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Union Budget 2019: Debt-to-GDP ratio helps determine economic health of countries, their ability to service debts
Business

Union Budget 2019: Debt-to-GDP ratio helps determine economic health of countries, their ability to service debts

Often the debt-to-GDP ratio increases during times of extraordinary emergencies like financial downturn or war, when the government needs additional funds to manage the economy.

RBI may slash repo rate by 25 bps in June amid subdued domestic industrial activity, global slowdown woes: Report
Business

RBI may slash repo rate by 25 bps in June amid subdued domestic industrial activity, global slowdown woes: Report

According to the report, on the domestic front, subdued industrial activity and uncertainty on trade will add to the delay in the revival of industrial investment.

India supersedes France to become world's sixth-largest economy: Nation's milestone explained in four charts
Business

India supersedes France to become world's sixth-largest economy: Nation's milestone explained in four charts

The difference between India and UK's GDP, ranked at fifth position, is just $25 billion, suggesting that India could enter the 'top-five economy club' soon.

WEF 2018: West must share benefits of growth with emerging world, says Raghuram Rajan
World

WEF 2018: West must share benefits of growth with emerging world, says Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said the Western world must realise they cannot go a long way without the help of the emerging economies and warned that no one would be able to resolve any problem of a 'fractured world' if things are not set right soon

Economic slowdown: Arun Jaitley says jobs, falling investments, US Fed hike big challenges
Business

Economic slowdown: Arun Jaitley says jobs, falling investments, US Fed hike big challenges

The sudden reversal of monetary accommodation by advanced economies could increase policy strains in emerging markets and developing economies, cautions Jaitley.

Emerging economies like India are investing more in clean energy: John Kerry
World

Emerging economies like India are investing more in clean energy: John Kerry

The renewable energy boom is not limited to industrialised countries as economies like India have invested more in such technologies, said John Kerry.

India up 16 places to 55th on global competitiveness index
Business

India up 16 places to 55th on global competitiveness index

The most problematic factors for doing business in India include corruption, policy instability, inflation and access to finance.

World's extreme poverty population to now account for less than 10%, says World Bank
Economy

World's extreme poverty population to now account for less than 10%, says World Bank

World Bank projects 702 million people or 9.6% of world's population to live in extreme poverty in 2015, down from 902 million people or 12.8% in 2012

Eyeing emerging markets, Ford unveils global small car
Business

Eyeing emerging markets, Ford unveils global small car

Ford Motor Co will launch a small car aimed at emerging markets next year, the toughest test yet of Chief Executive Alan Mulally's strategy of building "global" models that can be sold in countries around the world.

World Bank cuts India growth for next fiscal to 4.7%
Economy

World Bank cuts India growth for next fiscal to 4.7%

The World Bank sharply lowered its forecast for India's economic growth to 4.7 percent from 6.1 percent for the current fiscal year, citing a sharp slowdown in manufacturing and investment as well as negative business confidence.

IMF warns of prolonged stupor, cuts global growth forecast
Economy

IMF warns of prolonged stupor, cuts global growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund trimmed its forecasts for global output on Tuesday for the sixth time since early last year, saying stronger growth in most advanced economies would fail to make up for a more sluggish expansion in the developing world.

Dear PM: G-20 is irrelevant, is that why you're there?
Economy

Dear PM: G-20 is irrelevant, is that why you're there?

Manmohan Singh is asking for the impossible. He should have paid more attention to setting his own house in order rather than assuming that cheap money from the US would fund his Government profligacy forever.

China backs India's position that US must go slow on stimulus exit
World

China backs India's position that US must go slow on stimulus exit

China's position was conveyed against the backdrop of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calling for an orderly exit of stimulus (the extra government spending instituted by some rich nations since the economic crisis surfaced in 2008), as they had the potential to harm the growth prospects of emerging economies.

Why investors are giving up on BRIC equity funds
Investing

Why investors are giving up on BRIC equity funds

The term, coined in 2001 by Goldman Sachs banker Jim O'Neill, provided a catchy acronym to unite the four biggest emerging economies, two of which were also growing at turbo-charged 9-12 percent rates.