Business Economy

Plastics exports fall 17% in Sept.

India’s plastic exports for September 2019 declined by 16.8% to $649 million from $780 million in September 2018, as per data with the Plastics Export Promotion Council (Plexconcil). The cumulative value of plastics export from India during April 2019 to September 2019 saw a negative growth of 5.9% to $4,324 million as against $4,594 million […]

Business Economy

Australia still hopes India will join RCEP

Australia still hopes to see India join the 15-nation ASEAN led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership that the government decided to quit last Monday, said former Australian secretary for foreign affairs and trade Peter Varghese, who is the author of the paper on Australia’s economic strategy for India, adding he hoped that India’s decision was not […]

Business Economy

Car sales down by 6.34% in October, marginal gain for passenger vehicle segment: SIAM data

Passenger vehicle sales in the country rose marginally by 0.28% during October 2019, breaking a 11-month declining streak, mainly driven by festive buying amid deep discounts. According to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), domestic passenger vehicle sales stood at 2,85,027 units in October, a slight uptick from 2,84,223 units in […]

Business Economy

How not to choose mutual funds

If you’re wondering why I didn’t address the straight question of ‘how to choose mutual funds,’ here’s the straight answer: there’s no cookie-cutter approach to it. Many factors such as your life situation, requirement and risk capability play a role in choosing mutual funds, besides the fund performance. But if I can list some of […]