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WTO arbiter sides with China in tariff fight with US

The World Trade Organization on Wednesday authorized China to impose retaliatory tariffs worth $64......

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Sensing opportunity in Syria, UAE leads Arab efforts to do business with Assad

The United Arab Emirates is at the leading edge of an effort in the Arab world to bring Syria in f......

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India’s electronic exports jumps 49% in April-Dec 2021 over low base

Boosted by a low base in 2020, India’s electronic exports jumped 49% between April to December 202......

economy 2022-01-28 Livemint

Foreign funds cash out of key Asian emerging markets ahead of Fed meeting

Foreigners are cutting and running in some key Asian emerging markets amid turbulent trading ahead......

economy 2022-01-27 Livemint

E-way bill generation picks up in mid-Jan

NEW DELHI : Electronic permits required to transport goods within and across states rose over th......

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Mint tracker: Recovery hits Omicron hurdle in December

The early impact of the third covid wave weakened India’s recovery trajectory in December, accordi......

economy 2022-01-27 Livemint

India’s economic indicators flash early warning sign for rebound

India’s economic momentum remained stable in December even as the first signs of slowing output gr......

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BOE silence leaves investors seeing signal for action on rates

Bank of England officials have largely decided to keep quiet in the run-up to February’s crunch me......

economy 2022-01-26 Livemint

People itching to cruise by cargo ship hope for reversal of covid-19 bans

In November, before the Omicron wave of Covid-19 hit, Hamish Jamieson still hoped his business wou......

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IMF cuts Indias economy growth forecast to 9% in FY22

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut Indias economic growth forecast to 9 per cent for th......

economy 2022-01-26 Livemint

Exports of gems & jewellery up 71% during April-Dec 2021: Govt

NEW DELHI : Exports of gems and jewellery jumped 71% between April to December 2021 compared to ......

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India needs to spend 11% of its GDP on decarbonisation to achieve net zero target by 2050

NEW DELHI : India will have to increase its spending significantly on transition towards decarbo......

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US consumers slightly more hopeful about inflation, economy: Data

American consumers were feeling less confident in January amid elevated prices and a Covid-19 resu......

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Fed begins meeting to fight inflation as markets tremble

The Federal Reserve began Tuesday a policy meeting in which central bankers are expected to furthe......

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Timely govt interventions have put Indian economy back on track: Kovind

NEW DELHI : President Ramnath Kovind on Tuesday said that timely interventions by the Central an......

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Re-negotiate FTAs, restore GSP status with US: Experts ahead of new trade policy

NEW DELHI : Ahead of the new trade policy for 2021-26, experts have suggested that the governmen......

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Omicron slows Europe’s economy but supply-chain strains ease

Rising infection rates driven by the faster-spreading Omicron variant of Covid-19 led to economic ......

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‘Business activities may recover in Feb-Mar’

As the third wave of covid has spread across the country, business activities have taken a hit. Th......

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‘Need schemes to encourage clean energy generation, use’

NEW DELHI : Schemes with incentives for production and use of clean energy are needed to reduce ......

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Engineering goods exports grow 54% to $81.8 bn during April-Dec

NEW DELHI : Exports of engineering goods jumped to $81.8 billion during April-December period of......

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High food prices dash India’s hopes to curb cooking oil Imports

Indians will probably buy expensive cooking oils from overseas for at least another 15 years, as d......

economy 2022-01-24 Livemint

India becomes largest gherkins exporter

NEW DELHI : India has emerged as the largest exporter of gherkins or pickling cucumber, a member......

economy 2022-01-24 Livemint

Workers are having their moment. How long can it last?

It’s a good time to be an American worker. Wages are climbing higher, and they’re expected to stay......

economy 2022-01-23 Livemint

Your raise might be stock investors’ pay cut

Corporate profits boomed last year, but U.S. companies might have a hard time generating much of a......

economy 2022-01-23 Livemint

India aiming at $500 billion exports for FY23

India has set up a target of USD 500 billion exports for the 2022-23 fiscal, a top government offi......

economy 2022-01-21 Livemint

Digital infra will need investments of upto ₹2.2 trillion in next 5 yrs

New Delhi: Investments of up to ₹2.2 trillion will be needed over the next three to five years fo......

