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Latest Articles in Lockdowns

Local Lockdowns: RBI Says No Need For Loan Moratoriums At Present

Das reiterated his comments made last week, expressing hope that the current rise in infections will not lead to an impact on economic growth, stating that factories are functional, vaccination is on and people are better prepared to deal with COVID-19 at present.

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Long Bets On Rupee Hit Over Three-Year High, Peso Bears Return

Lockdowns in the archipelago were considered one of the world's longest and strictest as they had shuttered thousands of businesses and left millions out of work, causing the economy to contract by a record 9.5% in 2020.

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At A New Paradigm in 2021

Each month is seeing better numbers over the previous month. Going into 2021, the momentum is expected to continue and residential real estate sales will continue to grow

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Rupee Opens On Flat Note, Rises 3 Paise To 73.14 Against US Dollar In Early Trade

On the domestic equity market front, the 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex was trading 33.65 points lower at 48,404.13, and the broader NSE Nifty was down 10.20 points at 14,189.30.

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SAP Dumps Mid-Term Targets, Cuts 2020 View As Coronavirus Bites

SAP now expects adjusted total revenue of 36 billion euros ($42.7 billion), of which 22 billion euros would be cloud revenues.

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Lockdowns: Time to Re-Look

The imposition of a long spell of lockdown was a precautionary step against the pandemic and there should not be scope for complaint.

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S&P Expects India's Economy To Contract 9% In Fiscal 2021

India's high deficit also limits the scope for further fiscal stimulus, S&P added. It expects GDP growth of 6% in fiscal 2022 and 6.2% in fiscal 2023.

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Environmental, Social And Governance (ESG) Agenda

ESG discussions started to gather pace in 2018, as climate change increasingly came to be seen as crucial to companies’ long-term growth prospects.

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Indian Government Consumption Key To Demand Growth In Economy - RBI Report

"The upticks that became visible in May and June after the lockdown was eased in several parts of the country, appear to have lost strength in July and August, mainly due to reimposition or stricter imposition of lockdowns, suggesting that contraction in economic activity will likely prolong into Q2,"

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Euro Zone Business Recovery Stuttered In August - PMIs

An index measuring new business dropped to 51.4 from 52.7 and once again some of August's activity was derived by businesses completing backlogs of work.

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Consumer Confidence slips by 1.6 percentage points in August 2020: Refinitiv-Ipsos monthly India Primary Consumer Sentiment Index

The ongoing pandemic and the ad hoc/ short duration lockdowns have severely impacted the smooth functioning of establishments, staving off jobs by hundreds and thousands.

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Lockdowns Boost Casino Food Sales, But Profit Disappoints

Operating profit was down 15.3% in the first half of 2020 to 386 million euros ($453.63 million), and the group said extra staff bonuses and measures to protect employees in stores had added to one-off costs.

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India Cements Q1 Net Profit Falters To Rs 17 Cr

Revenue from operations came down to Rs 757 crore in Q1 FY21 as against Rs 1,469 crore in Q1 FY20.

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Euro Zone Business Activity Returns To Growth In July As Lockdowns Loosen - PMI

Over 15 million people across the world have been infected by the coronavirus but as the rate of infections has eased across much of Europe, governments have loosened restrictions.

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Coca-Cola Revenue Tumbles As Lockdowns Hammer Soda Sales

Net income attributable to the beverage maker's shareholders fell to $1.78 billion, or 41 cents per share, from $2.61 billion or 61 cents per share

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