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Apr 10, 2019
Current economic global atmosphere 'a delicate moment', says IMF chief economist Gita GopinathTensions in trade policy could flare up again and play out in other areas (such as the auto industry), with large disruptions to global supply chains, she cautioned.
Jan 30, 2019
Fiscal policy needs to be tightened at Centre, state-level in next financial year to avert growth dragA step back from fiscal rectitude at this point will exaggerate the uncertainties around the fiscal outlook for the medium term.
Dec 10, 2018
IMF chief economist supports RBI; says government should heed central bank's message on financial stabilityThe IMF's chief economist Maurice Obstfeld said he does not want politicians "manipulating" central banks for political ends.
Jul 19, 2018
India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target of 7.3%, accelerate to 7.6% in FY19: ADBLed by India, South Asia will continue to be the fastest growing economic area despite new trade tensions in Asia and Pacific region, Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a new report today.
Jan 22, 2018
Budget 2018: Here's an explainer on terms like fiscal policy, finance bill, and moreHere's a list of some key budget-related terms so that you know what it means when Arun Jaitley mentions them in his speech on 1 February
Dec 18, 2017
India can grow 8% for next two decades, needs to unleash next set of reforms to achieve potential, says UNThe UN said 2017 has been a year of major economic reforms in India, particularly in the banking sector.
Dec 08, 2017
It's time we moved away from fiscal deficit targeting, focused policy related outcomes: Bimal JalanThe government has set a target of a 3.2 percent of GDP fiscal deficit for the current fiscal
Dec 04, 2017
MPC likely to hold repo rate on Wednesday on higher inflation, rising oil prices and strong GDP dataMPC had earlier, in August reduced the repo, or its repurchase rate by 0.25 percentage points to six percent.
Oct 02, 2017
GST: Arun Jaitley sees scope for lesser slabs, bigger reforms once revenue picks upCurrently, the GST regime slots items under rates of 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent. An additional GST compensation cess is also levied on certain products.
Jul 11, 2016
India's fiscal easing constrained by high debt: Moody'sMoody's said India's exports to UK were 0.4 percent of the GDP in 2015 while shipments to European Union make up for 1.7 percent