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Last updated: 21 Jan, 2017  
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India.Growth.9.Thmb.jpg Reforms hold key to growth
Bikky Khosla | 17 Jan, 2017
Reforms will decide the coming days of Indian economy, global credit rating agency Moody's expressed this view in a recent report. It said that the Government's capacity to implement reforms and policy effectiveness will decide the economy's rating going forward. 
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Downturn.Thmb.jpg Takeaways from GDP estimate
Bikky Khosla | 10 Jan, 2017
The CSO last week came out with its GDP estimate, which was pegged at 7.1 percent for the current financial year, lower than the 7.6 percent growth in 2015-16. The data, which is in sync with the RBI's earlier estimate, is not good news, but it's also not something to panic about. 
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Exports.9.Thmb.jpg Exports: Govt must pave the way in 2017
Bikky Khosla | 03 Jan, 2017
Well, another year has come and gone. When the Indian export sector started the year 2016, it was going through one of the toughest phases in terms of growth. Overseas shipments had been in decline since December 2014. 
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Tax.9.Thmb.jpg Time to reduce the tax burden
Bikky Khosla | 27 Dec, 2016
Ahead of the Union Budget, the Indian industry has pitched for a sharp cut in the corporate tax rate. In a pre-Budget meeting convened by the Finance Minister recently, industry leaders have viewed that the Government, instead of looking for phased reduction of the corporate tax rate, should cut it in one go from the existing 30 percent to 18 percent 
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US.Federal.9.Thmb.jpg Fed rate hike
Bikky Khosla | 20 Dec, 2016
It was a question of when, not if, and the US central bank finally pulled the trigger last week, announcing its long-awaited interest rate hike. It went for a 25 basis points raise in federal funds rate, which was clearly on expected lines, but what had not been anticipated was its future rate hike forecast.  
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gst-thmb.jpg GST delay
Bikky Khosla | 13 Dec, 2016
It is pretty clear by now that GST roll- out is unlikely by April 1, next year. The 6th meeting of the GST Council ended on Sunday without a consensus on any of the three key bills: Central GST, Integrated GST and State GST. 
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India.Growth.9.Thmb.jpg Renewed growth concerns
Bikky Khosla | 06 Dec, 2016
Our GDP grew at a lower-than-expected rate in the September quarter. Official data released last week shows that the Indian economy grew at 7.3% in second quarter, which is higher than the 7.1 percent in the previous one, but lower than the general expectation of 7.5%.  
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Card.9.Thmb.jpg Moving to a cashless economy
Bikky Khosla | 29 Nov, 2016
The demonetization move that initially brought business activities across the country to a halt is now paving the way for a cashless economy. More and more people are nowadays going for cashless modes of payment. 
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UK Pound
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Euro
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Japanese Yen 58.75 56.85
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