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  • The pandemic stimulus has backfired in emerging markets Oct 25, 2021 12:48 PM IST

    The pandemic stimulus has backfired in emerging markets

    The overdrive saw higher inflation, higher interest rates and currency depreciation, partly neutralising the sugar high of stimulus 

  • Hopes and fears for the global COVID-19 recovery Oct 14, 2021 01:40 PM IST

    Hopes and fears for the global COVID-19 recovery

    As economies exit the pandemic, the job of central banks is relatively simple — less generous, better targeted assistance

  • Seven challenges before the Indian economy fully recovers Sep 16, 2021 11:51 AM IST

    Seven challenges before the Indian economy fully recovers

    The challenges before the government are multi-fold, and so are the opportunities. A successful resolution of these could trigger a virtuous cycle of growth, and catapult the economy to the higher orbit 

  • Huge challenge ahead on the school front Sep 09, 2021 09:04 AM IST

    Huge challenge ahead on the school front

    A study shows that online learning has been a recipe for disaster among the poor and in rural areas

  • CV makers have heavy lifting to do amid mounting headwinds to growth Sep 09, 2021 08:53 AM IST

    CV makers have heavy lifting to do amid mounting headwinds to growth

    CV sales are still below the August 2019 levels. Industry experts state that FY2022 sales would at best touch FY2015 levels, hardly a reason for celebration

  • Tech-based solutions can be the growth catalyst for India’s MSMEs Sep 08, 2021 05:03 PM IST

    Tech-based solutions can be the growth catalyst for India’s MSMEs

    The MSMEs are witnessing a flash of digital transformation induced by the advent of the new-age economy and a host of new-age tech-based platforms

  • All that is solid melts into air Sep 08, 2021 08:36 AM IST

    All that is solid melts into air

    The next decade will be an age of rapid and widespread disruption 

  • The correct public policy strategy against COVID-19 for the festive season Sep 07, 2021 08:46 AM IST

    The correct public policy strategy against COVID-19 for the festive season

    Appropriate social distancing, wearing masks and vaccination are the policies that could avert a third wave

  • China’s changing role in the world economy Sep 02, 2021 12:35 PM IST

    China’s changing role in the world economy

    There are signs that China’s recovery is losing momentum

  • Long live the labour shortages Aug 30, 2021 01:21 PM IST

    Long live the labour shortages

    According to OECD forecasts, the pandemic has accelerated labour productivity growth in most high-income countries

  • Chart of the Day | The cost of the pandemic to India's growth Aug 24, 2021 10:23 AM IST

    Chart of the Day | The cost of the pandemic to India's growth

    India’s output in the September quarter is likely to be below its level four years ago

  • The uncertain lessons of COVID: preparing for the next pandemic Aug 18, 2021 11:46 AM IST

    The uncertain lessons of COVID: preparing for the next pandemic

    Governments have discovered it is hard to create back-up vaccine plants and even harder to devise plans for a new crisis 

  • Lifestyle diseases worsened the COVID-19 crisis in India Aug 17, 2021 09:03 AM IST

    Lifestyle diseases worsened the COVID-19 crisis in India

    In a study in Madurai district, it was found that  the death rate for those with at least one health condition was as high as 5.7 per cent compared to 0.7 per cent among those who were otherwise healthy

  • Can world trade duck China port punch? Aug 16, 2021 09:29 AM IST

    Can world trade duck China port punch?

    India and other nations have a lot to worry as Ningbo port disruption can muddy their export prospects 

  • Will the pandemic productivity boom last? Aug 11, 2021 06:55 PM IST

    Will the pandemic productivity boom last?

    Since the second quarter of 2020, labour productivity — the amount of output per hour of work — has risen at a 3.8% annual rate, compared with 1.4% from 2005 to 2019

  • How nations are learning to ‘let it go’ and live with COVID Jul 22, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    How nations are learning to ‘let it go’ and live with COVID

    Scientists warn that the pandemic exit strategies may be premature

  • Has India achieved herd immunity? Jul 22, 2021 08:36 AM IST

    Has India achieved herd immunity?

    No – and the latest findings of the ICMR sero survey certainly do not suggest anything like that

  • Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | The COVID-19 shadow is getting longer Jul 20, 2021 03:37 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | The COVID-19 shadow is getting longer

    In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: HCL Tech earnings, pandemic side-effects, road sector’s future, HDFC MF Q1, risks to traditional banking, Recovery Tracker, EM investors’ predicament and more

  • Road sector on a roll, but rising competition is a key risk Jul 20, 2021 08:51 AM IST

    Road sector on a roll, but rising competition is a key risk

    The concern is that rising competition would lure smaller companies into the fray that may not have the financial muscle to tide over rough patches 

  • Real Estate: COVID-19 has dealt a big blow to affordable housing Jul 15, 2021 08:54 AM IST

    Real Estate: COVID-19 has dealt a big blow to affordable housing

    Higher priced homes are back in demand, but the real estate sector and the government’s thrust to push sales of affordable housing has hit a rough patch 

  • COVID didn’t kill cities. Why was that prophecy so alluring? Jul 13, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    COVID didn’t kill cities. Why was that prophecy so alluring?

    Defying doomsayers, the city survives. And yet so does the belief it will fall next time

  • India needs to empower its women entrepreneurs Jul 12, 2021 04:17 PM IST

    India needs to empower its women entrepreneurs

    Time to put a gender-lens on all government schemes and processes, as enabling women enterprise ownership is an imperative

  • The hunt for a coronavirus super shot Jun 29, 2021 12:33 PM IST

    The hunt for a coronavirus super shot

    A so-called multivalent vaccine might protect against all COVID-19 mutations and any future pathogen from the betacoronavirus family

  • Delhi govt issues circular for teaching-learning activities in its schools till they reopen Jun 26, 2021 06:06 PM IST

    Delhi govt issues circular for teaching-learning activities in its schools till they reopen

    The DoE's action plan for the session, encompassing the ''approach and implementation strategy" and divided into three stages, includes a staggered approach for students to ease into the teaching-learning process

  • More than 5 million people become millionaires despite pandemic Jun 23, 2021 12:09 PM IST

    More than 5 million people become millionaires despite pandemic

    Aggregate global wealth accumulated by households rose by about $28.7 trillion in 2020, according to a Credit Suisse report

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