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April 17, 2008
Caution is back in boardroom discussions in corporate India. There is still optimism, but irrational exuberance—a phrase popularised by Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the US Federal Reserve—has, for all practical purposes, gone out of the picture.


Sanjoy Narayan
May 4, 2008
With clear signs of a US Economy-led global slowdown and an unprecedented rise in commodity, including food grain, prices all round, how bad are things going to be for the Indian economy? Predictions by most analysts point to a slower GDP growth. Inflation (7.41 per cent at the end of March) is causing concern.


Shamni Pande
April 16, 2008
Rising inflation will hurt some consumers for sure, but consumption per se is growing, thanks to the wider affluence a strong economy is creating.


Shalini S. Dagar
April 16, 2008
These are extraordinary times, not just for India but the whole world. At no time before in world history has inflation and economic downturn combined to create a “caught-between-ice-and-fire” situation. In India, rising inflation coupled with a moderating economy does signal a cyclical slowdown, but the country’s long-term growth story is still intact. An analysis by BT's Shalini S. Dagar.


Clifford Alvares
April 16, 2008
The Indian stock market is sneezing because the US has caught a cold. Otherwise, especially at the current prices, D-Street still offers perhaps the best high-growth bet.


www.businesstoday.in
April 15, 2008
SBI Chairman O.P. Bhatt may talk about wanting to increase lending rates, but his bank was among the first to cut home loan rates by 50 basis points last month. It isn’t the only one. Several banks have done so over the last few weeks.


www.businesstoday.in
April 2, 2008
Despite its best efforts at keeping prices down, the government is faced with an inflation fire that refuses to die out. The inflation rate based on the wholesale price index shot up to a 13-month high of 6.68 per cent for the week ended March 15.


Rishi Joshi
April 1, 2008
The government is in a generous mood. Close on the heels of the Rs 60,000-crore farm loan waiver package announced in the 2008-09 Union Budget comes the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission, which are likely to be accepted.


Clifford Alvares
April 1, 2008
Few months ago, things were looking good in the markets. But in barely 10 weeks, the financial landscape has changed, and the bears have got an upper hand in the stock market.


www.businesstoday.in
March 31, 2008
“Inflation is driven by high commodity prices and food prices; since we’re importing commodities, we’re actually importing inflation”


www.businesstoday.in
March 19, 2008
Never before, probably, has the sensex moved as wildly as it has in the past three months. During this short period, the bellwether index of the Indian stock market has shed more than 30 per cent off its January 10 peak of 21,206.77 (on March 17, it closed at 14,809.50).


www.businesstoday.in
June 17, 2020
Wholesale Price Index in May 2020, slipped into deflation for the first time in 4 years


www.businesstoday.in
March 19, 2008
Kudos for India’s best managed Companies (BT, March 23, 2008). The vision, virtues and values of these companies who have made it to the top of your BT-Ernst & Young study are truly admirable and worth emulating.


Shamni Pande and Shalini S. Dagar
March 18, 2008
Global food prices are on a boil as biofuels and freak weather play havoc with the demand-supply equation. Food prices in India too have been inching upwards. How vulnerable are we to food price shocks? 


Shalini S. Dagar
March 17, 2008
Gold has been flirting with the $1,000 per troy ounce mark in the international markets. Will it continue to shine?


Shalini S. Dagar
March 7, 2008
Writing off farm loans worth Rs 60,000 crore, increasing Income Tax exemptions, slashing excise duties?Finance Minister Chidambaram’s Budget 2008 is aimed at winning votes in an early poll. Full coverage: Budget 2008


Rishi Joshi
March 5, 2008
RBI will have to make some tough choices to keep the economy humming.


Nitya Varadarajan
March 4, 2008
Several public and private sector banks have recently cut their lending rates for consumer borrowings. Such a scenario offers investors who have invested in longer-term bond instruments a chance to make gains on their investments.


Rishi Joshi
March 1, 2008
Buoyant tax revenues a lower fiscal deficit and an economy that’s in top gear permit the FM to pump big money into agriculture and the social sector. Those efforts might help at the hustings, too.


www.businesstoday.in
March 1, 2008
The economic backdrop to the Budget 2008 was mixed; though India has witnessed high growth rate in the recent past, coupled with burgeoning foreign exchange reserves and phenomenal increase in the direct tax collections, the fear of US slowdown, inflation, ever-strengthening rupee and high interest rates, are a matter of some concern.


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