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IMF’s recommendations to India to stave off “significant economic slowdown”

IMF’s recommendations to India to stave off “significant economic slowdown”

"Most high-frequency indicators suggest that weak economic activity has continued into December."
In more bad news for the economy, India’s highway construction hits a speed bump

In more bad news for the economy, India’s highway construction hits a speed bump

Government's target for 2020 cut to 6,000 km from 20,000 km last year.
Indian investors better brace for an extended stock market downturn

Indian investors better brace for an extended stock market downturn

The present turmoil is structural, and not cyclical.
Reviving India’s household savings and investments should be the budget’s top concern

Reviving India’s household savings and investments should be the budget’s top concern

Real investment has also fallen sharply and barely seems to be recovering.
India’s NBFCs, wrongly called shadow banks, need the government’s backing

India’s NBFCs, wrongly called shadow banks, need the government’s backing

Despite the crisis, the fundamental business model of NBFCs are intact
Paytm dispels the notion that payments banks can’t be profitable in India

Paytm dispels the notion that payments banks can’t be profitable in India

Paytm Payments Bank has posted a Rs19 crore profit.
Slowdown or no slowdown? Rural India keeps everyone guessing

Slowdown or no slowdown? Rural India keeps everyone guessing

The hinterland is driving growth for automobile, and consumer goods companies.
Why Indian banks should be worried about the slowing growth of auto companies

Why Indian banks should be worried about the slowing growth of auto companies

The new normal for automobile sales will be sub-10% growth.
Five key takeaways from India’s new central banker’s maiden policy review

Five key takeaways from India’s new central banker’s maiden policy review

With a rate cut and a change in stance, Shaktikanta Das has managed to woo industries and investors in his maiden monetary policy announcement as…
Why are Indian investors shying away from mutual funds?

Why are Indian investors shying away from mutual funds?

After a heady run, India’s mutual fund (MF) industry seems to have lost some steam. The assets under management (AUMs) of all MFs in India…
India’s growth is not just jobless, it’s also profitless

India’s growth is not just jobless, it’s also profitless

India’s high GDP growth is often criticised for not being accompanied by an increase in employment numbers. But then jobless growth isn’t the only problem…
Ten events that rocked India’s banking industry in 2018

Ten events that rocked India’s banking industry in 2018

When the over 150-year-old US investment bank Lehman Brothers went bust in September 2008, it sparked a global financial crisis and a gradual erosion of…