News Burger of the Day – Your Daily Prep Diet – Oct 1

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If you follow these articles regularly, they will help build a broader perspective of the current Indian and global business scenario. Also, moving away a bit from regular news, we will try to bring forth informative articles that will guide your preparation for interviews. We also realize that long articles tend to be boring and difficult to retain. So, we’ll try to post links to informative videos that will help retention of information easier with their infographics.


Indian Manufacturing Sector slowdown justifies RBI’s decision to cut rates

India’s manufacturing purchasing manager’s index (PMI), a metric to determine the country’s export performance, has been at its lowest in the past few months. As exports have dropped considerably, the central bank’s decision to cut rates and boost production seems prudent. (LiveMint)


Tata’s Vistara considering seat reconfiguration following dismal results

Tata’s full-service carrier Vistara showed great promise as it started its operations early this year. But few takers for its Premium Economy and Business segments have forced it to rethink the seat configuration in its new Airbus aircrafts. Vistara was apparently built keeping in mind international voyages, but with the government showing no signs of rescinding the 5/20 rule to protect Air India, what will Vistara have to do to survive? (LiveMint)


Video: Understanding bank instruments to control inflation

A common question in b-school interviews is to explain the funda behind Cash Reserve Ratio and the like. These instruments to control inflation are well-explained in this short video.


Happy mind-chomp!

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