Prof. Jayanth R. Varma’s Financial Markets Blog

A blog on financial markets and their regulation

Coming Soon

I am in the process of setting up my blog using
Blosxom. Why Blosxom?

  1. It is open source so that I can use and customize it the way I like
  2. It does not use MySql or PHP. So I do not have to go to my web administrator
    to set up MySql accounts and other permissions. Yes, it needs CGI access, but
    I already have this and I would not dream of hosting my website on a server
    that does not give me this
  3. It is written in Perl, so I do not have to learn yet another programming
  4. The core of Blosxom is small enough (less than 500 lines) so that it is
    easy enough to understand and modify. But, a large number of plugins are available to
    add whatever functionality is desired. This site uses the following plugins:


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