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  • Recession unlikely to hit India due to 'not so coupled' nature with global economy: S&P Sep 21, 2022 04:32 PM IST

    Recession unlikely to hit India due to 'not so coupled' nature with global economy: S&P

    India was never coupled fully with the global economy and so is relatively independent of global markets

  • India is ‘best bet’ in global economy, says Hinduja Group's Ashok Hinduja Sep 20, 2022 12:18 PM IST

    India is ‘best bet’ in global economy, says Hinduja Group's Ashok Hinduja

    'We see a recession coming in the US, recession coming in the UK, in Europe, problems in China, (a) problem in Southeast Asia under the fear of China-Taiwan. So, looking at the overall scene, we focus now (on) India as an emerging market,' says the Hinduja chairman

  • US superbubble is in its final act with an unprecedented dangerous mix: Jeremy Grantham Sep 02, 2022 10:58 AM IST

    US superbubble is in its final act with an unprecedented dangerous mix: Jeremy Grantham

    Next comes the economic decline, and historical parallels suggest this ending in a tragedy, according to his note

  • Shares slip, dollar dominates as recession fears rise Aug 22, 2022 08:36 PM IST

    Shares slip, dollar dominates as recession fears rise

    Fresh disruption to energy supplies in Europe further raised concerns about the continent's economic outlook following hawkish signals from European Central Bank policymakers.

  • Geopolitical factors have led to inflation, but the headache is ours Aug 22, 2022 09:36 AM IST

    Geopolitical factors have led to inflation, but the headache is ours

    While the pace of globalisation in the current account has slowed during the past decade or so, the inter-linkages among financial markets are only getting stronger. This will have serious consequences on the real economy, and the solutions are definitely difficult, and unpopular

  • Chipmakers are flashing more warnings on the global economy Aug 17, 2022 09:39 AM IST

    Chipmakers are flashing more warnings on the global economy

    South Korean behemoths Samsung Electronics Co. and SK Hynix Inc. have signaled plans to dial back investment outlays, while across the East China Sea, the world’s biggest contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. indicated a similar expectation.

  • Respite in US inflation unlikely to derail Fed rate-hike plans Aug 07, 2022 06:37 AM IST

    Respite in US inflation unlikely to derail Fed rate-hike plans

    After a sizzling July payrolls report that included a larger-than-forecast pickup in hourly earnings, Federal Reserve policy makers remain tilted toward large interest-rate hikes

  • Let’s not mince words while the global economy heads south Aug 03, 2022 12:10 PM IST

    Let’s not mince words while the global economy heads south

    There’s a distressing geographic breadth to the slowdown. We shouldn’t obsess about what to call it.

  • World factory outlook darkens with weakening from Europe to Asia Aug 01, 2022 03:10 PM IST

    World factory outlook darkens with weakening from Europe to Asia

    Purchasing managers’ indexes for the euro area’s four largest members all indicated contraction, with shrinking confirmed for the region as a whole after an initial estimate on July 22. In Asia, it was China, South Korea and Taiwan that took the biggest hit.

  • As global economy faces headwinds, India must tread cautiously Jul 27, 2022 11:13 AM IST

    As global economy faces headwinds, India must tread cautiously

    The global economy seems headed towards recession/major slowdown this year which will bring down inflation in India as well. Slumping global growth will, however, make our growth more vulnerable

  • Janet Yellen says Russia's war in Ukraine 'greatest challenge' to global economy Jul 14, 2022 02:09 PM IST

    Janet Yellen says Russia's war in Ukraine 'greatest challenge' to global economy

    "Our greatest challenge today comes from Russia," she told a news conference on the resort island of Bali ahead of a meeting between finance ministers from the world's top economies and central bank governors on Friday and Saturday.