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RBI infuses short term liquidity as interbank rates rise

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conducted back-to-back auctions on two consecutive days to......

economy 2022-01-21 Livemint

Fin min releases ₹47,541 cr to states as advance central tax devolution

NEW DELHI: The finance ministry on Thursday released ₹47,541 crore as advance instalment of tax d......

economy 2022-01-21 Livemint

India Ratings projects economy to grow at 7.6% in FY23

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) on Thursday said it expects Indias GDP to grow 7.6% in FY23. A......

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China cuts benchmark rates to bolster flagging economy

BEIJING : China’s central bank lowered its benchmark lending rates, stepping in to support a s......

economy 2022-01-21 Livemint

US jobless claims rose to 286,000 last week

U.S. Jobless Claims Rose to 286,000 Last Week BY GABRIEL T. RUBIN | UPDATED JAN 20, 2022 08:34 AM ......

economy 2022-01-21 Livemint

Indias B2B spending to increase 10.3% in 2022: Report

NEW DELHI : Business-to-business (B2B) spending in India is expected to increase by 10.3% in 202......

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Suggest ways to attract foreign investments: Gadkari to chartered accountants

NEW DELHI : Chartered accountants should suggest ways to attract maximum foreign investments int......

economy 2022-01-21 Livemint

As inflation bites, power lies higher up the food chain

The food companies with the best shot at beating inflation are those that investors are least like......

economy 2022-01-21 Livemint

India retains top slot in emerging markets table in Dec

India topped the emerging markets (EM) league table for the second straight month in December, tha......

economy 2022-01-20 Livemint

FM Nirmala Sitharaman addresses the media on Antrix-Devas issue

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is addressing a press conference in the national capital......

economy 2022-01-19 Livemint

China PBOC aims to act forcefully to help stabilize economy

China’s central bank said Tuesday that it would act early and more forcefully to help stabilize th......

economy 2022-01-19 Livemint

As employers scramble to fill jobs, workers relish a feeling of power

As Employers Scramble to Fill Jobs, Workers Relish a Feeling of Power BY Te-Ping Chen | UPDATED JA......

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Furious Tonga volcano explosion set off waves in the air—then rare tsunamis

The tsunamis that reached California and Japan after Tonga’s volcanic eruptions were likely caused......

economy 2022-01-19 Livemint

In China, the economic buzzword for 2022 is stability

HONG KONG : In China, the Economic Buzzword for 2022 Is Stability BY Stella Yifan Xie | UPDATE......

economy 2022-01-19 Livemint

Is consumer confidence back for real?

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that overall economic activity remains strong, with upbea......

economy 2022-01-19 Livemint

Centres fiscal deficit seen at 9.3% of GDP in FY23 vs 10.4% in FY22: Icra

NEW DELHI: A miss in the divestment target this fiscal may see Indias fiscal deficit to rise to ₹......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

Indias retail inflation rises sharply to 5.59% in Dec; IIP grows 1.4% in Nov

Indias retail inflation rose sharply to 5.59% in the month of December from 4.91% in November, pus......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

2021 is expected to rank as biggest year for inflation in four decades

U.S. inflation is on track to have closed out 2021 near its highest level since 1982 as robust con......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

Heightened investor focus on physical climate risk, says Moody’s

NEW DELHI : Physical climate risk and carbon transition risk will be on investor’s radar, Moody’......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

US inflation records biggest annual gain in 4 decades

U.S. consumer prices soared last year by the most in nearly four decades, illustrating red-hot inf......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

Indias industrial growth slows down in Nov to 1.4%

India registered a slowdown in its industrial growth to 1.4% in November from 4% in October. The y......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

