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If poor countries don't get access to COVID-19 vaccines, rich countries will also pay: Study
World

If poor countries don't get access to COVID-19 vaccines, rich countries will also pay: Study

Global supply chains that are vital to industry will continue to be disrupted so long as the virus remains a force.

Sensex jumps over 300 points to breach 50,000-mark for first time; NSE Nifty tops 14,700
Business

Sensex jumps over 300 points to breach 50,000-mark for first time; NSE Nifty tops 14,700

Bajaj Finserv was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 4 percent, followed by Bajaj Finance, Reliance Industries, IndusInd Bank and Axis Bank

Businesses plead for post-Brexit deal as trade talks remain stuck; EU, UK warn citizens to brace for upheaval
World

Businesses plead for post-Brexit deal as trade talks remain stuck; EU, UK warn citizens to brace for upheaval

A no-deal split would bring overnight tariffs and other barriers that would hurt both sides, although most economists think the smaller British economy would take a greater hit because the UK does almost half of its trade with the EU

In new memoir, Barack Obama describes modern-day India as success story 'despite bitter feuds within political parties'
India

In new memoir, Barack Obama describes modern-day India as success story 'despite bitter feuds within political parties'

The former US president writes that the transition to a more market-based economy in the 1990s unleashed the extraordinary entrepreneurial talents of Indians

US Election 2020: In Pennsylvania, Joe Biden slams 'weak, chaotic' Donald Trump on trade with China
World

US Election 2020: In Pennsylvania, Joe Biden slams 'weak, chaotic' Donald Trump on trade with China

Speaking at a campaign event, Biden said he will bring together Republicans and Democrats to deliver economic relief to working families, schools, and businesses

India's 23.9% GDP contraction 'should alarm us all', writes ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan
Business

India's 23.9% GDP contraction 'should alarm us all', writes ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan

Given the length of the pandemic, more direct cash transfers to the poorest households, especially in urban areas that do not have access to MNREGA, is warranted.

SEBI comes out with operational framework for transactions in defaulted debt securities, to be implemented from 1 July onwards
Business

SEBI comes out with operational framework for transactions in defaulted debt securities, to be implemented from 1 July onwards

Markets regulator SEBI allowed transactions in defaulted debt securities and put in place operational framework for such transactions

China and America are heading toward divorce: Beijing's overreach, Washington's underperformance to blame
World

China and America are heading toward divorce: Beijing's overreach, Washington's underperformance to blame

While China may think it has nothing to fear and much to gain from a Donald Trump victory over Joe Biden, the real US-China story should be cause for alarm in Beijing

Global trade fell 3% in first quarter of 2020 due to COVID-19, downturn to accelerate in next quarter: UN
Business

Global trade fell 3% in first quarter of 2020 due to COVID-19, downturn to accelerate in next quarter: UN

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a three percent drop in global trade in the first quarter of 2020 and this downturn is expected to accelerate in the next quarter to project a whopping quarter-on-quarter decline of 27 percent, the UN trade body has warned

Coronavirus Lockdown: ICRA expects GDP to contract by 20% in June quarter; 2% fall in current fiscal
Business

Coronavirus Lockdown: ICRA expects GDP to contract by 20% in June quarter; 2% fall in current fiscal

After the government announced graded relaxations in the lockdown, domestic rating agency ICRA on Monday estimated that the country's GDP might contract by as much as 20 percent in the June quarter and is expected to overcome some lost ground in the remainder of the year but still close 2020-21 down by up to 2 percent

COVID-19 crisis puts China's monopoly of global supply chains in focus, but presumptions of India benefitting are misguided, here's why
India

COVID-19 crisis puts China's monopoly of global supply chains in focus, but presumptions of India benefitting are misguided, here's why

COVID-19 has thrown light on a global blind spot. The world has suddenly woken up to the reality that a hegemonic China has become the irreplaceable fulcrum of a globalised economy and is using that leverage to develop untrammeled power.

Coronavirus: Govt asks major ports to defer rentals, waive charges, penalty in view of export-import cargo drop
Business

Coronavirus: Govt asks major ports to defer rentals, waive charges, penalty in view of export-import cargo drop

Noting a drop in export-import (EXIM) cargo due to supply chain disruptions on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has asked India's all 12 major ports to defer the lease rentals and licence fees-related charges for April, May and June

Tussle over hydroxychloroquine puts India's neighbourhood first policy at odds with efforts to appease Trump
India

Tussle over hydroxychloroquine puts India's neighbourhood first policy at odds with efforts to appease Trump

On Tuesday, India lifted an export ban on 24 active pharmaceutical ingredients, believed to be critical in the battle against coronavirus

WTO sees sharp fall in trade, calls for global solutions to tackle coronavirus crisis
Business

WTO sees sharp fall in trade, calls for global solutions to tackle coronavirus crisis

The world trade is expected to witness a sharp fall due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis, and global solutions will be required to deal with the pandemic, according to the WTO

Fitch cuts India growth forecast to 5.1% for FY'21; coronavirus outbreak to hit investment, exports
Business

Fitch cuts India growth forecast to 5.1% for FY'21; coronavirus outbreak to hit investment, exports

In its Global Economic Outlook 2020, Fitch said the number of people affected by coronavirus will keep rising in the coming weeks but that the outbreak will remain contained. However, there are downside risks to this scenario.

With Brexit underway, Britain and European Union enter trade negotiations on an acrimonious note
World

With Brexit underway, Britain and European Union enter trade negotiations on an acrimonious note

Negotiations for a sweeping new trade agreement between Britain and the European Union are beginning in an atmosphere of deepening acrimony, with each side accusing the other of bad faith, posturing and moving the goal posts

Davos 2020: WTO will survive but it will look different, says Roberto Azevedo amid growing call for protectionism over free trade
World

Davos 2020: WTO will survive but it will look different, says Roberto Azevedo amid growing call for protectionism over free trade

Amid a growing clamour among the political class for protectionism over free trade, WTO chief Roberto Azevedo on Tuesday said at the WEF Davos summit that the global trade body would definitely survive this wave but it might look different

S Jaishankar says India has not closed doors on China-backed RCEP, will evaluate deal on its trade, economic merit
India

S Jaishankar says India has not closed doors on China-backed RCEP, will evaluate deal on its trade, economic merit

India has not closed its doors on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and will carry out a cost-benefit analysis to evaluate its merit, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday

Exports contract marginally to $26 bn in November; trade deficit narrows to $12 bn
Business

Exports contract marginally to $26 bn in November; trade deficit narrows to $12 bn

India's exports contracted marginally by 0.34 percent in November to $25.98 billion, while imports slowed to $38.11 billion, bringing down the trade deficit to $12.12 billion

NATO Summit 2019: European allies on collision course with Donald Trump as non-dollar deal with Iran gets more takers
World

NATO Summit 2019: European allies on collision course with Donald Trump as non-dollar deal with Iran gets more takers

A day ahead of this year's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Summit in London, six European countries — four of whom are NATO allies and two are NATO partners — announced their decision to become shareholders in the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) mechanism