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The Point

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A Full-blown Crisis

Apr 29, 2020

The devastating impact of coronavirus on the economy is becoming increasingly clear

Portfolio Investors Back In The Game

Mar 04, 2020

With net investments worth $6.07 billion in equities in the December quarter of 2019,  despite $3.17 billion outflows in the previous quarter, FPIs are bullish on Indian stocks

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The Digital Drive

Feb 19, 2020

The push for less cash and more digital is delivering in many sectors

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FMCG, Durables Consumption Takes a Tumble

Feb 06, 2020

FMCG and consumer durables sectors have been on a slow growth trajectory over the past four quarters, beginning Q4-FY19. Initial signs of slowdown came when the large players saw demand softening

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Spike in New Investments

Feb 06, 2020

In the December 2019/20 quarter, new investments announced by the public and the private sector touched Rs 4.27 lakh crore, the highest in seven quarters

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Too Optimistic

Feb 06, 2020

According to the first advance estimates released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, GDP growth for FY20 is expected to be 5 per cent, the lowest in 11 years

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Central Spending Falls Short of Mark

Feb 06, 2020

The Centre is set to keep its expenditure at 92 per cent of the budgeted amount (lower than the budgeted amount by nearly Rs 2.2 lakh crore)

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Bank Credit to Industry Contracts

Feb 06, 2020

Incremental bank credit grew just 1.8% during April-December 2019 compared to 7.7% during the same period a year ago

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Private Banks Beat PSBs Hands Down

Jan 24, 2020

Private banks' loans and advances grew 25% in 2018/19

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Rural India Bottoming Out

Jan 24, 2020

There are enough signs that India's rural sector is on the path to recovery

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The Great Indian ATM Divide

Jan 24, 2020

Private sector banks have installed the largest number of ATM machines in metro cities and urban areas while public sector banks have sharper focus on rural areas

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Farm Product Prices on Fire

Jan 24, 2020

Prices of major food commodities have been surging

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Housing Sales Down, but Prices Up

Jan 24, 2020

Sales in major Indian cities fell 15% from 47 million sq. ft. in October 2018 to 40 million sq. ft. in the same month of 2019

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Slowdown Hits Energy Demand

Jan 07, 2020

Demand is likely to pick up only when economic activity increases