7 Things to Know about ‘Gita Gopinath’, IMF’s First Female Chief Economist

Mysore-born Gita Gopinath has joined International Monetary Fund as its chief economist, becoming the first woman to occupy the top IMF post. Gopinath’s joined last week at a time, when she believes the world is experiencing a retreat from globalisation, posing challenges to multilateral institutions. Born in Kolkata and raised in Mysuru, Gita Gopinath was officially appointed on

Who is Jerome H. Powell? A brief profile of Federal Reserve System’s chairman

Jerome H. Powell took office as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on February 5, 2018, for a four-year term. Mr. Powell also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, the System's principal monetary policymaking body. Mr. Powell has served as a member of the Board of Governors

Who is Urjit Patel? A profile of RBI Governor

The 52-year-old was named a deputy governor of the central bank in January 2013 by the UPA government. In January 2014, he headed the committee that suggested that the Reserve Bank should target consumer price index (CPI), and not wholesale price index (WPI) as the policy peg. Early life and education Born October 28,1963 Patel

Jeff Bezos : The Richest Man in the World

Jeff Bezos is the founder of the world-famous Amazon, which is said to be one of the largest and most successful online marketplaces in the world. There’s been a lot of talks recently about who the richest person in the world is, and Jeff Bezos’s net worth has been fluctuating a lot recently. However, Jeff

When Bill Gates truly felt successful

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who has an estimated net worth of $92.1 billion, says there are three distinct moments in his life where he truly felt successful: high school, his 20s and his 30s. In a recent "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit, Gates was asked, "When did you consider yourself a success?" "There are many