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India among large emerging market sovereigns to have highest debt burden by 2021, says Moody's
Business

India among large emerging market sovereigns to have highest debt burden by 2021, says Moody's

Despite steps toward the resolution of high non-performing loans, the banking system continues to suffer from weak asset quality, and low loan-loss coverage and capital adequacy, it added

Children born, living in high-altitude areas may have slower growth compared to those in lower altitudes, reveals study
Health

Children born, living in high-altitude areas may have slower growth compared to those in lower altitudes, reveals study

Specific interventions must be devised for children born and growing up in hilly or mountainous regions, noted a study which observed over 9 lakh children from 59 countries between 1992 and 2018

Economy Under Lockdown | Aerospace and Defence | Insider Take By Rohit Beri, Director, Aerospace & Defence Practice, Frost & Sullivan
India

Economy Under Lockdown | Aerospace and Defence | Insider Take By Rohit Beri, Director, Aerospace & Defence Practice, Frost & Sullivan

Rohit Beri, Director, Aerospace & Defence Practice, Frost & Sullivan, takes us through the focus points of the economic impact in the defence sector.

'Greatest emergency since Independence': Raghuram Rajan urges govt to seek experts' help in dealing with COVID-19's economic impact
Business

'Greatest emergency since Independence': Raghuram Rajan urges govt to seek experts' help in dealing with COVID-19's economic impact

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has suggested to the government to call people with proven expertise and capabilities, including from Opposition, to deal with perhaps the greatest emergency being faced by the country since Independence following the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan urges govt to invite experts to deal with economic impact of pandemic
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan urges govt to invite experts to deal with economic impact of pandemic

Rajan, a professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, suggested that India should now plan for what happens after the lockdown, if the virus is not defeated.

Lending from CRR buffer to get 5-year exemption; special window to enable improved credit flow to needy sectors: RBI
Business

Lending from CRR buffer to get 5-year exemption; special window to enable improved credit flow to needy sectors: RBI

The window opens on 14 February for six months ending 31 July 2020, but the net demand and time liabilities (NDTL) will be calculated as of 31 January 2020, the RBI circular said.

Rupee settles 6 paise higher at 71.19 against as RBI maintains accommodative stance; low oil price support local currency
Business

Rupee settles 6 paise higher at 71.19 against as RBI maintains accommodative stance; low oil price support local currency

At the interbank foreign exchange market, rupee opened on a positive note at 71.22. During the day, it saw a high of 71.11 and a low of 71.30.

Assocham for cut in GST rates by 25% across the board for next six months to boost investment, consumer demand
Business

Assocham for cut in GST rates by 25% across the board for next six months to boost investment, consumer demand

Industry chamber Assocham on Wednesday urged the government to reduce GST rate by 25 percent across the board for the next six months with a view to boost investment and demand

World Bank trims 2020 global growth forecast to 2.5% amid slow recovery for trade, investment
Business

World Bank trims 2020 global growth forecast to 2.5% amid slow recovery for trade, investment

The World Bank on Wednesday trimmed its global growth forecasts slightly for 2019 and 2020 due to a slower-than-expected recovery in trade and investment despite cooler trade tensions between the United States and China

Obestity in children maybe linked to slight differences in brain's executive function
science

Obestity in children maybe linked to slight differences in brain's executive function

Research found a part in the brain that controls functions like the ability to plan, control impulses, lacking.

COP25: Today's children could see a zero emissions future in 31 years if nations meet Paris Agreement goals
science

COP25: Today's children could see a zero emissions future in 31 years if nations meet Paris Agreement goals

A child born today, throughout its life, will breathe toxic air, face the risk of extreme weather events unless we get our act together

IMF revises downward India's growth projection to 6.1% in 2019, says economy to pick up next year
Business

IMF revises downward India's growth projection to 6.1% in 2019, says economy to pick up next year

The IMF on Tuesday slashed India's GDP growth projection for the year 2019 to 6.1 percent, which is 1.2 percent down from its April projections

Fostering change through impact-driven innovations benefits India's economy immensely
science

Fostering change through impact-driven innovations benefits India's economy immensely

The benefits of economic growth need to percolate down to the grassroots level to reduce inequities in all levels.

RBI monetary policy: Central bank's decision to cut rate by 35 bps a bold step; move will accelerate slowing economy: Experts
Business

RBI monetary policy: Central bank's decision to cut rate by 35 bps a bold step; move will accelerate slowing economy: Experts

The RBI maintained its “accommodative” stance but said further rate reductions would depend on the level of inflation.

RBI Monetary Policy August 2019: Governor Shaktikanta Das says will ensure there is sufficient liquidity available for economy
Business

RBI Monetary Policy August 2019: Governor Shaktikanta Das says will ensure there is sufficient liquidity available for economy

RBI Monetary Policy August 2019; LIVE updates: There is no cartelisation by banks in holding onto higher lending rates, says Shaktikanta Das

Impact of Axis Bank's June quarter results on stocks; PI Industries' chemistry with markets; read this and more on Moneycontrol Pro
Business

Impact of Axis Bank's June quarter results on stocks; PI Industries' chemistry with markets; read this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

Moneycontrol Pro offers curated markets data, independent equity analysis, insights into investment styles and exclusive trading recommendations

Union Budget 2019: Going for growth, government set to borrow more, reveals economists' poll
Business

Union Budget 2019: Going for growth, government set to borrow more, reveals economists' poll

India’s government will turn on the fiscal taps in the federal budget on Friday and revise its borrowing target slightly higher for this year and next, prompted by a slowing economy and weak jobs growth, a Reuters poll of economists showed

Job creation: Arvind Panagariya says India needs to grow at 8-10% annually, export-led growth critical to generate employment
Business

Job creation: Arvind Panagariya says India needs to grow at 8-10% annually, export-led growth critical to generate employment

India needs to grow at 8-10 percent annually if good jobs have to be provided to those joining the workforce, eminent economist Arvind Panagariya has said, emphasising that the country must return to an export-led economy to generate employment with higher salaries

RBI cuts interest rates by 25 bps to 5.75% third time this year to boost growth; changes stance to accommodative
Business

RBI cuts interest rates by 25 bps to 5.75% third time this year to boost growth; changes stance to accommodative

Slashing benchmark lending rates for the third time this year, the Reserve Bank of India cut its repo rate by 0.25 percent Thursday and said its future monetary policy stance will be more accommodative