Indian Consumer Confidence Improves amidst Global Cauldron

Posted: May 7, 2022 at 3:52 am | Author: Manish Marwah


The RBI’s Consumer Confidence Survey reflects a marginal improvement in March 2022 (-92.1) from January 2022 (-92.3)    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently released the Consumer Confidence Survey and its findings are encouraging in many respects. The survey finds that consumer confidence for the current period continued on its recovery path. The period of assessment has […]

Amidst global recovery shock and inflation; RBI manoeuvres growth policy

Posted: April 14, 2022 at 2:49 am | Author: Manish Marwah


European crisis takes a toll on India growth story as ongoing war offsets gains of ebbing Omicron virus     Rising inflation has once again derailed the growth momentum for India and the rest of the world, thanks to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict. The war has not only dragged for period far more than anticipated, there […]

Blockchain Technology about to Revolutionise Industries Globally

Posted: April 8, 2022 at 3:17 pm | Author: Manish Marwah


“Blockchain is the biggest opportunity set we can think of over the next decade or so” – Bob Greifeld, Nasdaq Chief Executive The above statement by the Chief of the world’s largest stock exchange demonstrates how potent the Blockchain technology is anticipated to become in a very short span of time. As per the global […]

LIC IPO is a classic case of a slip between cup and lip; Russia-Ukraine Conflict turns out to be biggest spoiler

Posted: March 31, 2022 at 3:10 pm | Author: Manish Marwah


The crisis has led to a turmoil in equity markets globally, including India; this has forcedgovernment to review its planned launch, pushing it to next financial year The much awaited public issue of Life Insurance Corporation of India (IPO) has been pushed back,thanks to the Russia-Ukraine crisis that has spoilt the stock market sentiments, globally […]

India’s Textile Sector set to become Revitalized & Competitive

Posted: March 23, 2022 at 3:08 am | Author: Manish Marwah


The government’s aim to encourage the ‘Make in India’ scheme received yet another boost late last year when the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme was announced for the textile industry. Currently, the total contribution of India’s textile and apparel industry is less than 5 per cent of its GDP even as it provides employment to almost 100 million people, both directly and indirectly. The PLI scheme is to bring growth in production of manmade fibres and technical textiles for […]

Gold Glitters despite Russia-Ukraine Tussle and US Fed Interest Hike

Posted: March 16, 2022 at 2:22 pm | Author: Manish Marwah


Fears that gold price could see a sharp downturn in the aftermath of aggressive interest rate hikes by US central bank loomed until Russia-Ukraine conflict emerged as a face saver Gold remains on tenterhooks ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s scheduled meeting on 16 th of March where the central bank is expected to announce […]

Russia-Ukraine Crisis Might Upset Oil Prices and Fiscal Deficit

Posted: March 8, 2022 at 5:05 pm | Author: Manish Marwah


A 10 per cent rise in crude oil prices could lower India’s GDP growth by 0.2 percentage points; on the retail inflation front, the impact is between 0.5 and 0.6 per cent.  The ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict is already having its impact on the global energy supply and prices. Brent Crude hit USD 105 on very first day of the clashes. This […]

Incentives Can Help India Become A Green Hydrogen Export Hub

Posted: March 2, 2022 at 8:17 am | Author: Manish Marwah


Green hydrogen, produced from water and clean electricity, is crucial for the world’s emissions reduction goals. India should make an earnest effort and be a first mover in the future of energy. It lost out to other countries in manufacturing, especially to China. No such mistake should be repeated as too many jobs will be […]

RBI Status Quo on Policy Rates Looks Bold and Growth-focused

Posted: February 17, 2022 at 3:52 pm | Author: Manish Marwah


The Indian central bank resisted the temptation to alter its stance and go ahead with changes in policy rates; the move was unlike many of its peers in other economies The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) February Monetary Policy is a bold statement where the central bank has chosen to stay with growth instead of worrying too much about the […]

Tax on Crypto Currencies clears the Uncertainty among Investors

Posted: February 10, 2022 at 9:25 am | Author: Manish Marwah


Government sees it as a potential revenue source and hence the decision is to tax profits in budget speech even in the absense of a law on it     Union Budget 2022-23 is being dubbed as a budget for growth. It came without much fanfare and noises and was one surely without screaming headlines. While, expectations of […]