It’s time for correcting the reverse repo rate distortions

When the lockdown was imposed in March 2020 in response to the Covid outbreak, uncertainty shot up......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

Banks credit growth sees visible expansion across sectors in Q3: SBI report

The third quarter of current financial year has witnessed a visible expansion in credit growth acr......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

UBS slashes FY22 GDP forecast by 40 bps to 9.1%; ups projection for FY23 to 8.2%

Citing the massive surge in Omicron infections and the resultant impact on overall economic activi......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

Retail inflation firms up to 5.56% in Dec on high food prices

NEW DELHI : Retail inflation firmed up to a five-month high in December owing to a sharp rise in......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

Big banks band together to measure and manage climate risk

A group of large banks, including Bank of America Corp., Wells Fargo & Co. and Royal Bank of Canad......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

India to seal several pre-FTA deals: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI : India is striving to conclude several early harvest agreements with proposed free trad......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

Industrial growth slows, inflation soars

India’s December retail inflation quickened to a five-month high of 5.56% amid soaring food prices......

economy 2022-01-13 Livemint

Small firms need relief on regulatory burden, logistics cost: Arvind Virmani

NEW DELHI : The government needs to reduce regulatory burden and lower the cost of doing busines......

economy 2022-01-12 Livemint

Fed’s George says time has come to normalize monetary policy

Fed’s George Says Time Has Come to Normalize Monetary Policy BY MICHAEL S. DERBY | UPDATED JAN 11,......

economy 2022-01-12 Livemint

World Bank sees Indias GDP growing at 8.3% in FY22, upgrades FY23 forecast

The World Bank on Tuesday retained its forecast for Indias GDP growth for FY22 at 8.3%, according ......

economy 2022-01-12 Livemint

Feds Powell vows to stop inflation from becoming entrenched

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell vowed to fight inflation in testimony on Tuesday before U.S. l......

economy 2022-01-12 Livemint

India, South Korea set to upgrade trade deals

India and Korea have resolved to conclude the upgradation of the bilateral Comprehensive Economic ......

economy 2022-01-12 Livemint

What does the second round of QES indicate?

Total employment in 9 sectors in July-September 2021 was 200,000 higher than that in April-June 20......

economy 2022-01-12 Livemint

Divestment goal for FY23 may be higher than FY22’s

The Union budget for the year starting 1 April is likely to set a disinvestment target that is mod......

economy 2022-01-12 Livemint

Indias bond yields hit two-year high as RBI sells in secondary market

India’s benchmark yield jumped to the highest in two years as demand for bonds at recent auctions ......

economy 2022-01-10 Livemint

Goldman now expects 4 Fed hikes, sees faster runoff in 2022

The Federal Reserve will likely raise interest rates four times this year and will start its balan......

economy 2022-01-10 Livemint

Eurozone unemployment rate fell in November

The jobless rate in the eurozone declined in November, as the recovery of the labor market continu......

economy 2022-01-10 Livemint

India, Korea to hold trade talks

NEW DELHI : Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal will on Tuesday hold a meeting with his ......

economy 2022-01-10 Livemint

Govt announces sale of securities, floating rate bonds

The union government has announced the sale of securities and floating rate bonds through through ......

economy 2022-01-10 Livemint

Things to watch for as India, UK launch FTA talks

India and the UK will start active consultation this week to finalize a free  trade agreement  (FT......

economy 2022-01-10 Livemint

Want to quarantine on a beach? Go to Thailand

THAILAND, one of the few Asian countries currently open to American tourists, has an unusual entry......

economy 2022-01-09 Livemint

Pune housing prices may rise 8% this year: Report

Housing sales in Pune rose 12% to 92,896 units last year on better demand and are likely to grow f......

economy 2022-01-08 Livemint

India to overtake Japan as Asias second largest economy by 2030: IHS

India is likely to overtake Japan as Asias second-largest economy by 2030 when its GDP is also pro......

