Rupee Depreciation: The Positives and The Negatives
Economy

Rupee Depreciation: The Positives and The Negatives

The feeling of something falling is always negative unless we are talking about falling in love. 

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Everything about Fiat Currency
Finance

Everything about Fiat Currency

We would often hear our grandparents say that when they were kids, they would get a coin of 25 paise to buy ice cream cones for the whole family. Then, our parents said that they got ₹2 coins to buy those cones. Today, we buy those for ₹50.  It is fascinating how price of a single commodity could take so many shapes, literally. 25 paise coins were round and small. ₹2 coins are a bit bigger. And the ₹50, well, they are no circular metal thing but a piece of rectangular paper.  Ever wondered how they came into existence? How they evolved? What are they backed by? How can a piece of paper hold monetary value? 

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Sri Lanka
Finance

Sri Lanka's Economic Crisis and How it all began?

Our neighbour is bleeding. Poor governance, corruption and a lot of foreign debt. The story of Sri Lanka is heart wrenching, unsettling and disruptive. Sri Lanka’s annual inflation was at 18.5% in March 2022.  What is the country’s condition today, and how did it reach such a diminutive state? We shall find out today.  As distressing as the below facts are going to be, this is the truth of a country that has fallen into a debt trap, or should we say debt-trap diplomacy (if you know what I mean!)? And now, it is the people who suffer. While you read this from the comfort of your air-conditioned room, people in Sri Lanka stand in queues that extend 2-3 km long for food and fuel. 

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Can India
Finance

Can India's Digital Rupee Succeed?

The 2022 Union Budget was a roller-coaster ride for the Indian Crypto and Blockchain enthusiast. The 30% tax on crypto income and 1% TDS on transactions made it seem like the Government of India really has it out for cryptocurrencies.

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How to Invest in Government Bonds?
Stock Market Concepts

How to Invest in Government Bonds?

Stock market entices pretty much every individual on this planet, and why shouldn’t it? After all, it offers far better returns than any other investment avenue in the regulated markets. However, not many people have a heart of steel to deal with the vigorous palpitations that it sets out due to fluctuations in share prices. So, is there any other option that we can tap on?

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How should you invest in Mutual Funds: SIP or Lumpsum?
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How should you invest in Mutual Funds: SIP or Lumpsum?

Have you ever thought about what your life will be like after 10 years or 5 years from now? Along with a roller coaster of events, your future might also hold various monetary demands and requirements. It might be marriage expenses or your children's education or for your retirement. So how to face them? The answer is simple. Just start investing. There are various forms of investments.

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Budget 2020: Which Tax Regime Should You Opt For?
Taxes

Budget 2020: Which Tax Regime Should You Opt For?

The budget simply welcomed a series of thumbs up and relatively higher criticisms. It's high time you understand the new tax regime and what it has in store for you. Now just picture the Avengers in a different scenario. In the climax, the powerful infinity stones are held by Thanos.

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Will RBI’s New Monetary Policy Change Economic Weather?
Economy

Will RBI’s New Monetary Policy Change Economic Weather?

RBI’s latest policy announcements are making news. What are they implicating exactly? Read and find out below

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Union Budget 2020: Expect the Unexpected?
Economy

Union Budget 2020: Expect the Unexpected?

Union Budget 2020 is round the corner. What are the expectations and what’s the atmosphere like? Read and find out below.

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Reasons behind Government
Economy

Reasons behind Government's Overseas Borrowing in the New Budget

The budgetary announcement that raised some eyebrows was the $10 billion external sovereign borrowings the government is looking forward to. On one hand, the government's own ideological think tanks has turned against it; while on the other hand, some believe that it is an idea whose time has come.

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