Trade Data

The real worry could be the compression in exports and imports A cursory glance at the trade deficit numbers could actually be gratifying for the reader. Merchandise trade deficit at $9.7 billion is well within control. But that may not be the real narrative alt all. What the Indian economy must worry about is the…

SIP Closures

Investors and advisors must address the SIP Closure Ratio For the month of March 2020, the SIP closure ratio rose to a yearly record of 70%. To put that in perspective, for every 10 new SIPs that are opened, 7 of the existing SIPs are closed. The SIPs are still increasing but at a much…

RBI Package

Central Bank gives an aggressive boost to NBFCs and banks On 17th April, the RBI announced slew of measures to boost the sentiments in the market and specifically to bail out the NBFCs. While the package was for markets overall, the primary focus was to help the NBFCs survive the torrid challenges posed by COVID-19.…