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The Reading List: March 5, 2021

BUSINESS

The Reading List: March 5, 2021

A selection of articles and social media gems from the world of economy, business and finance

Chart of the Day | Global food price inflation shows no signs of abating

BUSINESS

Chart of the Day | Global food price inflation shows no signs of abating

The FAO Food Price Index reached its highest level since July 2014. Domestic retail food prices have softened

Chart of the Day | Global Composite PMI for February shows strongest recovery in US, India is next

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Chart of the Day | Global Composite PMI for February shows strongest recovery in US, India is next

Input prices rose at the quickest pace since September 2008 while output prices rose to their highest since the series began in October 2009

BIS: Financial conditions in the US and EM are at their most accommodative in a decade

BUSINESS

BIS: Financial conditions in the US and EM are at their most accommodative in a decade

The global market rally has been fuelled by very loose financial conditions

Chart of the Day | Import growth in February suggests the recovery is levelling off 

BUSINESS

Chart of the Day | Import growth in February suggests the recovery is levelling off 

Imports have faltered in the last two months

Chart of the Day | Manufacturing momentum sustained in February, but costs rose sharply

BUSINESS

Chart of the Day | Manufacturing momentum sustained in February, but costs rose sharply

The manufacturing PMI for February shows a strong increase in activity from the previous month, but cost pressures are rising, affecting margins

Chart of the Day: Was monetary policy tighter for longer than necessary?

BUSINESS

Chart of the Day: Was monetary policy tighter for longer than necessary?

The real policy rate has remained positive for most of the flexible inflation targeting period

Interview | We are long on India’s domestic economy when it comes to investing: ABB India MD 

BUSINESS

Interview | We are long on India’s domestic economy when it comes to investing: ABB India MD 

Geopolitical developments and trade wars have opened up new opportunities for India, says Sanjeev Sharma

The Reading List: February 26, 2021

BUSINESS

The Reading List: February 26, 2021

A selection of articles and social media gems from the world of economy, business and finance

Chart of the Day | PMI data show rising margin pressure in both manufacturing and services

BUSINESS

Chart of the Day | PMI data show rising margin pressure in both manufacturing and services

The rise in commodity prices is reflected in the PMI input price index and firms cannot pass on the entire increase because demand is still uncertain

Interview | Our business fits perfectly into the ESG theme: VA Tech Wabag MD

BUSINESS

Interview | Our business fits perfectly into the ESG theme: VA Tech Wabag MD

 India is a huge market that has strong growth prospects, asserts group CEO Rajiv Mittal

The Reading List: February 19, 2021

BUSINESS

The Reading List: February 19, 2021

A selection of articles and social media gems from the world of economy, business and finance

Interview | Short-term corporate bonds will outperform, says R Sivakumar of Axis AMC

BUSINESS

Interview | Short-term corporate bonds will outperform, says R Sivakumar of Axis AMC

The Reading List: February 12, 2021

BUSINESS

The Reading List: February 12, 2021

A selection of articles and social media gems from the world of economy, business and finance

Interview | If this is a cyclical recovery, current rally is not the peak, says MD of Sanford C Bernstein

BUSINESS

Interview | If this is a cyclical recovery, current rally is not the peak, says MD of Sanford C Bernstein

There is more steam left as macroeconomic factors have not played out fully yet, says Venugopal Garre

Interview | Valuations are expensive, but market is not in a bubble, says UBS India's Anuj Kapoor

BUSINESS

Interview | Valuations are expensive, but market is not in a bubble, says UBS India's Anuj Kapoor

"There is a high level of interest in Indian assets on the part of private equity and sovereign wealth funds. India is in a unique spot, so we can expect an increase in inbound acquisitions," says the head of UBS Global Banking, India 

Message from PM Modi’s Rajya Sabha speech: Reforms will continue and none will be left behind

BUSINESS

Message from PM Modi’s Rajya Sabha speech: Reforms will continue and none will be left behind

Prime Minister defends farm reforms, says India can achieve great things if it comes together as one 

The Reading List: February 5, 2021

BUSINESS

The Reading List: February 5, 2021

A selection of articles and social media gems from the world of economy, business and finance

Moody’s warns of India’s high fiscal deficit

BUSINESS

Moody’s warns of India’s high fiscal deficit

The rating agency says India’s debt burden has risen further above the Baa-rated median and its debt affordability remains the weakest among Baa-rated peers

Interview | Economist Rathin Roy says the Indian economy is headed to a very dark place unless we repurpose the State

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Interview | Economist Rathin Roy says the Indian economy is headed to a very dark place unless we repurpose the State

Economic development is not a Kumbh Mela, it's an ongoing process, says Roy

The Reading List: January 29, 2021

BUSINESS

The Reading List: January 29, 2021

A selection of articles and social media gems from the world of economy, business and finance

Interview | BofA Securities hopes government will follow the path of fiscal stimulus in Budget

BUSINESS

Interview | BofA Securities hopes government will follow the path of fiscal stimulus in Budget

Budget Chart Point | Looking beyond IMF’s optimistic growth numbers

BUSINESS

Budget Chart Point | Looking beyond IMF’s optimistic growth numbers

The sharp rebound following a plunge only brings back GDP to slightly higher than where it was a year ago

We hope to achieve a Rs100-crore cost reduction in about a year, says CEAT boss Anant Goenka

BUSINESS

We hope to achieve a Rs100-crore cost reduction in about a year, says CEAT boss Anant Goenka

The unprecedented lockdown following Covid-19 has prompted CEAT to rework its expenditure strategy, which is paying off, says MD

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