Venkatraman Anantha-Nageswaran

Venkatraman Anantha-Nageswaran

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Geoeconomics Studies

Dr. V. Anantha-Nageswaran is Adjunct Senior Fellow, Geoeconomics Studies, at Gateway House. He is an affiliated faculty member at the Singapore Management University and is a regular contributor to Mint,  an Indian financial daily, and is a regular commentator on geoeconomics for international media outlets. He co-founded the Aavishkaar India Micro Venture Capital fund, a pioneer in impact investing, and the Takshashila Institute, a public policy think tank and educational institute in Bengaluru. Prior to joining Gateway House, he worked as an independent consultant for six years. He was at Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., as the Chief Investment Officer and was formerly Head of Research for Asia. Prior to this he worked for Credit Suisse in Switzerland and Singapore, and the Union Bank of Switzerland (now UBS). Dr. Anantha-Nageswaran received his PhD in finance from the University of Massachusetts in 1984 for his work on the empirical behaviour of exchange rates. He has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1985). He has co-authored two books, titled Economics of Derivatives (2015) and Can India grow? (2016)

Geoeconomics Studies, International Business, International Finance, International Economics

Last modified: August 17, 2017

Recent projects

BRICS Currency Courtesy: Gateway House
26 July 2017 Gateway House

A financial agenda for BRICS

The multi-polar world that BRICS nations seek is not a reality yet and the differences between them do exist. But the BRICS summit in September offers leaders an opportunity to examine a few important financial issues before they can dictate the global agenda

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livemint Courtesy: Live Mint
18 July 2017

Janet Yellen’s flip-flop

Venkatraman Anantha Nageswaran was published by Live Mint

Singapore_Lee_Kuan_Yew_78250-1880x1254 Courtesy: WTOP
22 June 2017 Gateway House

Singapore family feud: no impact, yet

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s siblings last week accused him of putting self-interest before good governance. Yet, his personal popularity remains untarnished. The Singaporean economy may no longer be the powerhouse it was and the country’s cost competitiveness may have declined, but the government has been working to regain its edge

gdp Courtesy: Sova News
9 June 2017 Gateway House

Deciphering India’s GDP math

Provisional data on India’s GDP for the fourth quarter of 2016-17, released at the end of last month, suggests that the economy is not shining, a condition that has been in the making much prior to the government’s demonetisation exercise: it’s private capital formation that is absent. This must rouse the policy makers to action.