  • A soft landing is becoming a distant dream​ Jul 01, 2022 02:54 PM IST

    A soft landing is becoming a distant dream​

    Aeroplane metaphors do little to disguise the fact that central bankers are struggling with the inflationary overshoot

  • Policy errors of the 1970s echo in our times Jun 15, 2022 01:25 PM IST

    Policy errors of the 1970s echo in our times

    Vast debts make the world economy more fragile than it was over 40 years ago

  • China to take necessary measures to protect domestic firms from US blacklist - Commerce Ministry Jun 02, 2022 02:46 PM IST

    China to take necessary measures to protect domestic firms from US blacklist - Commerce Ministry

    Commerce ministry spokesperson Gao Feng, speaking at a regular news conference, said the U.S. should stop its wrongdoings immediately and contribute to the stabilisation and recovery of global economy.

  • Charting the global economy: Export limits worsen food security May 28, 2022 10:05 PM IST

    Charting the global economy: Export limits worsen food security

    In the US, consumer spending held up well despite decades-high inflation, and showed more evidence that they’re dipping into their savings to support purchases.

  • ’India needs to grow but in a decarbonised manner'— here's what leaders said on energy transition at Davos May 27, 2022 06:47 PM IST

    ’India needs to grow but in a decarbonised manner'— here's what leaders said on energy transition at Davos

    At a time when the world faces twin challenges of energy inflation and energy transition, Indian businesses, too, are looking to make a switch to greener and cleaner fuels

  • Mohamed El-Erian writes: The dollar’s rapid rise increases risks for global economy May 17, 2022 11:34 AM IST

    Mohamed El-Erian writes: The dollar’s rapid rise increases risks for global economy

    The concern is particularly acute for low-income countries hampered also by high food and energy inflation

  • Dollar’s strength pushes world economy deeper into slowdown May 15, 2022 07:53 PM IST

    Dollar’s strength pushes world economy deeper into slowdown

    A closely watched gauge of the greenback has risen 7% since January to a two-year high as the Federal Reserve embarks on an aggressive series of interest-rate increases to curb inflation and investors have bought dollars as a haven amid economic uncertainty.

  • The Dollar is stronger. Who wins? Who loses? May 09, 2022 11:09 AM IST

    The Dollar is stronger. Who wins? Who loses?

    The U.S. Dollar Index, which tracks the dollar against six other important currencies, is hovering at levels it hadn’t reached in 20 years.

  • Explained| What does the EU ban on Russian crude oil mean for Europe May 07, 2022 01:30 PM IST

    Explained| What does the EU ban on Russian crude oil mean for Europe

    Even though the EU, US, and UK have consistently tried to hit the Russian economy with hard-hitting sanctions, will global markets be able to withstand the relentless bloodshed or witness a fast-paced and unprecedented transformation?

  • Global Economy | Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy ride Apr 19, 2022 05:06 PM IST

    Global Economy | Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy ride

    The direct impact of the Russia-Ukraine war on India’s growth would be limited. However, the indirect consequence via rising inflation sapping consumer confidence, prospective normalisation plans of domestic and global central banks, and lagging investment sentiments could have a more pronounced impact 

  • War in Ukraine to have 'severe impact' on global economy: IMF Mar 06, 2022 10:53 AM IST

    War in Ukraine to have 'severe impact' on global economy: IMF

    In a statement, the global lender said the war in Ukraine was already driving energy and grain prices higher, and had sent a wave of more than 1 million refugees to neighboring countries, while triggering unprecedented sanctions on Russia.

  • China's Q4 GDP growth seen hitting 1-1/2-year low, raising heat on policymakers Jan 16, 2022 02:49 PM IST

    China's Q4 GDP growth seen hitting 1-1/2-year low, raising heat on policymakers

    On a quarterly basis, growth is forecast to rise to 1.1% in the fourth quarter from 0.2% in July-September.

  • Central bank moves and supply shocks among top risks to global economy: Poll Oct 28, 2021 07:17 AM IST

    Central bank moves and supply shocks among top risks to global economy: Poll

    Given global growth has likely peaked, forecasters have broadly sided with the view shared by many top central bankers that the recent surge in inflation will be transitory, even though their forecasts are drifting higher.

  • The downside of the economics of self-reliance Sep 06, 2021 01:22 PM IST

    The downside of the economics of self-reliance

    If a coming investment push is inward-looking, it might substitute global trade rather than complement it 

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