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Project Cost Index increases for the fourth month in a row

Project Cost Index increases for the fourth month in a row

Project cost index as measured by ERIL cost of material inputs that go into project execution declined 0.9 per cent annually in May 2016, against 0.7 decline a year ago.…

A Quick overview on Interest rates

A Quick overview on Interest rates

Weighted call money rates ranged 5.68-6.47 per cent in the first ten days of June, against 6.03-6.55 per cent in May, around 5.79-6.44 per cent in April and 5.44-7.64 per…

Economy gets stronger, investment weaker

Economy gets stronger, investment weaker

A superior Q4 performance, surpassing expectations, enabled the economy to post 7.2 per cent growth in 2015-16, against 7.1 per cent in the previous fiscal. Helped by other developments, a…

NHAI misses target, port traffic up

NHAI misses target, port traffic up

National Highways Authority of India constructed/widened and strengthened 617 km of national highways to four/six/eight lanes during April-July 2015, which was 2.68 per cent lower than the target of 6,340…

Port traffic stagnates in October

Port traffic stagnates in October

The seaborne traffic at the country‚Äôs 13 major ports stagnated at year ago level in October, against 4 per cent increase in September and 7.4 per cent in this month…

Project Cost Index bucks decline in September

Project Cost Index bucks decline in September

After falling for five months, project cost index, as measured by ERIL Cost of Project Inputs, increased in September, though the index value was less than that in July. While…

New investment in Punjab declines 63% in 2014-15

New investment in Punjab declines 63% in 2014-15

New investments attracted by Punjab registered a fall of over 63 per cent year-on-year i.e. from over Rs.7,200 crore in 2013-14 to just about Rs.2,600 crore in 2014-15, a just-concluded…

46,000 MW power projects facing viability issues

46,000 MW power projects facing viability issues

About 46,000 MW of power projects are facing viability issues due to lack of long-term buyers for electricity, inadequate fuel supply, and aggressive bidding to win projects and coal blocks,…

Green energy investment worldwide surges in 2014

Green energy investment worldwide surges in 2014

Global investments in renewable energy rebounded strongly last year, registering a solid 17 per cent increase to $270 billion in 2014 after two years of declines and brushing aside the…

Government needs to maintain pace of capex

Government needs to maintain pace of capex

Fiscal deficit for the first two months of FY16 at 37.5 per cent of the full year target is a result of the government channelising higher spending towards capital expenditure…

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