economy 2022-01-08 Livemint

Indias GDP to rise 9.2% in FY22: First advance estimate

Indias GDP may grow 9.2% in the current financial year ending March 2022, according to the first a......

economy 2022-01-08 Livemint

Forex reserves dip by $1.47 bn to $633.65 bn due to fall in FCA

The countrys foreign exchange reserves declined by USD 1.466 billion to USD 633.614 billion in the......

economy 2022-01-08 Livemint

FM reviews readiness of PSBs to deal with covid

New Delhi: Finance minister Nirmala Sitaraman on Friday reviewed the preparedness of public sector......

economy 2022-01-08 Livemint

India invites bids to set up gas sales network

India has invited bids in an auction for licences to supply natural gas to households, automobiles......

economy 2022-01-08 Livemint

Advance estimates for GDP augur growth recovery

Four numbers stand out about the Advance Estimate of GDP for 2021-22 released late on 7 January. O......

economy 2022-01-08 Livemint

Economy poised to grow at 9.2% in FY22

The Indian economy may grow at 9.2% in the year to 31 March, powered by agriculture, manufacturing......

economy 2022-01-08 Livemint

Cabinet approves ₹12,000 cr phase-II of green energy corridor: Anurag Thakur

The The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved ₹12,000 cr intra-state transmission sy......

economy 2022-01-07 Livemint

Omicron spread to reduce GDP growth by 10bp in FY22: Ind-Ra

The concern relating to covid-19 and its impact on the ongoing economic recovery has once again re......

economy 2022-01-07 Livemint

Indian economic growth not to be impacted much by Omicron: Official

The Omicron wave of coronavirus is unlikely to have much impact on Indias economic growth, not mor......

economy 2022-01-07 Livemint

US jobless claims rise by 7,000 to 207,000

WASHINGTON : The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week but remai......

economy 2022-01-07 Livemint

Brickwork lowers FY22 growth estimate amid Covid fears, high oil prices

Brickwork Ratings has revised its GDP growth estimate for FY22 to 8.5%-9% from its previous estima......

economy 2022-01-07 Livemint

Jobless claims holding near historic lows despite Omicron concerns

The number of people filing for unemployment benefits hovered around the lowest levels in five dec......

economy 2022-01-07 Livemint

Fed minutes flag chance of earlier hikes, balance-sheet rundown

Federal Reserve officials said a strengthening economy and higher inflation could lead to earlier ......

economy 2022-01-06 Livemint

Fresh covid wave, restrictions may dent Indias Q4 growth: HDFC Bank report

Indias economic growth and its recovery may take a hit in the ongoing quarter as the country witne......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

2021, a year of great churn in the job market

India’s labour market, which was in shambles during the first lockdown of 2020, is finally showing......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

India home sales rose 51% in 2021 as office leasing fell: Knight Frank

India’s home sales rose strongly last year, according to data from property consultant Knight Fran......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

Intent to hire can reach peak in Q4 if no restrictions imposed: TeamLease report

If harsh restrictions are not imposed on business operations, the intent to hire can rise up to 9%......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

Aggressive rate increase path could threaten Fed profits, report warns

Derby’s Take: Aggressive Rate Increase Path Could Threaten Fed Profits, Report Warns BY MICHAEL S.......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

RBI notifies market making scheme to promote retail participation in G-Secs

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday notified the market making scheme to promote retail par......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November

A record 4.5 million American workers quit their jobs in November, a sign of confidence and more e......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

India needs over 8% GDP growth to hit $5 trillion target by 2025: Ex-SBI chief

India needs to accelerate economic growth to above 8% to achieve its target of becoming a $5-trill......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

E-way bill data for Dec points to rebound

NEW DELHI : E-way bill generation gathered pace for inter- and intra-state movement of goods las......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

India needs investment of 100 lakh crore in 5 yrs to become $5-trillion economy

India needs to accelerate economic growth to achieve its target of becoming a USD 5-trillion econo......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

