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Last updated: 28 May, 2018  
 Editorials
Crude.9.thmb.jpg Oil, Rupee concerns
Bikky Khosla | 22 May, 2018
First, the good news. Exports rose 5.17 percent in the month of April this year, compared to the same month last year. Definitely it’s good news for the economy. But meanwhile two major challenges have emerged. 
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Inflation.9.Thmb.jpg Inflation shocker
Bikky Khosla | 15 May, 2018
The government came out with inflation figures for April on Monday, and while the recent data sets on manufacturing and services sector output had come as a relief, the latest inflation figures, both retail and wholesale, came as a dampener, raising question whether now the debate 
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Industry.9.4.Thmb.jpg Manufacturing, services data fuels optimism
Bikky Khosla | 07 May, 2018
In a positive development India’s manufacturing growth rose in April. Though marginal, the growth, as reflected by the Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), is encouraging. 
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Rupee.9.Thmb.jpg Bank credit
Bikky Khosla | 01 May, 2018
There is a dire need to increase credit availability to the Indian industry, but the current scenario hardly offers much hope. Our public banks are saddled with mammoth non-performing assets, incidents of banking frauds are coming to light every next day 
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gst-thmb.jpg Delay in dealing with GST refund delays
Bikky Khosla | 24 Apr, 2018
Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu last week promised to address the problem of delayed refunds faced by exporters under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime and take up the issue with the Finance Ministry. 
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Exports.9.Thmb.jpg Exports growth: No time for complacency
Bikky Khosla | 16 Apr, 2018
The commerce ministry last week came out with exports figures for the month of March. The data shows that there was a 0.66 percent dip in overseas shipments to $29.11 billion in the month.  
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Mudra.9.Thmb.jpg Three years of Mudra
Bikky Khosla | 10 Apr, 2018
In his Budget Speech for Financial Year 2015-16, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposed the creation of a Micro Units Development Refinance Agency (MUDRA) Bank, with a corpus of Rs.20,000 crore, and credit guarantee corpus of Rs.3,000 crore. 
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RBI.Thmb.jpg RBI policy review
Bikky Khosla | 02 Apr, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India will review its monetary policy on 4-5 April. In its last review in February, which took place against the backdrop of fiscal slippages, pressure on inflation and rising oil prices, the policy rate was left unchanged at 6 percent.  
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UK Pound
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Euro
78.25
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Japanese Yen 58.85 56.85
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