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[Download] UPSC Mains-2016: General Studies Paper-3: Economy, Agriculture, Science-Tech, Environment, Diaster incl. Hindi & Past Topicwise papers since syllabus change

Instructions for UPSC Mains 2016 GS Paper-3 GSM3-2016: Question paper in linear format incl. Hindi Observations / Analysis: GS Mains paper3 (2016) Relevance of Mrunal.org / Bogus marketing propaganda Topicwise Papers since Syllabus Change [Block #1] Economy Growth and Resource mobilization Economy: Budget [...]

[Current] Sep-2016: Economy, Banking, Finance: MPC Members, SBI Merger & Share Swapping, Stock Gaming, PFMS, Talgo Rails & Hyperloop Train

Prologue Pillar#1: Banking-Finance Monetary policy committee (MPC) Monetary policy: Oct-2016 update RBI other developments NPA Related Banking: SBI Merger & share-swapping Finance: SEBI and NBFC related Finance: Insurance-Pension related Scams: Banks Scams: Share market Pillar#2: Budget, Public Finance PFMS Committee pe Committee Labour [...]

[Answerkey] UPSC CSAT GS Prelim 2016: Economy MCQs solved for all SETS (A,B,C,D) with explanations

Economy: Compared to last year’s Prelim Road Ahead Economy for Prelims GS Pillar#1: Banking-Finance Pillar#2: Budget, Fiscal Policy Pillar#3: Balance of Payment (BoP), International Economics Pillar#4: Sectors of Economy Pillar#5: Infrastructure Pillar#6: HRD/ Assorted Yearbook Economy: Compared to last year’s Prelim 2015 2016 Meaning of BASEL norms. Meaning/purpose [...]

[Economy] 3 Methods of calculating GDP

Got this question from mail, what are these income,production and expenditure methods in calulating GDP?how do terms like NNP, NDP, GNP,GDP,NNPFC,NNPMP DIFFER FROM EACH OTHER. what is difference between gdp at constant prices and current prices. its very confusing I’ll deal with each question in one [...]

[Economy] The FDI in Retail business pro-cons Single brand vs Multibrand Retail

In the fond memories of Dev Anand, What’s the difference between Single brand vs Multibrand retail? Single Brand retail · Nike Company opens outlets in A’bad, Banglore, Delhi and Mumbai selling nothing but Nike Shoes, Nike wrist-watches and Nike t-shirts only. · This is single brand retail. · FDI [...]

[Economy] A story of Forex, currency conversion, rupee depreciation, inflation, subsidies etc.

Again in the fond memories of Dev Anand. I’m writing this story so that the newcomers can get some idea about Forex, currency conversion, rupee depreciation, inflation, subsidies etc. (caution : full of technically not-so-correct examples, just to give you a broad idea of what [...]

BASEL norms

[Economy Q] Basel III Norms: Tier 1 and Tier 2 Capital meaning use

Why BASEL? What is BASEL? What are BASEL Capital adequacy requirements (CAR)? BASEL-III norms Criticism of BASEL norms Why BASEL? 2007-08: Subprime crisis in USA, after their banks loaned money to “subprime” borrowers i.e. people without capacity to repay the loan. The resultant housing [...]

[Economy] Reliance KG Basin Issue : Reason, Controversy, Crux of Matter

New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP) Conventional Mining and Royalty Production Sharing Contract (PSC) The crux of Reliance KG Basin controversy Dateline of Reliance KG Basin Controversy War of Words New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP) Under this policy, government auctioned potential oil and gas field areas [...]

Debt vs Equity chart

[Economy] Bonds vs Shares, Debt vs Equity, IPO, Underwriter, Venture Capital, Angel Investor, Junk Bonds, Bearer Bonds, Gilt Edged securities: Meaning, Explained

How to arrange business finance? Finance methods: Debt OR Equity #1: Debt: Bonds Junk Bonds vs Gilt Edged Security Bearer Bonds #2: Equity –Shares Shareholders and Board of Directors Venture Capitalist and Angel Investors What is Venture Capital? Who is Angel Investor? Who [...]

[Economy] Different Types of Companies: Pvt.Ltd, Public Ltd., Public Corporation, Departmental Undertaking, PSUs

Paid up Capital Private company Public company Holding company and subsidiary company Departmental undertakings Government Company Public corporation PSU (Public Sector undertakings) Paid up Capital This word is going to keep reappearing in next few articles, so better understand it in advance. You already [...]

[Economy] Shares vs Stocks, Rights Issue of Shares, Bonus Shares, RSU

Share versus stock Different types of shares Rights issue of shares So, what’s the point in doing rights issue? To reduce the debt: equity ratio Bonus shares Employee stock option scheme Restricted stock unit (RSU) Share versus stock Suppose the company has issued 1000 [...]