Tag: Economic growth

Growth rates in low-income countries below mark to reduce poverty: World Bank

Washington: Growth rates in low-income countries are expected to rise to 6 percent in 2020 from 5.4 percent this year,…

Unemployment rate hits 45-year high

New Delhi: It is now official that the country has indeed been witnessing jobless growth. Months after rejecting the claim…

New government formation, GDP data to dictate equity trends

MUMBAI: The formation of the new government at the Centre along with GDP data and derivatives expiry will dictate the…

Stock markets closed on account of Mahavir Jayanti

Mumbai: Stock markets were closed on Wednesday due to Mahavir Jayanti, one of the most important festivals for Jain community…

Marginalisation of Muslims and Dalits is undermining India’s economic growth: UN Human Rights Chief

United Nations: While admitting that poverty has fallen in India, UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michele Bachelet cautioned that divisive…

IMF chief warns of high Arab public debt

DUBAI: Public debt has rapidly increased in many Arab countries since the 2008 global financial crisis, due to persistently high…

Modi govt has not, will not achieve double-digit growth: Chidambaram

Jaipur: Lashing out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre, former Finance Minister…

China’s economic growth slumps to lowest since 2009

Beijing: China's economic growth slumped to its lowest since 2009 as it grew by 6.5 per cent in the third…

Economic growth higher during NDA: NITI Aayog VC

New Delhi: Dismissing reports about higher economic growth during the UPA Government's regime, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Saturday…

Assam cash-for-jobs scam: Congress slams BJP

New Delhi: Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the daughter of one…

IIP Data: India Inc Says Stronger Economic Growth on Cards

New Delhi: Cheering robust IIP numbers for November, India Inc on Friday said the factory output data reflects higher growth…

Cong asks PM to stop boasting about India’s economic growth

New Delhi [India]: The Congress party on Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to…

Economic growth may touch 7 pc in 2018: Report

New Delhi: India's economic growth may touch 7 per cent next year as the government's policies tilt towards the country's…

Key Indian equity market indices open higher

Mumbai: The key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher after the US Federal Reserve hiked interest rate following…

Need broad-based economic growth, more job opportunities: Rajan

New Delhi: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Monday made a strong case for broad-basing economic growth and generating more…