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Ramesh Chand head of working group to revise current series of Wholesale Price Index

The Union Government has constituted an 18-member working group for the revision of the current series of Wholesale Price Index (WPI) under Chairmanship of Prof. Ramesh Chand, Member of NITI Aayog. The revision of the base year would help in presenting a more realistic picture of the price situation and its impact on people. The ..

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India ranked 4th in Asia Pacific region listed on Lowy Institute Asia Pacific Power Index

India has been ranked 4th out of 25 nations in the Asia Pacific region listed on the Lowy Institute Asia Pacific Power Index. The inaugural index, compiled by Australian think tank The Lowy Institute, has pegged India as the “giant of the future”. The index measures a country’s overall power in an average of 8 ..

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What are Circuit Breakers?

Circuit Breakers are basically measures in stock markets in percentage terms which initiate an automatic check in case of any runaway situation concerning any security or index in either direction. These percentage values of the breakers are usually computed on the basis of the last closing level of the security or the index. These can ..

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India ranked 43rd among 43 nations in 2017 Global Retirement Index (GRI)

India has been ranked 43rd among 43 nations in the 2017 Global Retirement Index (GRI). The list is topped by Norway, followed by Switzerland, Iceland and Sweden. The multi-dimensional index is compiled by Natixis Global Asset Management with support from CoreData Research, a U.K.-based financial research firm. The index ranks 43 countries on the basis ..

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