Feb 24, 2017 at 12:42 | Source: PTI
China's monetary policy will be prudent and neutral in 2017, which will help prevent a rapid rise in debt levels and asset bubbles, Ma Jun, chief economist at the People's Bank of China (PBOC), said.
Feb 22, 2017 at 15:46 | Source: Reuters
Banks in India have record stressed loans of USD 133 billion, or 12.34 percent of their total loans, as of last September, and economists say dealing with them has become imperative given the load is constraining lending and delaying much needed private investment.
Feb 22, 2017 at 15:30 | Source: PTI
The Nobel laureate observed that elements of liberty and fraternity were facing a "difficult time" in India and people are "afraid" of speaking against the government for the fear of being dubbed "anti-national".
Feb 16, 2017 at 13:34 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Analysts at Standard Chartered expect GDP growth in India to be slow at 7.2 percent for financial year 2018 as against 7.5 percent estimated by a majority of other economists.
Feb 13, 2017 at 16:16 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Caroline Bain, Senior Commodities Economist at Capital Economics speaks to Manisha Gupta of CNBC-TV18 about the current trends in base metal commodities.
Feb 10, 2017 at 19:03 | Source: CNBC-TV18
DK Joshi, Chief Economist, CRISIL is also not surprised at the negative IIP number for December and expects the weakness to continue over the next 2-3 months.
Feb 10, 2017 at 15:11 | Source: Reuters
While the consensus view in the survey of 45 economists pointed to the policy repo rate staying unchanged at 6.25 percent until July-September quarter 2018, a little less than one-fifth still predicted a cut as early as April-June this year.
Feb 10, 2017 at 14:50 | Source: PTI
"The Universal Basic Income scheme should give a cut off income & ask ones above it to voluntarily forego it. That'll also be a civics lesson," Basu, who is currently Professor of Economics at Cornell University, said in a tweet.
Feb 09, 2017 at 22:04 | Source: PTI
After a long hiatus, the government today appointed three directors on the all-powerful central board of RBI, which include two noted economists Ashok Gulati and Rajiv Kumar, for four years.
Feb 09, 2017 at 12:38 | Source: PTI
The Reserve Bank is expected to hold rates steady over the "foreseeable future", unless inflation and growth undershoot targets sharply, says an HSBC report.