Indias services PMI for December falls to 3-month low amid resurgent Covid

The Indian services sector witnessed a decline in its growth rate in December, even as the momentu......

economy 2022-01-05 Livemint

Offline payments capped at ₹200/transaction

MUMBAI : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday set the upper limit for individual offline pa......

economy 2022-01-04 Livemint

Exports hit all-time monthly high in Dec

NEW DELHI : The country’s exports in December rose by a record 37% year-on-year to $37.29 billio......

economy 2022-01-04 Livemint

India manufacturing PMI slips in December but still shows strong reading

The health of the Indian manufacturing industry improved further in December, with growth of new w......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

Manufacturing PMI: Output, orders improve further in December

New Delhi: India’s manufacturing sector witnessed continued growth in production and new orders in......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

India seeks emergency meeting of WTO General council to discuss Covid package

India has sought an emergency meeting of the General Council of the World Trade Organization (WTO)......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

Highest ever in Indias history: Piyush Goyal as exports surge 37% in Dec

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal today said India has achieved the highest ever ......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

RBI limits offline payments at ₹200 per transaction

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday set the upper limit for individual offline payment trans......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

Exports rise by record 37% to $37.29 billion in Dec: govt data

NEW DELHI : The countrys exports in December rose by record 37 per cent year-on-year to $ 37.29 ......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

France relaxes quarantine rules as Europe adapts to Omicron’s spread

France implemented shorter isolation times for vaccinated people exposed to Covid-19 on Monday, as......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

RBI says market borrowings of states, UTs to be ₹3.24 lakh crore in Q4

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today announced that the quantum of total market borrowings by the......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

CAIT tells Goyal not to succumb to hidden pressure and dilute e-commerce rules

Traders body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday said it has sent a letter to unio......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

Modi to kick off projects in Manipur, Tripura

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday lay the foundation stone of several pro......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

Investment climate weak in Dec quarter

MUMBAI : Investment conditions in India appear to have been muted in the December quarter, despi......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

After artists, now gamers and gaming firms warm up to NFTs

NEW DELHI : Ankur Diwakar, 30, a professional gamer with over 100 e-sports titles under his belt......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

Govt looks for major infra push with 30% budget hike for highways

NEW DELHI : The Union Budget will propose a massive 30% increase in allocations for the minist......

economy 2022-01-03 Livemint

Core sector output expands at slowest pace since March

The output of eight core industries grew at the slowest pace in eight months in November, official......

economy 2022-01-02 Livemint

Tax rate hike on textiles deferred

Federal indirect tax body, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, on Friday decided to put on h......

economy 2022-01-02 Livemint

GST collection in December declines marginally to ₹1.29 lakh crore

The gross GST(Goods and Services Tax) revenue collected in December 2021 stood at ₹1,29,780 crore......

economy 2022-01-02 Livemint

Centre, states collect ₹1.29 trillion in GST revenue in December

New Delhi: Central and state governments collected over ₹1.29 trillion in Goods and Services Tax ......

economy 2022-01-02 Livemint

Investment climate stayed weak in Dec quarter, latest capex data shows

Despite a gradual uptick in economic activity, investment conditions in India appear to have staye......

economy 2022-01-02 Livemint

E-way bills signal pick up in economic activity in December

NEW DELHI: Shipment of goods across states picked up in the first half of December, recovering fro......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

Central banks will tighten policy very cautiously, JPM AM says

Despite inflation, central banks will exercise extreme caution before taking their foot off the ac......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

US jobless claims little changed last week at still-low level

Applications for US state unemployment benefits were little changed last week, suggesting historic......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

Consumer prices up 5.7% over past year, fastest in 39 years

WASHINGTON : US consumer prices rose 5.7% over the past year, the fastest pace in 39 years, as a......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

RBI defers implementation of card tokenisation by six months

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has deferred the implementation of tokenisation of cards for onlin......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

