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Economy

Trump signs biggest stimulus package ever

What it does: $1200 cash transfer to every American, higher jobless dole and more funds for health care

28 Mar 2020 9:21 AM

AA Edit: Centre must plan for Lakshman Rekha

The Lakshman Rekha poses no hazard to those who have an assured income but what about the 50 crore daily-wage earners?

26 Mar 2020 6:32 PM

Lockdowns are overkill, and won’t tame the virus

The silence of economic graveyards can be very expensive for struggling economies like ours

24 Mar 2020 7:49 PM

Crisis exposes lacunae in India’s public welfare

As usual the poor will be the hardest hit by the coronavirus fallout

24 Mar 2020 7:51 AM

The current global crisis is an opportunity for India

The crash in crude oil prices is a blessing for the country

10 Mar 2020 10:55 PM

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Indian economic growth slows, with coronavirus impact to come

The annual GDP figure for the September quarter was ramped up from an earlier estimate of 4.5 per cent

29 Feb 2020 11:33 AM

Economy close to collapse, fear in country: Chidambaram

Fiscal deficit was targeted to shrink to 3.3 per cent of the GDP but ended at 3.8 pc and in the next fiscal it is being targeted at 3.5 pc.

11 Feb 2020 10:03 AM

Budget 2020 provides 'discreet and considered' stimulus: Sitharaman

Sitharaman said divestments are necessary to get transparency in the working of companies.

07 Feb 2020 1:37 PM

Our target is USD 5 billion of defence export in next five years: PM Modi

In 2014 the export of defence equipment from India was about Rs 2,000 cr and in the last 2 years it has gone up to Rs 17,000 cr.

06 Feb 2020 11:21 AM

Fitch says Budget light on new structural reforms

Fitch projected that the government debt will remain close to 70 per cent of GDP throughout the period to 2021-22.

05 Feb 2020 12:06 PM

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Fiscal deficit target raised to 3.8 pc from 3.3 pc for FY20

This fiscal path commits us to the path of fiscal consolidation without compromising the needs of investment out of public funds.

01 Feb 2020 2:48 PM

India's budget likely to raise spending to revive economic growth

India is facing its worst economic slowdown in a decade. Growth slipped to 4.5 per cent in the July-September quarter.

29 Jan 2020 10:11 AM

Govt likely to fund some USD 28 bn of expenditure via off-budget borrowings: sources

India’s committed spending, excluding capital spending, could be targeted at near 27 trillion rupees for the next fiscal year.

24 Jan 2020 10:50 AM

RBI to hold rates on inflation concerns, fiscal boost likely: report

The RBI was forecast to next cut rates by 25 basis points to 4.90 per cent in the October-December quarter.

23 Jan 2020 1:14 PM

Mumbai bets on all-night shopping to lift India's economy

Malls, shops and eateries in commercial districts of Mumbai such as BKC and Nariman Point will be able to remain open 24 hours.

23 Jan 2020 11:31 AM

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5 home-grown businesses elevating India's economy

These businesses have yielded 500+ acquisitions and created 750,000 jobs since 2014.

23 Jan 2020 10:28 AM

Inflation probably breached RBI target in December: report

India’s annual consumer inflation rose to 6.20 per cent in December from November’s 5.54 per cent.

09 Jan 2020 1:00 PM

World Bank trims 2020 growth forecast amid slow recovery for trade, investment

The World Bank shaved 0.2 percentage point off of growth for both years.

09 Jan 2020 9:53 AM

GDP growth seen slipping to 11-yr low of 5 pc this fiscal: Govt data

RBI had also lowered its forecast for the economic growth to 5 per cent while announcing its bi-monthly monetary policy last month.

08 Jan 2020 9:53 AM

Use of AI in different forms can help achieve USD 5 trn economy target: Goyal

The minister added that AI can also help expand in a more cost- effective and outcome-oriented manner.

06 Jan 2020 3:03 PM

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