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India is in the midst of a gradual recovery and expected to clock a growth of 7.6 per cent during the fiscal, but to meet its true potential, reforms, especially in land and labour will need to b
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to cut its key repo rate to a four-year low on Tuesday (29 September) to help support the domestic economy at a time when consumer inflation is at a re
India Doesn't Need Extra Stimulus, Will Grow Over 8%: Arvind Subramanian
 India does not need further fiscal stimulus to revive the economy, despite record low inflation and growth seen at the lower end of an 8.1-8.5 percent target this financial year, chief economic
Government on Thursday (17 September) favoured an increase in pension fund EPFO’s equity market investment to 15 per cent, from 5 per cent currently, saying it will help contain volatility in the
Amid the global economy witnessing mixed trends, Paris-based think tank OECD today said India is expected to see “firming growth” while the outlook for China continues to deteriorate.
The US economy grew faster than initially thought in the second quarter on solid domestic demand, showing fairly strong momentum that could still allow the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates
Seeing an opportunity in the recent turmoil in global equity and currency markets, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday (27 August) said India, with 8-9 per cent growth rate, can replace Chi
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said it will be "a long time" before India can replace China as a growth engine for the global economy, even if it grows at a faster rate.  
At the pace at which India's GDP is growing, the country can double the same over the next three-to-three-and-a-half years propelled by the efforts being made by the Narendra Modi government, Rai
Rain Gods May Be Kinder This Year; Growth Trajectory Up: Jaitley
The government is working on a new agriculture insurance scheme to ensure farmers are not left at the mercy of rains, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday, even as he hoped "rain gods will
Industrial production in May slowed to 2.7 per cent from 5.6 per cent a year ago, dragged down by manufacturing, strengthening the case for an RBI rate cut.  
Indian firms battling towering debts are calling for more interest rate cuts as they worry the central bank is tying monetary policy too much to consumer inflation and ignoring the longest streak
Corporate India May Register Only 3% Growth In Q1: Crisil
India Inc may register a disappointing 3 per cent growth in the just ended April-June quarter, market research agency Crisil says.
India's growth rate is expected to accelerate to 8 per cent in the current financial year and the economy will surpass USD 3 trillion mark in less than five years, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind
Asian Development Bank proposes to increase lending to India by almost 50 per cent to $ 12 billion by 2018, ADB president Takehiko Nakao said on Tuesday (16 June).  
India's trade deficit narrowed to a three-month low in May, helped by lower gold imports, bolstering the outlook for its current account balance.  
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday (04 June) dismissed fears of the first drought in six years, just days after the weather office downgraded the forecast for monsoon rains this summer.
Declining for the second month in a row, the output of eight core industries contracted by 0.4 per
India’s manufacturing sector witnessed a modest growth in May, but going ahead “weak demand conditions” may persist that could have a negative impact on the industrial output numbers, says an SB
India's exports slumped for the fifth straight month in April from a year earlier, dragged down by fall in global demand that has cast a shadow over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal of achievi
Indian economy is likely to clock 8.1% growth in the current financial year, spurred by strong consumer spending amid low inflation, infrastructure projects and government's reform measures, says
Rating agency Moody’s on Thursday (23 April) said emerging economies in Asia Pacific region, including India, have a high degree of immunity to external shocks, but will face challenges when the
Calling for a whole set of structural reforms, the International Monetary Fund has said there is no reason why India could not resume an eight or nine per cent or even higher growth rate in the c
Activity in India's services industry expanded at its fastest pace in eight months in February as improving domestic demand drove a surge in new orders, a business survey showed on Wednesday.
Pitching for 'Big Bang' reforms, the pre-budget Economic Survey has called for improving business environment by making regulation and taxes less onerous to help push growth to 8.1-8.5 per cent n
India on Monday (9 January) forecast that annual economic growth would accelerate to 7.4 per cent in the year ending in March after its statisticians changed the way they measure Asia's third-lar
India revised up its economic growth to 6.9 per cent from 4.7 percent in the fiscal year to March 2014 on Friday after the government changed the formula to measure the economy, a move that will
India should increase public spending to boost economic growth in the medium term as there have been no signs of private investment picking up, chief government economic adviser Arvind Subraman
India's economy is expected to grow at around 5.5 per cent in the fiscal year to March 2015, the Finance Ministry said in a report tabled in parliament on Friday.  


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