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
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
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.
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
The sudden reversal of monetary accommodation by advanced economies could increase policy strains in emerging markets and developing economies, cautions Jaitley.
The renewable energy boom is not limited to industrialised countries as economies like India have invested more in such technologies, said John Kerry.
The most problematic factors for doing business in India include corruption, policy instability, inflation and access to finance.
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
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.
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.
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.
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'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.