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Jul 06, 2012
Was PM's interview meant for Sonia Gandhi's ears?The PM spoke his mind in the HT interview, but the overwhelming impression it leaves on the reader is one of double-think.
Jun 29, 2012
Jan-March current account gap highest on oil and gold importsHefty oil and gold imports caused the current account deficit to rise to a record high in the March quarter as the surging imports and only moderate export taking a toll on the rupee.
Jun 26, 2012
Govt has limited options to prop up Rupee: Morgan StanleyThe rupee has depreciated 7.4 percent against the dollar since January and over 30 percent since last August.
May 31, 2012
Fiscal deficit at 5.7% in FY'12 lower than projection : CGAFiscal deficit, the difference between the government's total receipts and expenditure, stood at Rs 5,09,731 crore in 2011-12, as per the provisional data.
May 02, 2012
Forget twin deficits, India has quadruplet deficits to worry aboutWe may not be too worried about what S&P says, but experts have already begun talking of the 'quadruplet deficits' if you add the governance deficit and liquidity deficit to the list.
Apr 10, 2012
Five reasons why the US job market might be weakeningEconomists mostly shrugged off news that US hiring slowed in March as a one-month aberration warped by warm weather. But here are five reasons why they could be wrong.
Mar 16, 2012
Fun with numbers: The holes in Pranab-da's budgetYet again, Pranab Mukherjee's assumptions that underlie his projection of fiscal deficit targets for next year are being called into question.
Mar 15, 2012
Budget 2012: What Pranab could borrow from Manmohan's 1991 speechThe Union budget has to do the same rescue act for the economy as Manmohan Singh's 1991 budget. So why not borrow words from the original?
Feb 24, 2012
Lowering of rates depends on fiscal deficit: MontekIndia's fiscal deficit is expected to be 5.6 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) this fiscal as against the budget estimates of 4.6 per cent of GDP.
Jan 10, 2012
Sure, Mr PM, we're shamed by malnutrition. But are you?It's all very well to shock us with statistics about India's malnourished children. But it only reflects a colossal failure of public policy, for which all governments, including Manmohan Singh's, bear the blame.