Ashokamithran T
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Number Theory: How Nifty 50 has changed since its inception in 1995

The index came into existence in 1995 and Nifty 50 has changed over this period

People look at a screen displaying the Sensex results on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 19, 2023 07:24 AM IST

Number Theory: Nifty50 @ 20,000 – A remarkable journey

Nifty came into existence on 22 April 1996, trading with the value of 3 November 1995 as base. It comprises stocks of 50 companies representative of the market

The National Stock Exchange of India building in BKC, Mumbai. (Mint Photo)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 11:21 AM IST

Number Theory: An oil slick over govt's fiscal plan for elections?

The government’s balancing act between inflation and fiscal prudence could become even more difficult

The price of India’s crude oil basket (COB) climbed to $89.8 per barrel on September 4
Published on Sep 06, 2023 07:34 AM IST

Key takeaways from the reduction in LPG prices

A look at what the decision to decrease LPG cylinder price by ₹200 may mean.

PMUY consumers now get a subsidy of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>400.
Updated on Aug 30, 2023 11:56 PM IST

What India has to do to become a developed country

While India becoming the third largest economy in the new few years is almost a given, it will take more than GDP growth for India to become a developed country

New Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI): People throng near India Gate on the occasion of the 77th Independence Day in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo/ Ayush Sharma)
(Ayush Sharma)
Updated on Aug 17, 2023 02:25 PM IST

India’s laptop import restrictions is not a bad move

A look at why the decision to impose an import license on computers, if implemented intelligently, may not be a bad move

The government, last week, issued a notification announcing the introduction of import licenses for laptops, personal computers and servers.
Published on Aug 08, 2023 12:42 AM IST

India’s manufacturing activity eases to 57.7 in July

India's manufacturing activity expanded in July, with the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) at 57.7, slightly lower than June's reading of 57.8. New orders increased, leading to an increase in production and employment. Input costs were at a nine-month high, leading to higher selling prices. Despite a seasonal slowdown, Barclays maintains its GDP growth forecast of 7.2% for 2023-24.

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Updated on Aug 01, 2023 11:54 PM IST

Number theory: Charts that explain NDA govt’s tax performance

The centre’s Gross Tax Revenue, as per the provisional numbers for 2022-23, is Rs.30.5 lakh crore, marginally higher than the given in the Revised Estimates.

The centre’s Gross Tax Revenue (GTR), as per the provisional numbers for 2022-23, is Rs.30.5 lakh crore. (Representative image)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 06:20 PM IST

Manufacturing PMI in May hits 31-month high

The seasonally adjusted manufacturing PMI rose from 57.2 in April to 58.7 in May, the highest value since October 2020

The seasonally adjusted manufacturing PMI rose from 57.2 in April to 58.7 in May, the highest value since October 2020 (MINT)
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 02:21 PM IST

Number theory: Understanding the state of the Indian economy

The Union government released important economic data including GDP numbers, fiscal figures, and core sector index. What do these numbers tell us?

Customers buy vegetables at a night market in Hyderabad. (AFP)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 05:36 PM IST

Five key numbers in the RBI Annual Report

RBI's annual report shows a 47% increase in its total income, which led to a higher dividend payment to the Centre and an increase in contingency requirements

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo inside its headquarters in Mumbai, India, April 6, 2023. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo (REUTERS)
Updated on May 30, 2023 10:12 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Number theory: Green energy overturns investment gap, needs to cover lost ground

The world is expected to invest $1.74 trillion (2022 prices) in clean energy in 2023, 1.7 times the money which will go in fossil fuel investments.

Storing energy at lower prices is one of the central challenges in making things such as solar energy economically viable.(AP)
Updated on May 26, 2023 03:55 PM IST
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