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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Economy

Nov 20, 2019 08:38
Economists at State Bank of India, Nomura Holdings Inc. and Capital Economics Ltd. lowered their growth forecasts for the quarter ended September to between 4.2% to 4.7%. The government is scheduled to publish the data on November 29. read more
Nov 20, 2019 05:38
The Indian economy grew at the slowest pace in 25 quarters, 5%, in the three months ended June. read more
Nov 19, 2019 14:53
Risks will be centred around US-China trade disputes, Brexit-related uncertainty and the escalation of other bilateral disputes. At the sector level, spillover effects from trade frictions will drive shifts in global supply chains and weigh on investment... read more
Nov 19, 2019 10:47
India’s losses from air pollution increased more than four times to $560 billion between 1990 and 2013, according to the World Bank, which attributed the economic burden to the rising costs of public health-care and workforce disruption. read more
Nov 19, 2019 02:09
The Rajya Sabha started its landmark 250th session with Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalling the Upper House’s role in passing bills that revoked J&K’s special status and cautioning against obstructionism. read more
Nov 18, 2019 10:14
Parliament Winter Session: The winter session kicked off today and the opposition is looking forward to corner the Centre over economic slowdown, detentions of political leaders in J&K and unemployment. read more
Nov 17, 2019 00:57
In the first phase of the customer outreach initiative (October 1-9, 2019), public sector banks (PSBs) disbursed Rs 81,781 crore, including new term loans of Rs 34,342 crore. It is estimated that credit disbursal in the second phase (October 21-25, 2019)... read more
Nov 17, 2019 00:44
The Congress’s floor leader Adhir Chowdhury earlier said that their “main focus will be on the bread and butter issues, the way the BJP has mismanaged the economy and shrinking job opportunities”. read more
Nov 15, 2019 23:57
PM Modi called on the Brics members to participate in India’s efforts to become a $5-trillion economy by 2024, with investments of $1.5-trillion in the infrastructure sector alone. read more
Nov 12, 2019 18:20
There is a way out. Focus on the informal sector and rural incomes read more
Nov 10, 2019 08:40
Some developers are already holding off on planned projects. Two of Dubai’s homegrown billionaires are now calling for a pause to new development. Khalaf Al Habtoor, who once added 1,600 hotel rooms to the city through one project, said the market is... read more
Nov 08, 2019 09:49
On November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to the nation that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes would cease to be a legal tender. read more
Nov 08, 2019 09:28
The govt statement came after Moody’s Investors Service lowered outlook on India’s ratings to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’, saying there was increasing risks that economic growth will remain materially lower than the past. read more
Nov 07, 2019 12:46
On the trade deal, Raghuram Rajan said there’s some progress, but it will not be a permanent solution and won’t be something that many people want to see. read more
Nov 06, 2019 08:03
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. Read on. read more