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Economic Notes

Economic Notes
The Reserve Bank of India's latest accounts indicate that the structure of earnings has clearly shifted to domestic sources, particularly from assets. Further, the RBI has made large transfers to the...
Analysing trends in bank deposits between 2008 and 2012, this note argues that bank depositors by and large seemed to prefer to move their money to nationalised banks. Just like any investor,...
The provisional results of the Sixth Economic Census (2013) of establishments in the non-agricultural sector suggest that this is not a census count. A comparison with the National Sample Survey...
This article examines trends in corporate profi tability based on data contained in the Reserve Bank of India's studies. It observes that the profit margin and real return on capital employed came...
Even as measures to modernise and revitalise the financial sector need to be taken, the government should not tamper with the vigilance exercised by the Reserve Bank of India and the Securities and...
The latest Annual Survey of Industries report, released for 2011-12, shows a high growth in the value of output, gross value added as well as employment generation. The ASI data suggests that over...
The US Federal Reserve's March 2014 decision to continue with tapering off of its asset purchases indicates that this may continue until the end of 2015. The effects of the gradual winding down of...
The Central Statistics Office's advance estimates of GDP in 2013-14 place growth in the year at 4.9%. The regular differences every year between the advance and revised estimates of GDP suggest that...
How is it that the United Arab Emirates has become India's largest trading partner in recent years, overtaking the United States, European Union and China? An unusual pattern of two-way flows in gold...
Large Indian corporate firms went on a borrowing spree abroad a few years ago attracted by the lower interests that came on external commercial loans. But sluggish profitability and currency...
Reviewing the policy responses of the Reserve Bank of India over the past few years, it is argued that in recent times the RBI has sent mixed signals to the market. On the one hand a reduction of the...

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