economy

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) released a ‘Suggested Election Manifesto’ on March 10, which provides an economic roadmap for political parties to achieve an average growth rate of 8 per...
Mar 11, 2019
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China cut its official GDP target to 6 to 6.5 per cent this year, reports media. The world's second largest economy is grappling with the ongoing trade war with the US and a continued economic...
Mar 05, 2019
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India’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a five-quarter low rate of 6.6% in the September-December period (Q3) of the current fiscal dragged by faltering manufacturing, agriculture and small...
Mar 01, 2019
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Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley said the Public Sector Banks (PSBs) are the lifeline of Indian economy. He said that if their health is not good, then economy at large...
Mar 01, 2019
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According to India Ratings, a Fitch Group Company, India's GDP growth could touch 7.5 per cent in financial year 2019-20 as against 7.2 per cent during current fiscal i.e. 2018-19. The current fiscal...
Jan 17, 2019
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India is not just the world’s fastest-growing economy but also one of the most puzzling. What is adding to the India puzzle is the change in the methodology to calculate gross domestic product and...
Nov 12, 2018
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Economic Affairs Secretary S C Garg has called for quota reforms so that share of emerging nations increases in line with their growing economic position. He was stressing the need to strengthen...
Oct 15, 2018
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There is good news in the offing for the Indian economy, with GDP growth in January-Mach 2017-18 quarter  being seen at 7.4 per cent. According to rating agency Icra , the improvement in GDP numbers...
May 22, 2018
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Investors and economists seem to be increasingly at odds as far as the outlook for the global economy is concerned. While investors are worrying over the low-inflation, and fear that the solid growth...
May 18, 2018
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With major states going to polls in 2018 , India Inc will have to factor in political realities weighing on economic decisions of the government, including in the forthcoming Budget, Assocham said...
Dec 18, 2017
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State Bank of India chairman Rajnish Kumar has termed the Government of India’s recapitalisation package as positive for the banking system and the economy.   The government, in the last week...
Nov 07, 2017
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Responding to a query on whether the government was taking important steps to revive the economy, former RBI Governor C Rangarajan said that “GST is an important step forward”. The government,...
Oct 05, 2017
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THE YEAR SO FAR has been one of surprises. It began under the shadow of one that would go down in history as a nightmare. The note ban in the fag end of 2016 had cast a pall of gloom on the New Year...
Jul 24, 2017
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Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in India are highly optimistic about domestic economic growth in the next one year, said a study.   As per the study commissioned by American Express,...
Jun 02, 2017
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India is under extreme pressure to eliminate import duties on 92 per cent of its traded goods with 15 countries including China under a regional trade agreement.    However, India has offered...
May 24, 2017
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GDP numbers for the financial year 2016-17 could be revised up from 6.7 per cent to 7.4 per cent as the new series for industrial production and wholesale prices are better than before.    The...
May 19, 2017
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Driven by favourable external demand, improving corporate balance sheets and private capex recovery, the Indian economy is going to enter a productive growth phase, said a report adding real GDP...
May 17, 2017
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India is in a sweet spot. Forecasts indicate positive growth, Sensex made his­tory and politically, it is on a strong wicket. Then where is the catch? Or is there? But first let us focus on the...
May 15, 2017
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India's FDI inflow momentum is likely to slow down this year and exports also may not revive due to domestic bottlenecks, said a report.   Higher world growth is likely to buoy exports, a...
May 08, 2017
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In order to address a rapid build-up in debt, and erects a "firewall" against financial risks, China has cut its growth target for this year, setting tone for reforms.   The world's second-...
Mar 06, 2017
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In a surprise announcement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8 delegalised the old Rs 500 and 1,000 notes. The move made a dent in immediate consumption of high-end goods but it also paved...
Feb 20, 2017
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Close on the heels of reports that the outflow of $11 billion of foreign portfolio investment (FPI) from India during the third quarter of this financial year was mainly due to the government’s...
Jan 18, 2017
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Surgical strike on black money or on the poor unsuspecting masses; the jury on demonetization is still out. The opposition is divided and the government defensive. What is certain though is that...
Dec 26, 2016
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