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India’s Biggest IPO: Paytm IPO

Paytm recently announced raising Rs. 16,600 crore as IPO which will be India’s largest ever. It is expected to launch before November. What is an IPO?  IPO stands for Initial Public Offering and focuses on the Financial Market. The financial market subdivides into two, namely Money Market and Capital Market. The former is for...

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$64 Billion FDI Received By India

Every year, the United Nations publishes a report on Investment and Trade. A recent report says that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India has touched the $64 Billion mark in the year 2020.  By receiving $64 Billion in FDIs, India has become the 5th largest recipient of inflows in the world.  India had received...

COVID measures to boost Economy

COVID Measures To Boost Economy

On 28th June 2021, in a press conference, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced 8 COVID measures to boost the economy and revive the sectors which were gravely affected by the pandemic. For example, the Hospitality sector and the tourism sector.  In the previous year, Aatma Nirbhar Bharat packages were set forth. This year’s eight...

Fall in Adani Shares

Recently, a huge crash was observed in Adani share prices. The Fall in Adani Shares shed around $7 Billion. One of their shares fell around 25%. There were also rumours about the accounts of three foreign funds under the Adani group being frozen by the National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL). What is the National...

Build Back Better World

Build Back Better World (B3W)

We have been hearing about the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) over the years adopted by China in 2013. There have also been allegations of China capturing territories of small countries when they fail to repay the loaned money. China loans them huge amounts of money until they are in debt. For example, Sri...

Rising Bond Yields

Rising Bond Yields: Explanation

Increasing returns on government securities or bonds are an alarming concern in the United States and India. This can pessimistically impact the stock market. Read more: Electoral Bonds Scheme The yield on 10-year bonds in India had risen up to 6.20% from a recent low of 5.76% with the increase in US yields. This might...

India EU Summit

India EU Virtual Summit

French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his solidarity with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the India EU Virtual Summit in presence of 26 other EU leaders. He said, “India does not need to listen to lectures from anyone about vaccine supplies. India has exported a lot for humanity to many countries. We know what situation...

Small Savings Scheme

Small Savings Scheme- Revised Rates

The government withdrew the new small savings rates which were declared a few days ago. The Government had initially cut the rate from 4% to 3.5% for the first quarter of 2021-2022 but later they withdrew the order. On 31st March, the Government cut interest rates on various Small Savings Schemes sharply. The revised...