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  • John Bolton unmasks Donald Trump: Can India count on the US President? Jun 22, 2020 02:32 PM IST

    John Bolton unmasks Donald Trump: Can India count on the US President?

    Donald Trump’s get-tough-with-China policy is apparently tied to his re-election, swinging between China’s inclination to buy more US farm products and getting tough with China after the pandemic

  • COVID-19 | Remonetise gold to tide over the economic crisis May 13, 2020 11:33 AM IST

    COVID-19 | Remonetise gold to tide over the economic crisis

    The value of gold in India is estimated to be 40 percent of the nominal GDP. Monetising 10 percent of this will ensure a liquidity of Rs 13 lakh-crore, which can be used to overcome the crisis

  • Policy | Restructure labour laws to benefit one and all May 11, 2020 10:58 AM IST

    Policy | Restructure labour laws to benefit one and all

    The labyrinth of labour laws are the main reason why medium-size enterprises are entirely missing in India. These laws must be restructured

  • COVID-19 | Inward remittances and the upcoming crisis May 01, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Inward remittances and the upcoming crisis

    The large scale return of NRIs from the ‘Gulf’ will present an unprecedented unemployment crisis. This will be coupled with a sharp decline in remittances to India

  • US making a fast comeback in Q4 and next year will be phenomenal: Donald Trump Apr 28, 2020 08:03 AM IST

    US making a fast comeback in Q4 and next year will be phenomenal: Donald Trump

    “Nobody except one country can be held accountable for what happened. Nobody is letting anybody here. We're looking at a group of people that should have stopped it at the source,” Trump said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Sectors that need bold reforms to spur economic growth Apr 27, 2020 04:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Sectors that need bold reforms to spur economic growth

    Land acquisition is a difficult process in India, that is enmeshed in a number of laws. Stakeholders have been for long asking the government to simplify the processes

  • Coronavirus pandemic | India's March services activity contracts amid COVID-19 disruptions Apr 06, 2020 11:13 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | India's March services activity contracts amid COVID-19 disruptions

    April's downturn could be more severe.

  • Policy | Indian economy is fighting two battles — but it’s not that bad Mar 13, 2020 10:58 AM IST

    Policy | Indian economy is fighting two battles — but it’s not that bad

    The current economic context offers India the opportunity to undertake serious reforms, and actually emerge stronger.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Can India spark a rebound in economic growth? Mar 12, 2020 01:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Can India spark a rebound in economic growth?

    Can India seize this moment and present an opportunity to be the next emerging manufacturing hub? It is not impossible as India has done it in the past by building its reputation in service exports.

  • Fitch Solutions cuts India's economic growth forecast to 4.9% for FY20 Mar 02, 2020 01:12 PM IST

    Fitch Solutions cuts India's economic growth forecast to 4.9% for FY20

    India's real GDP growth decelerated to 4.7 percent in the third quarter (October-December) from an upwardly revised 5.1 percent in the second quarter owing to slower government consumption, a steeper contraction in gross fixed capital formation and a smaller net exports contribution.

  • Measures taken by Indian govt will boost economic growth: SBI MD Dinesh Khara Feb 28, 2020 11:51 AM IST

    Measures taken by Indian govt will boost economic growth: SBI MD Dinesh Khara

    Khara told PTI here that for India to achieve its ambition of becoming a five trillion dollar economy, it required a 10-11 percent growth rate.

  • Policy | How NREP can help industry become more resource efficient Jan 29, 2020 12:26 PM IST

    Policy | How NREP can help industry become more resource efficient

    Industry has a major role to play in the successful implementation of the National Resource Efficiency Policy, starting from sustainable sourcing of raw material to end-of-life recovery of secondary raw material.

  • Fed likely to keep interest rates on hold, focus on balance sheet Jan 29, 2020 11:42 AM IST

    Fed likely to keep interest rates on hold, focus on balance sheet

    Since the Fed cut rates in October, its third and final reduction in borrowing costs in 2019, policymakers have agreed to keep their target policy rate in the current range of 1.50% and 1.75% until there is some significant change in the economic outlook.

