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Last updated: 22 Jul, 2018  
Law.9.thmb.jpg Review of Companies Act 2013: A welcome step
Bikky Khosla | 17 Jul, 2018
The Centre is setting the ground for another overhaul of the Companies Act 2013. According to a press statement released by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs last week, the government has constituted a committee to revisit several provisions of the Act.  
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Farmer.9.Thmb.jpg MSP hike
Bikky Khosla | 10 Jul, 2018
The Union Cabinet last week cleared a big jump in minimum support prices (MSPs) for Kharif crops. It gives farmers a fixed margin of 50% over their input costs. This marks the highest increase in MSP since 2013. 
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Rupee.9.Thmb.jpg Rupee downslide
Bikky Khosla | 03 Jul, 2018
The Indian Rupee slumped to an all-time low of 69.09 against the dollar last week, surpassing its previous record-low of 68.86 hit in November 2016, and though there was an immediate recovery from those lows on expectations of possible intervention by the Reserve Bank of India 
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gst-THMB.jpg One year of GST
Bikky Khosla | 26 Jun, 2018
The first anniversary of rollout of Goods and Services Tax is approaching. It all started way back in 1986, when the then finance minister VP Singh put forward a Budget proposal for overhauling the excise taxation structure, and after three decades, GST was finally rolled out on July 1, 2017.  
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Manufacturing.9..Thmb.jpg Macro data relief!
Bikky Khosla | 19 Jun, 2018
Exports increased by over 20 percent in May. According to official data released last week, the value of merchandise shipped out in the month stood at $28.86 billion, rising from $24.01 billion in May last year. Total value of exports for the April-May 2018-19 period now stood at $54.77 billion.  
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RBI.Thmb.jpg RBI's surprise rate-hike
Bikky Khosla | 12 Jun, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) last week increased the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 percent. This is the first rate hike since the NDA government came to power in May 2014. 
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Up.9.Thmb.jpg Fiscal deficit, GDP data: Is it a turnaround
Bikky Khosla | 05 Jun, 2018
In a big relief, the government has broadly met its fiscal deficit target of 3.5 percent for the financial year 2017-18. According to provisional data released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), fiscal deficit for the period stood at 3.53 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product. 
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Bankruptcy.Thmb.jpg IBC fine-tuning
Bikky Khosla | 29 May, 2018
The Union Cabinet last week approved, via an ordinance, amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), allowing promoters of companies with turnover of up to Rs 250 crore to bid for their companies against which insolvency proceedings have begun. 
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