Jobless claims hold near historic lows, showing labor market remains tight

Worker filings for unemployment benefits held steady around the lowest levels in more than half a ......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

PM kicks off multiple projects in Varanasi

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone of development pr......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

MCA proposes changes to bankruptcy code for quicker corporate rescue

NEW DELHI : The ministry of corporate affairs on Thursday proposed amendments to the Insolvency ......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

E-way bills signal pickup in GST mop-up

Goods shipment within and across states picked up in the first half of December, recovering from a......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

Ministry proposes amendments to IBC

The ministry of corporate affairs on Thursday proposed amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

Data wrap: Fed noises, Covid threat, NFT buzz

Chasing Chips For at least the third time, India is attempting to attract chipmakers with a new po......

economy 2021-12-24 Livemint

Tighter GST rules to take effect from 1 January

New Delhi: The central government has decided to bring into effect a dozen amendments to the Centr......

economy 2021-12-22 Livemint

MPC minutes: Monetary policy set to get more challenging, says RBI governor

Uncertainty is emerging as the only certainty with which central bankers will have to deal with in......

economy 2021-12-22 Livemint

Israel to offer fourth covid-19 shot to over 60s

Israel said it would offer a fourth dose of a Covid-19 vaccine to the elderly and healthcare worke......

economy 2021-12-22 Livemint

58% urban Indians paid more for essential products in the last 6 months: Ipsos survey

NEW DELHI : Globally, as well as in India, consumers are feeling the pinch of higher prices of e......

economy 2021-12-22 Livemint

Price rise pinch: ‘58% of Indians paid more for essentials in past 6 months’

NEW DELHI : Globally, as well as in India, consumers are feeling the pinch of higher prices of e......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

Booming US economy ripples world-wide, straining supply chains and driving up

FRANKFURT : The force of the American expansion is also inducing overseas companies to invest ......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

As inflation rises, cost-of-living raises gain popularity

The COLA is making a comeback. Higher prices, a worker shortage and a revitalized labor movement a......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

India refiners November crude processing at near 2-year high

Indian refiners crude throughput in November was the highest since February 2020, government data ......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

The year of finding India’s true growth trajectory

The covid-19 pandemic dealt a severe blow to the Indian economy. In 2020-21, the gross domestic pr......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

What could boost FDI inflows in new year

A series of steps taken by the government to promote ease of doing business and liberalisation of ......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

Four-day work week, less take home salary: Indias labour codes likely in FY23

The four labour codes on wages, social security, industrial relations and occupation safety, healt......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

PM Modi interacts with leading CEOs in the run up to Budget

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has interacted with leading CEOs of India Inc across various sectors ......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

Is the Fed deflating prospects for speculative stocks?

Speculation seems to be going out of fashion. Since early November, the most speculative stocks ha......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

Biden administration to make 20,000 more visas available for temporary workers

The Biden administration will make an additional 20,000 H-2B seasonal guest-worker visas availabl......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

Reliance Jio adds 17.6 lakh mobile users in Oct; Airtel, VI lose subscribers

Reliance Industries telecom arm Reliance Jio has added 17.6 lakh subscribers in the month of Octob......

economy 2021-12-21 Livemint

CEOs expect 9-10% economic growth in current fiscal, says CII poll

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in a release on Sunday said the Indian economy is likel......

economy 2021-12-20 Livemint

Central banks worry Omicron could sustain inflation

The Omicron variant is circling the globe, closing borders and sparking new restrictions on econom......

economy 2021-12-20 Livemint

In China, job cuts mount in sectors hit by tighter regulations

Chinese companies are laying off tens of thousands of workers as Beijing’s regulatory clampdowns w......

economy 2021-12-20 Livemint

High-risk bets and how they paid off in 2021

Risk hai to ishq hai is a popular line from last year’s superhit award-winning online streaming se......

economy 2021-12-20 Livemint

Fed is turning hawkish; should we worry?