  • Gold eases as markets assess risks from China virus Jan 22, 2020 08:37 AM IST

    Gold eases as markets assess risks from China virus

    Spot gold fell 0.3% to $1,553.27 per ounce by 0133 GMT. On Tuesday, prices rose to a near two-week peak before declining as much as 1%.

  • Will Budget 2020 set the tone for the govt's $5-trillion economy target? Jan 13, 2020 01:21 PM IST

    Will Budget 2020 set the tone for the govt's $5-trillion economy target?

    The upcoming budget is the event where we can expect reforms to manifest, which will set a path for the economy to achieve this target of a $5 trillion economy over the next five years.

  • Use of AI in different forms can help achieve $5 trillion economy target: Piyush Goyal Jan 06, 2020 01:45 PM IST

    Use of AI in different forms can help achieve $5 trillion economy target: Piyush Goyal

    He said various departments are working to see how AI, space technology and other modern tools can be used to push economic growth of the country.

  • China's central bank says economic growth resilient despite large pressure Jan 01, 2020 09:05 AM IST

    China's central bank says economic growth resilient despite large pressure

    The People's Bank of China (PBOC) will work on preventing and defusing financial risks amid "profound changes" in the domestic and international economy, it said in a statement following the fourth-quarter meeting of its monetary policy committee.

  • Fed keeps rates on hold, points to 'favorable' economic outlook next year Dec 12, 2019 08:45 AM IST

    Fed keeps rates on hold, points to 'favorable' economic outlook next year

    In its final policy meeting of a tumultuous year, when it was spurred to cut interest rates three times to forestall a slowdown fueled largely by President Donald Trump's trade war, the U.S. central bank struck a remarkably sanguine tone, confident the actions it had taken so far are working.

  • Indian economy to see a rebound in 2020: Goldman Sachs' chief economist Dec 03, 2019 03:41 PM IST

    Indian economy to see a rebound in 2020: Goldman Sachs' chief economist

    Goldman Sachs sees a tentative sense of stabilisation in the Indian economy in 2020

  • India's economic growth likely to remain subdued in near future: Dun & Bradstreet report Dec 02, 2019 02:15 PM IST

    India's economic growth likely to remain subdued in near future: Dun & Bradstreet report

    According to a Dun & Bradstreet report, a pick-up in the industrial production will only be gradual as investment remains subdued.

  • Huge potential in services sector: Piyush Goyal Nov 06, 2019 08:20 AM IST

    Huge potential in services sector: Piyush Goyal

    He suggested that the ministry, state and industry body CII can work on some kind of policies and enablers to push the growth of 12 champion sectors being identified by the government.

  • Reporter's Take | Piyush Goyal releases HLAG report to boost exports Oct 31, 2019 06:46 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | Piyush Goyal releases HLAG report to boost exports

    Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra talks to Kamalika Ghosh to find out the highlights of the High Level Advisory Group (HLAG) report on trade and how the government plans to boost exports.

  • Bangladesh has surpassed India as the fastest-growing South Asian economy : Report Oct 04, 2019 10:53 AM IST

    Bangladesh has surpassed India as the fastest-growing South Asian economy : Report

    In its latest Asian Development Outlook 2019 Report, data from the Asian Development Bank highlight how the GDP growth rate outlook for Bangladesh has bypassed that for India.

  • Climate Crisis | How to untangle the mixed signals on coal in India? Sep 27, 2019 04:30 PM IST

    Climate Crisis | How to untangle the mixed signals on coal in India?

    Several studies indicate that coal is losing its charm in India. The global trends indicate that global capital is fleeing coal. In such a scenario, is it a smart move for India to open commercial coal mining to 100 per cent FDI?

  • Corporate tax rate cut: Higher PSU dividend payouts to help govt tide over fiscal slippage worries Sep 26, 2019 08:14 PM IST

    Corporate tax rate cut: Higher PSU dividend payouts to help govt tide over fiscal slippage worries

    The cut in corporation tax to an effective 25.17 percent is expected to boost profitability of PSEs and government-owned banks.

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