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Is India being unfairly targeted internationally on non-transparency of its official statistics?
Business

Is India being unfairly targeted internationally on non-transparency of its official statistics?

The world is doubting its official statistics, a charge the country has never faced in the past even when there were questions about the quality of data collected and the sample size used.

Reserve Bank of India to cut rates for second consecutive time ahead of elections, say economists in poll
Business

Reserve Bank of India to cut rates for second consecutive time ahead of elections, say economists in poll

After Shaktikanta Das was appointed as the new RBI governor, lending rates were lowered and the policy stance shifted at his first meeting in February

Political bickering over unemployment ignores real crisis; lack of jobs and counter-measures should be focus, not barbs
Business

Political bickering over unemployment ignores real crisis; lack of jobs and counter-measures should be focus, not barbs

Why is the Centre hesitant to release the NSSO report officially when it has maintained that there is job growth in the country, and schemes such as 'Skill India' and 'Make in India' were working to this end?

India's unemployment rate hits 45-year high in 2017-18, joblessness rate touches 6.1: NSSO data
Business

India's unemployment rate hits 45-year high in 2017-18, joblessness rate touches 6.1: NSSO data

The assessment by the NSSO conducted between July 2017-June 2018, showed the unemployment rate stood at 6.1 percent, the highest since 1972-73, the report said.

India suffers from a crisis of credible data, not jobs, and that makes for poor policymaking and meaningless debates
Business

India suffers from a crisis of credible data, not jobs, and that makes for poor policymaking and meaningless debates

Disinformation over lack of jobs is so pervasive and rampant that many assumptions have become axiomatic truths.

Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya makes presentation to PMO for reliable jobs data
Business

Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya makes presentation to PMO for reliable jobs data

Yesterday, Panagariya had said the task force on employment data was likely to recommend a complete revamp of the country's data collection system

A million Indians reach employable age each month: More jobs, better jobs' data needed
Business

A million Indians reach employable age each month: More jobs, better jobs' data needed

The story also says that more than one crore people are added annually to India's workforce, which stands at close to 50 crore. More than 93% of these workers are employed in the unorganised sector

Nifty breaches 8,000-mark, Sensex tops 26k as strong Asia cues spark 386 pts rally
Business

Nifty breaches 8,000-mark, Sensex tops 26k as strong Asia cues spark 386 pts rally

Market breadth was extremely positive with 1,441 stocks advancing against 374 declines on BSE

Sensex extends fall, sinks nearly 650 pts tracking weak Europe
Business

Sensex extends fall, sinks nearly 650 pts tracking weak Europe

Market breadth continued to stay weak with 2,159 stocks declining against 400 advances on BSE

Sensex tanks over 550 pts in early trade on worries FII outflow may get intense
Business

Sensex tanks over 550 pts in early trade on worries FII outflow may get intense

Market breadth bore an extremely bleak picture as 1,536 stocks declined and just 253 scrips advances on BSE

US factory, jobs data show underlying strength in economy
World

US factory, jobs data show underlying strength in economy

US factory activity held near a 2-1/2-year high in December and the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell again last week, suggesting the economy was poised for stronger growth in 2014.

US housing, jobs data weaken, but overall economic picture still upbeat
Economy

US housing, jobs data weaken, but overall economic picture still upbeat

The reports on Thursday came a day after the Federal Reserve gave the economy a vote of confidence by announcing that it would reduce its monthly $85 billion bond buying program by $10 billion starting in January.

US unemployment rate hits 5-year low, down to 7% in Nov
Economy

US unemployment rate hits 5-year low, down to 7% in Nov

Painting a brighter picture of the American economy, which is on a revival mode, the unemployment rate in the US has hit a five-year low, latest official figures revealed today.

Upbeat US data points to growth momentum
Economy

Upbeat US data points to growth momentum

US private-sector hiring rose in November at the fastest clip in a year, opening the door wider for the Federal Reserve to start trimming its bond purchases within the next few months.

US unemployment down by 10k, US stocks surge
Economy

US unemployment down by 10k, US stocks surge

In a sign that workers are in less danger of being laid off, the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 316,000, the Labor Department said.

Fed hints of policy turn: Easy money could end in Dec; taper on table
World

Fed hints of policy turn: Easy money could end in Dec; taper on table

Recent US economic data is looking better and a solid jobs report for November would increase the likelihood that the Federal Reserve would start to scale back bond buying at its meeting next month, a senior Fed official said on Wednesday.

Fed officials to decide on scaling back bond purchases at next few meetings
Economy

Fed officials to decide on scaling back bond purchases at next few meetings

Minutes of the Fed's October 29-30 policy meeting, released on Wednesday, also showed officials discussed how to distinguish between asset buying and forward interest rates guidance, including how to enhance rate guidance once they start to taper bond purchases.

Unemployment still high in US
World

Unemployment still high in US

The jobless rate inched down marginally in August from 7.4 percent to 7.3 percent, Xinhua cited figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics as saying.The US economy added a paltry 169,000 jobs.

Record high: S&P 500 tops 1,600 as payrolls boost Wall St
Investing

Record high: S&P 500 tops 1,600 as payrolls boost Wall St

Payrolls rose by 138,000 jobs in March, 50,000 more than previously reported, and job growth for February was revised up by 64,000 to 332,000, the largest gain since May 2010.

US hiring highest in four years; Layoffs fall
Economy

US hiring highest in four years; Layoffs fall

The Labour Department said job openings rose to a seasonally adjusted 3.8 million in June, up from 3.7 million in May. That's the most since July 2008.