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Mar 29, 2019
Supreme Court refuses to stay merger of Vijaya, Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda, dismisses applications by bank officers' associationsThe proposed amalgamation will make Bank of Baroda the second largest public sector bank after State Bank of India
Dec 11, 2018
RBI governor Urjit Patel has been a victim of NDA sledging, which is simply not cricketIt must be remembered that unlike his predecessor Raghuram Rajan, Urjit Patel supported, not so reluctantly, the controversial 2016 decision to demonetise high-value currency notes.
Nov 30, 2018
Indian economy likely to grow at 7-7.4% in FY19, central fiscal deficit projected at 3.2%: NCAERGDP growth rate at market prices estimated at 7.4–7.7 percent for 2018–19, the NCAER report said
Oct 02, 2018
Gita Gopinath, India-born IMF's new chief economist 'big fan' of GST, but doesn't think demonetisation 'was a good idea'Gopinath is the second Indian and first woman appointed to head the research department, which publishes the IMF's flagship publication, the World Economic Outlook,
Sep 11, 2018
Rupee nearing 73-mark: Here are five ways Narendra Modi govt can arrest the sharp currency depreciation against US dollarWhenever a government gets very strong at the Centre – that is when it enjoys an absolute majority after the results of general elections are announced, economic growth invariably suffers
Aug 29, 2018
CEA recruitment row: Flexibility in required qualifications reveals rising redundancy of role; expect a lightweight to fill positionA dispassionate view of the role and responsibilities of the CEA shows that the role of an economic advisor is increasingly becoming redundant with the creation of the PMO, PMEAC and now NITI Aayog
May 02, 2018
WHO report on pollution: It's time Indian govt revisited old economic policies, try the 'polluter pays' principleFollowing the World Health Organisation report, environmental activists will scream hoarse and kind hearts will make tut-tutting noises of frustration and concern, but it is time to land a hard kick for action right where it matters: economic policy.
Apr 01, 2018
Markets need not fear hung Parliament in 2019; govt direction, leadership matter more than structure of LSIndian stock markets and analysts need not fear hung Parliament after the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, there appears to be no relation between a government with a majority and GDP growth
Feb 06, 2018
Market mayhem: If you link Sensex, Nifty bloodbath to Budget and economy, you are making a fool of yourselfAny investment banker will tell you that the best time to get a great price for your IPO is when the markets are booming (he will probably call it best valuation). The test is in the after-listing performance of the companies.
Jan 18, 2018
Jolt to Make in India? Japanese cos may bag $17 bn bullet train deal, local firms only to supply manpowerThe sole collaboration aimed at the bullet train project is between Kawasaki Heavy Industries and India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, which aims to win carriage orders