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  • Will positive GDP data for December quarter rescue D-Street from bears on Monday? Feb 28, 2021 02:07 PM IST

    Will positive GDP data for December quarter rescue D-Street from bears on Monday?

    The GDP data does indicate that there is still a pain in certain sectors and investors should bet more on stocks towards the manufacturing side than services, suggest experts.

  • Overall shortfall in GST collection Rs 1.44 lakh crore for Centre this fiscal: SBI report Jan 08, 2021 01:30 PM IST

    Overall shortfall in GST collection Rs 1.44 lakh crore for Centre this fiscal: SBI report

    On January 7, the central government projected the country's economy to contract by 7.7 percent in the current fiscal year 2020-21, as per the first advance estimates of gross domestic product released by the National Statistical Office

  • 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).

  • Analysts narrow FY21 GDP outlook over July-September data Nov 30, 2020 03:23 PM IST

    Analysts narrow FY21 GDP outlook over July-September data

    According to experts, that result of policy decisions like timely unlocking of the economy, pitch for self-reliance, and relief measures for various sectors have yielded desired results quicker than expected

  • India GDP: After nearly 24% contraction in Q1, all eyes on Q2 data due on November 27 Nov 26, 2020 07:13 PM IST

    India GDP: After nearly 24% contraction in Q1, all eyes on Q2 data due on November 27

    A number of high-frequency indicators have shown gradual signs of pick up, pointing towards overall economic recovery in the country. In fact, by September, indicators like vehicle sales, real estate, manufacturing PMI, and railway freight earnings, had outstripped September 2019

  • Lessons from Japan: coping with low rates and inflation after the pandemic Nov 23, 2020 01:10 PM IST

    Lessons from Japan: coping with low rates and inflation after the pandemic

    Rather than the secrets to miraculous economic growth, today’s students of Japan want to know how to respond when the good times stop

  • GDP nowcast shows India has slipped into a recession Nov 12, 2020 08:33 AM IST

    GDP nowcast shows India has slipped into a recession

    Elevated inflationary pressures persisted in October, with a poll of professional forecasters putting consumer price inflation at 7.3 percent for the month

  • 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

  • Exclusive: Government holds discussion on tax breaks for hospitality sector to revive demand Sep 11, 2020 03:39 PM IST

    Exclusive: Government holds discussion on tax breaks for hospitality sector to revive demand

    Tax breaks may be in the offing for the sector which could do with a boost after a punishing spell during the lockdown

  • Rural demand can support, but not substitute for falling urban consumption in FY21: Report Sep 07, 2020 03:54 PM IST

    Rural demand can support, but not substitute for falling urban consumption in FY21: Report

    The COVID-19-led business disruptions during end-March-May 2020 have been so severe that the Indian economy shrank 23.9 percent during the April-June quarter this year, confirming fears of a crippling slide across several industries and services

  • UK economy enters recession; contracts over 20% in second quarter Aug 12, 2020 11:42 AM IST

    UK economy enters recession; contracts over 20% in second quarter

    "The recession brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has led to the biggest fall in quarterly GDP on record," Jonathan Athow of the Office for National Statistics said.

  • Forex stock places India in a better position to deal with the worst recession since 1930s Jul 20, 2020 01:37 PM IST

    Forex stock places India in a better position to deal with the worst recession since 1930s

    With a significant part of the country’s debt due for repayment in the current fiscal year, there is enhanced refinancing risk, considering the global financial market backdrop and COVID-19. Sizeable foreign exchange reserves place India in a better position to deal with this risk

  • World Bank: Worst recession since Second World War Jun 09, 2020 10:46 AM IST

    World Bank: Worst recession since Second World War

    Although a moderate recovery is forecast for 2021, output is not expected to return to its previously expected levels

  • US economy entered recession in February Jun 09, 2020 07:15 AM IST

    US economy entered recession in February

    The U.S. economy ended its longest expansion in history in February and entered recession as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the private economics research group that acts as the arbiter for determining U.S. business cycles said on Monday.

  • Japan still in recession, but economy shrank at lower rate Jun 08, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    Japan still in recession, but economy shrank at lower rate

    The Cabinet Office said the economy shrank at an annual rate of 2.2% in January-March, better than the 3.4% contraction given earlier.

  • India may register recession in third quarter of this fiscal: Report May 24, 2020 12:20 PM IST

    India may register recession in third quarter of this fiscal: Report

    According to Dun & Bradstreet's latest Economic Observer, the country's economic recovery will depend on the efficacy and duration of implementation of the government's stimulus package.

  • Business Insight |  A look at the massive jump in unemployment rate May 06, 2020 08:32 PM IST

    Business Insight | A look at the massive jump in unemployment rate

    Watch this edition of Business Insight to know more about CMIE's latest unemployment data & the job market situation in India.

  • COVID-19 | Resetting the offshore industry to help India’s job market May 01, 2020 08:53 AM IST

    COVID-19 | Resetting the offshore industry to help India’s job market

    The government, together with industry bodies and leaders, must form strategies to both import foreign companies and jobs to India, and also export jobs after the pandemic

  • GDP report to show a damaged economy sliding into recession Apr 29, 2020 11:00 AM IST

    GDP report to show a damaged economy sliding into recession

    On Wednesday, the government will offer a glimpse of how dark the picture has grown and how much worse it could get as the coronavirus pandemic inflicts ruinous damage. The Commerce Department is expected to estimate that the gross domestic product, the broadest gauge of the economy, shrank at an annual rate of 5% or more in the January-March quarter.

  • Coronavirus crisis | Govt to revise Budget projections soon, FY2020-21 expected to be a non-event Apr 28, 2020 06:02 PM IST

    Coronavirus crisis | Govt to revise Budget projections soon, FY2020-21 expected to be a non-event

    It is becoming increasingly difficult for the government to rework the fiscal math as there is no clarity on when the economy will resume completely

  • China’s M&A diplomacy: Endgame or endless game? Apr 28, 2020 09:20 AM IST

    China’s M&A diplomacy: Endgame or endless game?

    Chinese companies have been trying to influence not only the production chains but also the value and supply chains to stand out in the global market, and be at the top of the food chain

  • We expect FY20 & FY21 Nifty earnings to grow 6% & 6.7%, respectively: Rusmik Oza Apr 23, 2020 12:01 PM IST

    We expect FY20 & FY21 Nifty earnings to grow 6% & 6.7%, respectively: Rusmik Oza

    Keeping in mind that the world is heading for a recession and markets could remain suppressed one should position their portfolios accordingly, says Rusmik Oza.

  • Record US jobless claims wipe out post-Great Recession employment gains Apr 23, 2020 12:00 PM IST

    Record US jobless claims wipe out post-Great Recession employment gains

    A record 26 million Americans likely sought unemployment benefits over the last five weeks, confirming that all the jobs created during the longest employment boom in US history were wiped out in about a month

  • Oil price crash can be a blessing in disguise for India Apr 21, 2020 12:39 PM IST

    Oil price crash can be a blessing in disguise for India

    The current slump in global crude price is an opportunity for India’s ambitious Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves programme. India may leverage the depressed prices to fill in its strategic crude oil reserves

  • COVID-19 | The threat of a China-led model of globalisation Apr 15, 2020 10:10 AM IST

    COVID-19 | The threat of a China-led model of globalisation

    Given such large-scale economic disruption, most countries can expect at best a ‘U-shaped’ recovery. Most of the stimulus packages announced by countries focus on reviving domestic enterprises, especially the small and medium enterprises

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