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  • Bank of England slows bond-buying, raises 2021 growth forecast May 06, 2021 06:12 PM IST

    Bank of England slows bond-buying, raises 2021 growth forecast

    The BoE kept its benchmark interest rate at an all-time low of 0.1% and the size of its bond-buying programme unchanged at 895 billion pounds ($1.24 trillion).

  • Joe Biden Tax Plan Challenges Republican Formula for Economic Growth Apr 01, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    Joe Biden Tax Plan Challenges Republican Formula for Economic Growth

    the animating idea behind the tax plan put forward by the Biden administration Wednesday is that the best way to increase U.S. competitiveness and foster economic growth is to raise corporate taxes to finance huge investments in transportation, broadband, utilities and more.

  • Ideas for profit | Craftsman Automation post listing: Good for long term or time to exit? Mar 26, 2021 10:33 PM IST

    Ideas for profit | Craftsman Automation post listing: Good for long term or time to exit?

    Craftsman Automation is a leading engineering company. Its shares got listed on the bourses at Rs1,359, which was at an 8 percent discount to the upper end of the IPO price band. The weak listing was also due to poor market sentiments. However, the demand picked up post listing and price is up 4 percent from the listing price. Watch the video to know whether investors should look at buying the stock at the market price or sell the share they got from the IPO allocation?

  • There is a restless urgency in the air in India to resume high growth, says RBI bulletin Mar 19, 2021 04:21 PM IST

    There is a restless urgency in the air in India to resume high growth, says RBI bulletin

    The RBI bulletin has cautioned about the problem of a persistently high retail inflation that threatens to erode the gains of economic recovery.

  • Sustained economic growth key to India's future, critical for security reasons: NITI Aayog CEO Mar 13, 2021 06:30 PM IST

    Sustained economic growth key to India's future, critical for security reasons: NITI Aayog CEO

    Economic Growth is expected to rebound about 5.5 per cent after (-)3.5 per cent in 2020 which has been the worst since post-World War, Kant said, adding that pushing India towards a high growth trajectory was a key challenge.

  • Economic Survey 2021 says India must focus on economic growth rather than redistribution to tackle poverty Jan 29, 2021 03:41 PM IST

    Economic Survey 2021 says India must focus on economic growth rather than redistribution to tackle poverty

    The survey highlighted both economic growth – as reflected in the income per capita at the state level –and inequality have similar relationships with socio-economic indicators

  • Will Budget 2021 increase India’s consumption power? Jan 18, 2021 03:43 PM IST

    Will Budget 2021 increase India’s consumption power?

    While Budget 2021 will be presented in uncertain times, it provides an excellent opportunity to the government to leave a mark on the lives of taxpayers

  • Atmanirbhar Bharat Schemes: Status check on some so far Jan 06, 2021 03:43 PM IST

    Atmanirbhar Bharat Schemes: Status check on some so far

    The Rs 45,000 crore PCGS was announced as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan package and was aimed at providing liquidity support to weaker NBFCs, housing finance companies (HFCs) and microfinance institutions (MFIs).

  • The quality of economic growth matters more than the rate Dec 28, 2020 09:42 AM IST

    The quality of economic growth matters more than the rate

    The mantra of 'Simplify, Rationalise and Digitise' works not just for Ease of Doing Business, but also to protect the right of workers – this is the key reform that must be implemented across the board by governments at every level

  • Focus on industry competitiveness, not sectoral subsidies, to boost growth Dec 25, 2020 09:17 AM IST

    Focus on industry competitiveness, not sectoral subsidies, to boost growth

    The NITI Aayog can help by devising a national economic strategy (not plan) which will provide the road map for converting the entire country into a special economic zone instead of tinkering with select sectors

  • Fiscal support: Missing piece in an improving macro picture Dec 18, 2020 08:40 AM IST

    Fiscal support: Missing piece in an improving macro picture

    Stimulus indications by the government should materialise in the remaining year 

  • Industry, govt have to partner for India to become $5 trillion economy by 2025: Piyush Goyal Dec 15, 2020 09:40 PM IST

    Industry, govt have to partner for India to become $5 trillion economy by 2025: Piyush Goyal

    The commerce and industry minister also expressed confidence in the capabilities of the business community as well as startups which can make India the top economy globally in the next 25-30 years.

  • FDI up 15% to $30 billion during April-September 2020: Govt Nov 27, 2020 10:30 PM IST

    FDI up 15% to $30 billion during April-September 2020: Govt

    In July, the country had attracted USD 17.5 billion worth of foreign investments

  • India’s two-speed economy Nov 27, 2020 10:35 AM IST

    India’s two-speed economy

    The growth rate in real income for the top 10 percent is twice that for the rest of the population

  • How deep could be the Q1 contraction? Aug 17, 2020 03:04 PM IST

    How deep could be the Q1 contraction?

    Corporate performance and GST revenue trends suggest GDP decline could be unexpectedly severe

  • 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.

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