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Business activity recovers for fifth week as cases, lockdowns ease: Report

Business activity recovers for fifth week as cases, lockdowns ease: Report

Business activity resumption continued for the fifth consecutive week as the second wave of infections and restrictions continued getting...Read More

India receives $64 bn FDI in 2020, fifth largest recipient of inflows in world: UN

India receives $64 bn FDI in 2020, fifth largest recipient of inflows in world: UN

India received $64 billion in Foreign Direct Investment in 2020, the fifth largest recipient of inflows in the world, according to a UN r...Read More

Hiring demand improves in May sequentially: Report

Hiring demand improves in May sequentially: Report

Hiring demand grew sequentially in May witnessed a growth of 1 per cent compared to the previous month driven by opportunities sectors in...Read More

Passenger vehicle sales dip 66% in May due to COVID, lockdowns: SIAM

Passenger vehicle sales dip 66% in May due to COVID, lockdowns: SIAM

Passenger vehicle wholesales in India declined by 66 percent to 88,045 units in May as compared to April this year as lockdowns across va...Read More

US inflation highest in 13 years but markets at record highs

US inflation highest in 13 years but markets at record highs

US consumer prices continued to climb strongly in May, surging 5 per cent from a year ago to reach the highest annual inflation rate in n...Read More

Lockdowns eased gradually: Risk to consumption, employment to be more prolonged, says Moody's

Lockdowns eased gradually: Risk to consumption, employment to be more prolonged, says Moody's

With restrictions expected to be eased even more gradually than previously assumed, there is an increasing risk that the hit to consumpti...Read More

Tata Motors sales drop 38% to 24,552 units in May

Tata Motors sales drop 38% to 24,552 units in May

Tata Motors on Tuesday said its total domestic sales declined by 38 percent to 24,552 units in May as compared to 39,530 vehicles in Apri...Read More

Automobile sales to be impacted monthly by localised lockdowns

Automobile sales to be impacted monthly by localised lockdowns

Automobile wholesale numbers are expected to decline on a month-on-month basis due to localised lockdowns by states and supply-side issue...Read More

Liquor sales recover 6% in Q4, but decline 12% in 2020-21

Liquor sales recover 6% in Q4, but decline 12% in 2020-21

Sales of Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) recovered in the January-March quarter with a 6 percent growth, but it declined 12 percent in ...Read More

Barclays lowers India's FY22 growth forecast to 9.2%

Barclays lowers India's FY22 growth forecast to 9.2%

As India battles the severe second wave of COVID-19 and the states undergo lockdowns, Barclays has cut its growth estimate for India for ...Read More

Nomura cuts FY22 growth estimate to 10.8% due to lockdowns

Nomura cuts FY22 growth estimate to 10.8% due to lockdowns

Japanese brokerage Nomura on Tuesday cut its GDP growth estimate for the current 2021-22 fiscal to 10.8 per cent from the earlier 12.6 p...Read More

Total vehicle registrations in India slips 30%; lowest in 8 years due to COVID, lockdowns: FADA

Total vehicle registrations in India slips 30%; lowest in 8 years due to COVID, lockdowns: FADA

The total vehicle registrations in India fell by 29.85 percent to 1,52,71,519 units in financial year 2020-21, the lowest in the last eig...Read More

Lockdowns in various states to impact energy demand growth: Ind-Ra

Lockdowns in various states to impact energy demand growth: Ind-Ra

The lockdowns on account of an increase in COVID-19 cases in various states can impact all-India energy demand growth recovery in 1Q FY22...Read More

More nuanced lockdowns are needed along with cash transfers, to emerge from the pandemic, writes Bharat Jhunjhunwala

More nuanced lockdowns are needed along with cash transfers, to emerge from the pandemic, writes Bharat Jhunjhunwala

A study by Harvard University has said that direct cash transfers to the poor must be made while imposing strict lockdowns

Goldman Sachs lowers India growth forecast for FY21 to 11.1%

Goldman Sachs lowers India growth forecast for FY21 to 11.1%

Wall Street brokerage Goldman Sachs has lowered its estimate for India's economic growth to 11.1 percent in fiscal year to March 31, 2022...Read More

It's time for states to jointly work on lockdown logistics, writes Madan Sabnavis

It's time for states to jointly work on lockdown logistics, writes Madan Sabnavis

The absurd rule of e-commerce not being allowed to sell non-essentials looks out of place because if rice and biscuits can be delivered, ...Read More

COVID resurgence: Disruption to mid and large-sized realty firms to be limited, says ICRA

COVID resurgence: Disruption to mid and large-sized realty firms to be limited, says ICRA

The resurgence of COVID-19 is unlikely to impact hugely the performance of most mid- and large-sized construction companies. Rating agenc...Read More

S&P forecasts 11% growth for India this fiscal, flags 'substantial' impact of broader lockdowns

S&P forecasts 11% growth for India this fiscal, flags 'substantial' impact of broader lockdowns

S&P Global Ratings on Thursday said the Indian economy is projected to grow at 11 per cent in the current fiscal, but flagged the "s...Read More

Blame games must cease, Centre & states must work together, writes Bhavdeep Kang

Blame games must cease, Centre & states must work together, writes Bhavdeep Kang

The micro-containment zone approach advocated by the PM may well be the best way forward

Industry better prepared to deal with lockdowns, says ITC chairman Sanjiv Puri

Industry better prepared to deal with lockdowns, says ITC chairman Sanjiv Puri

ITC Chairman and Managing Director Sanjiv Puri on Monday said the industry is better prepared this time to deal with lockdown kind of sit...Read More

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