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$1 trillion forex reserves in India: A pipe dream
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$1 trillion forex reserves in India: A pipe dream

India’s foreign exchange reserves, already at an all-time high, are growing at a brisk pace.  From $275 billion on September 6, 2013, when the currency crisis was at its peak, the next 18 months saw reserves increasing by $66 billion to $341.4 billion on March 27, 2015.  The rupee had hit its nadir on August 28, 2013 — 68.83 a dollar. Since then, it has appreciated nine per cent.  The fortunes of the currency and reserves have changed, initially due to a few bold and ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Foreign loan limit on airlines likely to be lifted

The civil aviation ministry has sought approval of the finance ministry to increase the $300-million cap for raising of foreign funds for working capital requirements by individual airline companies. This follows a request from Jet Airways. It wishes to raise more funds for this need through external commercial borrowing, government sources said. These are commercial loans taken by companies from non-resident lenders. The cap for a scheduled airline is $300 mn and the aviation sector as a whole ...
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Reliance Infra buys Pipavav Defence in all-cash deal

Anil Ambani will take over as the chairman of Pipavav Defence with full management control Anil Ambani’s Reliance Defence Systems alongwith Reliance Infrastructure is all set to make a big bang entry into the defence sector by acquiring Pipavav Defence, one of India’s biggest private sector shipyard based in Pipavav in Gujarat in an all-cash deal. According to an official press release of the Reliance Group, Anil Ambani will take over as the chairman of Pipavav Defence with full ...
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This Budget will be Mr Modi's credibility test

Investor enthusiasm for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies is starting to wane, and only big-ticket reforms in the Budget can give it a boost, notes Andy Mukherjee The upcoming Union Budget will be a test of just how many big ideas Prime Minister Narendra Modi can squeeze into a narrow fiscal space. Curbing the federal deficit is the government’s absolute priority on February 28. New Delhi is desperate to revive private investment, and the Reserve Bank of India has made it ...
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Markets end weak ahead of F&O expiry; FMCG, metals shine

The 30-share Sensex dropped 170 points to end at 27,226 and the 50-share Nifty lost 46 points to close at 8,240. M arkets ended lower on continued selling spree by FIIs amid worries surrounding taxation. Weakness in Index HDFC after posting marginal profits coupled with ITC and RIL contributed the most to the decline. Meanwhile, investors remained cautious ahead of the April F&O expiry due tomorrow. The 30-share Sensex dropped 170 points to end at 27,226 and the 50-share Nifty lost 46 ...
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Current account deficit may decline to 0.9% of GDP

The current account deficit for 2014-15 is expected to narrow down further to 0.9 per cent of gross domestic product because of subdued external demand and cooling commodity prices, a report said on Tuesday. According to the research report by leading public sector lender State Bank of India, CAD is expected to narrow down further to below $24 billion (0.9 per cent of GDP) in 2014-15. Going forward, the upturn in global demand is not visible in any near future and 2015-16 may also see the CAD ...
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Rahul@'kisan rally': PM paying back industrialists who helped him

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addresses the large gathering during the farmers rally at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI Congress top brass on Sunday launched an all-out attack on the government with uits vice-president Rahul Gandhi declaring that he would be in the vanguard against any move to hurt farmers' interests and accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of bringing the land bill to ‘pay back huge loans’ taken from corporates in the Lok Sabha polls. While ...
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Sensex at six-week closing high; RIL, L&T top gainers

The 30-share Sensex ended up 165 points at 29,044 and the 50-share Nifty gained 54 points to close at 8,834. Benchmark share indices ended higher on Monday led by index heavyweight Reliance Industries while capital goods shares rallied led by L&T after it signed a MoU with France-based AREVA for nuclear power project. Further, the government will release data for March consumer price inflation later today. The 30-share Sensex ended up 165 points at 29,044 and the 50-share Nifty gained 54 ...
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2014-15 a year of financial sector reforms

Capital infusion, infra financing, FDI in insurance etc among the many noteworthy changes. The year 2014-15 could well go as one of long-pending financial sector reforms, expected to have a lasting impact.   From governance issues of the banking sector to higher foreign direct investment and overhaul of the monetary policy framework, with inflation targeting as the aim, these would shape the banking and financial sector for a long while.   "Some of the initiatives taken or ...
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India Inc's global borrowings mount

At $161 bn, corporates' forex borrowings have grown at a CAGR of 15.6% since 2008, outpacing GDP and earnings growth in dollar terms. India Inc’s dollar exposure continues to grow at a fast clip. At the end of September 2014, companies owed about $161 billion to foreign lenders, up nearly 10 per cent from March 2014.  In all, corporate groups borrowed an additional $14 billion in the first six months of 2014-15. The figure is expected to rise as the Reserve Bank of India approved ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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