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A look into India’s first digital village

A look into India’s first digital village

In 2016, when India banned two popular rupee notes, many Indians had to stand in long lines at ATMs. But in the digital village of Akodara, life continued as usual.
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.
There is no capping gold prices in India—nor stopping buyers

There is no capping gold prices in India—nor stopping buyers

Global prices touched a six-year high of $1,400 per ounce on June 24.
Modi inherits a troubled economy—all credit goes to him

Modi inherits a troubled economy—all credit goes to him

Modi 1.0 didn't address structural constraints in the manufacturing and rural sectors.
Buy Levi’s, Nike, Zara in Mumbai. For iPhones, go to New York

Buy Levi’s, Nike, Zara in Mumbai. For iPhones, go to New York

High import duties have inflated prices of Apple devices.
Inside the ticking time bomb called Indian shadow banking
Why is Apple looking to assemble the older iPhone 7 in India?

Why is Apple looking to assemble the older iPhone 7 in India?

Local manufacturing will help in two ways.
Why Indian banks need to move fast to save Jet Airways—and their money
Can the Indian rupee sustain its rally?

Can the Indian rupee sustain its rally?

The currency is the best-performing among emerging market peers this year.
Indians are deferring gold purchases as prices touch never-seen levels

Indians are deferring gold purchases as prices touch never-seen levels

Import-dependence and a weak rupee take a toll.
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…
The Indian government is worried that cryptocurrencies may destabilise the rupee

The Indian government is worried that cryptocurrencies may destabilise the rupee

From money laundering to terror financing, the risks associated with cryptocurrencies are well known. But a high-level panel tasked with drafting rules for India’s virtual…
Indian banks are dangerously close to reliving the Kingfisher disaster with Jet

Indian banks are dangerously close to reliving the Kingfisher disaster with Jet

Having burnt their fingers with the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines, it’s déjà vu for India’s banks. And this time, it’s with Jet Airways. While the lenders…
Why the first outsider CEO is good news for YES Bank

Why the first outsider CEO is good news for YES Bank

At the corner offices of India’s largest private banks, 2018 was a year of whooping churn. And the ferment has yet to settle even in…
India’s largest airline is profitable again—but only barely

India’s largest airline is profitable again—but only barely

India’s largest airline by market share has swung back to profitability, but it’s still nowhere close to its glory days. InterGlobe Aviation, which operates the…
OnePlus is crushing Apple’s iPhone dream in India

OnePlus is crushing Apple’s iPhone dream in India

In 2018, Apple Inc in India witnessed the stuff that nightmares are made of. iPhone sales in India fell nearly 50% year-on-year last year. The…