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Indian economy: Focus on fiscal consolidation will hurt fragile recovery

The spending-to-GDP ratio will be lower than the projected nominal GDP growth for next year, which means the government is going in for aggressive fiscal consolidation when the Indian economy is facing... Read more »
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Technology and business growth: Seven guidelines for small and medium enterprises

Technology is often an afterthought for SMBs which take ad hoc decisions with a myopic lens on specific needs rather than the bigger picture, without realising that IT can enable them leapfrog... Read more »
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Lonely at the top: Five hurdles to the rise of Chinese economy

The Chinese economy has made major strides in industrial and technological spheres, but its ascent to the top of the economic ladder is fraught with several economic and social challenges. Read more »
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Housing boom: Mumbai real estate market in for an upswing

A survey hints at the revival of the battered Mumbai real estate market as home buyers look to cash in on falling prices and sops offered by central and state governments. Read more »
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RBI monetary policy: Rate cuts unlikely for the rest of 2021

The RBI needs to do a fine balancing act between withdrawing the ultra-accommodative monetary policy and ensuring the smooth completion of the government’s borrowing programme. Read more »
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Budget 2021: Fiscal conservatism in the times of sizzling Sensex

While the advanced economies have woken up to the reality that monetary easing alone would not ensure growth, Budget 2021 has made a hasty retreat from the fiscal steps taken in previous... Read more »
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Budget 2021 scorecard: What is on offer for different sectors of the economy

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman shows good intentions in Budget 2021, but stops short of loosening the purse strings because of resource crunch. Read more »
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Budget 2021: The digital thrust will trigger inclusive growth

The use of digital technology can make the ambitious Budget 2021 work to support the local economies, leading to an exponential growth in exports and employment. Read more »
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Budget 2021: Some concerns about policy direction

The focus of Budget 2021 on physical/financial capital and infrastructure does not seem to be in sync with the idea of Atmanirbhar Bharat that will require the creation of a large number... Read more »
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Budget 2021: A bagful of surprises from finance minister

In Budget 2021, the finance minister seems to have utilised the pandemic-led fiscal slippage to clean up the government’s books at a modest marginal cost. Read more »