ET Explains: What's making the pass-through of RBI's policy decisions sticky
The issue of lack of monetary transmission hasn't cropped up suddenly and is something that has been a matter of concern for the RBI in ensuring the pass-through of its policy decisions. The matter snowballed in the last few months after the RBI observed that the effects of its rate cuts are not being felt in terms of interest rates coming down.
NMDC reports higher sales till October 2019 YoY
Cumulative production of iron ore up to October 2019 was recorded at 15.95 mt against 15.47 m...
Inadequate demand has been a key issue impacting growth
Inflation would seem to be at nirvana levels of policy-achievement.
Coal supply by CIL to power sector drops over 8 pc to 253 MT in April-October
The supply of coal to power sector by CIL in October dropped by 19.3 per cent to 33.8 MT, over 41.9 MT in October last fiscal. With torrential rains hitting coal production, Coal India had said that it was keeping a close watch on the current situation to ensure smooth supplies to power plants.
Relaxed phytosanitary rules lead to surge in onion imports, help lower prices
At a meeting called by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade, traders assured officials that fears of foreign pests and disease impacting domestic onion crops due to relaxed phytosanitary norms were unfounded.
Sensex logs first drop in 8 days; midcap, smallcap stocks plunge
India's service activity slowed again with October PMI coming in at 49.2.
Alternative investment returns monitor: For the week ending October 30, 2019
Here are the alternative investment options with their returns, for the week ending October 30, 2019. The proportion and purpose of these is vastly different.
Pakistanis feel inflation, not Kashmir, is biggest problem facing them: Survey
The study, which was published by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan on Tuesday, said 53 per cent of respondents believe the country's economy, specifically increasing inflation, is the biggest problem facing the country. Worries of inflation is followed by unemployment (23%), corruption (4%) and water crisis (4%), the survey said.
India Inc's M&A deal value slips 45 pc to USD 1.5 bn in October: Report
According to Grant Thornton's latest M&A Dealtracker, there were 28 M&A deals worth USD 1.5 billion in October this year, while in the same period last year 47 such deals were announced worth USD 2.8 billion. While the overall M&A deal value and volume in October declined as compared to the year-ago period, on a month-on-month basis, there was an increase.
What to do when what’s cheap is not safe, and what’s safe is not cheap
The credit and deposit growth in the banking system is down to single digits.
All-India bank strike called on October 22
Services may be hampered, while SBI said impact would be minimum as most of its staff are not members of participating unions. Banks such as Bank of Maharashtra and Syndicate Bank have expressed concerns over providing customer services.
Market opens higher amid inflation and Brexit worries
The September consumer inflation rate rose to 14-month high, close to 4 per cent.
GST collections remain subdued at Rs 95,380 cr in October
Despite improved festive demand, GST collection remained below Rs 1 lakh crore in October. GST collection rose to Rs 95,380 crore in October...
Ashok Leyland sales falls 35 pc in October to 9,857 units
Ashok Leyland, on Friday reported a plunge of 35% in its total commercial vehicle sales at 9,857 units in October. While domestic commercial vehicle sales were down 37 per cent at 9,074 units, Medium and heavy commercial vehicle sales in the domestic market dipped 50 per cent to 4,565 units as compared to 9,062 units in October last year.
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