RBI released its Financial stability report, published twice a year, last week. The report shows a significant reduction in financial stress being faced by the corporate sector even though operational stress, measured as capacity utilisation, doesn’t show much change. However, the corporate balance sheet improvement is not yet translating into gains for financial sector which continues … Continue reading Financial Stability Report – The Good and the Not so good…
Ken-Betwa river linking project is an ambitious project with considerable benefits so much so that Ms Uma Bharti, Union Water Resources Minister, threatened to go on hunger strike last month if the project is not cleared soon. The project, if successfully initiated, will pave the way for taking up many more such projects, crucial to meet country’s irrigation needs and change the face of Indian agriculture.
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Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), in collaboration with OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), released its report for the period 2016-25. The report projects an end of era of high prices for most of the sub-sectors, main crops, livestock, fish and dairy products. The decline is achieved through higher supply induced thorough high demand growth over … Continue reading No end to hunger yet – FAO report..
We are precisely in the middle of the year..! Time for everyone to take stock.. 🙂
The weekly highlights are –
- RBI releases its Bi-annual Financial Stability report. The report paints a mixed picture where even though the number of “weak” companies has come down, the risk to banking sector has increased. (More on this, in another piece).
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