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Invisible hand of market at work

By Apurva Shah
October 21, 2013

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Time to get used to a weak rupee

July 22, 2013

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The fall of the rupee has become politically embarrassing. When the rupee crossed 60 to the dollar, the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) thought it was time to act. The RBI tried to suppress speculation that had exaggerated the rupee’s fall and the government sought to increase foreign resources to fund the current account deficit (CAD).

India’s current account deficit: solution lies in exports

By R Rajagopal
April 18, 2013

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The U.S. dollar is the major currency for international trade. Most countries use it to pay for their imports and also peg the dollar for exporting products and services.

Investment boost needed to break India’s vicious cycle

By Hartmut Issel
April 9, 2013

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Concerns about current account deficit

January 7, 2013

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Foreign borrowing or foreign investment?

June 27, 2012

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Budget FY 2012: A neutral event

March 8, 2011

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee (C) arrives at the parliament to present the 2011/12 budget in New Delhi February 28, 2011.  REUTERS/B Mathur/Files(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)