Tag: economy

Powell unlikely to fire starting pistol for tapering at Jackson Hole

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will be able to equivocate about when the central bank will start slowing down the pace of its bond-buying, essentially...

Why the asteroid Psyche 16 is worth more than the entire global economy of planet Earth

Scientists believed that the asteroid Psyche 16 was a body with no monetary value, but new research indicates that it is richer than the entire...

Fed survey: US economy strong but hindered by bottlenecks

The Federal Reserve’s latest nationwide business survey has found that the economy strengthened further in late May and early June, despite supply-chain bottlenecks that led...

Demonstrators in Havana protest shortages, rising prices

Thousands of Cubans have marched on Havana’s Malecon promenade and elsewhere on the island to protest food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis...

China slams US curbs on solar materials as economic attack

China has criticized U.S. curbs on imports of solar panel materials that might be made with forced labor as an attack on its development and...

Invest with care in infra funds as cyclicality can wipe out gains

Thanks to the strong recovery in cyclical sectors, infrastructure funds delivered an average return of more than 70% over the past year, making them the...

India’s economy likely contracted 12% in Q1: Report

Lockdowns imposed by the states in April and May to contain the second wave of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic has likely led to the economy...

Opinion: Stock investors have come to a fork in the road — and their options are limited

The coronavirus pandemic has been excellent for investors, but most now realize that the stock market’s extraordinary performance is not based on fundamentals, which ceased...

Biden to urge G-7 leaders to call out, compete with China

CARBIS BAY, England — The United States plans to push democratic allies on Saturday to publicly call out China for forced labor practices as the...

Citigroup: This festive season will be economy’s litmus test: Samiran Chakraborty, Citi

It has been seen globally that the moment vaccination gathers pace, consumer sentiment changes very substantially, Samiran Chakraborty, Chief Economist-India, Citi, tells ET Now’s Nikunj...

Premarket Stock Trading – CNN Business

Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All...

Fed takes baby step toward scaling back its bond purchases

A number of Federal Reserve officials said at the central bank’s late April meeting that it could soon be time to begin talking about talking...

fomc outcome: Fed strengthens view of economy while keeping rates near zero

By Craig Torres Federal Reserve officials strengthened their assessment of the economy on Wednesday and signaled that risks have diminished while leaving their policy interest...

Covid will leave deep scars in world economy even after recovery

Just as some patients recovering from Covid-19 suffer long-lasting symptoms, it’s becoming clear that the same will be true for the global economy once this...

Powell says ‘it will be a while’ before Fed taps the brakes on economy

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell returned to “60 Minutes” on Sunday to tell Americans that the economy is going to start growing strongly, but they shouldn’t...

Indian growth outlook brightens but COVID-19 casting a shadow

India’s economy will grow at a faster pace this fiscal year than previously thought, according to a Reuters poll of economists who warned a surge...

Rishi Sunak: UK FM Rishi Sunak promises “whatever it takes” in COVID budget

British finance minister Rishi Sunak promised on Wednesday to do “whatever it takes” to steer the economy through what he hopes will be the final...

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...