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  • A full economic recovery will have to wait for a vaccine Jun 22, 2020 09:26 AM IST

    A full economic recovery will have to wait for a vaccine

    A recent research paper finds ‘the primary barrier to economic activity is depressed consumer spending due to the threat of COVID-19 itself as opposed to government restrictions on economic activity, inadequate income among consumers, or a lack of liquidity for firms’.

  • RBI survey shows collapse in consumer confidence Jun 05, 2020 10:33 AM IST

    RBI survey shows collapse in consumer confidence

    Almost half of those surveyed said they expect job prospects to worsen in the year ahead

  • Macro Matters | Was consumer spending in 2017-18 really lower than in 2011-12? Nov 18, 2019 10:38 AM IST

    Macro Matters | Was consumer spending in 2017-18 really lower than in 2011-12?

    The government should make the NSO report public, so that it can be debated

  • Spending on PCs, mobile phones to hit $600 bn this year: Gartner Apr 06, 2017 03:39 PM IST

    Spending on PCs, mobile phones to hit $600 bn this year: Gartner

    The global spending on these end-user devices is expected to grow from USD 587.2 billion in 2016 to USD 599.13 billion in 2017 and further rise to USD 627.16 billion in 2019, Gartner said in a report.

  • US economy posts largest job gains in eight months in June Jul 08, 2016 07:34 PM IST

    US economy posts largest job gains in eight months in June

    US job growth surged in June as factories and retailers boosted hiring, confirming the economy has regained speed after a first-quarter lull, but tepid wage growth could see the Federal Reserve still cautious about hiking interest rates

  • US final Q2 gross domestic product 3.9% vs 3.7% expected Sep 25, 2015 06:42 PM IST

    US final Q2 gross domestic product 3.9% vs 3.7% expected

    The rise was driven by growth in consumer spending, mainly on services like health care and transport

  • Boosting agri productivity: Nestle wants to do its bit Nov 05, 2014 03:02 PM IST

    Boosting agri productivity: Nestle wants to do its bit

    Nestle India is looking to work with various stakeholders on how it could improve productivity in the agriculture sector, its managing director Etienne Benet told CNBC-TV18‘s Rituparna Bhuyan.

  • India only bright spot; bullish on auto, banks: Geosphere Nov 03, 2014 08:39 AM IST

    India only bright spot; bullish on auto, banks: Geosphere

    According to Sanger, there is surplus liquidity in the world and scarcity of growth and India is the only bright spot. Its GDP is expected to move from 5 percent to 6.5 percent in the next few years. He says the outlook for India has improved in past few months.

  • Polaris Industries: A midcap for daredevils only? Aug 22, 2013 02:02 PM IST

    Polaris Industries: A midcap for daredevils only?

    Polaris Industries Inc's relaunch this month of the Indian motorcycle, a storied US brand older than Harley-Davidson, has pulses racing on and off Wall Street.

  • Economists predict increase in consumer spending May 20, 2013 09:41 AM IST

    Economists predict increase in consumer spending

    The economists predict that the US economy will grow 2.4 percent this year and 3 percent next year. That`s unchanged from their forecast in February.

  • US Q1 final GDP growth unrevised at 1.9% Jun 28, 2012 08:02 PM IST

    US Q1 final GDP growth unrevised at 1.9%

    The US economy slowed as expected in the first quarter, but a less robust pace of consumer spending and export growth than previously estimated could dampen the economic outlook for the current period.

  • US factory growth cools, real spending stagnant Mar 01, 2012 09:26 PM IST

    US factory growth cools, real spending stagnant

    Growth in US manufacturing unexpectedly cooled in February and consumer spending was flat in January for the third straight month after accounting for inflation, casting a pall over the economic outlook.

  • FMCG cos hike prices even as mkt debates a likely slowdown Aug 23, 2011 12:18 PM IST

    FMCG cos hike prices even as mkt debates a likely slowdown

    Even as there is a talk of a possible slowdown in consumer spending amid continued high inflation and the stock markets are in turmoil, FMCG companies have been slowly raising product prices, especially in soaps & detergents and personal care products.

  • US consumer spending falters, but inflation eases Aug 02, 2011 07:21 PM IST

    US consumer spending falters, but inflation eases

    US consumer spending dropped in June for the first time in nearly two years as incomes barely rose, suggesting economic growth could remain subdued in the third quarter.

  • Phoenix Mills sees FY12 income from operations at Rs 200cr Jul 19, 2011 12:43 PM IST

    Phoenix Mills sees FY12 income from operations at Rs 200cr

    Renewed leases of floor space at Phoenix Mills currently stand at 250-265 sq ft. Speaking to CNBC-TV18 in an exclusive, Shishir Shrivastava, Executive director of Phoenix Mills says that income from operations is expected around Rs 200 crore in FY12.

  • Inflationary pressures make Indians spend less: BCG Jun 21, 2011 08:29 PM IST

    Inflationary pressures make Indians spend less: BCG

    Inflation continued to play an important role in consumer spending indicating that buyers in India are likely to become more selective this year, according to a report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

  • Tesco misses UK sales forecasts, overseas better Jun 14, 2011 03:51 PM IST

    Tesco misses UK sales forecasts, overseas better

    Tesco, the world's third-biggest retailer, missed forecasts with a second quarterly fall in underlying sales in its home market, as rising prices and government cutbacks hit British shoppers.

  • US economic growth slows, inflation surges Apr 29, 2011 08:00 AM IST

    US economic growth slows, inflation surges

    US economic growth braked sharply in the first quarter as higher food and gasoline prices dampened consumer spending, and sent a broad measure of inflation rising at its fastest pace in 2-1/2 years.

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