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Rupee slips below 81-mark against US dollar for first time in early trade

Rupee slips below 81-mark against US dollar for first time in early trade

The rupee depreciated 44 paise and slipped below the 81-mark against the US dollar for the first time in early trade on Friday, weighed down by the strong american currency and risk-off sentiment among investors. Forex traders said escalation of geopolitical risk in Ukraine and rate hikes by the US Fed and Bank of England [...]

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Rupee rises 9 paise to 79.81 against US dollar in early trade

Rupee rises 9 paise to 79.81 against US dollar in early trade

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The rupee appreciated 9 paise to 79.81 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday, supported by the fall in crude oil prices. At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened at 79.86 against the American dollar. In initial trade, the local currency witnessed a high of 79.81 and a low of 79.87 against [...]

Rupee rises 20 paise to close at 79.85 against US dollar

Rupee rises 20 paise to close at 79.85 against US dollar

The rupee recovered from its all-time low of 80.06 to close 20 paise higher at 79.85 (provisional) against the US dollar on Thursday following overall weakness in crude oil prices and fresh foreign fund inflows. At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened lower at 80.03 against the greenback and fell further to an [...]

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Indian startups raise over $995 mn VC funding in Aug

Amid the funding winter, 128 Indian startups have raised over USD 995 million (around Rs 8,000 crore) venture capital funding in August, GlobalData said on Thursday. The funds raised in August are 9.7 per cent more than that in the previous month, the data and analytics company said in a statement. Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst [...]

Govt approves Rs 19,500 crore PLI scheme for manufacturing solar PV modules

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 19,500-crore production linked incentive (PLI) scheme on 'national programme on high efficiency solar PV modules' with an aim to attract Rs 94,000 crore investment in the sector. One of the the benefits expected from the PLI scheme is that about 65,000 MW per annum manufacturing capacity of fully [...]

Ex RBI Guv bats for maintaining hawkish stance on rates

Former RBI Governor C Rangarajan advocated maintaining the ongoing hawkish stance by the Reserve Bank of India to tame inflation and expected that the rupee will strengthen with resumption of capital inflow. He also said the country has to clock an 8-9 per cent year-on-year growth for the next five years to achieve the target [...]

Forex reserves down USD 2.23 bn to USD 550.87 bn

The country's foreign exchange reserves declined by USD 2.234 billion to stand at USD 550.871 billion for the week ended September 9, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Friday. In the previous reporting week, the reserves had dropped by USD 7.941 billion to USD 553.105 billion. The fall in the reserves during the [...]

Domestic air passenger traffic rises to 1.01 crore in August

Indian airlines carried 1.01 crore passengers in August, reflecting a more than 4 per cent growth in domestic air traffic compared to the previous month. The carriers flew 97.05 lakh passengers in July. "Passengers carried by domestic airlines during January-August 2022 were 770.70 lakh as against 460.45 lakh during the corresponding period of previous year [...]

CBI books PSL Group for cheating Canara Bank to tune of Rs 428.50 cr

The CBI has filed a case against PSL Group and its directors for allegedly cheating Canara Bank to the tune of Rs 428.50 crore by defaulting on credit repayments, officials said. The agency on Thursday conducted searches at seven locations in Mumbai and Kutch, Gujarat, resulting in the recovery of incriminating documents, they said. In [...]

Gems, jewellery exports grew by 6.7% in Aug to Rs 26,418.84 cr

The overall gems and jewellery exports rose by 6.7 per cent in August to Rs 26,418.84 crore (USD 3,316.08 million) compared to the same month last year, the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) said on Thursday. The gems and jewellery exports stood at Rs 24,749.69 crore (USD 3,334.12 million) during August 2021, GJEPC [...]

Domestic air passenger traffic rose 5% to 1.02 cr in Aug: Icra

Domestic air passenger traffic rose 5 per cent to 1.02 crore in August and a fast-paced recovery in the traffic is expected this fiscal on the back of normalcy in flight operations and widening vaccination coverage, according to rating agency Icra. Releasing the monthly domestic air passenger traffic data for August on Thursday, Icra further [...]

WPI inflation eases to 12.41% in Aug

The wholesale price-based inflation eased for the third consecutive month in August to 12.41 per cent, on softening in prices of manufactured items, even as food items saw an uptick. The Wholesale Price Index-based inflation was 13.93 per cent in July and 11.64 per cent in August last year. August is the 17th consecutive month [...]

No shortage of fertilisers in the country, says Mandaviya

Union Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said there is no shortage of crop nutrients in the country and asserted that there will be no hike in the prices of non-urea products. The minister also said that Nutrient Based Policy (NBS) for Phosphatic and Potassic (P&K) fertilisers for the Rabi season (October 2022 [...]

Indian job market outlook strong for Oct-Dec; 54% companies plan to hire

India's hiring outlook remains strong with 54 per cent of companies planning to hire in next three months amid predictions of growth opportunities for developing countries in the wake of ongoing geopolitical conflicts, says a survey. According to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey released on Tuesday, the labour market is indicating strong sentiments for October-December [...]

India bans export of broken rice

After imposing 20 per cent export duty on non-basmati rice, the government has banned the export of broken rice with an aim to increase domestic availability, according to a government notification "Export Policy of broken rice ...is amended from ‘Free’ to ‘Prohibited’," the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notification dated September [...]

Mcap of BSE listed firms at all time high of Rs 282.66 lakh cr

The market capitalisation of BSE-listed firms reached an all-time high of Rs 282.66 lakh crore on Thursday, helped by a rebound in equities. The 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 659.31 points or 1.12 per cent to settle at 59,688.22 after falling in the previous two trading days. The bounce back in equities, helped the market capitalisation [...]

Import of Russian oil at discounted price part of inflation management: FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said India has ramped up the import of crude oil from Russia at discounted prices amid sanctions on Moscow as part of the country's inflation management. "In a situation where global prices were going beyond anyone's affordability, at that stage to take a very strong political decision, I respect [...]

Steel prices in India to remain under pressure over near future: Icra

Icra on Friday said it expects steel prices to remain under pressure in the country over the near future as the prices in the domestic market cannot be cushioned from the global trends. The rating agency also expects the steel demand in the domestic market to grow at 7-8 per cent in the current financial [...]

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1. What is GDP in an Economy?

Gross domestic product (GDP) is the standard measure of the value-added created through the production of goods and services in a country during a certain period. As such, it also measures the income earned from that production or the total amount spent on final goods and services (less imports).

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3. What is inflation in an economy?

Inflation is the rate of increase in prices over a given period of time. Inflation is typically a broad measure, such as the overall increase in prices or the increase in the cost of living in a country.

What is Retail Inflation?

Retail Inflation, refers to the rate of inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), The CPI is an index that tracks the daily consumption of households and the change in the price of the goods and services these households spend on.