Tag: global economy

G20 warns of risk to global recovery from virus variants

The global economic recovery is at risk from the rise of new coronavirus variants and poor access to vaccines in developing countries, finance ministers of...

Global bonds drop with tech futures on inflation worries

The selloff in global bonds deepened as the benchmark Treasury yield hit a one-year high and debt from the UK to Australia came under pressure....

Evolution is always noisy: And upgrades are always needed in the great cities – Paris, Washington, New Delhi

In recent weeks there has been much talk about the government’s Central Vista Redevelopment Project with the Supreme Court having cleared the final roadblocks. The...

Pandemic far from over, bur winter cannot stop arrival of spring: Xi Jinping

New Delhi/Davos: Calling for greater international cooperation, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday said the pandemic is far from over despite initial progress made by...

Global economic recovery from Covid-19 ‘remains difficult’: IMF

Washington: The global economy faces a hard road back from the Covid-19 downturn, and nations should remove trade barriers on medical technologies to aid the...

Boris Johnson expected to order lockdown for England as COVID-19 cases top 1 million

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to order England back into a national lockdown as the United Kingdom passed the milestone of one million...

IMF warns global economy could be permanently scarred

WASHINGTON: The global economy‘s recovery from the pandemic recession is tentative and uneven and “marked by significant uncertainty” as confirmed coronavirus cases spread in many...

View: Will pandemic normal become just plain normal?

By Tyler Cowen One feature of the Covid-19 Era is how much the standard ways of seeing and doing things have been remixed and turned...

Are your equity mutual funds on path to recovery?

Equity mutual fund investors have once again started feeling confident of about their investments, say mutual fund advisors. With most equity mutual fund categories posting...

China: View: Why Modi must not repeat Nehru’s mistakes on China

After 20 Indian soldiers were killed by the Chinese in a border clash, there are jingoistic screams in the media. Critics want to delink India...

Global economy to plunge into worst recession since WW-II: World Bank

Washington: The global economy, which has plunged into a severe contraction, will shrink by 5.2 per cent this year due to the massive shock of...

View: Future of global economic order

By Amit Kapoor & Richard Dasher The coronavirus pandemic has acted as an accelerant of major trends that had already begun to shake the institutions...

Lockdown, Day 65: India faces a jobs paradox

There is a paradox seemingly rooted in inequality when it comes to the country’s job crisis post COVID-19. According to CMIE, some 122 million Indians...

A gauge of US market stress is behaving a lot like 2008

By Todd White Investors have studied everything from power consumption to the infection curve to figure out if this market rebound is a headfake after...

Guardians of global economy come up short in fight against virus

By Rich Miller and Eric Martin The guardians of the global economy came up short. Facing what the International Monetary Fund says is a crisis...

Indian IT to face near-term disruption, but will revive soon: Pravin Rao, Naccsom Chairman

Infosys’ chief operating officer Pravin Rao has taken over as chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom), the IT industry lobby...