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Mar 17, 2017
Anti-demonetisation experts like Amartya Sen stand exposed: economist Jagdish Bhagwati"On the effects of demonetisation on growth, I should say that I was the one economist who had argued (with my co-authors), from first principles, that demonetisation would increase, not diminish, growth," he said.
Mar 16, 2017
RBI's policy unlikely to be impacted by US Fed rate hikeThe US Fed hike is as per the expected lines, which raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and there is forecast of two additional hikes this year, experts said.
Mar 16, 2017
Crisil blames divergent growth dataprints for WPI-CPI varianceAccording to a report formulated by Crisil chief economist Dharmadikari Joshi and his team, "The main reason for the faster growth in manufacturing GDP is that growth in the value of inputs used for production has been slower than the value of the final output."
Mar 14, 2017
US Fed expected to hike interest rates tomorrow, second in four monthsUS February employment data published on Friday further cleared the way to an interest rate rise, with the economy adding another 235,000 jobs. The unemployment rate held roughly steady at 4.7 percent.
Mar 08, 2017
Likely rise in February inflation may push RBI to hike interest rate: ReportConsumer price inflation dropped in January to 3.2% from 3.4% in December, but is likely to rise in February, says a report by Capital Economics
Mar 02, 2017
GDP data without demonetisation impact on informal sector lacks credibilityThe GDP numbers capture economic activity in the formal sector, which constitutes just 10-15 percent of the economy while the informal sector accounts for an estimated 45-50 percent
Mar 01, 2017
GDP data intriguing, figures don't add up, say economistsEconomists believe that the key reason behind such a high growth rate could be "a steep downward revision" of the year-ago base period
Mar 01, 2017
Oct-Dec GDP at 7%: Was demonetisation demonised by critics? Wait until Q4 numbers comeThe biggest mystery is about the surge in private consumption.
Jan 26, 2017
Setback to US: British publication downgrades Washington to 'flawed' democracy in latest rankingsThe United States has been downgraded from a "full democracy" to a "flawed" one in an annual ranking compiled by a British think tank, which cited an erosion of trust in government.
Jan 12, 2017
Tweak personal tax to put money in commonman's pocket: Axis Bank's Saugata BhattacharyaKeeping the current economic environment in mind, the government should consider spending on stimulus spending rather than looking at fiscal consolidation