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India's growth projections ambitious, says Moody's

India's growth projections ambitious, says Moody's

The budget expects nominal GDP growth of 10% in 2020-21, followed by 12.6% and 12.8% in FY2022 and 2023.

‘Corporate downgrades more than double in first 3 quarters’

‘Corporate downgrades more than double in first 3 quarters’

The year also witnessed the quarterly downgrades-to-upgrades ratios jumping to 1.59, 2.03 and 2.75, respectively for the nine months

Health Budget 'too meagre to have any impact', says Indian Medical Association

Health Budget 'too meagre to have any impact', says Indian Medical Association

The association said that it was very unfortunate that investment in Health had been stagnating around 1 per cent of the GDP in the publi...Read More

'...but it's not a recession': IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva on slowdown in Indian economy

'...but it's not a recession': IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva on slowdown in Indian economy

She said India had undertaken some important reforms that over the longer term would be beneficial for the country, but they do have some...Read More

Debt increased by 71% in 5 years: Congress to Modi government

Debt increased by 71% in 5 years: Congress to Modi government

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday claimed that the country's debt increased by over 71 per cent in the last 5.5 years whereas the per ca...Read More

‘GDP to grow by 5.5% in FY21 but downside risks persists’

‘GDP to grow by 5.5% in FY21 but downside risks persists’

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said said the slowdown is a combination of several factors including an abrupt and significant fall

Budget 2020: Collapse on many fronts, economy is but one indicator

Budget 2020: Collapse on many fronts, economy is but one indicator

They push the driver, break a few signals and try to stay cheerful. But all around them, the road is now filled with protestors

Realistic nominal GDP target at 9.5-10% likely: Nirmala Sitharaman

Realistic nominal GDP target at 9.5-10% likely: Nirmala Sitharaman

Mumbai: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to stay conservative about the nominal gross domestic product (GDP) growth and set ...Read More

Strategic disinvestment push is must for gaining competitiveness

Strategic disinvestment push is must for gaining competitiveness

BPCL’s strategic disinvestment by March 31 is crucial to the government achieving its FD target of 3.3% of GDP. Blue chip PSUs - IOC and ...Read More

Fiscal implications of GDP forecast

Fiscal implications of GDP forecast

With the Budget around the corner the focus will be directed here since it will set the tone for the next fiscal.

India’s growth projected to 'decelerate' to 5%: World Bank

India’s growth projected to 'decelerate' to 5%: World Bank

Washington: India's growth rate is projected to decelerate to five% in 2019-20 amid enduring financial sector issues, according to a Worl...Read More

Fundamentals of Indian economy strong, has capacity to bounce back: PM Modi

Fundamentals of Indian economy strong, has capacity to bounce back: PM Modi

PM Modi said open discussions and brainstorming in such forums lead to a healthy debate and understanding of the issues.

'I wish GDP had a religion...': Chetan Bhagat's new tweet leaves Twitter divided

'I wish GDP had a religion...': Chetan Bhagat's new tweet leaves Twitter divided

Bhagat took to Twitter to express a series of wishes

'Where is our Finance Minister?': Shashi Tharoor asks after Modi-Shah meet top economists without Nirmala

'Where is our Finance Minister?': Shashi Tharoor asks after Modi-Shah meet top economists without Nirmala

Sources said the Prime Minister took suggestions on boosting consumption and generating demand in the economy.

India needs 6.3 pc labour productivity growth to attain 8 pc hike in GDP: Ind-Ra

India needs 6.3 pc labour productivity growth to attain 8 pc hike in GDP: Ind-Ra

The labour productivity growth in FY19 was 5.2 per cent. "India will have to raise its labour productivity growth to 6.3 per cent to achi...Read More

Not just GDP, estimates for 2019-20 GVA are also weak

Not just GDP, estimates for 2019-20 GVA are also weak

New Delhi: The current growth slowdown is reflected not just in the first advance estimates of GDP growth in fiscal 2020 pegged at 5%, bu...Read More

'BJP-mukt Bharat could be a reality': Swamy tells saffron party to fix economy ASAP

'BJP-mukt Bharat could be a reality': Swamy tells saffron party to fix economy ASAP

The BJP won only 25 seats in the Jharkhand Assembly elections while three-party alliance of JMM, Congress and the RJD won 47 seats, six m...Read More

Fitch cuts India’s FY20 GDP growth to 4.6%

Fitch cuts India’s FY20 GDP growth to 4.6%

It affirmed India's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB-' with a Stable Outlook.

Moody's cuts India's growth forecast to 4.9% for FY20 on weak household consumption

Moody's cuts India's growth forecast to 4.9% for FY20 on weak household consumption

New Delhi: Moody's Investors Service on Monday said that India's weak household consumption will curb economic growth and weigh on the cr...Read More

'No cause for apprehension': Govt says don't worry despite lowest GDP growth in 5-6 years

'No cause for apprehension': Govt says don't worry despite lowest GDP growth in 5-6 years

Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh said the government has been undertaking various measures to boost GDP growth.

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