Conjoncture

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 [...]

A new economic paradigm: from sustainability to regeneration

2021-06-21T16:51:17+04:00June 21st, 2021|Economy, News|

By Deva Armoogum “If people ate truly nutrient-rich food out of healthy soil, you would slash the national health bill straight away. The big chemical companies and big food companies know exactly what they are doing. It is now causing millions of deaths – tell me why that is not genocide?” Dr Charles Massy [...]

The toxicity of interest

2021-06-21T16:21:52+04:00June 21st, 2021|Finance, News|

By Mubarak Sooltangos In the previous issue of Conjoncture, the ineffectiveness of interest to promote savings, to beef up economic activity by supposedly encouraging investments, to discourage borrowing for consumption, to control inflation and to support national currencies were demonstrated. In this present paper, the harmful side of interest will be analysed, namely its [...]

La vaccination contribue au développement

2021-06-21T16:10:49+04:00June 21st, 2021|Economy, News|

Par Eric Ng Ping Cheun Interview dans Mauritius Times du 19 mars 2021 Le gouvernement mauricien a rendu obligatoire la vaccination contre le Covid-19 pour les personnels de la santé et de l’éducation. Une telle mesure pose un dilemme éthique en ce sens qu’il convient de garantir à la fois la liberté personnelle de choisir [...]

The private sector is crucial to economic recovery

2021-06-21T15:51:39+04:00June 21st, 2021|Economy, News|

By Amit Bakhirta “The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of Miseries…” Winston Churchill A budget is merely a consolidation of the means to achieve a nation’s vision, or rather an executive’s vision for the country. It sets public policies as [...]

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