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Indian rupee may trade in 58-62 range

Indian rupee may trade in 58-62 range

Indranil Sen Gupta, India Economist at DSP Merrill Lynch (India) expects the Indian currency to trade in the range of 58-62 against the US dollar at the cost of 50 basis points of economic growth. This assumes that the July 23 measures are reversed before the busy October-March season, Gupta

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Govt mulls overseas debt issuance by PSUs

Govt mulls overseas debt issuance by PSUs

The Indian government is mulling various steps to prevent further depreciation of rupee against the dollar. One of the steps considered by the government is to ask financially strong state-run companies to raise debt from overseas investors. According to one estimate, state-run companies could raise $25-30 billion of capital through issue of bond

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Govt mulls overseas debt issuance by PSUs

Govt mulls overseas debt issuance by PSUs

The Indian government is mulling various steps to prevent further depreciation of rupee against the dollar. One of the steps considered by the government is to ask financially strong state-run companies to raise debt from overseas investors. According to one estimate, state-run companies could raise $25-30 billion of capital through issue of bond

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Govt wants to reduce oil import bill

Govt wants to reduce oil import bill

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has reportedly directed Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily to take steps for reducing crude oil import bill by $25 billion. Prime Minister wants to reduce import bill of crude oil given that the price of the fuel rose to around $105.61 a barrel after declining in

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RBI steps help stabilise rupee exchange rate

RBI steps help stabilise rupee exchange rate

The recent measures taken by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has some effect on stabilising rupee exchange rate against dollar. The central bank took some measures in order to make the domestic currency much costlier. In recent trading session, rupee-dollar exchange rate is hovering in a 58.80 to 59.20 range. Some sources hinted that foreign banks were seen selling the doll

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RBI steps may not rein in rupee weakness: economists

RBI steps may not rein in rupee weakness: economists

Some analysts feel that the recent moves by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to arrest rupee depreciation may not be effective. It may be recalled that the central bank further tightened rupee liquidity by restricting the borrowing of banks under the daily liquidity adjustment facility (LAF)
to 0.

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PSUs invest Rs 1.2 trillion in FY13

PSUs invest Rs 1.2 trillion in FY13

Speaking at the annual general meeting of the industry chamber Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said major state-run firms invested about Rs 120,000 crore in 2012-13. He said this to dismiss the popular notion that public sector undertakings (PSUs) werenÂ’t investing despite sittin

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RBI wants traders to export 20% of imported gold

RBI wants traders to export 20% of imported gold

In order to reduce the domestic consumption of gold, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) mandated importers of the yellow metal to export 20 percent of the gold from the arrived consignment. Presently, a very small portion of gold is exported and the above move is expected to boost re-export of gold.
Of the 970 tonnes of gold imported last year, only 70 tonn

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Essar Power issues bonds to refinance debt

Essar Power issues bonds to refinance debt

In order to refinance its existing debt, Essar Power mopped up Rs 750 crore by issuing rupee denominated bonds. The company, which is part of the London-listed Essar Energy, has a total debt of around Rs 16,500 cr. The bond offering would increase the maturity timeframe of its debt and also enable the firm save on inter

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Punj Lloyd to convert part of rupee loan into dollar

Punj Lloyd to convert part of rupee loan into dollar

In order to align its business operation, engineering major Punj Lloyd plans to convert part of its rupee debt into dollar debt. Profitability of the firm took a hit because of the mismatch between the interest payment on debt (which is mostly in rupees) and revenue (which is mostly in dollar). While the company derives 65-70 per cent of its business from abroad, its 65-70 per cent of debt is in rupe