Venkatraman Anantha-Nageswaran

Venkatraman Anantha-Nageswaran

former Adjunct Senior Fellow, Geoeconomics Studies

Dr. V. Anantha-Nageswaran a former 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: November 23, 2017

Recent projects

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.
NTPC-Masala Courtesy:
17 May 2017 Gateway House

Pursuing masala bond diplomacy

The emergence of masala bonds as a funding vehicle for Indian companies can aid India’s geoeconomic goals. Most of them are listed in the London Stock Exchange. But is India leveraging fully the rupee’s internationalisation?