RBI
Economy

RBI's Operation Twist: How is it reviving the Indian Economy?

When 'Operation Twist' started trending on social media one fine evening, people were somewhat confused if it is some covert operation by armed forces. There was incomplete information and misinformation doing rounds until financial news handles came up and explained.

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The ‘Pump and Dump’ Scams
Investing

The ‘Pump and Dump’ Scams

Have you ever received some extremely profitable market 'tip' about buying a particular stock? Maybe some other news about the 'next big investment'? All this at for nothing, absolutely free!

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API Banking: How is it Revolutionising Indian Banking?
Investing

API Banking: How is it Revolutionising Indian Banking?

One important reason why economists worldwide regard Indian banking is its continuous adaption of upcoming technologies. How Indian banking fares against other emerging markets is just one aspect; important is how it has revolutionized itself to take itself to the doors of the unbanked.

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Comparison of Indian Banking with Other Emerging Markets
Economy

Comparison of Indian Banking with Other Emerging Markets

Indian banking has been in the news for all the wrong reasons in recent times. However, this cannot be denied that the fundamentals of Indian banking are strong and they enjoy the fair trust of its depositors.

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How Climate Change Will Affect the Indian Economy?
Economy

How Climate Change Will Affect the Indian Economy?

India has its own growth story. It has grown leaps and bounds since liberalization until three years back from today. Amidst the slowdown and unfinished success story, we have significant challenges coming in the following decades. While harnessing the demographic advantage remains a considerable challenge in the next decade, we have a mammoth task to counter for the next three decades. This challenge is 'Climate Change.'

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Credit Rating Agencies
Investing

Credit Rating Agencies' Business Model

If you pick up a business newspaper, you will find the name of at least one of Fitch, Moody, or S&P. In fact, in the recent news associated with Indian slowdown, you would see GDP forecasts by Ind-Ra, ICRA, or CRISIL at least once in every quarter.

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Document Identification Number (DIN): Transparent and Accountable
Tax

Document Identification Number (DIN): Transparent and Accountable

The companies in India sell you the goods, earn their money, and pay the taxes. These taxes are paid to the government in two forms. The Direct tax that is income tax or corporate tax is levied on the income of the company. Other is the indirect tax now known well as the Goods and Service Tax or the GST and Customs duty.

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OTT Platforms: Their Revenue Model and Rise
Investing

OTT Platforms: Their Revenue Model and Rise

Netflix, Hotstar, or Prime Video. If you have not heard any of these names yet, you might be termed someone from Stone Age by people around you. In the past couple of years, OTT web streaming platforms have gained over-the-top popularity.

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Direct Mutual Fund: Check its Features & Advantages
Investing

Direct Mutual Fund: Check its Features & Advantages

Mutual Funds have emerged as one of the top choices of retail investors in our times. Be it through tax-saving ELSS, foresighted SIPs, or just lump sums, everybody is into mutual funds in one way or more. Mutual funds are not new. They have been there for more than 30 years. However, increasing incomes over the years, reduced bank deposit rates, demand of market, and awareness among investors have led to immense popularity of mutual funds as an investment instrument.

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AMUL: The Business Model
Investing

AMUL: The Business Model

Anand Milk Union Limited or AMUL needs no introduction. Amul has created this name and reputation over the years delivering quality milk products to the entire country and now the world. People in eatery and restaurant businesses advertise their dishes conveying that they use Amul products.

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What is Asset-Liability Mismatch in the Banking Sector?
Economy

What is Asset-Liability Mismatch in the Banking Sector?

We all deal with money in everyday life. We earn salaries, we buy things, and we invest it or just keep it. Sometimes we forget our wallet and our friends pay for us at tea stalls. Some other times we pay for them because they paid for us the last time.

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Why Negative Yield on Bonds is Rising?
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Why Negative Yield on Bonds is Rising?

While the Indian bond market is busy welcoming the Bharat Bond ETF and Nifty-Bharat Bonds Index, the global bond market is fighting an entirely new battle of negative yields. According to Bloomberg, the negative yield bonds were almost inexistent until 2015, and now just four years later, more than 25% of global debt bonds are yielding negative.

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Will Negative Interest Rates Work: Fire or Backfire?
Economy

Will Negative Interest Rates Work: Fire or Backfire?

Albert Einstein once said, "Compound Interest is the eighth wonder of the world." Had he been alive, he would have declared 'negative interest rates' as the ninth wonder of the world.

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Bharat Bond ETF: Should you Apply?
Investing

Bharat Bond ETF: Should you Apply?

Finance Minister recently announced that India would launch its first-ever "Bond ETF" called 'Bharat Bond.' The bharat bond ETF is a new move to develop an underdeveloped bond market in India. It will ultimately give a boost to debt availability to the PSUs (Public Sector Enterprises).

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Impact of US China Trade War on Global Supply Chain
Economy

Impact of US China Trade War on Global Supply Chain

Global trade has evolved so much in past centuries. The oldest stories of trade range for more than 3000 years, where Arabs, India, and China traded in a variety of goods. With time the concept of national identity strengthened in Europe, and around 1000AD, mercantilism started.

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Wipro: Success story of Azim Premji
Entrepreneurship

Wipro: Success story of Azim Premji

It has been told and retold to us how the character of human, his attitude towards the problems, and his determination, shapes his future. Then there are few others, whose grit not just transform their own future, but change the lives of many. This is the story of such an Indian entrepreneur, Azim Premji.

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The business model of InfoEdge
Entrepreneurship

The business model of InfoEdge

Much before the start-up boom that we have seen in the last 5 years, there was a dot-com boom two decades back. That period is often associated with the dot-com bubble in the US, but it has its own set of success story.

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How Amazon Became Big: The Growth Story
Entrepreneurship

How Amazon Became Big: The Growth Story

Apple Inc. is often quoted as an example for start-ups, for starting small and growing big. Amazon too follows those footprints. It started in garage of Jeff Bezos, who left his job as Vice President in D.E.Shaw & Co., to become synonymous with e-commerce a decade later.

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