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India ranks 116 in World Bank's pre-pandemic human capital index

The Index update includes health and education data for 174 countries covering 98 per cent of the world's population up to March 2020

17 Sep 2020 2:46 PM

World Bank, India sign Rs 5,600 crore support to COVID-19 hit MSMEs

The programme will address immediate liquidity and credit needs of nearly 15 lakh viable MSMEs

07 Jul 2020 10:31 AM

Economic fallout from COVID-19 could push more than billion into ‘extreme poverty’

The outlook for the world’s poorest looks grim unless governments do more and do it quickly, says a UNU report

12 Jun 2020 12:03 PM

World Bank says global economy to shrink 5.2%, worst recession since WWI

Per capita incomes are expected to decline by 3.6 per cent, which will tip millions of people into extreme poverty this year

09 Jun 2020 11:06 AM

Asia shares rise on hopes of rapid economic recovery

Global equities have received a boost this week as governments around the world gradually loosened their coronavirus lockdown restrictions

21 May 2020 8:55 AM

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World Bank estimates 60 million people may fall into extreme poverty due to covid19

The World Bank announced emergency operations worth USD 160 billion in 100 developing countries to fight the deadly virus

20 May 2020 1:33 PM

Asian equities rally stalls on lingering economic uncertainty

The World Bank warned the crisis could leave about 60 million in extreme poverty

20 May 2020 9:08 AM

World Bank clears $1 billion for India's fight against coronavirus

This takes the total commitment from the World Bank towards emergency COVID-19 response in India to $2 billion.

15 May 2020 12:16 PM

India's remittances likely to decline by 23% due to coronavirus: World Bank

Globally remittances are projected to decline sharply by about 20 per cent this year due to the economic crisis

23 Apr 2020 1:04 PM

Covid19: World Bank approves $1 billion emergency fund for India

The World Bank's first set of aid projects, amounting to USD 1.9 billion, will assist 25 countries

03 Apr 2020 9:44 AM

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World Bank study points to where most foreign aid for the poorest goes

All these caveats notwithstanding, the conclusion of the paper has turned out to be controversial and damning.

28 Feb 2020 2:09 AM

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

DPIIT optimistic of India breaking into top 50 in 'ease of doing biz' ranking soon

India jumped 14 places to the 63rd position in the World Bank's ease of doing business ranking released in October.

19 Dec 2019 5:33 PM

TN: O Panneerselvam meets World Bank officials, discusses funding for projects

Panneerselvam is currently on an official tour of the US.

14 Nov 2019 4:41 PM

Reforms, innovation to spur Indian growth: World Bank Chief

Appreciating the government move to cut the corporate tax rate, Malpass said, it should add to more growth.

27 Oct 2019 11:47 AM

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Sitharaman promises further GST simplification to help India improve biz ranking

India has jumped 14 places to rank 63rd in the World Bank's ease of doing business ranking index and the country aims to be within 50.

24 Oct 2019 4:07 PM

Improvement in ease of doing biz ranking outcome of Modi govt's reforms: India Inc

Industry bodies exuded confidence that India will climb the rankings further to be among the top 50 nations.

24 Oct 2019 3:18 PM

India moves up 14 spots to 63 on World Bank's ease of doing business ranking

New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong topped the list this year.

24 Oct 2019 8:13 AM

Kolkata, Bengaluru to be included in World Bank's doing business report

The report ranks 190 nations based on ten parameters, which includes ease of starting a business, construction permits among others.

23 Oct 2019 5:22 PM

Important for India to keep fiscal deficit in check, says IMF chief economist

On the projections in the World Economic Outlook report, Gopinath said appropriate steps have been taken.

16 Oct 2019 9:51 AM

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