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India One Of The Most Attractive FDI Destinations: Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen

Sep 20, 2021 PTI

FDI is critical for India to become a USD 5 trillion economy; Deloitte would hire 65,000 more people in the next 3 years, Punit Renjen said.

EXPLAINER: Why World Bank is under fire over set of rankings

Sep 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Many companies and investors around the world use the World Bank’s “Doing Business” report to help decide where to invest money, open manufacturing plants or sell products.


UK Logs Biggest Leap In Annual Inflation On Record

Consumer price inflation accelerated to 3.2 per cent in the 12 months through August from 2per cent the previous month, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday

Indian UPI and Singaporean Equivalent PayNow To Be Linked

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Business Team

Linkage of these fast payment systems will enable users to make instant, low-cost fund transfers on a reciprocal, cross-border basis.


Finance Minister Calls Vaccination The Only Medicine To Boost Economy

On Sunday, the health ministry in Tamil Nadu eyeing to inoculate 20 lakh people is holding a 'Mega Vaccination Camp' through 40,000 camps being conducted across the State.

06 September, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Financial Emergency: A Bigger Challenge Than LTTE?

Seema Guha

The rise in food prices and shortage of essential items has led to huge queues around the island.


27 July, 2021

As Economies Reopen, IMF Forecasts 6% Global Growth This Year

Associated Press (AP)

The United States is expected to register 7% growth this year, a sharp reversal from last year's 3.5% drop and an upgrade from the 6.4% growth the IMF had forecast for 2021 back in April.


22 July, 2021

Sensex Jumps Over 400 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Tops 15,750

PTI

The 30-share BSE index was trading 444.17 points or 0.85 per cent higher at 52,642.68 in initial deals, while the broader NSE Nifty surged 129.15 points or 0.83 per cent to 15,761.25.


19 July, 2021

US Hopes New Mask Mandate Will Reverse Virus Spike In LA

Associated Press (AP)

California has seen a steady rise in virus cases since the state fully reopened its economy on June 15 and did away with capacity limits and social distancing


14 July, 2021

Economic Crisis: Sri Lanka Cuts Back On Imports Amid Mounting Debt

Associated Press (AP)

Shortages are pushing prices higher for many consumer goods, from bread to construction materials to gasoline, triggering protests among Sri Lankans fed up with the prolonged crisis.


09 July, 2021

Economy Recovering Due To Targeted Fiscal Relief, Rapid Vaccination: Finance Ministry

PTI

About global economic growth, it said this has continued its upward trajectory in June 2021.


08 July, 2021

Not On Same Page with Centre On Economic Views: Bengal Industry Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

NDA government at the Centre is pushing for supply stimulation, while the state is in favour of demand creation, which will lead to the welfare of people, said Partha Chatterjee


07 July, 2021

Sensex Rises Over 100 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Near 15,850

PTI

Index heavyweights HDFC twins, Asian Paints at TCS tracked gains, while Titan, M&M, UltraTech Cement, HUL and Tech Mahindra were among the laggards


30 June, 2021

GST Turns Four: Time To Include Petroleum And Alcohol, Make It Simpler

Parag Mehta

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced on July 1, 2017. Now on its 4th anniversary, what is the situation on the GST front and what needs to be done going ahead?


28 June, 2021

Covid-19 Impact On Indian Economy: Decoding Numbers And Jargon

Sachin Shridhar

An attempt to make sense of the official statistics thrown at us from RBI, Finance Ministry, Niti Aayog and so on.


25 June, 2021

Amid Possible Economic Rebound, COVID-19 Could Hit The States Hard : S&P

Outlook Web Desk

S&P predicts aggravation of the states' indebtedness due to COVID 19 despite having a possibility of economic rebound. Structural deficits of the Indian states could worsen.


23 June, 2021

China Prepares For Communist Party Centenary Celebrations

Associated Press (AP)

Arrangements for celebration being planned to mark the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party remain shrouded in secrecy.


23 June, 2021

Moody's Cuts India Growth Forecast For 2021 To 9.6%

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier this month, Moody's had projected India to clock a 9.3 per cent growth in the current fiscal ending March 2022, but a severe second COVID wave has increased risks to India's credit profile and rated entities.


Photo Gallery

A man carries a girl across the Rio Grande river as migrants, many from Haiti, leave Del Rio, Texas to return to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, some to avoid possible deportation from the U.S. and others to get supplies.

AP Photo/Fernando Llano

People wearing protective masks are seen on a train that is traveling through Shinjuku district in Tokyo.

AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato

Framed through a cave opening at Ita Pyta Punta or Cape Red Rock, empty boats sit moored on the banks of the Paraguay River, in Asuncion, Paraguay amid a prolonged drought, resulting in low water levels.

AP Photo/Jorge Saenz

White flags that are part of artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg's "In America: Remember," a temporary art installation to commemorate Americans who have died of COVID-19, stand on the National Mall in Washington.

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

Pope Francis gives the thumbs up as he leaves after his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican.

AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino
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