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Could Rising Industrial Production Boost India’s Market Performance?
Recently, the Indian government revised the base year for calculating macroeconomic indicators from 2004–2005 to 2011–2012.
Company & Industry Overviews
“Banks are there to support businesses that have justifiable needs.” – Vijay Mallya, Indian businessman and politician, 2015 If corporate India is to thrive, it needs a healthy, functioning banking system. Socially useful projects and initiatives require capital and banks should be able to allocate this capital efficiently. While progress is being made, India’s banks […]
Soybean Prices Rose Due to Stronger Soybean Oil Export Sales
Soybean prices on the CBOT, for March expiry, rose and settled at $8.81 per bushel on March 10. Soybean futures received a boost from strong soybean oil exports.
Wheat Prices Continue Their Upward Movement
March 2016 wheat futures prices were near the crucial support of 465 cents per bushel on March 9, 2016.
Were Wheat Prices Affected by the WASDE Report?
Wheat March futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade (or CBOT) improved by 0.54% and closed at $4.63 per bushel on March 9, 2016.
Why Are Wheat Prices Expected to Take a Weaker Tone?
Wheat prices continued to rise on March 8. It boosted the wheat prospects. Wheat prices traded above the 20-day simple moving average on March 8.
Could Wheat Prices Fall to Season Lows?
After a drop on February 18, 2016, March wheat prices were trading near the key support of 460 cents per bushel.
Unfavorable Weather Forecasts in Chinese Sugarcane Belt Boosts Sugar Prices
On January 21, 2016, sugar no. 11 futures contracts for March delivery rose by 1.9% on the Intercontinental Exchange, ending the day at $14.45 per pound.
Will Yesterday’s Falling Sugar Prices Lead to a Sharp Turnaround?
March sugar futures prices fell sharply for the second consecutive trading day yesterday (January 20).
To do or not to do business in India
Doing business has been a major concern for international businesses interested in setting up shop in India.
Detractor: Why food prices are a serious concern for India
Food prices have been another cause of concern for policymakers in India. The food articles inflation saw a staggering pace of 19.69% in October 2013.
Where India spends and earns its revenues
Plan expenditure is closely associated with economic growth. It focuses on investment in order to enhance productive capacity. Non-plan expenditure is mainly obligatory in nature.
Why are there fiscal and revenue deficits in India?
Fiscal balance is the difference between a government’s revenues—without including borrowings—and expenditures. If expenditures exceed revenues, then there’s a deficit.
Why certain sectors contributed to India’s economy over the years
India’s economy started out as an agrarian economy. Agriculture and allied sectors contributed to 51.9% of the economic output in fiscal year 1951.
Why India’s gross domestic product is important
A country’s total value-added output is also known as the gross domestic product (or GDP). It’s commonly used to measure a country’s economic achievement.
Understanding India’s political system—making decisions
In India, the decision-making process isn’t fast. It’s affected by the current assembly’s constitution. Slow decisions hurt a nation’s image.
Why India’s political structure is diverse
Since the first general elections in 1951, the nation elected a single political party—the Indian National Congress (or INC)—to power. However, the trend broke in 1977.
India’s demographics—geography and population profile
In India, the population is divided among 29 states and seven union territories. Its population is very diverse. India’s geography and weather are also diverse.
Must-know: Why India’s June PMI increase is full of negative signals (Part 1)
PMI increases versus May, but same underlying problems remain The PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) survey comes out monthly and is sponsored by Markit and HSBC. The survey polls several aspects of the production logistics chain, though the main index is assembled based on only five key items: New orders Production output Employment Suppliers’ delivery time […]