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World Bank Group commits $18 bn loan to India in three years

Jul 23, 2014

World Bank Group commits $18 bn loan to India in three years

India is the largest client for the World Bank Group. India received $5.2 billion loan last fiscal. In the past three years, India had received about $9.8 billion loan from the Workd Bank Group. #ThisisNext #Jim Yong Kim #World Bank Group #International Finance Corporation
Women-owned businesses face significant financing gap: Study

Mar 11, 2014

Women-owned businesses face significant financing gap: Study

The financing gap for women-owned MSME businesses in India is about Rs 6.37 lakh crore ($116 billion) or 73 percent of their total demand, according to a study by World Bank Group member IFC. #Women #World Bank Group #MSME businesses #Government of Japan
India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reforms

Oct 29, 2013

India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reforms

India ranked a lowly 134 in the ease of doing business index, but implemented the most number of business regulatory reforms in 2012-13 reforms in the South Asian region. #Economy #Reforms #Survey #World Bank Group #business index #BRICS economies

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India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reforms

Aug 22, 2014

Afternoon briefs: Deere announces layoffs; Oracle sued; Southwest plane makes emergency landing

Here's what's happening in the world of business on Aug. 22, 2014. -- LATEST LAYOFFS -- Farm equipment and tractor maker Deere said it will lay off about 460 workers from its Iowa plant as sales for the company have begun to dry up. -- YELLEN SPEAKS ... #Oregon #Bank of America #Chrysler #Census Bureau #Iowa City, IA #Oracle #American Airlines #Federal Reserve #Dallas, Texas
India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reforms

Aug 21, 2014

Afternoon briefing: Labor Day air travel expected to spike; Amazon brings books to Brazil

Here's what's happening in the world of business on Aug. 21, 2014. -- LABORED SKIES A trade group representing the airlines industry said it expects this year's Labor Day travel to be sky high . -- NY'S CUT If you were wondering how much New York sta... #India #New Jersey #Bank of America #Dollar General #Google Inc. #Federal Reserve #Children's Place #New York (state) #Caribbean
India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reforms

Aug 21, 2014

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. OFFICIALS: RESCUE MISSION FAILED Obama sent special forces to Syria this summer to save Americans held by the Islamic State, but they failed to... #Syria #Florida #Barack Obama #Nevada #New Jersey #Hamas #Bank of America #Qatar #Robert Burns