Implications of US-China Trade War Updated

🕔17:11, 21.May 2019

News: Google has suspended some of the business with Huawei. Current issue This is the latest development in the long row of US-China trade war that has been started after Donald Trump took the office of the US president. This

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UPI overtook mobile wallets

🕔15:05, 21.May 2019

News Data released by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Reserve Bank of India shows that UPI overtook mobile wallets in terms of volume of transactions and value in March 2019. UPI vs E wallet United Payments Interface

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Masala for Thought

🕔13:59, 20.May 2019

News Kerala has turned out to be the first sub-sovereign entity in the country to access the international market by listing masala bonds issued through its off-budget mechanism, the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). More in News Kerala Infrastructure

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Bank Credit to Infrastructure Expands by 18.5%, Highest Since March 2013

🕔13:54, 20.May 2019

News Data released by the Reserve Bank of India shows that bank credit demand for the infrastructure segment rose by 18.5 per cent or Rs 1.65 lakh crore in financial year 2018-19. It accounts for almost 89 per cent of

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Why an industrial policy is crucial

🕔13:29, 17.May 2019

Article Santosh Mehrotra, a professor in JNU, talks about the importance of the manufacturing sector in India Important facts The contribution of manufacturing to GDP in 2017 was only about 16%, a stagnation since the economic reforms began in 1991.

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Know About India-US Trade related Issues

🕔18:48, 16.May 2019

Donald trump’s statement in March, 2019; “India is a very high-tariff nation. They charge us a lot,” Statement of US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross during the recent visit to India; “American technologies and expertise could play an important role in

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Are Farm Loan Waivers a Political Gimmick?

🕔15:46, 16.May 2019

Context: Many political parties have announced farm loan waivers. Introduction Farm Loan Waiver is in trend due to election. Many types of waivers or direct cash transfer schemes have been launched that is providing a shirt term benefit to the

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RBI envisions fourfold growth in digital transactions by 2021

🕔08:58, 16.May 2019

News RBI’s payment system vision document for 2019-2021 envisaged four times growth in a digital transaction in two years More in News The RBI expects accelerated growth in individual retail electronic payment systems, both in terms of number of transactions

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Analysing Effectiveness of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)

🕔20:12, 15.May 2019

As per the reports of CRISIL (A global rating agency), Insolvency and Bankruptcy code (IBC) has proved to be a key reform in identification and resolution of insolvencies in India in an expedited manner, however, some of the challenges still

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SEBI’s Order On The National Stock Exchange – Colo Scam

🕔16:20, 15.May 2019

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in April ordered the NSE to disgorge money totalling ₹1,100 crore for not exercising proper due diligence while offering co-location services that allowed certain entities to gain access to information before others did.

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