Monthly Archive:: July 2016

Soaring inflation dampens India’s rate cut hopes

With retail inflation soaring in the country, the odds of an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) at its forthcoming monetary policy meet in August have diminished. According to the data released by

Weather gods to lift India’s economic growth

The favorable dark clouds are crucial to the Indian economy as it will stimulate the agricultural production and rural demand, thereby providing a major boost to Asia’s third biggest economy in this fiscal year. According to the

Will GST see the light of day during monsoon session?

The GST Bill, which aims to transform 29 states into a single market, was initially planned to be introduced from April 1 this year, but the deadline was missed owing to the protests in the Opposition-dominated Rajya

India M&A H1 2016: Riding high

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) momentum in India has maintained its uptrend in the first half of 2016, with deal making hitting a five-year high, as Asia’s third biggest economy remains a key destination for M&As even amid

India’s services sector activity loses steam

Service sector activity in India witnessed a cooling of growth momentum in the month of June 2016 amidst a weaker than expected rise in new business, raising fears over a renewed slowdown in Asia’s third biggest economy,

M&A momentum strong for power and renewables sectors in India

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity within the power and utilities (P&U) sector shot up and is poised for more such deals in FY16, as both the domestic and foreign players are looking to expand their portfolios. According

Brexit: Britain’s ‘leave’ call unlikely to adversely impact India

Even though Britain’s decision to move out of the EU has come at a time when the global economy is not in a great shape and growth forecasts for 2016 have been marked down, Asia’s third biggest

India in a sweet spot for investors among EMs

Even as the global economic recovery takes a major hit owing to the Brexit, the Indian economy remains the best bet for the investors among the emerging markets. According to the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) financial