This is the second consecutive week of major fall in the reserves which indicates that the central bank has been selling the greenback to fight the fall in rupee
Demands for herbs and aromatic plants such as ateesh, kuth, kutki, karanja, kapikachhu, shankhapushpi have been on a rise owing to increase in consumption of ayurvedic medicines and personal care products.
The rupee breached the historic low of 72 level this week, marking year-to-date losses of more than 13 percent.
Crises are cathartic events that release built-up pressure and provide policymakers an opportunity to drive radical reform. It may still be too early to assess if the opportunities were adequately availed.
The government may bring on board multiple partners based on the framework’s design.
The agency is specifically investigating the role of the then Government of India Joint Secretary (banking), Amitabh Verma, as they found several references to in Mallay's emails.
A slowing property market could sharply increase the risks to China's economic outlook, especially if a tit-for-tat trade war with the United States worsens.
"The present challenge can be effectively dealt with," said Rathin Roy, in a blog, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting on Saturday to consider steps to address weak rupee and rising fuel prices.
Economists believe that the government must take immediate measures to boost exports to earn more dollars and contain the trade and current account deficit.
India's wholesale inflation eased at 4.53 percent in August, as some food items became cheaper, latest price data released by the commerce and industry ministry showed on Friday.
Abe said the Bank of Japan's massive stimulus programme, which was part of his signature "Abenomics" policies to reflate the economy, was needed to pull Japan out of chronic deflation.
Daily average output in August dipped from the previous month to 2.59 million tonnes, the lowest since April this year, according to Reuters calculations based on the official data.
The government left unchanged its overall assessment that the economy is recovering at a moderate pace in its monthly report for September, released on Friday.
Fuel prices have been on a rise since mid-August, rising almost every day due to a combination of a drop in the dollar-rupee and rise in crude oil prices.
China and the United States are set to return to the table with the threat of new US tariffs looming after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin extended the invitation to counterparts in Beijing.
An initial draft on national e-commerce policy has suggested the adoption of a common definition of e-commerce for the purpose of the domestic policy.
Hedging can reduce risks associated with volatility in oil prices, acting as an insurance contract to lock in a future selling price and fix spending plans. Such longer-term bets signal US producers will continue to expand output, keeping a lid on prices, according to crude traders and brokers.
In top exporter India, rates for the 5 percent broken parboiled variety fell by $5 to $371-$375 per tonne this week, the lowest in 17 months.
The four-week moving average of initial claims, considered a better measure of labor market trends as it irons out week-to-week volatility, fell 2,000 last week to 208,000, also the lowest level since December 1969.
According to the Digital Commerce report 2017, online travel industry continues to grow strongly with 54 percent share while share of online non-travel has improved over the previous year to reach 46 percent.
The PSB boards are still not adequately professionalised, and the government, rather than a more independent body, still decides board appointments, with inevitable politicisation.
Recent signals from Brussels have buoyed hopes that the United Kingdom and the EU can agree and approve a proper divorce agreement before the UK leaves on March 29, though the sides are still divided on about one fifth of the detail of a deal.
According to EY's private equity monthly deal tracker report, August 2018 recorded USD 830 million across 18 exits with two USD 200 million plus deals.
The Chabahar port is being considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by India, Iran and Afghanistan with central Asian countries besides ramping up trade among the three countries in the wake of Pakistan denying transit access to New Delhi.
Merchandise exports during September quarter 2017-18 stood at USD 74.21 billion and non-oil exports stood at USD 65.17 billion.