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  • Explained | What’s behind China’s attempt to rein in commodity prices? Jun 18, 2021 02:17 PM IST

    Explained | What’s behind China’s attempt to rein in commodity prices?

    While China does not enough stocks to change the global outlook for commodities but it can certainly influence the sentiment.

  • Most major economies are shrinking. Not China’s. Jan 18, 2021 05:46 PM IST

    Most major economies are shrinking. Not China’s.

    The Chinese economy has improved steadily, finishing the year with growth of 6.5% in the past three months compared to the same period in 2019

  • 3-Point Analysis | World Bank: India’s GDP to plunge 9.6%, Global Economy to Expand By 4% In FY21 Jan 06, 2021 02:49 PM IST

    3-Point Analysis | World Bank: India’s GDP to plunge 9.6%, Global Economy to Expand By 4% In FY21

    In its latest January 2021 Global Economic Prospects report, the World Bank has projected a 9.6 percent contraction for the Indian economy in FY 2020-2021, 6.4 percentage points lower than its previous forecast in June 2020. Talking about the global economy, the World Bank has said although it is growing again after a 4.3 percent contraction in 2020, the pandemic has plunged millions into poverty, and may depress economic activity and incomes for a prolonged period. Here’s a 3 Point Analysis of the report. 

  • Global economy expected to expand by 4% in 2021: World Bank Jan 05, 2021 09:57 PM IST

    Global economy expected to expand by 4% in 2021: World Bank

    Although the global economy is growing again after a 4.3 per cent contraction in 2020, the pandemic has caused a heavy toll of deaths and illness, plunged millions into poverty, and may depress economic activity and incomes for a prolonged period.

  • For the world economy, a grim slog tempered by new hopes Nov 28, 2020 06:56 PM IST

    For the world economy, a grim slog tempered by new hopes

    With the United States suffering its most rampant transmission yet and with major nations in Europe again under lockdown, prospects remain grim for a meaningful worldwide recovery before the middle of next year and far longer in some economies.

  • Ten ways coronavirus crisis will shape world in long term Nov 04, 2020 11:02 AM IST

    Ten ways coronavirus crisis will shape world in long term

    Covid-19 has inflicted a huge global recession, but one that has been far from equal across countries

  • IMF says Indian economy likely to fare worse than some global and South Asian peers Oct 14, 2020 01:58 PM IST

    IMF says Indian economy likely to fare worse than some global and South Asian peers

    The International Monetary Fund, in its World Economic Outlook report late on Tuesday, said that Bangladesh is set to beat India in terms of per capita gross domestic product (GDP) in calender year 2020.

  • Has globalisation passed its peak? May 27, 2020 11:47 AM IST

    Has globalisation passed its peak?

    According to estimates from the World Trade Organization, world merchandise trade is set to plummet between 13 and 32 percent this year, depending on how quickly the coronavirus is contained and trade can return to pre-crisis levels.

  • Global economic contraction to be steepest on record, recovery U-shaped Apr 24, 2020 08:12 AM IST

    Global economic contraction to be steepest on record, recovery U-shaped

    Many countries are under lockdowns to curb the spread of an outbreak in which more than 2.6 million people worldwide have been infected and over 180,000 have died, bringing global economic activity to a halt, particularly in the services industry.

  • Coronavirus pandemic throws global economy into deeper decline Apr 23, 2020 03:05 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic throws global economy into deeper decline

    The outbreak, which has infected more than 2.6 million people and killed more than 180,000 globally, has also crippled manufacturing, shutting factories and upending supply chains.

  • China factory gate deflation deepens as coronavirus paralyses global economy Apr 10, 2020 10:45 AM IST

    China factory gate deflation deepens as coronavirus paralyses global economy

    The world's second-largest economy is trying to restart its engines after weeks of near paralysis to contain the pandemic that had severely restricted business activity, flow of goods and the daily life of people.

  • Lower sovereign yields to stay as global economy in recession: Poll Mar 25, 2020 07:36 AM IST

    Lower sovereign yields to stay as global economy in recession: Poll

    As global share markets crashed, traders and investors fled headlong to the safety of bonds to hedge the economic trauma from the coronavirus, pushing sovereign bond yields to record lows earlier this month.

