Anantha-Nageswaran graduated with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1985. He obtained a doctoral degree in Finance from the University of Massachusetts in 1994 for his work on the empirical behaviour of exchange rates. Between 1994 and 2004, he worked for Union Bank of Switzerland (now UBS) and Credit Suisse in Switzerland and in Singapore. In July 2006, he joined Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. in Singapore as the Head of Research for Asia. In March 2009, he was appointed as the Chief Investment Officer for the bank. Since July 2011, he has been a writer, consultant and teacher. He is an adjunct faculty with the Singapore Management University and with the Wealth Management Institute at the Nanyang Technological University. His co-authored book, ‘Economics of Derivatives’ was published by the Cambridge University Press in March 2015. Another co-authored work, ‘Can India grow?’ has been published by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in November 2016. He writes a weekly column for MINT, an Indian financial daily, on Tuesdays (www.livemint.com) and is an active blogger at www.thegoldstandardsite.wordpress.com.