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Brent at 7-year high: how are economy, markets and investors impacted?

January 22, 2022 8:19 pm

Karunjit Singh and Sandeep Singh look at why crude prices are rising, how it will impact the Indian economy, consumers, investors and the market, and for how long this volatility will continue

Explained: What El Salvador's decision to use Bitcoin as legal tender means for crypto

June 08, 2021 8:58 am

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele also said that Bitcoin will help increase financial inclusion in El Salvador, where 70% of the population does not have a bank account and relies on the informal economy.

Explained: Here's how systematic changes led to a record GST mop-up

January 06, 2021 8:31 am

GST collections in December gained support from higher festive season sales along with the rollout of new technological systems of e-invoicing and action against tax evaders.

Explained: Here is how Apple's reaction to labour challenges in India is different from China

December 24, 2020 7:17 am

Apple has taken stringent action against one of its vendors, Wistron, in Karnataka. What happened at the Narasapura facility that led to this? Is the company's reaction different compared to China?

The key theme of Atmanirbhar packages: spur demand rather than cash in hand

November 18, 2020 12:17 pm

The new stimulus package reinforces the ‘fiscal conservatism’ ideology of the government — rather than large cash transfers, the growth philosophy centres around creating an ecosystem that aids domestic demand, incentivises companies to generate jobs and boost production.

Explained: Why is the issue of personal guarantors under IBC in SC?

November 02, 2020 6:52 pm

The apex court will now hear on December 2 the pleas challenging the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code provisions relating to initiation of insolvency proceedings against personal guarantors.

Explained: Why did the RBI postpone the MPC meeting?

October 05, 2020 10:10 am

Monetary Policy Committee is the statutory committee that fixes the key policy interest rate and monetary policy stance of the country as well as the inflation target.

ExplainSpeaking on economy: Looking back at the tumultuous term of RBI's first-ever Monetary Policy Committee

August 24, 2020 9:02 am

Since October 2016, the Monetary Policy Committee has witnessed a sharp and sustained deceleration in economic growth even as retail inflation has managed to stay out of the comfort zone over the past 6 months

You may have to soon pay extra tax in South Delhi — here’s why

July 31, 2020 6:44 pm

Self-employed professionals such as doctors, lawyers, chartered accountants and architects, those employed by private firms in South Delhi, and those with office spaces that fall under the South MCD’s jurisdiction, will now have to pay professional tax.