  • Surveys show coronavirus pandemic savaging global economy Mar 24, 2020 10:15 AM IST

    Surveys show coronavirus pandemic savaging global economy

    After an initial outbreak in China brought the world's second largest economy to a virtual halt last month, an ever growing number of countries and territories have reported a spike in infections and deaths in March.

  • Reporter's Take | Global recession likely if coronavirus outbreak turns pandemic Feb 26, 2020 09:41 PM IST

    Reporter's Take | Global recession likely if coronavirus outbreak turns pandemic

    Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma gets in conversation with Jerome Anthony to find out the coronavirus impact on the global economy.

  • Modi-Trump meeting important to US national security & global economy: Lawmakers Feb 25, 2020 09:30 AM IST

    Modi-Trump meeting important to US national security & global economy: Lawmakers

    Senator Ted Cruz, who was the runner-up for the Republican presidential nomination in the 2016 election, said on Monday that India is a friend, an ally and the largest democracy on Earth.

  • Coronavirus poses risks to fragile recovery in global economy: IMF Feb 20, 2020 08:35 AM IST

    Coronavirus poses risks to fragile recovery in global economy: IMF

    In a note for G20 finance ministers and central bankers, the global lender mapped out many risks facing the global economy, including the disease and a renewed spike in U.S.-China trade tensions, as well as climate-related disasters.

  • Gold holds near two-week high on uncertainty over virus impact Feb 17, 2020 11:01 AM IST

    Gold holds near two-week high on uncertainty over virus impact

    Spot gold was little changed at $1,582.83 per ounce as of 0453 GMT, having touched its highest since Feb. 3 at $1,584.65 on Friday. U.S. gold futures were steady at $1,585.90.

  • Mitsubishi sees virus outbreak to affect global economy, resource prices: CFO Feb 05, 2020 11:55 AM IST

    Mitsubishi sees virus outbreak to affect global economy, resource prices: CFO

    "In the short term, any impact on our business in China will be limited," Chief Financial Officer Kazuyuki Masu told an earnings news conference.

  • Global economy snapback to prove elusive despite market joy: Poll Jan 24, 2020 08:21 AM IST

    Global economy snapback to prove elusive despite market joy: Poll

    The global economy in 2019 may have been near its weakest since the financial crisis thanks to trade protectionism and political uncertainty, but world stocks had a blowout year with several indexes repeatedly setting record highs.

  • Trade | Implications of the US-China trade deal on India Jan 22, 2020 09:21 AM IST

    Trade | Implications of the US-China trade deal on India

    The deal is another blow to already weakening multilateral trading system under the WTO. With bilateral quid-pro-quo deals, US President Donald Trump is sinking the WTO dispute settlement mechanism further. These trends should be worrying for New Delhi.

  • Majority of CEOs expect global economy to cool in PwC survey Jan 21, 2020 09:15 AM IST

    Majority of CEOs expect global economy to cool in PwC survey

    The survey, published on Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, found 53% of CEOs around the world forecast the rate of global growth will fall, compared with 29% the year before, the highest level of pessimism since the accounting firm began asking the question in 2012.

  • Global resource consumption tops 100 billion tonne for first time Jan 21, 2020 08:30 AM IST

    Global resource consumption tops 100 billion tonne for first time

    The share of minerals, fossil fuels, metals and biomass feeding into the global economy that is reused declined in two years from an already paltry 9.1 percent to 8.6 today, the Circularity Gap Report 2020 found.

  • An extra 15 minute daily walk could boost global economy: Study Nov 06, 2019 07:57 AM IST

    An extra 15 minute daily walk could boost global economy: Study

    Adding an extra 15 minutes of daily walking, or jogging a steady one kilometre each day, would improve productivity and extend life expectancy - leading to more economic growth, the study by the health insurance group Vitality and the think tank RAND Europe found.

  • Reinvent, scale or perish: McKinsey advises banks to withstand downturn Oct 22, 2019 12:11 PM IST

    Reinvent, scale or perish: McKinsey advises banks to withstand downturn

    The biggest challenge traditional financial institutions face comes from fin-tech startups and Silicon Valley giants

  • IMF chief says effects of global slowdown 'more pronounced in India' Oct 09, 2019 10:45 AM IST

    IMF chief says effects of global slowdown 'more pronounced in India'

    The global economy is in the midst of a “synchronised slowdown”, effects of which have particularly been felt in countries such as India, Kristalina Georgieva, the recently appointed chief of the International Monetary Fund said.

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