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Latest updates on the GDP of India

The Indian Economy has slipped to the world’s 7th largest in the latest ranking released by the World Bank. With a size of USD 2.73 trillion, the Indian Economy has fallen behind the UK’s economy (currently at USD 2.82 trillion) and the French Economy (size of USD 2.78 trillion). What has happened? In earlier data ..

Project Libra

Libra is the new cryptocurrency of the social media giant, Facebook. The digital currency Libra will be available to the users of Facebook services like Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram. The Libra transactions will be recorded on a blockchain which offers a tamper-proof ledger that runs across multiple computers. The blockchain technology forms the backbone of ..

Rupee depreciates by 12 paise to 68.98 against US Dollar

The rupee is depreciated by 12 paise to 68.98 against the US dollar in early trade today on increased demand for the US currency from importers and rising crude prices. Yesterday, the rupee had appreciated by 10 paise to end at 68.86 against the US dollar following a robust response to RBI’s maiden rupee-dollar swap ..

Zimbabwe introduces its new currency ‘RTGS dollar’

Zimbabwe has recently introduced its new currency, dubbed as Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) dollar, after the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) announced measures to try and resolve a chronic monetary crisis. The new currency replaces electronic bank savings called digital dollars and the bond notes, and was named after the RTGS system that banks ..

Major Recommendation of the K J Udeshi panel of RBI

Ms. K J Udeshi is a former Deputy Governor of RBI. The K J Udeshi Panel was constituted by RBI in May on Forex dealings. Seeking improvement in individual foreign exchange transactions, the panel has said the central bank should allow non-resident Indians (NRIs) to jointly open joint foreign currency non-resident (FCNR)/non-resident external (NRE) accounts ..