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Oct 05, 2018
Gita Gopinath to step down as Kerala chief minister's economic adviser; 44-year-old will soon join IMF as chief economistEminent academic Gita Gopinath will step down as the economic advisor of the Kerala chief minister Pinaray Vijayan after being appointed as the Director of the International Monetary Fund's Research Department on Monday.
Oct 02, 2018
IMF appoints Gita Gopinath its first woman chief economist: All you need to know about advisor to Kerala governmentGita Gopinath is the second Indian and first woman appointed to head the IMF's Research Department, which publishes the fund's flagship publication, the World Economic Outlook.
Sep 26, 2018
India's rich list up 34%: Led by Mukesh Ambani, richest 831 collectively own a quarter of country's GDPLed by Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani with a networth of Rs 3.71 trillion, there were 831 Indians having a net worth of Rs 1,000 crore or more in 2018, which is 214 individuals more than the 2017 list,
Sep 20, 2018
China plans to reduce average tariff rate on imports from most of its trading partners by OctoberThe promise to further lower import tariffs came as China and the United States remained locked in a bitter trade dispute
Sep 19, 2018
China denies Donald Trump's allegation of its meddling in US elections, demands Washington to show 'mutual respect'Accusations of election meddling are especially sensitive in the US, given the political maelstrom over Russia's alleged intervention to support Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential vote
Sep 10, 2018
Daniel Zhang, low-key CEO, will succeed Jack Ma at Alibaba: All you need to know about the 'free and unfettered' executiveLittle is known outside the company about Zhang, a soft-spoken accountant who goes under the epithet “Xiaoyaozi” at work - literally meaning the “free and unfettered one.”
Mar 17, 2018
News18 Rising India Summit: India's foray into world market is services and not manufacturing-centred, says Paul KrugmanIn the session right after Krugman’s, Ruchir Sharma, head of the Emerging Markets Equity at Morgan Stanley Investment, said that low-end manufacturing, which may seem unglamorous on the surface, is what will spur growth.
Mar 15, 2018
The Narendra Modi economy: Mostly sunny, a few clouds with IMF, World Bank painting a rosy pictureThere are a few negative indicators such as the decline of the Nikkei India Services Business Activity Index to a seven-month low of 47.8 in February.
Feb 22, 2018
South Korean chat app called Blind is stirring the country's #MeToo movementKoreans are wary of being whistleblowers about harassment at family-run conglomerates or chaebol that dominate South Korean business.
Feb 18, 2018
PNB fraud: MEA's failure to red flag Nirav Modi's presence at Davos embarrassing; PM has reason to be vexedEither somebody in the corridors of power thought it fit to invite Nirav Modi to the Davos summit and be photographed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, or, somebody failed to alert the Indian contingent that he is on the ‘uh oh’ list