Indian Business and Share Market News Analysis&Opinion

MONEY

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Winter Session of Parliament, Finance Ministry, PSU Banks, FRDI Bill

Why a new bill by government is terrifying the Indian bank depositor

Ours is a deposit-driven banking system, so borrowing a clause from Western, credit-driven model is laced with difficulties.

MONEY

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RBI, November 8, Economy, Modi

What Modi will not say about demonetisation in his speeches

[Book extract] Trinamool Rajya Sabha MP raises some difficult questions from the front row in Parliament.

MONEY

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Loan write-off, NPA, RBI, Vijay Mallya

PSU banks writing off Rs 55,356 crore of corporate debt in six months is unacceptable

Though the write-off is financial jugglery to balance the books, this puts the total bad debt written off at a massive Rs 3.60 lakh crore.

MONEY

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Salil Parekh, Vishal Sikka, NR Narayana Murthy, Infosys

5 things Infosys' new CEO Salil Parekh would want to focus on

Its image had been dented by the squabble between former chairman NR Narayana Murthy and the board led by R Seshasayee as chairman and Vishal Sikka as CEO.

MONEY

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NPAs, Extradition Treaty, Kingfisher Airlines, Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya isn't coming back, but he's not the villain who got away

We are forgetting the bankers who lent Kingfisher Airlines for something quite as spurious as its brand name.

MONEY

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BJP, Modi, Agricultural sector, GDP growth

GDP growth: Is the economy really on recovery path?

Modi government has not done justice to the agricultural sector.

MONEY

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GST, Demonetisation, GDP, Growth

Not just 6.3 per cent: Why sustained growth over next two quarters is better sign of GDP revival

The industrial segment is not out of the woods yet, and improvement in manufacturing growth was largely the result of a re-stocking exercise.

MONEY

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GDP, Indian Economy, Arun Jaitley, GDP growth

India’s GDP growth at 6.3 per cent in September quarter is underwhelming but expected

Though it’s better than the 5.7 per cent registered in the last quarter, the current rate will limit the annual average to 6.5 per cent.

MONEY

 |   Long-form
Arun Jaitley, French Revolution, Notebandi, Demonetisation

What India could have learned from France's experience of demonetisation in 1840s

We have demonised the money of the poor - cash - while glorifying that of the rich - card and Paytm.

MONEY

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Demonetisation, GST, Arun Jaitley, Economy

S&P ratings prove India can't get carried away by Moody's view of the economy

The latest rating agency to assess India would like to see results of the reforms coming in before a rating revision.