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Coronavirus Lockdown: GDP data set to show economy grew at its slowest pace in 2 years in March quarter, says report
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Coronavirus Lockdown: GDP data set to show economy grew at its slowest pace in 2 years in March quarter, says report

Unlike some advanced economies, India’s stimulus package has largely focussed on subsidised credit to small businesses and farmers, while direct fiscal stimulus was limited to around 1 percent of the GDP, economists said.

Earnings of Sensex companies to decline up to 8% this year on economic concerns; fiscal stimulus may help recovery: Analyst
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Earnings of Sensex companies to decline up to 8% this year on economic concerns; fiscal stimulus may help recovery: Analyst

At present, Indian indices are under-performing as compared to others and a package from the government can help cover the ground, he said.

Startups hope govt announces some relief measures for sector with same generosity as for MSMEs
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Startups hope govt announces some relief measures for sector with same generosity as for MSMEs

The government's booster measures for MSMEs drew a mixed response from the startup community with many believing the package will benefit startups, even as others disagreed.

Wall Street jumps as hopes for easing lockdown offset earnings worry; Nasdaq registers fourth straight day of gains
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Wall Street jumps as hopes for easing lockdown offset earnings worry; Nasdaq registers fourth straight day of gains

Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 3.19-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, a 2.54-to-1 ratio favored advancers.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan pitches for fiscal stimulus
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan pitches for fiscal stimulus

Former RBI governor Bimal Jalan has pitched for fiscal stimulus to mitigate the impact of coronavirus outbreak which, he said, could lower India's growth by an estimated 1 percentage point, and affect jobs

Share trading should be stopped to restrict bloodbath in stock market, says TMC MP Saugata Roy in Lok Sabha
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Share trading should be stopped to restrict bloodbath in stock market, says TMC MP Saugata Roy in Lok Sabha

A TMC member in Lok Sabha on Friday proposed that the government close share trading in the country on account of "bloodbath" on Dalal Street

Asia shares seek calm as Wall Street ekes out gains; bonds rally, oil bounces back, dollar rush causes stress
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Asia shares seek calm as Wall Street ekes out gains; bonds rally, oil bounces back, dollar rush causes stress

The dollar’s surge is a nightmare for the many countries and companies that have borrowed heavily in the dollar, leading to yet more selling of emerging market currencies in a negative feedback loop.

Budget 2020: Bold fiscal measures, strong implementations will provide much-needed fillip to sagging real estate sector
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Budget 2020: Bold fiscal measures, strong implementations will provide much-needed fillip to sagging real estate sector

Recent estimates indicate that some of the pain points of the real estate sector include delayed projects, shortage of funds, high unsold inventory and stalled projects.

India's lower than expected GDP numbers 'biggest drag' on global growth forecast for two years, says IMF's Gita Gopinath
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India's lower than expected GDP numbers 'biggest drag' on global growth forecast for two years, says IMF's Gita Gopinath

India-born IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath said growth in India slowed sharply owing to stress in the non-bank financial sector and weak rural income growth

IMF cuts global growth forecasts as India falters on domestic demand slowdown; says bottom may be near
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IMF cuts global growth forecasts as India falters on domestic demand slowdown; says bottom may be near

The IMF also said it marked down growth forecasts for Chile due to social unrest and for Mexico, due to a continued weakness in investment.

RBI windfall of Rs 1.76 lakh cr surplus to Centre supports deficit, offers a permanent avenue to raise resources
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RBI windfall of Rs 1.76 lakh cr surplus to Centre supports deficit, offers a permanent avenue to raise resources

The government will get a bonanza of around Rs 86,000 crore over and above the budgetary provision of Rs 90,000 crore from the RBI

Govt gets windfall gain of Rs 1.76 lakh cr from Reserve Bank of India; raises expectation of fiscal stimulus
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Govt gets windfall gain of Rs 1.76 lakh cr from Reserve Bank of India; raises expectation of fiscal stimulus

A source familiar with discussions said the government will use the funds to stimulate the economy by cutting taxes

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to hold press conference amid expectations of fiscal stimulus
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to hold press conference amid expectations of fiscal stimulus

Since the Budget, the markets have tanked over 12% as the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled a slew of measures

Global recession, trade war fears grip Asian shares before Fed meeting, Jackson Hole seminar
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Global recession, trade war fears grip Asian shares before Fed meeting, Jackson Hole seminar

Much depends on what the Fed does with US interest rates, making markets hyper-sensitive to the minutes, due later on Wednesday, of its last meeting

Tracking India’s economic slowdown: Why Narendra Modi govt shouldn’t delay fiscal stimulus to revive struggling industries
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Tracking India’s economic slowdown: Why Narendra Modi govt shouldn’t delay fiscal stimulus to revive struggling industries

Industry captains are marching to the North Block making their case for an urgent fiscal stimulus. Big and small companies are announcing job cuts one by one.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has no leeway to offer any big surprises in Budget 2019, says economists
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has no leeway to offer any big surprises in Budget 2019, says economists

Investors and the market should not expect any big surprises from the first Budget by the first woman finance minister today

IMF lowers global growth rate projections for 2019 to 3.5% citing slowdown in several advanced economies
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IMF lowers global growth rate projections for 2019 to 3.5% citing slowdown in several advanced economies

Global growth in 2018 is estimated to be 3.7 percent, as it was last fall, but signs of a slowdown in the second half of 2018 have led to downward revisions for several economies, IMF said.

GDP back series data: Having a new base year is fine, but high growth post-demonetisation is surprising
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GDP back series data: Having a new base year is fine, but high growth post-demonetisation is surprising

There can be no discussion on the new base year concept as it is globally accepted.