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Last updated: 28 Apr, 2017  
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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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Accounting.9.Thmb.jpg Time to get GST-ready
Bikky Khosla | 28 Mar, 2017
First of all, here's the good news. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday tabled four Goods and Services Tax (GST) enabling bills in the Lok Sabha and they will be taken up together in the House for discussion on Wednesday.  
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Internet banking generic THMB It's time for SMEs to go online
Bikky Khosla | 21 Mar, 2017
The number of Internet users in India is expected to reach 450-465 million by June, 2017 from 432 million in December last year, a report said recently, adding that it did not factor in the impact of demonetisation, which has given a big boost to digital and mobile transactions. 
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Election.9.Thmb.jpg BJP win: Reforms to get a boost
Bikky Khosla | 14 Mar, 2017
It is another thumping victory for Brand Modi. While in UP and Uttarakhand, the BJP secured landslide wins, bagging three-fourth majority, the party is likely to form its governments also in Goa and Manipur, by cobbling up coalitions with regional players. 
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GDP.Q3.9.Thmb.jpg No demon in demonetisation!
Bikky Khosla | 07 Mar, 2017
And now yet another twist in the demonetisation story. When PM Modi took the whole nation by surprise by announcing the note ban of November 8, initial public perception was widely positive. The move was cheered as an attack on black money and corruption. 
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Currency Import Export
US Dollar
65.55
63.85
UK Pound
84.25
81.45
Euro
70.65
68.20
Japanese Yen 60.45 58.40
As on 28 Apr, 2017
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