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IMF says 'real' depreciation of Indian rupee only 6-7 per cent

The Indian currency has since the beginning of the year lost almost 13 per cent in value vis a vis the US dollar.

18 Sep 2018 4:20 PM

‘Even dog wouldn’t eat’, airline removes nuts after Sri Lanka Prez’s rage

'I want to know who authorised the purchase of these nuts,' the President told a meeting of farmers.

12 Sep 2018 3:53 PM

Citing Kerala floods, UN chief says climate change nearing point of no return

In his message, Guterres highlighted the huge economic costs of climate change and the opportunities presented by climate action.

11 Sep 2018 11:11 AM

Ban cheese imports? Pak discusses outside-the-box ideas to avoid IMF bailout

The EAC held its first session last week, chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar, who took office last month.

10 Sep 2018 8:45 AM

Pakistan at risk of debt distress due to CPEC: US senators

There are concerns that given Pakistan's growing Chinese debt, the same could happen at Gwadar Port in Pakistan.

04 Sep 2018 12:58 PM


In China's 'Silk Road' project, nations fear walking into ‘debt trap’

Concerns are being raised that China is setting up debt traps in countries which may lack the means to pay back.

02 Sep 2018 5:35 PM

Series of reforms transformed economy: Arun Jaitley

Macroeconomic outlook broadly favorable and growth forecast rising to 7.3 per cent in FY 2018-19.

27 Aug 2018 9:28 AM

GST on more items to be slashed as revenue increases: Piyush Goyal

GST Council has reduced rates on many items and services in last round. We want consumer to be burdened less by indirect tax, says minister.

09 Aug 2018 7:34 PM

IMF forecasts India's GDP to grow at 7.5 per cent in 2019-20

Current account deficit is projected to widen further to 2.6 pc of GDP on rising oil prices and strong demand for imports.

09 Aug 2018 9:29 AM

IMF suggests RBI to tighten policy further

IMF underlined that high foreign reserve buffers and strong FDI inflows have helped contain external vulnerabilities.

09 Aug 2018 6:28 AM


GST ‘milestone reform’ but India should consider simpler rate structure: IMF

In its annual country report, IMF said that a dual rate structure can be progressive and preserve revenue neutrality.

08 Aug 2018 1:37 PM

Strong Indian economy continues to lead global growth: IMF

IMF Executive Board has forecast India's growth to rise to 7.3 per cent in FY2018-19 and 7.5 per cent in FY2019-20.

08 Aug 2018 9:28 AM

IMF asks India to consider simpler GST rate structure

GST as presently designed has an effective tax rate rising with household consumption.

08 Aug 2018 9:21 AM

India's growth remains quite robust into future: IMF

IMF on Monday forecast a growth rate of 7.3 per cent in 2018 and 7.5 per cent in 2019 for India.

18 Jul 2018 11:02 AM

Important for India to address banking crisis to support investment: IMF

Indian banks have made progress in addressing stock of NPAs and were taking further measures to deal with flow problem.

08 Jun 2018 9:59 AM


IMF welcomes RBI decision to hike interest rates

In January 2014 RBI had increased the repo rate to eight per cent to keep the inflation under check.

08 Jun 2018 9:41 AM

IMF urges countries to work together to reduce trade barriers

For the first time in a long time, trade is growing faster than global GDP, and spreading recovery around the world.

01 Jun 2018 8:31 AM

India pitches for BRICS credit rating agency

India has pressed the BRICS nations to set up an independent rating agency of the five-member group.

20 Apr 2018 4:57 PM

India using 'right policies' to lower high debt level: IMF

India's general government debt remained relatively high, at 70 per cent of the GDP in 2017.

19 Apr 2018 9:01 AM

India should ensure privacy in biometric identification programmes: IMF

IMF said, biometric identification and electronic payments have helped reduce leakages in LPG subsidies.

13 Apr 2018 2:40 PM