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GDP growth slump a worry, very serious concern: Nobel laureate

GDP growth slump a worry, very serious concern: Nobel laureate

“I think it is a worry, it is a very serious concern,” Banerjee told news channel CNBC-TV18.

Economic slowdown: No veil, projections say it all

Economic slowdown: No veil, projections say it all

Just about six months ago, as India was gearing up for general elections, we heard two narratives on Indian economy. The Opposition, thou...Read More

Government giving sector-specific solutions to fight slowdown: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Government giving sector-specific solutions to fight slowdown: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Hinting at other measures like steps to improve exports, easing credit, making more money available by early repayments to vendors and fr...Read More

RBI cuts repo rate by 25 basis points to 5.15 per cent to revive growth

RBI cuts repo rate by 25 basis points to 5.15 per cent to revive growth

The six-member monetary policy committee (MPC) headed by Governor Shaktikanta Das announced the decision after a three-day meeting.

Markets rudderless; Sensex crashes 770 points on slowing GDP growth

Markets rudderless; Sensex crashes 770 points on slowing GDP growth

Mumbai: Despite a series of confidence building steps announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to revive private investment, inve...Read More

Domestic and global headwinds to drag FY20 GDP growth to six-year low: Ind-Ra

Domestic and global headwinds to drag FY20 GDP growth to six-year low: Ind-Ra

Even on a quarterly basis, Q1 FY20 is expected to be the fifth consecutive quarter of declining GDP growth as Ind-Ra expects it to come i...Read More

Merger, acquisition plunge 54 percent in May to USD 2.8 billion

Merger, acquisition plunge 54 percent in May to USD 2.8 billion

The deal street saw a sharp 54% decline in activities in May at $2.8 billion due to fewer large deals, according a report. However, rainm...Read More

Alarm bells as growth, job panels are set up

Alarm bells as growth, job panels are set up

Hit hard by the 5-year low GDP growth and 45-year high unemployment rate of 6.1 per cent, the newly formed Modi government got cracking o...Read More

Narendra Modi government only worked for few affluent people and asked people to oust it with a “sixer”: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Narendra Modi government only worked for few affluent people and asked people to oust it with a “sixer”: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Mumbai: Cricketer-turned-politician and senior Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday said the Narendra Modi government only worked...Read More

Bold steps needed to meet crisis in jobs

Bold steps needed to meet crisis in jobs

India is dealing with a serious crisis of employment despite achieving higher than global average rates of GDP growth consistently for ma...Read More

GDP expected to expand 7.5 percent in FY20: World Bank

GDP expected to expand 7.5 percent in FY20: World Bank

Washington: India’s GDP growth is expected to accelerate moderately to 7.5 per cent in Fiscal Year 19-20, driven by continued investment ...Read More

What does Fed policy mean for us?

What does Fed policy mean for us?

The Federal Reserve has kept rates unchanged in their recent meeting but more importantly indicated that there will be no rate hikes this...Read More

February manufacturing activity hits 14-month high

February manufacturing activity hits 14-month high

New Delhi: The country’s manufacturing sector performance further strengthened in February and touched a 14-month high driven by accelera...Read More

GDP growth slows to Five Quater low: Government Data

GDP growth slows to Five Quater low: Government Data

New Delhi: India’s economic growth slowed to a 5-quarter low of 6.6 per cent in October-December period of this fiscal, according to gove...Read More

Reforms transformed India into major economy: Niti Aayog

Reforms transformed India into major economy: Niti Aayog

New Delhi: The host of reforms undertaken by the government has transformed India into the fastest-growing major economy along with the m...Read More

Budget 2019: India brightest spot in the world; GDP growth fastest in last 5 years, says Piyush Goyal   

Budget 2019: India brightest spot in the world; GDP growth fastest in last 5 years, says Piyush Goyal   

New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal Friday said India has emerged as the brightest spot in the world in the last five years during w...Read More

India to remain fastest-growing economy in 2019, 2020: UN report

India to remain fastest-growing economy in 2019, 2020: UN report

New Delhi: India will continue to remain the world’s fastest-growing large economy in 2019 as well as in 2020, much ahead of China, a UN ...Read More

India growth not producing jobs that people want: Raghuram Rajan

India growth not producing jobs that people want: Raghuram Rajan

Davos: Raghuram Rajan, former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor, said the jobs in India are not growing despite higher GDP growth. The...Read More

It’s a make-believe game in a battle of perception

It’s a make-believe game in a battle of perception

Modi came to power promising to eradicate black money and corruption by putting end to a system where the ruling elites and their cronies...Read More

Full-year GDP growth outlook cut by a notch

Full-year GDP growth outlook cut by a notch

Mumbai: Analysts cut their growth forecasts for the full year by a notch and warned of fiscal slippage for the year ending March 2019, fo...Read More

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