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Concerns linger after US signs initial trade deal with China; analysts question Beijing’s ability to divert imports from other partners to Washington
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Concerns linger after US signs initial trade deal with China; analysts question Beijing’s ability to divert imports from other partners to Washington

China will boost purchases of US goods and services by $200 billion over two years in exchange for the rolling back of some tariffs under an initial trade deal signed by the world’s two largest economies, defusing an 18-month row that has hit global growth

Bilawal Bhutto seeks MQM's support to topple Imran Khan government, offers party equal number of ministries in Sindh cabinet
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Bilawal Bhutto seeks MQM's support to topple Imran Khan government, offers party equal number of ministries in Sindh cabinet

'Topple it, topple it, topple Imran's government,' the 31-year-old scion of the Bhutto political dynasty said at a function in Karachi.

Citizenship mayhem is perfect smokescreen for government to hide real economic issues, but the clock is ticking
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Citizenship mayhem is perfect smokescreen for government to hide real economic issues, but the clock is ticking

Gita Gopinath’s comment should serve as a big warning to the Narendra Modi government to get its focus back on economy.

China, US agree on plan to remove tariffs imposed on two-way goods in stages amid year-long trade war
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China, US agree on plan to remove tariffs imposed on two-way goods in stages amid year-long trade war

China and the United States have agreed a plan to remove tariffs imposed on two-way goods in stages, the commerce ministry said Thursday, as negotiators try to hammer out a trade deal.

Donald Trump vowed to shrink trade gap, but it's growing as exports slip by $7 bn, imports jump by $17.8 bn
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Donald Trump vowed to shrink trade gap, but it's growing as exports slip by $7 bn, imports jump by $17.8 bn

Donald Trump has long pointed to the trade deficit — when the value of what the country imports exceeds its exports — as proof that unfair practices by China and other countries have been hurting the US.

IMF sees Indian economic growth rebounding to 7% next fiscal on monetary policy stimulus, corporate tax cuts
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IMF sees Indian economic growth rebounding to 7% next fiscal on monetary policy stimulus, corporate tax cuts

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) sees Indian economic growth rebounding to around 7 percent in the next financial year, supported by measures like monetary policy stimulus and corporate income tax cuts

India to boost infra spend from $1.1 trillion in last decade to $1.4 trillion in next 5 years to reach $5 trillion economy, says Nirmala Sitharaman at IMF
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India to boost infra spend from $1.1 trillion in last decade to $1.4 trillion in next 5 years to reach $5 trillion economy, says Nirmala Sitharaman at IMF

India, Nirmala Sitharaman said, has taken various steps to enhance infrastructure investment by launching innovative financial vehicles

FATF set to keep Pakistan on 'Grey List' till 2020; terror financing watchdog to make formal announcement today
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FATF set to keep Pakistan on 'Grey List' till 2020; terror financing watchdog to make formal announcement today

There seems to be no relief for Pakistan from the FATF that is all set to keep the country on its grey list till February 2020, with a formal announcement in this regard expected later today.

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear PIL seeking interim protection for customers in PMC Bank scam today; ED summons Praful Patel for probe in money laundering case; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: SC to hear PIL seeking interim protection for customers in PMC Bank scam today; ED summons Praful Patel for probe in money laundering case; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: PMC bank scam: SC to hear PIL seeking interim protection for customers today; Pakistan to remain on FATF 'Grey List' till February 2020; formal announcement to be made today; and more

British royals' visit to Pakistan just latest gambit by London to boost curious, cozy relationship with Islamabad, end its isolation
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British royals' visit to Pakistan just latest gambit by London to boost curious, cozy relationship with Islamabad, end its isolation

What is interesting that recently, the UK has been working hard to end the isolation of Pakistan.

India cannot sacrifice economic strength to comply with US sanctions, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
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India cannot sacrifice economic strength to comply with US sanctions, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

India wants to comply with global sanctions, including US sanctions on Venezuela and Russia, but also needs to maintain its own economic strength and strategic interests, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said

IMF says global economy is in a synchronised slowdown; cuts growth forecast to 3% in 2019
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IMF says global economy is in a synchronised slowdown; cuts growth forecast to 3% in 2019

The global economy is in a "synchronised slowdown" amidst growing trade barriers and heightened geopolitical tensions, the IMF warned on Tuesday as it downgraded the 2019 growth rate to three percent, the slowest pace since the global financial crisis

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

Pakistan faces joining FATF's 'Dark Grey' list: Local media scrambles to celebrate possible exclusion from blacklist
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Pakistan faces joining FATF's 'Dark Grey' list: Local media scrambles to celebrate possible exclusion from blacklist

Pakistan is on the verge of 'strong action' by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as the country is likely to be put in the 'Dark Grey' list, the last warning to improve

Ravi Shankar Prasad's remarks on movie collections spark row: Economist slams 'simplistic explanations' used to deny slowdown
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Ravi Shankar Prasad's remarks on movie collections spark row: Economist slams 'simplistic explanations' used to deny slowdown

Reacting to Prasad's assertions, economist Vivek Kaul argued, 'Using just absolutes without any comparison will always make absolutes look huge.'

Ravi Shankar Prasad retracts statement on success of movies indicating 'no economic slowdown', says 'factually incorrect'
India

Ravi Shankar Prasad retracts statement on success of movies indicating 'no economic slowdown', says 'factually incorrect'

Day after Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that three Bollywood movies generating business of Rs 120 crore on the 2 October holiday suggested a 'sound economy', he retracted the statement saying it was 'factually incorrect'

World Bank cuts India growth projection to 6%; says softening private consumption, weak investment policy challenges for govt
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World Bank cuts India growth projection to 6%; says softening private consumption, weak investment policy challenges for govt

The World Bank report, which has been released ahead of the annual meeting of the World Bank with the International Monetary Fund, noted India's economic growth decelerated for the second consecutive year

Ravi Shankar Prasad dismisses IMF remarks on economic slowdown, says three movies earning Rs 120 cr in day points to 'sound' economy
India

Ravi Shankar Prasad dismisses IMF remarks on economic slowdown, says three movies earning Rs 120 cr in day points to 'sound' economy

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad termed wrong the National Sample Survey Organisation's report which claimed that unemployment was at a 45-year high

Nirmala Sitharaman defends Rajnath Singh's Shastra Puja of Rafale jet in Paris, says it is part of Indian culture
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Nirmala Sitharaman defends Rajnath Singh's Shastra Puja of Rafale jet in Paris, says it is part of Indian culture

Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday defended her cabinet colleague Rajnath Singh performing 'puja' of a Rafale jet.

Govt appoints economist Surjit S Bhalla as Executive Director for India at IMF for three years
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Govt appoints economist Surjit S Bhalla as Executive Director for India at IMF for three years

The government on Tuesday appointed economist Surjit S Bhalla as the Executive Director for India at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), an official order said