Rupee Slide

  • Rupee slide a concern but no 1991-like crisis: PM August 30, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the sharp slide in the value of the rupee caused by external developments was a matter of concern, but India is not heading to a 1991-like crisis when the country was forced to pledge its gold to pay import bills. “There is no reason...
  • PM, advisors take lead in fighting rupee slide: sources July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his top advisors have taken the lead in fighting the rupee slide, sources said on Tuesday. The Prime Minister has sought a report on offshore bets on the rupee. Sources said top bankers have raised the issue of offshore rupee speculation. The inputs on...
  • Has the government acted too late on FDI? July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: With stocks falling, rupee sliding, rising inflation and factory output at its lowest in 11 years, has the government acted too late to revive the Indian economy? Industry leaders feel it will take some time for these steps to bring about any positive change for the Indian economy....
  • Has the economist Prime Minister failed the economy? July 9, 2013

    A worried government has gone into damage control as the rupee depreciated and the current account deficit widened. ...
  • Government tries damage control as economy struggles; is it too late? July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A worried government has gone into damage control as the rupee depreciated and the current account deficit widened. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has now laid out a roadmap to boost manufacturing growth over next 12 months and Finance minister P Chidambaram has left for the US to reassure...
  • The Last Word: What are the implications of the rupee's slide? June 12, 2013

    Karan Thapar discusses the burning issue of the past few days - the rupee's freefall and its impact on the Indian economy. ...
  • Sensex to gain 10 pc by year-end: Reuters poll July 1, 2012

    Mumbai/Bangalore: The BSE Sensex should gain 10 per cent between now and the end of the year, though only reaching levels seen in July 2011, provided economic growth recovers from a recent lull, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. The 30-share BSE index will rise to 18,750 points by the end...