May 11, 2021 08:47 AM IST
The pandemic is accelerating the use of robotics and automation to replace humans
- May 07, 2021 05:17 PM IST
Speaking exclusively to News18 America’s top public health expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, has advised a complete lockdown in India. Dr Fauci argues that a short-term lockdown is necessary to break the ‘chain of transmission’. India has been avoiding lockdowns due to its economy. But Dr Fauci believes that a timely lockdown would help the economy recover in the long run.
- May 06, 2021 10:02 PM IST
Gerry Rice said the developments in India, the world's second most populous nation, would have spillover effects for the region and the global economy, depending on how long the crisis lasted, but it was too soon to give specifics.
- Apr 28, 2021 08:21 AM IST
Blanket lockdowns, of the sort that have been imposed in Delhi and Karnataka, will kill the economy if they continue for any length of time beyond the initial couple of weeks
- Apr 22, 2021 12:52 PM IST
Fiscal and monetary support must continue; regulatory forbearance might be needed
- Apr 06, 2021 06:35 PM IST
Notably in 2020, India's economy contracted by a record eight per cent, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said as it projected an impressive 12.5 per cent growth rate for the country in 2021.
- Mar 24, 2021 06:31 PM IST
Moneycontrol’s reporters fanned out across three cities in different parts of the country to get a sense of the state of the economy. We looked at different layers of the economy, talking to wholesalers, retailers and MSMEs. And we found that things are far from hunky dory. While there are pockets of recovery, those in the business of business are still struggling
- Mar 19, 2021 04:21 PM IST
The RBI bulletin has cautioned about the problem of a persistently high retail inflation that threatens to erode the gains of economic recovery.
- Mar 15, 2021 11:09 AM IST
Fuel consumption across categories declined in January and February. Are higher fuel prices stalling the recovery?
- Mar 15, 2021 10:26 AM IST
It's important to analyse the likely areas of slippages on the revenue front for different states, whether states have opened their purse strings, and how they have utilised the relaxations provided by the Centre and the 15th Finance Commission
- Mar 13, 2021 01:14 PM IST
"India is already looking at ''V-shaped'' recovery. Along with the green shoots in various sectors, in the month of February, FPI inflows were Rs 25,787 crore," Thakur said at a virtual conclave organised by the Institute of Actuaries of India.
- Mar 04, 2021 05:08 PM IST
Among Indian business leaders, 65 percent are expecting a growth in exports in 2021, a Grant Thornton report has stated.
- Mar 02, 2021 02:43 PM IST
In an interview to PTI, the eminent economist described the government's decision to privatise two public sector banks next fiscal as an 'unprecedented' effort to 'finally right a wrong done 50 years ago'.
- Mar 02, 2021 09:04 AM IST
Sales of tippers and long haul trucks indicate that infrastructure projects are gaining traction
- Mar 01, 2021 11:12 AM IST
The GDP numbers project a huge rise in government spending in the current quarter
- Feb 26, 2021 09:40 PM IST
Food inflation stood at 2.38 per cent in January compared to 2.89 per cent in the previous month (December 2020) and 10.61 per cent during the corresponding month a year ago.
- Feb 26, 2021 09:12 PM IST
Gross domestic product grew 0.4% in October-December compared with the same period a year earlier, data released by the National Statistics Office on Friday showed. That compared with revised contractions of 7.3% in July-September and 24.4% in April-June.
- Feb 26, 2021 07:17 PM IST
While the Indian economy ended a technical recession, the NSO has pared its estimate for FY21 GDP. More clarity will emerge from data due next week such as automobile sales and PMI readings for February
- Feb 15, 2021 06:08 PM IST
Seasonal fruit and vegetables are cheaper, but personal care products, appliances, internet, bus fares, medicines and doctor consultation more expensive than a year ago
- Feb 12, 2021 01:33 PM IST
The financial sector is growing in size and throwing up opportunities. Billionaires have been quick at spotting them
- Feb 11, 2021 07:21 PM IST
The FICCI president said PM Modi's acknowledgement comes as a much-needed shot in the arm for entrepreneurs and the business community, especially at a time when Indian industries are making attempts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Feb 03, 2021 12:24 PM IST
Input costs are rising and the Monetary Policy Committee will have to take that into account, together with the high fiscal deficit
- Jan 29, 2021 06:47 PM IST
The Survey credited the return of investors’ risk appetite in a renewed search for yield amid the COVID-19 pandemic for the high inflows
- Jan 29, 2021 03:16 PM IST
The government ensured sectors like MSMEs and policies like PMGKY get fiscal stimulus for ensuring food security through public distribution system, direct benefit transfers to widows, pensioners and women, additional funds for MGNREGS, and debt moratoria and liquidity support for businesses, adds Economic Survey 2021.
- Jan 28, 2021 11:43 PM IST
Aditya Birla Group has unveiled plans to invest in about $2.4 billion across businesses in the past few weeks, as according to Kumar Mangalam Birla 'the vaccines roll out, and governments and central banks provide stimulus, India will be among economies to rise above pre-pandemic levels'.