Sensex Current Affairs, GK & News

G-sec acquisition programme – G-SAP 1.0

The Reserve Bank of India recently announced a Government Security Acquisition Programme, GSAP 1.0. Under the programme, the central bank will purchase government bonds of worth Rs 1 trillion (or one lakh crores of rupees). The first purchase of Rs 25,000 crore is to be made on April 15, 2021. GSAP 1.0 The GSAP 1.0 ..

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What are Index-Linked Insurance Policies?

Recently, a committee was set up by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) on the request of some insurers. The committee has recommended to introduce the index-linked insurance policies (ILIPs). Index-linked insurance policies (ILIPs) The returns coming from the ILIPs will be linked to benchmark indices. ILIPs are the Insurance products linked ..

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Why did Indian Market suffer the worst one-day fall in seven months?

The SENSEX crashed 1,406.73 points and NIFTY crashed 432.15 points recently. In terms of percentage, SENSEX crashed by 3% and NIFTY crashed by 3.14%. This was the biggest fall in seven months. This is being referred to as “Blood Bath in Dalal Street”. Dalal Street is the address of Bombay Stock Exchange. The main reason ..

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US widens trade war with European states; Indian Sensex dips 200 points

The US imposed tariffs on 7.5 billion USD worth European exports. The WTO had earlier ruled that US could target goods from EU nations as they had failed to comply ruling regarding subsidies for Airbus. The US had imposed tariff on 25 billion USD worth goods of European items. They were mainly on Airbus production ..

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Fact-Sheet: The Evolving Relationship between Indian Capitalism and the Sensex

The recurrent stir in the Sensex or the Sensitivity Index is a shred of evidence to the aggressive and versatile nature of the Indian economy. One hundred years ago the Indian equity market was in a mess due to the end of the speculation boom after World War I. It was in 1923 that the ..

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