00August 24th, 2021|Economy, News|

By Sameer Sharma  Asset managers have a major role to play in helping to solve some of the most pressing problems the world currently faces. As a link between the providers of funding and those who need it, they are in a privileged position. Providers of capital must make the most of the opportunity [...]

From missionary zeal to business reality

2021-08-19T14:52:37+04:00August 19th, 2021|Economy, News|

By Deva Armoogum A new collective mental map is needed, one that moves away from classical Newtonian science, with its linear and mechanical worldview, toward a systems-view of life Andrew Sheng, The One-Earth Balance Sheet In the first part of this article, “A new economic paradigm: from sustainability to regeneration”, published in the last [...]

It is high time to revamp the Mauritius Investment

2021-06-21T17:08:03+04:00June 21st, 2021|Economy, News|

By Sameer Sharma A term sheet with more details has recently given us a very accurate picture of how the Mauritius Investment Corporation (MIC) is wrongly structuring convertible bonds. Back in March 2020 when Mauritius entered its first lockdown, I extensively wrote and communicated about the need to create a bailout fund which would [...]

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