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Singapore Deputy PM warns of greater economic uncertainty due to US China trade war

He asserted that monetary and fiscal policies can 'stabilise' the global economy but structural policies need to be brought in.

03 Oct 2019 12:11 PM

Favourable conditions exist to achieve USD 5 trillion economy target: official

The WEF would further give government ideas in order to get moving forward.

03 Oct 2019 11:26 AM

Corporate tax cut is a signal to structural reforms: CEA

I would say that this is the time where we need to focus on implementing structural reforms, said CEA K V Subramanian.

02 Oct 2019 6:36 PM

India has potential to become one of the largest electric vehicles markets: Report

Considering the strong governmental push towards EVs, India has a huge potential to become one of the largest EV markets, the report noted.

02 Oct 2019 6:20 PM

India central bank set to cut rates again as fiscal measures fail to cheer

With current inflation remaining benign, we expect RBI to opt for a 40 bps rate cut, said Yes Bank's Yuvika Oberoi.

02 Oct 2019 2:41 PM

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RBI begins policy review meet; rate cut on cards to boost economy

The six-member MPC is scheduled to announce the fourth bi-monthly monetary policy for 2019-20 on Friday, October 4.

01 Oct 2019 5:19 PM

India Sepember manufacturing PMI unchanged from August on weaker demand

This is the 26th consecutive month that the manufacturing PMI has remained above the 50-point mark.

01 Oct 2019 11:33 AM

India's external debt rises to USD 557.4 billion end-June 2019

Excluding the valuation effect, the increase in external debt would have been USD 12.4 billion instead of USD 14.1 billion.

01 Oct 2019 9:15 AM

RBI may go for another rate cut on Oct 4: Experts

RBI has already slashed the repo rate (short-term borrowing rate) four times aggregating to 1.10 percentage points since January.

29 Sep 2019 4:33 PM

Consumer durable manufacturers look forward to festive season for sales revival

Manufacturers expect factors like good monsoon and recent stimulus measures by the government will have positive impact on sales.

29 Sep 2019 3:50 PM

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Govt may seek Rs 30,000 cr interim dividend from RBI

Government finances have come under pressure due to moderation in revenue collection and a slew of measures taken to lift growth.

29 Sep 2019 2:38 PM

Govt looks to push infra spending, has cleared MSME dues: FM Sitharaman

Government should not sit on over due payments, Sitharaman said, adding the money should go to people who have been waiting for it.

27 Sep 2019 6:48 PM

FM to meet secretaries, financial advisors of key ministries today

The main agenda of this meeting is to discuss measures to revive the economy and push up investments.

27 Sep 2019 11:00 AM

Economic growth to improve in second half of fiscal 2020: Sitharaman

India’s economic growth in April-June fell to a six year low of 5 per cent.

27 Sep 2019 10:08 AM

Economy looking up; no liquidity crisis: FM Sitharaman after bankers meet

I heard good things, positive thing, she said, and added that 'the message I got is that consumption is happening.'

26 Sep 2019 10:31 PM

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PM Modi urges global business leaders to invest in India

By reduction corporate tax govt creates a golden opportunity & promised more measures to improve business climate.

26 Sep 2019 9:41 AM

Modi's big tax cut unlikely to spur job bonanza in India

India’s unemployment rate reached 8.19 pc in Aug, up from 6.27 pc in the same month last year.

26 Sep 2019 9:24 AM

14.24 lakh new jobs created in July: ESIC payroll data

Gross enrolments of new subscribers with the ESIC were 1.49 crore during 2018-19, National Statistical Office said in a report.

25 Sep 2019 7:43 PM

Govt reconstitutes Economic Advisory Council under Bibek Debroy

Government has reconstituted the EAC-PM for a period of two years with effect from September 26, 2019, said an official release.

25 Sep 2019 7:19 PM

RBI rebuts social media rumours on closure of 9 banks

Finance secretary Rajiv Kumar discribed such social media messages as 'mischievous.'

25 Sep 2019 5:30 PM

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