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Last updated: 29 May, 2017  
 Editorials
Modi.9.Thmb.jpg Three years of Modi government
Bikky Khosla | 23 May, 2017
In what could be its last meeting before rollout of the indirect tax regime, the GST Council last week finalised rates of the new tax for most of the goods and services.  
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Industry.9.4.Thmb.jpg Jobless growth
Bikky Khosla | 16 May, 2017
Jobless growth has, for quite some time now, been pointed out as a major challenge facing India. Our economy is powering ahead, but without creating enough jobs, and this widening gap clearly indicates that our policy makers' focus only on increasing the GDP growth rate is not enough.  
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India.Growth.9.Thmb.jpg Reform drive
Bikky Khosla | 09 May, 2017
While the world economy has continued to face uncertainty, India is fast emerging as a global growth engine. Experts almost unanimously agree on this view, but -- there is a 'but' attached.  
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Tax.9.Thmb.jpg Farm debate
Bikky Khosla | 02 May, 2017
Should agricultural income be taxed? Last week a Niti Aayog member argued that the government should tax farm income above a certain threshold. The view stirred up a hornet's nest among many.  
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Farmer.9.Thmb.jpg Monsoon delight
Bikky Khosla | 25 Apr, 2017
The India Meteorological Department last week came out with its projection of a 'near-normal' South-West monsoon this year. In its first long-range projection for 2017, the weather office said that total rainfall during the June-September period would be around 96 percent of the long-term average. 
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Exports.9.Thmb.jpg Exports recovery gathers steam
Bikky Khosla | 18 Apr, 2017
The Indian export sector started the last financial year on a dismal note, with exports falling by 6 percent in the very first month, continuing a seventeenth consecutive month of decline, and now by the end of the year the sector has distinctly reversed the trend, growing for seven months in a row since September last year. 
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Rupee.9.Thmb.jpg Rise of the Rupee
Bikky Khosla | 11 Apr, 2017
The Indian Rupee is on a roller coaster ride. The currency appreciated by 4.5 percent versus the US dollar in the last quarter ending March. This quarterly rise, according to an estimate, is its best first quarter of any calendar year in the past 42 years. 
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Up.9.Thmb.jpg FY18: The way ahead
Bikky Khosla | 04 Apr, 2017
An eventful financial year has come to an end. In the global front, it was the Brexit referendum that came as the biggest shock of the year, taking not much time in fuelling talks of another global recession.  
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US Dollar
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UK Pound
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Euro
73.10
70.60
Japanese Yen 59.05 57.05
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