The NDA has won general elections with a solid majority, and the strong mandate will help in continuity of reforms by the government. With elections out of the way, the focus will now shift to what reforms the government will undertake in its second term. The fledgling capex or investment cycle may be one, the government may choose to focus on going ahead, to help revive India’s growth trajectory. We are seeing some signs of recovery in the capex cycle as indicated by gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) or investments (as a percentage of GDP), which has bottomed out and has been gradually recovering for the past few quarters. The government’s own think-tank body (NITI Aayog), has outlined in its strategy for New India report that the target is to raise the investment rate (or GFCF) from around 29 pe cent of GDP in FY18 to 36 per cent of GDP by FY23. This will require a slew of measures, and a boost to both private and public investment. Private capex is still … [Read more...] about Is a capex recovery on the cards?
Goals can be good. They give us focus, helping us know when to say yes and when to say no. That’s why we set such a wide range of them–for the next day, the next week, the next month, and even the next year and beyond. But you can’t stay focused all the time. And much the way your muscles need time to repair and get stronger after an intense workout, so does your brain. advertisement advertisement Without those rest periods, you’re likely to burn out. In fact, one thing that often gets lost in conversations about time management and productivity is the importance of recovery. We need to set ourselves rest periods at regular intervals the same way we set goals–otherwise, good luck accomplishing them! Here’s how to put a recovery plan in place to allay the daily, weekly, and monthly wear and tear that leads to burnout. Daily Rest And Recovery Regulate your energy. You’ve already heard that working with, rather than against, your … [Read more...] about Your Daily, Weekly, And Monthly Burnout-Recovery Plans
By Chetan Ahya & Derrick Kam With the latest GDP data point indicating that India’s economic growth troughed in the June quarter, the debate over the macro outlook is now turning towards the eventual strength of the recovery. In this context, the key area of debate is the outlook for private capital spending. Although discussions with investors suggest that they have a low level of conviction about a private capex recovery, we expect such a recovery in 2018 for the first time in six years. Our confidence is based on three factors: Wind Beneath the Wings Corporate return expectations are improving: One of the key drivers of private capex is the return expectations of the corporate sector, which should improve from here. The recovery in India so far has been gradual and unsynchronised, as final demand (consumption and exports) has moved in and out of sync, with multiple headwinds affecting growth at various points in the cycle.' However, since August 2017, the economy has … [Read more...] about A private capex recovery is expected in 2018 for the first time in six years. Here’s why
LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif cannot recover overnight, it may take him a few months to heal, said his personal physician Dr Adnan Khan. Speaking to media, Dr Adnan said that Nawaz's treatment would resume from where it was stopped for his travel abroad. He said that Nawaz's appointments for the coming days had been booked. According to Dr Adnan, the former prime minister's PED scan will be conducted next week. Dr Adnan said that doctors were of the view that the dose of steroids being given to the former prime minister should be reduced and then stopped completely."Nawaz's health is the same for now, it will take some time for him to recover," he said. "He can't heal overnight."Dr Adnan said that Nawaz was being provided all medical facilities at his son's house where he was staying.He said that Nawaz was being treated as per his medical reports.Nawaz admitted to Guy's Hospital in LondonFormer prime minister Nawaz Sharif met doctors on Wednesday after he … [Read more...] about Nawaz’s recovery can take a few months’ time: Dr Adnan
The Blues released a statement on Thursday, confirming Curnow had suffered a fractured patella after slipping on tiles while walking upstairs on Wednesday afternoon. The injury setback, which resulted in Curnow heading straight to hospital, is separate to his previous injury, which was caused by playing basketball. Stream over 50 sports live & anytime on your TV or favourite device with KAYO SPORTS. The biggest Aussie sports and the best from overseas. Just $25/month. No lock-in contract. Get your 14 day free trial > Curnow’s fresh injury concern will keep him sidelined until the new year and puts the forward in severe doubt for the club’s Round 1 clash with Richmond. The club said the incident occurred on the same knee, but the slip caused a high-level contraction to his quadriceps muscle. Consequently, a large force went through his whole knee that his patella could not tolerate. The young Blue is slated to miss a number of months and won’t run until … [Read more...] about Charlie Curnow suffers another knee setback — after another accidental incident