Market: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021


Published: April 12, 2018

INAM-Pro+ is an upgraded version of INAM-Pro, the web portal designed by National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) and launched by the Ministry two years back as a common platform to bring cement buyers and sellers together. The portal facilitated comparison of price, availability of materials etc. and made it very convenient for ..


The unique, first-of-its-kind, floating market come up in Kolkata

Published: February 5, 2018

The unique, first-of-its-kind, floating market has come up in Patuli in Kolkata, West Bengal. The market is similar to the ones on Dal Lake in Srinagar and in Bangkok. The project is being implemented by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA). There are 228 stalls, set up on 114 boats, with zone-wise demarcations for fish, meat, ..


ICEX launched world’s first diamond future

Published: August 29, 2017

The Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) has become the world’s first derivatives exchange to launch diamond futures contract. Initially, the contracts are launched in size of 1 carat with compulsory delivery. This will create an entirely new market for the diamond players where sellers can deliver their certified diamonds to different buyers. The launch will also ..


Municipal Bonds in India

Published: June 6, 2017

Municipal bonds (or “munis” for short) are debt obligations issued by states, cities, counties and other governmental entities to fund day-to-day obligations and to finance capital projects such as building schools, highways and other projects for the public good. For example, if a municipal corporation wants to establish a new metro rail link, then it ..