Best of BS Opinion: Recovery story treads on thin ice, Covid vaccine & more

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The markets and the economy are not in agreement. However, stocks respond well to the haze of the vaccine story.  sums up

 
Markets are exuberant, and it is easy to see why. Akash Prakash describes the risks to this

 
The government has predicted that the economy would recover in the second half of the current fiscal year … (But) economic recovery either stopped in the third quarter or it stopped showing up in recovery in employment. Mahesh Vyas gives details

 
Nivedita Mookerji talks of the tale of committees in the run-up to vaccine. But there have been plenty of committees before ever since Covid arrived on the scene. Do those still meet in some form or the other?

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