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Business Standard Editorial Director A K Bhattacharya highlights three important takeaways from the latest developments in the world of economy and finance. In these short, informative videos, you will get to know the most important news developments, their significance and impact on the common man and the economy at large.
 
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The rate of India’s GDP contraction in the July-September quarter of 2020-21 has come down to a respectable 7.5 per cent, after an unprecedented 24 per cent contraction in the previous quarter. While this is a positive sign, reflecting the onset of an economic revival, it’s not all good news. The bad news is that now it is almost impossible for the…
 
As the Indian economy is reopening after several months of no activity amid strict coronavirus-induced lockdowns, some indicators are pointing to an economic recovery of sorts. But there also are some very confusing paradoxes and mixed signals. For instance, even as demand in the economy is squeezed, inflation continues to be high and food prices a…
 
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently announced a two-pronged stimulus package to step up capital expenditure and stimulate consumer demand during the coming festival season. But how effective will these steps prove in boosting consumption? Who stands to gain the most? Are the measures indeed the most fiscally prudent in these times? Let's t…
 
When the Narendra Modi-led central government rolled out the goods and services tax, or GST, in July of 2017, it was pitched as the greatest indirect tax reform in India. It was meant to streamline processes between the Centre and states and further the cause of what is touted as ‘one nation, one tax’. But the sailing since then has not been as smo…
 
In five press briefings held in as many days, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced several measures to provide support to individuals and the economy, which have been hit severely by successive nationwide lockdowns to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that his govt would provide a ma…
 
Prime Minister Narendra #Modi on May 13 announced a Rs 20-trillion package, worth nearly 10% of India’s GDP, to boost the economy amid a slowdown made worse by the coronavirus pandemic. The PM also emphasised the opportunities that lay in this crisis and called for India to work towards becoming ‘atma-nirbhar’, or self-reliant, and being “vocal abo…
 
The oil market recently saw something that it had never seen before. For the first time in history, the prices slid to less than zero on 20th April. Because of a supply glut in the wake of the global coronavirus crisis, and a demand slump, US crude oil futures collapsed to less than $38 per barrel. Desperate traders were paying to get rid of oil. S…
 
The Indian economy was already bearing the brunt of a global slowdown and the Narendra Modi-led central government's finances were under stress since at least the first quarter of FY19. Now, the coronavirus crisis has forced the government to impose a nationwide lockdown and economic activity in the country has nearly come to a halt. The government…
 
While the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally, the 21-day lockdown in India to control the spread of the virus has been extended by another 19 days till 3rd May. Most of the restrictions imposed in the first phase of the lockdown will remain in force in the second as well. But, to limit the impact on the economy, the government h…
 
On 24 March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day national lockdown to check the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. With people staying indoors and only essential services being allowed, economic activity in the country has taken a major hit. Worse, this has come at a time when India was already battling with an economic slowdown. When …
 
The world is reeling from the coronavirus shock right now. The disease, also known as #Covid-19, has sent countries across the world scampering for safety in the confines of social distancing. While China has been dealing with the challenge since December, the situation has turned grim in Europe recently and is reaching there in the US as well. Ind…
 
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