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Crude Palm Oil Up 1.95% On Spot Demand: Article Explained

YKA columnists explain the article of Business Standard: "The word 'futures' here refers to a futures contract- a futures market is a standardized contract between two parties to buy or sell a specified asset/ commodity for a price agreed today with delivery and payment occurring at a specified future date. "
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Italy Yields Drop At Auction On Prospect Of ECB Bond Buying

YKA columnists explain the article "Italy Yields Drop at Auction on Prospect of ECB Bond Buying", of Business Week: "Bonds are traded and are a critical market. Bonds also have categories of risk and range from safe ones to risky ones. Any external investor will buy a company’s bond if he/ she feels the company can repay and not default."
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Foreign Direct Investment: A Concept Far Away From Neo-Colonialism

The article gives details about FDI: The much awaited reform has been passed and now and the global retailers are welcome to get going with the national retailers. India happens to be a potential market and thus, this reform will attract many foreign investors to invest in this fruitful tree of Indian retail.
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Difficult Times Ahead For LAVASA – India’s Biggest Urban Infrastructure Project

An explanation to the article published earlier in the economic times regarding the Lavasa Debt: "The road to the completion of Lavasa (project) has been bumpy over the past years. Be it accusation by Indian Environment and Forest Ministry of causing environmental damage to the picturesque landscape of Lavasa hills or CARE downgrading its rating from in January 2012; the project has garnered a lot of negative news."
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RBI vs FED: How Good Economics Works For Everyone?

While Bernanke and Obama still fumble for a perfect fiscal and monetary relationship, Subbarao and Manmohan have made it certain; India and its willingness to deal with the present crisis: The article talks about the steps taken by RBI to come out of the present financial situation.
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The Big Battle On FDI In Retail Explained: Analysis

A detailed analysis of FDI in retail and the on going battle situation in India regarding the same: FDI in retail market has thrown some serious concerns, and sparked agitations nationwide. Retailing in India is one of the pillars of its economy and accounts for 14 to 15 percent of its GDP , and India happens to be the fastest growing retail market of the world.
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iCraze And All The Hype Around iPhone 5: Is it Just In The Name?

The article talks about the hype around the launch of iPhone5 and the marketing strategies used: Because of the competition, Apple hyped up its new release and though the publicity and excitement among the fans was noticeable, the iPhone 5 fell short of the people’s expectations. One particular website called it “the victim of its own marketing plan’s success”
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Hike In Air Fares: Shell Out More If You Desire To Be Up In The Air

The article talks about the effect of increase in air ticket fairs on the middle class citizens of India: "After an increase in prices of petrol, diesel and gas, major Indian air carriers hiked fuel surcharge on Tuesday, the 4th of August, increasing an amount of Rs. 150 to Rs. 250 for distances less than 1000 Km"