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IPO Explained: What is Initial Public Offering, how does it work and what are the benefits?

Jul 16, 2021
Know all about the Initial Public Offering in detail below. IPO has been in news recently after Zomato IPO delivered mind blowing results. Take a look at the definition, benefits and other details of IPO below from economic point of view. 

List of Finance Ministers of India: 1947 to 2021

Jul 8, 2021
Nirmala Sitharaman is the current Finance Minister of India. She took charge on 31 May 2019. Let us have a look at the list of Finance Ministers of India from 1947 to the present.  

List of Governors of Reserve Bank of India (1935-2021)

Jun 30, 2021
The Governor of the Reserve Bank of India is the Chief Executive Officer of the Central Bank of India and the Ex-officio Chairman of its Central Board of Directors. At present, the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India is Shaktikanta Das. Check the complete list of Governors of the Reserve Bank of India below. 

List of Government Banks in India in 2021

Jun 21, 2021
Government sector banks also known as Public Sector banks are those in which the Government of India has the maximum share. Take a look at the number of banks that belong to Government sector in India in 2021. 

What are the Objectives and Functions of the World Bank?

Jun 9, 2021
World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans and grants to low and middle-income countries for various projects. Its most recent aim is to reduce the poverty across the world. 

What is Digital Dollar? Know all about USA's plan to issue its own digital currency

May 26, 2021
Know all about USA's plan to issue its own digital currency which would be called the Digital Dollar. The FED has made a recent announcement regarding this in the United States of America. 

What is the pre-pack insolvency resolution process for MSMEs?

Apr 15, 2021
It is a settlement of the debt of a distressed company with the help of an agreement inked between the creditors and the investors. At least 66% of the creditors who are unrelated to the corporate debtor must approve the resolution plan before submitting it to the NCLT. 

List of Maharatna and Navratna Companies in India

Apr 8, 2021
List of Maharatna and Navratna: As of January 2020, India has 10 Maharatna companies, 14 Navratna companies in India, and 73 Miniratna companies divided into Category 1 and Category 2. 

List of all Five Year Plans of India

Apr 7, 2021
The first five-year plan in India was launched in 1951 and since then, India has witnessed twelve Five Year Plans. The present government had however discontinued the Five-year plan system and a new mechanism was put into place. Let us have a look at all the Five Year Plans the country has witnessed so far. 

Why is stock market important for any country?

Apr 7, 2021
What is stock market and why is it important for any country? Know all about shares and other details in the article listed below

Explained: What are AT1 Bonds and how are they related to mutual funds?

Mar 15, 2021
SEBI decided to put restrictions on the mutual fund investments in additional tier 1 bonds or AT-1 Bonds. Government asked to revoke the 100 year maturity rule on AT1 Bonds from SEBI. Know all about the AT1 bonds and understand its relationship with mutual funds here

EIU's Democracy Index 2020: India falls to 53rd position

Feb 15, 2021
According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, India slipped two places to 53rd position in the 2020 Democracy Index's global ranking. Let us read in detail about it.

GK Quiz on Economic Survey 2021

Feb 2, 2021
The Economic Survey was tabled on January 29, 2021, in the Parliament by Nirmala Sitharaman. Take a look at the questions important from competitive exams point of view and go through each explanation. 

GK Question and Answers on Union Budget 2021

Feb 1, 2021
The Union Budget is out and announced. Take  a look at the terms stated below and go through the explanation of each question listed below

What are Green Bonds?

Jan 29, 2021
Green Bond is a debt instrument that is specially reserved to raise money for climate and environmental projects. In 2009, first official Green Bond was released by the World Bank.

Industry 4.0: All you need to know about SAMARTH Udyog Bharat 4.0

Jan 28, 2021
SAMARTH Udyog Bharat 4.0 is an initiative by the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) under the aegis of Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India. 

India's first Social Impact Bond (SIB): Here's all you need to know

Jan 27, 2021
The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) signed an MoU with UNDP India to co-create India’s first Social Impact Bond (SIB).

State of the Economy Report 2020: What is V-shaped economic recovery?

Jan 27, 2021
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released its 'State of the Economy Report 2020' on 21 January 2021. RBI in its report has stated that the shape of the economic recovery in FY 2021-22 will be V-shaped, where 'V' stands for 'Vaccine'. 

What are Domestic Systematically Important Banks (D-SIBs)?

Jan 21, 2021
What are domestic systematically important banks or DSIBs? How are SBI, ICICI, HDFC too big to fail- Know all about it here

What is K shaped Economic Recovery?

Jan 18, 2021
Know what is K shaped economic recovery, what are its implications for India and what are its limitations.  Take a look at the article below to understand the economic condition of India after COVID 19.

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