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Key takeaways from the PMI numbers for December 2016…

The PMI (Purchase Manager Index) is a classic measure of whether the particular segment is seeing an expansion or a contraction. Markit Economics calculates this PMI for manufacturing and services sep...
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Why the Union Budget 2017-18 could be a path breaker…

Union Budget 2017-18 will be announced in the first week of February. Structurally it will be unique and pioneering in 3 distinct ways. Firstly, it will be the first budget to be presented on the 01st...
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RBI Financial Stability Report (FSR): What are the key takeaways…?

The RB I released its Financial Stability Report (FSR) covering the key aspects of the financial stability of the financial markets in general and banking system in particular. Here are the key takeaw...
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Key takeaways from PM Narendra Modi’s New Year address…

The New Year address by the Honourable Prime Minister on 31st December was special in more ways than one. It was, probably, the first time that a prime minister was addressing the nation directly on t...
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Trade data raises some questions for Indian macros…

India’s trade numbers announced for the month of November have been largely in line with expectations. While the Trade deficit at $13 billion for the month of November is definitely at a 2-year high...
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What does the Fed Rate hike mean for the Indian economy?

The Fed decision on rates announced on 14th December was largely in line with analyst expectations. After a gap of 1 full year, the Fed again hiked the Fed rate by 25 basis points. With this 25 bps hi...
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CPI inflation touches a 2-year low for the month of November 2016…

The monthly inflation number for the month of November 2016 came in at a 2-year low of 3.63%. This number was keenly watched after the demonetization exercise which commenced on November 09th 2016. Th...
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IIP numbers for October 2016 disappoint the street…

The Index of Industrial Production for the month of October 2016 came in at (-1.9%) compared to the October 2015 corresponding index number. Of the 3 key components of IIP viz. Mining, Manufacturing a...
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Monetary policy: Why the MPC chose to maintain status quo…

The 5th Monetary Policy for the financial year 2016-17 was announced by the RBI on December 07th after 2 days of deliberations by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). It is necessary to understand the...
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The 4 key considerations ahead of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)…

As the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meets up ahead of the crucial monetary policy announcement on 07th December, the key question is whether there will be a rate cut or not? While the original expe...
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