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

Jul 07, 2021 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

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

Jun 30, 2021 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?


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

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

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

Jun 25, 2021 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.


China Prepares For Communist Party Centenary Celebrations

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

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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.


22 June, 2021

Covid-19: As Infections Soar In Fiji, New Zealand, Australia Send Aid

Associated Press (AP)

New Zealand Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta said this week it was providing an additional 10 million New Zealand dollars ($7 million) for COVID-19 operations and food supplies in Fiji.


19 June, 2021

Iran: Hard-Line Judiciary Chief Wins Presidential Election

Associated Press (AP)

Ebrahim Raisi won the presidential election by 17.8 million votes


19 June, 2021

Kim Jong Un ‘Solemnly Swears’ To Steer North Korea Through Economic Troubles

Associated Press (AP)

Kim Jong Un summoned the ruling Workers' Party's Central Committee to discuss efforts to salvage a dismal economy


16 June, 2021

US: As Markets Remain Unperturbed By Inflation, White House Sees No Cause For Alarm

Associated Press (AP)

As of Monday, the 5y5y was trading at 2.28per cent, an indication that annual inflation will be close to the Federal Reserve's 2per cent target.


16 June, 2021

Ahead Of US Federal Reserve Meet, Asian Shares Mixed In Quiet Trading On Wednesday

Associated Press (AP)

On Wall Street, the S&P 500 dipped 0.2 per cent to 4,246.59 as the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting on interest-rates and other policies.


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09 June, 2021

Covid Second Wave: World Bank Slashes India's Growth Forecast To 8.3% in FY22

Outlook Web Bureau

The global lender projected a 7.5 per cent economic growth for India in the 2022-23 fiscal


08 June, 2021

Kim Jong Un Presents Economic Plans To Stabilize Post-Covid N Korean Economy

Associated Press (AP)

Kim could use the upcoming Central Committee meeting to address the stalled nuclear diplomacy, said experts


01 June, 2021

Indian Economy Grew Before Covid Second Wave Struck; Contracts 7.3% In FY21

PTI

The GDP in Asia's third-largest economy grew by 1.6% in the January-March period, up from 0.5% in the previous quarter when India began pulling out of a steep pandemic-induced recession in the earlier six months.


29 May, 2021

Pandemic Or No Pandemic, CEO Salaries See Rise Again

Associated Press (AP)

The median pay package for a CEO at an S&P 500 company hit USD 12.7 million in 2020, according to data analyzed by Equilar.


18 May, 2021

Tata Motors' Q4 Net Loss Narrows To Rs 7,585 Cr On Improved Sales

PTI

The auto major's total income in the fourth quarter stood at Rs 89,319 crore. It was at Rs 63,057 crore in the year-ago quarter.


20 April, 2021

Kashmir Chamber Goes To Polls With An Eye On Giving Sagging Economy A Boost

Naseer Ganai

Online campaign for the polls in which the main contest is between Kashmir 21 and Hope 21.


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07 April, 2021

Evidence Of Normalisation Of Economic Activity In India: IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath

Outlook Web Bureau

On Tuesday, the IMF predicted an impressive 12.5 per cent growth rate for India in 2021, stronger than that of China, the only major economy to have a positive growth rate last year during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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