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Economic Survey: Street view

The BSE Sensex is up 30 per cent so far this financial year and 15 per cent since July 9, 2014, when the Economic Survey 2013-14 was tabled in Parliament. Improved macroeconomic fundamentals and expectations of reform have contributed to the gains. India's economic health has stood out among its peers and other major global markets, which have helped attract a lot of capital flows. Foreign institutional investors have invested Rs 94,000 crore ($15.5 billion) into Indian stocks so far in 2014-15. Flows could taper due to tightening of interest rates in the US and drop in crude oil prices. ...