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GDP at 6.3% in Jul-Sep quarter: Economy shows good signs but growth remains tricky with muted private investments
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GDP at 6.3% in Jul-Sep quarter: Economy shows good signs but growth remains tricky with muted private investments

Presently the government is the only source of investment and in case there is any cut invoked, can affect the future GDP growth scenario

Memo to Arun Jaitley: Giving capital to PSBs alone won’t save ailing MSMEs; the problem runs deeper
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Memo to Arun Jaitley: Giving capital to PSBs alone won’t save ailing MSMEs; the problem runs deeper

The demand for bank loans for MSMEs will pick up only when overall economic activity improves with sector specific measures

India's consumption story set to end due to low jobs growth, investment, warns Ambit
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India's consumption story set to end due to low jobs growth, investment, warns Ambit

Households' savings ratio at an 18-year low and retail NPA problems have begun to emerge particularly in the housing finance segment, are also factors which could effect retail credit-funded consumption, Ambit said

Milind Deora column: Low lending rates don't mean much; we stigmatise debt while 'king of debt' is US President
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Milind Deora column: Low lending rates don't mean much; we stigmatise debt while 'king of debt' is US President

Lower interest rates incentivise investments in public equities, leading to lowered dependence on short-term money from foreign institutional investors

Stress in telecom sector could widen fiscal deficit; govt needs to extend sops
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Stress in telecom sector could widen fiscal deficit; govt needs to extend sops

As much as 30 paise of every rupee of telecom industry’s topline goes to the govt; also 40-50 percent of its debt is probably held by the govt

A question to Arun Jaitley:  Does an economy growing at ‘very good’ pace really need a rate-cut boost?
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A question to Arun Jaitley: Does an economy growing at ‘very good’ pace really need a rate-cut boost?

If demonetisation has not impacted growth seriously, as Arun Jaitley claims, and the economy is doing well, what is the need to put indirect pressure on the Monetary Policy Committee to cut rate?

Bank credit demand up 5.5% in FY18’s first fortnight: RBI data
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Bank credit demand up 5.5% in FY18’s first fortnight: RBI data

For the fortnight to 14 April 2017, bank credit stood at Rs76.31 trillion, up 5.52% from Rs72.31 trillion in the week to 15 April 2016, RBI data shows

Indians love credit cards like never before; here's what the 28% spike in outstanding means
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Indians love credit cards like never before; here's what the 28% spike in outstanding means

The drying up of credit for industries shows that stagnation in economic activities is real on the ground no matter the 7 percent GDP growth released by government statistical office.

RBI monetary policy takeaways: What the central bank thinks of growth, NPAs, liquidity
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RBI monetary policy takeaways: What the central bank thinks of growth, NPAs, liquidity

Given that banks have closed their accounts in March, the market was keen to get a clear number on the demonetisation exercise in terms of the return of old notes to the system.

Freight and fridge sales: Economists seek GDP clues amid data doubts
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Freight and fridge sales: Economists seek GDP clues amid data doubts

Some economists are perplexed by figures showing growth in consumer spending hitting a four-year high, even as sales of beverages, home appliances and vehicles fell.

Budget 2017: Agri credit raised to record Rs 10 lakh cr in FY18
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Budget 2017: Agri credit raised to record Rs 10 lakh cr in FY18

"The target for agricultural credit in 2017-18 has been fixed at a record level of Rs 10 lakh crore," Jaitley said in his Budget speech.

The economy has found its mojo this century, but work is only half done on the reforms front
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The economy has found its mojo this century, but work is only half done on the reforms front

The Indian economy has grown six fold in size between 2001 and 2015 and now stands at Rs 125.41 lakh crore in fiscal year 2015 from Rs 21.77 lakh crore in fiscal year 2001 at the start of this millennium.

Goldilocks solution to reviving growth is bank reforms; govt has to take it up now
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Goldilocks solution to reviving growth is bank reforms; govt has to take it up now

The Modi government has scored poorly on big-ticket reforms. The goldilocks solution to break the puzzle is kicking off banking sector reforms before it is too late

Maharashtra clamp down: Govts should remember public banks are not milch cows
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Maharashtra clamp down: Govts should remember public banks are not milch cows

According to the report, banks disbursed Rs 1,036 crore loans in Amaravati as against the target of Rs 1,695 crore.

Calm down, a failed monsoon wouldn’t really break the back of rural India now
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Calm down, a failed monsoon wouldn’t really break the back of rural India now

India’s changing rural landscape warrants a reworking of policies related to resource allocation to the sector

Signs of pick up in bank credit, says SBI's Arundhati Bhattacharya
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Signs of pick up in bank credit, says SBI's Arundhati Bhattacharya

There are lot of plans, which corporates have finalised and they have also started working on projects, the SBI chief said.

Economy during Modi's first year as PM: Check out what changed and what didn't
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Economy during Modi's first year as PM: Check out what changed and what didn't

Modi cannot run the show on his own. He has to take into account not just his colleagues, but even the Opposition.

Why are banks not cutting rates? Arun Jaitley to take up issue with PSU bank chiefs today
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Why are banks not cutting rates? Arun Jaitley to take up issue with PSU bank chiefs today

At Wednesday's meeting, Jaitley would also review the progress made on decisions taken at the two-day Gyan Sangam

Jaitley isn’t getting it; recovery is a mirage as long as banks remain fence-sitters
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Jaitley isn’t getting it; recovery is a mirage as long as banks remain fence-sitters

The budget was a golden chance for Jaitley to keep the economic revival story intact by refuelling the banks. By choosing not to do this, Jaitley seems to be forgetting that someone needs to really fund the India growth story

Bank credit up 10.39% at Rs 64,53,394 cr
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Bank credit up 10.39% at Rs 64,53,394 cr

Deposits of the banks, on the other hand continued to outpace credit demand rising 11.85 percent to Rs 84,74,824 crore in the reporting fortnight as against Rs 75,76,609 crore in the same fortnight last year.