Economy well on track but growth not yet broad-based

While Q2’s headline number is heartening, growth seems to be uneven across sub-components.

published on : 2nd December 2023

Growth makes Telangana a trailblazer, says BRS working president KTR

The minister also highlighted that Telangana leads in per capita income in the country, besides being one of the fastest-growing states in terms of GSDP.

published on : 24th November 2023

Avoid cost overruns to achieve strong infra-led growth

Infrastructure-led growth gives a strong foundation to modern transformation, provides jobs and stokes all-round demand.

published on : 22nd November 2023

Joe Biden’s low approval ratings don’t mean he is bound to lose the 2024 US election – here’s why

Biden's average approval ratings reported by Real Clear Politics is currently 41%. By contrast, an average of 56% of respondents in these polls disapproved of his performance.

published on : 20th November 2023

End beneficiaries of the war economy

While wars ultimately hit the economies of the countries at war, the sudden economic activity can push growth in the short term.

published on : 19th November 2023

 Quality and quantity of jobs a concern

Efforts should be made to improve the quality of jobs over quantity as India scales into being a middle-income economy.

published on : 11th November 2023

UN report on devastation to Palestinian economy shows GDP fell 4 per cent after a month of war

If the war continues for a second month, the U.N. projects that the Palestinian GDP, which was $20.4 billion before the war began, will drop by 8.4% — a loss of $1.7 billion.

published on : 10th November 2023

Non-economists,central bankers & war on inflation

Tasked with shepherding the economy through turmoil they have wrestled with words to pave the transition. There is no room for jargon but there is no dearth of jaw-boning about uncertainty.

published on : 5th November 2023

Business confidence buoyant despite economic headwinds

The CII Business Confidence Index has continued its upward trajectory as it rose to a three-quarter high of 67.1 in the second quarter as compared to 66.1 in the previous quarter.

published on : 4th November 2023

Cinthol maker says premium products continue to do well as mass offerings lag

In a trend also seen in case of others FMCG players, Godrej Consumer Products reported strong demand for premium and urban-centric products, while mass offerings continued to suffer from poor demand

published on : 2nd November 2023

Many Americans worried as they see household expenses outpacing earnings this year

Relatively few Americans say they're very or extremely confident that they could pay an unexpected medical expense (26%) or have enough money for retirement (18%), a Poll revealed.

published on : 27th October 2023

Congress accuses mismanagement of economy by Modi govt, says vast majority of Indians suffering 

The Modi government is incurring debts that will weigh India down in the future, and to show a smaller deficit, is violating all principles of federalism by reducing tax transfers to states," he said.

published on : 25th October 2023

Humanity and the GDP of war economy

Wars cost lives. Wars also cost money. The vocabulary of modern warfare is punctuated with mentions of fighter jets and missiles.

published on : 22nd October 2023

Gaza conflict poses grave risks for weak global economy; even Nostradamus would be stumped

Alongside human suffering, depressing developments in the Middle East pose risks for an already weak global economy.

published on : 21st October 2023

Economy looks positive, to grow at 6.5 per cent in FY24 amid global slowdown: RBI

Though near-term inflation may soften due to corrections in vegetable prices such as tomatoes, and the reduction in LPG prices, the trajectory, going forward, will depend on various factors.  

published on : 20th October 2023

CCP warns cadres against 'inappropriate interference' in private businesses to bolster economy

China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBC) on Wednesday cautioned that China's external environment was becoming more complex and grave and warned that domestic demand remained insufficient.

published on : 19th October 2023

Reverse export slump before global gloom makes it harder

A slowdown in imports is usually not a happy augury for an economy like India’s, whose manufacturing sector is import-intensive.

published on : 18th October 2023

Inflation cools to 5%, IIP at 14-month high

However, compared with September 2022, food inflation is still higher at 6.3% with big spikes in pulse and spices prices.

published on : 13th October 2023

Israel-Hamas war a 'new cloud' over world economy: IMF

IMF's Managing Director noted that the World Economic Outlook, which was released earlier this week but drafted before the conflict broke out, already showed weak global growth.

published on : 12th October 2023

Sri Lanka confirms major debt deal with China covering USD 4.2 billion of outstanding debt

China holds about 52 per cent of Sri Lanka's USD 46 billion external credit.

published on : 12th October 2023
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