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Freeing the Rupee: RBI Allows Foreign Trade Settlement in INR

The internationalization of the rupee gets a major kick. We can denominate trade in Indian Rupees (INR) rather than in USD or EUR, with the RBI freeing up ...
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Following a Drunken Man: When Macros Overwhelm Markets

Here's where we explore the macro, which looks very good in India despite all these rate hikes. And how things will get worse before they get better. Why you ...
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What RBI’s Sudden Rate Hike Means for You

The RBI has suddenly increased interest rates by 0.40% (40 basis points or bps) for the first raising cycle in four years. There's a huge impact on debt mutual ...
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A strange Rate Hike and a messy inflation print present a weak macro for India

Did RBI increase rates? What did RBI say that spooked the bond market? What's inflation looking like? We take a look at the macro, with charts and data that ...
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Where to invest in 2022: Challenges and Opportunities

After a violent 2021, what's going to happen in the next year? What are the various things that are likely happen? And what should our response be to them? We ...
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Macronomics: Are FIIs really selling? Oh, and India’s a net exporter now

Are Foreign Investors really selling? Is the Indian Rupee getting stronger? And India turns net exporter! Here's a look at the Indian macro ...
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The Macro Score: Markets: 1, Economy: 0

The picture on the macroeconomic front isn't looking very good, so we take a look at the details. The stock market may be looking up and at all time highs, but ...
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Ok, Tell them your NPAs, says the Court. Will all hell break loose now?

How does the Supreme Court Order suddenly introduce Rs. 130,000 cr. more bad loans into the system? What's with the interest-on-interest waiver? And why is the ...
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Macronomics: Bond Auction Failures Make Yields Go Up Big Time

The 2021 budget has complicated things for the bond market. And there's been: Huge borrowing programme for Feb and March Failed bond auctions Big rise in ...
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The 10 Things in Budget 2021 That Matter (*Conditions Apply)

The Budget for FY 2022 is here, and it's incredible in one thing: Not too many higher taxes. We thought there would be a corona cess, and there wasn't. An ...
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