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’Modi’s Reforms Changed India’s Macros, Economic Gamechanger’, Says Top Jefferies Analyst Chris Wood

Chris Wood, the global head of equity strategies at Jefferies publishes a popular weekly newsletter called Greed & Fear. In this edition of the note, Wood says that the fundamental and structural reforms in the 2 5-year terms of PM Modi’s government have helped India realise its full potential. In fact, he went on to quote a note written 21 years ago, and emphasised how India has changed in the last 10 years. Watch

23 Feb 2024

Improve on professionalism, reduce expenditure: Sitharaman to PSEs

Referring to the new PSE policy announced in 2021, the FM said PSEs need to be aware of the competition they will face from the private sector for whom the government has opened the strategic sectors.

2 min read9 Jun 2022

Opinion | Karma of growing divide between centre and states

Not keeping states in good humour may nix Centre’s structural reforms plan

3 min read28 Sep 2020

Reforms not always slow in democracies

Media chatter on reforms peaks during economic downturns in democracies and is often followed by actual policy changes, finds new research

1 min read1 Sep 2020

Border face-off should not distract from reforms: Fitch

It says tensions with China do not pose an immediate threat to India’s sovereign credit ratingMost likely the govt has to spend a bit more through more relief measures, Fitch says

2 min read23 Jun 2020

Opinion | Reforms can resist future shocks

The complex challenge of reviving India’s economy connects business with society, policy, technology, science and medicine, among other spheres of human endeavour, says Krea University vice-chairman Kapil Viswanathan. In partnership with the university, Mint invited luminaries of its governing council to share their perspectives on the best way forward for the country. This is the first edition of a knowledge series initiative

2 min read27 Apr 2020

Economic reforms are best done brick by boring brick

Rather than big bang measures or a stealthy agenda, we can count on small but significant improvements

4 min read13 Jan 2020

Opinion | How the government can fix the financial sector after the crisis

More crucially, what’s missing is the national determination of the 1991 reforms

4 min read25 Dec 2019

Opinion | Is the Modi government about to grasp the nettle of reforms?

New Delhi’s recent actions suggest that it is getting serious about addressing structural bottlenecks to economic growth

4 min read1 Dec 2019

‘The mindset of opposing reforms needs to change’

Reforms will have winners and losers. We should remember that growth will compensate the losers, not doles, says Surjit Bhalla, economist, ex- PMEAC member and executive director for India at IMF

4 min read6 Nov 2019
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