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Last updated: 17 Nov, 2019  
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Moody's.Thmb.jpg Moody's downgrade
Bikky Khosla | 12 Nov, 2019
Global rating agency Moody's Investors Service last week cut India's outlook from 'stable' to 'negative'.  
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Manufacturing.9..Thmb.jpg Industrial slowdown
Bikky Khosla | 05 Nov, 2019
The Indian manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace in two years in October. The IHS Markit India PMI index - based on a survey of 400 producers - fell from 51.4 in September to a two-year low of 50.6 in October.  
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Ease.Of.Doing.Business.9.Thmb.jpg Ease of doing business: Welcome rise but not enough
Bikky Khosla | 28 Oct, 2019
It is impressive that India secured 63rd position in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business 2020 index.  
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Exports.9.Thmb.jpg Exports decline in September
Bikky Khosla | 22 Oct, 2019
Merchandise exports from the country contracted the most in more than three years in September. According to data released last week, exports declined 6.57 percent y-o-y to $26.03 billion in the month.  
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Rupee.9.Thmb.jpg Credit crunch
Bikky Khosla | 15 Oct, 2019
Data released by the Reserve Bank of India last week showed that bank credit growth rate slowed to single digit at 8.8 percent to Rs 97.71 lakh crore during the fortnight to September 27.  
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RBI.Thmb.jpg RBI rate cut
Bikky Khosla | 07 Oct, 2019
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) last week cut the short-term lending rate by 25 basis points to 5.15 percent in its fourth bi-monthly policy review.  
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Rupee.9.Thmb.jpg Time to focus on revenue generation
Bikky Khosla | 01 Oct, 2019
Fiscal deficit of the country touched Rs 5.54 lakh crore at the end of August, which is 78.7 percent of the Budget Estimate for 2019-20. These official figures have come amid concerns raised by several quarters over a possible fiscal slippage in the background of the Rs 1,45,000 crore stimulus by the Centre.  
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Up.9.Thmb.jpg Big-bang stimulus
Bikky Khosla | 24 Sep, 2019
In the fourth tranche of post-Budget economic stimulus measures, the Centre last week came out with Rs 1,45,000 crore stimulus which includes slashing of corporate tax to 22 percent for domestic companies, lowering of tax of 15 percent for new manufacturing firms and measures to boost the capital market. 
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US Dollar
66.20
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UK Pound
87.50
84.65
Euro
78.25
75.65
Japanese Yen 58.85 56.85
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