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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Thu, Dec 6th, 2018

A Supportive Monetary Policy...

The monetary policy committee opted to hold interest rates in the December 2018 policy. However, bond markets were cheered by measures to ease liquidity, improve monetary transmission and the forec

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Posted by: CIEL on Wed, Nov 28th, 2018

6 Ways Indian Startups Can Avoid Financial Trouble...

Launching a startup is easy and the fanciest part. But running it successfully and profitably is where the rubber meets the road. They say if you are able to successfully sustain the first

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Mon, Nov 26th, 2018

Cautious Optimism on Bank Credit...

The rise in in bank credit in the first half of FY19 is a positive development. However the deployment of bank loans remains skewed towards retail and services. If bank lending is to fuel an invest

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Posted by: Niyati on Thu, Oct 25th, 2018

Debt Market Indicators Every Investor Should Know...

Economic activity significantly affects interest rates and thus, economists, traders, and investors always keep track of where the

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Posted by: Niyati on Fri, Sep 28th, 2018

What are Basic Concepts of Working Capital Management...

Working capital management is a key indicator of the ability of a firm to manage its short-term (a year or lesser) liquidity needs and to ensure efficient operations from a management standpoint. I

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Posted by: Niyati on Fri, Aug 31st, 2018

Understanding Balance Sheets and Annual Reports...

Balance sheets and annual reports are key to understanding the basics of assessing the financial performance of a company. Many a time one hears various terms representative of capturing and docume

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Tue, Aug 21st, 2018

Booming Sensex, Crashing Rupee...

The rupee has weakened against the dollar, but the BSE-Sensex is on an upward trend.  This is in contrast to 2013, when the Sensex and rupee both saw steep declines. This apparent contradictio

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Mon, Aug 6th, 2018

Explaining - RBI's Rate Hike...

RBI hiked its key policy rate in last week of Jun’18 for the second time in succession. A combination of factors was behind this decision- price pressures from higher core inflation, a deprec

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Thu, Jul 19th, 2018

India's International Investment Position - Not Fragi...

India is one of the high-achievers in the emerging market universe with strong economic growth, low current account deficit, stable inflation and over $400 billion of forex reserves. However, a clo

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Thu, May 31st, 2018

An Unofficial Rate Hike in Financial Markets...

An unofficial rate tightening has taken place as a result of tightening liquidity, rising global rates, bond market sell-offs and RBI intervention in forex markets. Given this background, RBI faces

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Mon, May 14th, 2018

2018 not likely to be 2013 for Indian Markets...

India’s macro stability is threatened by a familiar set of factors- rising crude prices, fiscal pressures, foreign capital outflows and exchange rate depreciation. However, the economy is mor

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Thu, May 3rd, 2018

When Hot Money becomes Cool!...

By easing norms for FPI investment in debt, RBI has opened the market to hitherto banned "hot money". The aim is to improve FPI inflows and keep bond yields low. This may work temporarily, but in t

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Posted by: CIEL on Wed, May 2nd, 2018

Can Online Courses Really Add Value to Your Career?...

The world of digital offers much today to students and aspiring professionals. There are many reasons why this has become possible, and some of them rise from the traditional educational system. Un

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Thu, Apr 26th, 2018

Why Rising Crude Oil Prices are a Worry...

The present structure of India's trade makes it vulnerable to rising prices of crude. Unless trade inflows are strengthened, India will not be able to delink macro-stability from crude price cycles

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Posted by: CIEL on Mon, Apr 23rd, 2018

Capital Budgeting Techniques for Beginners - 5 Method...

Large investments and purchases like a new manufacturing plant, property acquisition or shares in a new venture require an equal amount of forethought and analysis. You need to know if they are act

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