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Monika Halan is Adjunct Professor at the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs. She is a personal finance writer, speaker and author (Let’s Talk Money). She is a regular speaker on financial literacy, regulation, inclusion, and consumer issues in retail finance. She has a Masters in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and a Masters in Journalism Studies from College of Cardiff, University of Wales, UK. She has worked across various media organisations in India, including Mint, The Economic Times, and The Indian Express, and was Editor for Outlook Money. She has run four successful TV series around personal finance on news channels such as NDTV, Zee, and Bloomberg India. Monika also has public policy experience working with the Government of India as an advisor (Swarup Committee) in 2009, as member of the Ministry of Finance Committee on Incentives (Bose Committee), and as a member on the SEBI Mutual Fund Advisory Committee since 2010. She was a member of the task force set up by the Government of India to put in place the Financial Redressal Agency.
Posts by Monika Halan
In April 2021, Yes Bank was fined by India’s market regulator for inadequate information disclosure – high-risk bonds were mis-sold to high net-worth investors without accurately informing them ab...
Mis-selling of financial products has prompted regulators in India to work on consumer protection in financial markets. However, evidence on actual mechanisms and extent of mis-selling is lacking. Th...