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Friday, May 07, 2021

Explained Economics


Explained: Why RBI wants moderate bond yields, and what it means for investors

May 07, 2021 7:24 am

The yield on the 10-year benchmark 5.85%, 2030 bond fell by 0.62% and closed at 5.978% on Wednesday, from 6.01% the previous day.

Explained: RBI's Rs 50,000 crore fund support to healthcare; liquidity push

May 06, 2021 9:12 am

The RBI has opened an on-tap liquidity window of Rs 50,000 crore with tenors of up to three years at the repo rate – four per cent -- till March 31, 2022 to boost provision of immediate liquidity for ramping up Covid-related healthcare infrastructure and services in the country.

Explained: OMCs hike fuel prices after 65 days; why more hikes are likely

May 06, 2021 9:14 am

Petrol and diesel prices: Oil marketing companies hiked the price of petrol by 15 paise per litre and that of diesel by 18 paise per litre on Tuesday in the first hike in auto fuel pieces since February 27.

ExplainSpeaking: In Joe Biden's Covid-19 rescue plan for the US economy, lessons for India

May 05, 2021 7:58 am

The US president has dumped the notions of small government and trickle down economics in his bid to rebuild the American economy

Explained: Why markets are rising despite Covid-19 surge, what you should do

May 06, 2021 9:14 am

Market participants seem to be taking solace from the government decision not to go for a full-scale lockdown, the impending extension of vaccination to all adults, and hopes of things normalising in a couple of months.

Explained: New SEBI rule for fund manager compensation

April 30, 2021 7:52 am

Key personnel here refers to the likes of chief executive officer, chief investment officer, research head and their direct reportees.

Explained: CCI clears BigBasket-Tata Digital deal; what changes in e-grocery market?

April 29, 2021 11:49 am

BigBasket and Tata Digital deal: The total size of the e-grocery segment grew from $1.9 billion at the beginning of 2020, to $3 billion by year end.

Explained: Zomato's IPO and what it means for India's consumer internet biz

April 29, 2021 1:17 pm

Zomato IPO: While the pandemic has hit the services sector, particularly the hospitality segment, severely, consumer internet companies like Zomato witnessed an improvement in business after the initial lockdown last year.

ExplainSpeaking: Why RBI continues to target GDP growth instead of inflation

April 30, 2021 8:42 am

Rising Covid-19 cases, faltering growth and rising inflation have brought India’s central bank to square one

RBI plans and an upcoming Bill: Where are digital currencies headed?

April 23, 2021 7:33 am

The government, which plans a law to ban private digital currencies, favours a digital currency backed by the Reserve Bank of India.