Thursday, 19 May, 2022

Topic: Market

Meet 20-year-old stock trader Rithvik Thammareddy who beat Nifty50

Rithvik said was he was able to achieve such a record due to a single stock, Tata Investment Corporation, which appreciated almost 52% compared to 23% of Nifty Index last year.

The 15-year-old Banjara market that could become the new Kathputli Colony of Gurugram

So far there have been no campaigns or plans to try and save the vendors of Gurugram's Banjara market from being rendered homeless and jobless.

Socialists vs conservatives harmed Indian education. Bahujans need market forces

Bahujans will benefit greatly from access to contestable markets in education, though it may not meet egalitarian fancies of well-meaning comrades.

Easing of lockdown, pandemic fatigue behind second Covid wave, govt tells Rajya Sabha

MoS for Health Bharati Pawar said the evolution and circulation of more transmissible variants of SARS-CoV-2 viruses also played a part in the second surge of Covid.

Four steps Modi govt must take to revive India’s MSME sector post-lockdown

There are 67 millions MSMEs in India, most of them micro and unorganised. The Modi government must provide incentives to pull them out of Covid crisis.

If 10 years from now you see 30 types of onions in Indian markets, this is how it happened

In 2019, people think lakhs of voters will ignore their community, leaders, party and freebies, to vote against a govt under which onions became expensive.

Add to cart? How Amazon rigs its shopping algorithm

For the hundreds of thousands of companies that sell on Amazon’s platform, ‘winning the Buy Box’ is everything.

Why economic progress is not at the centre of India’s national agenda anymore

The Modi government can win elections amid a slowing economy and the opposition has lost its voice.

Blackstone’s first-of-a-kind India IPO confronts rate jitters

Firm’s IPO may raise as much as $1 billion but could be delayed should investors demand a higher-than-expected yield.

India’s recovering economy puts June rate increase on table

Growth accelerated to 7.7% in the quarter ending March, making India the fastest growing major economy. Amid growing calls to pull the rate trigger, this might see the RBI increase interest rates as early as next week.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.