Tag: economy

High frequency indicators point to recovery: RBI

All high frequency indicators point to a recovery based on a revival of consumption, but private investment is lagging despite a growth promoting budget, according...

financial ratios: Which financial ratios tell you best about the health of a bank

The banking sector truly reflects the health of the economy. A bank must maintain a balance between growth and risk. Analysis of banking stocks is...

UK economy just had its worst year in three centuries

That means the Covid-19 pandemic has effectively wiped out all growth in the United Kingdom over the last 7 years, returning the economy close to...

farm laws: India’s protests over farm laws have parallels in 18th century England

Where is it cheaper to buy rice? At a village market in India, a country where 377 million people live below the poverty line? Or...

Rajiv Kumar: Reform measures in Budget to take India out of COVID-induced downturn: Rajiv Kumar

New Delhi: The reform measures announced in the budget 2021-22 are aimed at taking India out of the COVID-19-induced downturn and making the country a...

economy: Steel user industries cheer customs duty reduction on long and flat steel products

Mumbai: Steel user industries like auto, construction and engineering goods sector have welcomed the announcements made by the Finance Minister to slash customs duty on...

Budget 2021: Govt may spend big to push growth

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 01, 2021) NEW DELHI: It has been billed as a Budget like never before, triggering expectations that the...

investors: Budget 2021: What individual sectors are looking for from Finance Minister

MUMBAI: After the Covid shock to the economy in 2020-21, equity investors are expecting the Modi government to offer some kind of soothing balm to...

union budget: Economic Survey calls for simplification of regulations

New Delhi: The Economic Survey on Friday called for simplification of regulatory processes in the light of uncertainties in the real world scenarios. The Survey...

FOMC Meeting Outcome: Fed maintains monetary stimulus, cites moderating recovery

By Matthew Boesler Federal Reserve officials left their benchmark interest rate unchanged near zero as they flagged a moderating U.S. recovery and reiterated a pledge...

This is the economic reactivation plan for Mexico

Tatiana Clouthier presented the current administration’s plan to reactivate the national economy expected several months before. Free Book Preview Money-Smart Solopreneur This book gives you...

China GDP: Economy grows 2.3% in 2020 as recovery quickens

The world’s second largest economy expanded 2.3% in 2020 compared to a year earlier, according to government statistics released Monday. It’s China’s slowest annual growth...

Germany’s economy weathered the pandemic better than the financial crisis

The country’s Federal Statistics Office on Thursday forecast a 5% contraction in the economy in 2020 compared to the previous year, based on provisional GDP...

Fed’s Harker sees ‘significant slowdown’ in U.S. economy in first three months of year

The U.S. economy will likely experience a significant slowdown early in 2021, Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Patrick Harker said on Thursday. “On the national level,...

Rates have bottomed out, RBI may go on a long pause

The year 2021 is promising to be a better one than 2020. But there are challenges that a recovery poses like price pressures and hardening...

Ratan Tata on the 4 things India needs to keep in mind as it enters 2021

The year 2020 will go down in history as literally the most unprecedented year this planet has ever seen. For the first time, from my...

Brexit: Does Brexit free Europe to seek closer union?

Brussels: British politicians often speak of Brexit as an opportunity to escape Brussels‘ shackles, but does the departure also free Europe to go its own...

Conasami approves a 15% increase to the minimum wage, it will be 141.7 pesos a day by 2021

December 17, 2020 5 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Opinions...

Shaktikanta Das: India wants a V-shaped recovery at any cost, the pressure now is on Shaktikanta Das

A collapse in imports during the coronavirus lockdown has left India awash with dollars. Now a further influx of greenbacks is expected as an embryonic...

Few economies ready for long-term prosperity through improved public services: WEF study

New Delhi | Geneva: Few economies in the world are ready for long-term prosperity through improved public services, green investments and digitization, a study by...

India’s foreign ministry to launch economic diplomacy portal to facilitate two-way economic engagement

New Delhi: India’ Foreign Ministry will launch a website on Economic Diplomacy on Wednesday to provide a vast repository of resources on economic opportunities and...

View: Forget `recession’ talk; Focus on big reforms and win!

Sometimes when you are so focused on a particular development or theme or a number, you can make the mistake of ignoring bigger developments around...

India’s economy seen clawing back after slipping into recession

Concern about the depth of India’s recession is slowly being replaced by optimism that a recovery is taking hold. A slew of indicators from car...

Asia’s economies are bouncing back. The West is headed in the other direction

Japan reported Monday that its economy expanded 5% in the July-to-September quarter, allowing it to emerge from recession. That translated to an annual rate of...

Atmanirbhar Package 3.0: How would the stimulus impact the Indian economy

By Sudhakar Shanbhag The third tranche of the Atmanirbhar Bharat package, announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman last week, has a multi-sector focus across the...