Twin Deficits

Fiscal deficit may negate the benefits of current account surplus It was a week during which two major macroeconomic announcements by the government dominated the headlines. On 30 September, the current account balance for the Jun-20 quarter and the fiscal deficit for the first five months of this fiscal were announced. Here are some interesting…

Sector-Picks 2018

What will be the key sectoral stories to watch out for in 2018? Come year-end and the general question is, “What about markets”? This time will be no different. Let us look at 6 sectors that will be big stories in 2018… Agri-Sector – Well, the BJP is taking no chances after Gujarat. You can…

Boost for PSU Banks

Finally, there seems to be the much needed credit boost… When the government announced the unprecedented Rs.2.11 trillion bank rescue package this week, it did stir a sense of euphoria. A day after the announcement the PSU banks were up anywhere between 20% and 45%. The question is whether this package is actually a boost…