What did the Federal Reserve decide? In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Fed had been buy......

economy 2021-12-20 Livemint

Omicron woes, supply chain disruptions pose risks to Indian economy, say CEOs

The new coronavirus variant Omicron may affect the services sector adversely, said 55 of 100 chie......

economy 2021-12-20 Livemint

Economy likely to stay on the road to recovery amid inflation worries

The Indian economy is expected to stay on the path of sustained recovery well into the next financ......

economy 2021-12-20 Livemint

Govt plans more consultations to finalize amendments to IBC

The government is set to hold a second round of public consultations, starting this week to finali......

economy 2021-12-20 Livemint

Focus on local bodies in govt push to improve ease of doing business

NEW DELHI : When the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance sought re-election ......

economy 2021-12-20 Livemint

The national and global tax trends that will shape ’22

NEW DELHI : A revamp of the global tax regime covering the most profitable technology giants, a ......

economy 2021-12-20 Livemint

India will achieve $400 billion export target this year: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal asserted that this year (2021-22) India will......

economy 2021-12-19 Livemint

Indias GDP growth forecast raised amid fewer Covid-related curbs

India’s economy is seen expanding a notch quicker than previously forecast in the current fiscal y......

economy 2021-12-18 Livemint

Govt is mulling changes in law to cut stake in state-run banks: Report

India’s government is considering changes that would make it easier to lower its stake in state-ru......

economy 2021-12-18 Livemint

Goldman says $100 oil possible as record demand outpaces supply

Oil at $100 a barrel cannot be ruled out in 2023 as supply additions are expected to be too slow t......

economy 2021-12-18 Livemint

US economy on track for solid start to 2022 as spending holds

The US economy is on track for a strong finish to 2021 and a solid start to 2022 as consumers and ......

economy 2021-12-18 Livemint

Telangana govt, CoinSwitch Kuber, Lumos Lab launch Web3 accelerator

The Government of Telangana has partnered with crypto startup CoinSwitch Kuber and Lumos Labs to l......

economy 2021-12-18 Livemint

Investment in infra will definitely give good returns: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday assured investors that the internal rate of return (IRR) of......

economy 2021-12-18 Livemint

Forex reserves decline $77 mn to $635.8 bn: RBI data

Declining for the third consecutive week, Indias forex reserves dipped by $77 million to reach $63......

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Advance tax collections rise 53% to ₹4.59 lakh crore so far in FY22: Govt

Advance tax collections for the current financial year (FY22) stood at ₹4.59 lakh crore as on 16 ......

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Karnataka: Land allotted will be recovered if industries dont start ventures

Karnatakas large and medium industries minister Murugesh Nirani on Friday said the government woul......

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Net direct tax collection jumps 60% annually to Rs9.45 trillion

NEW DELHI : Net direct tax collection of the central government so far this year has touched ₹9......

economy 2021-12-18 Livemint

Evolving tech still dont have relevant use cases in banking: Deepak Sharma

Traditional banking as we know it is undergoing a massive transformation and coronavirus pandemic ......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Goldman Sachs: Fed’s balance sheet likely to shrink in 2023

If the Federal Reserve accelerates winding down its asset buying as expected, the central bank wil......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Indias GDP to grow 8.2% in FY23, RBI to hike rates by 100 bps: BofA

The new year will herald the return of normalcy and witness the growth momentum gaining steam, an ......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

NPAs in large corporates have more or less stabilised: ARCIL CEO

The volume of non performing assets (NPAs) in the large corporate sector have more or less stabili......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

New era of bond-market volatility begins as Fed fights inflation

The hottest rate of inflation in four decades has ushered in a wilder era of bond-market volatilit......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

How to explain this weird job market

The 2021 labor-market story should have been one of a strong—if incomplete—recovery. The unemploym......

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Data-driven lending will drive Indias economy going forward: Nandan Nilekani

Data-driven lending and credit to consumers, especially by leveraging digital footprints of consum......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Banks can efficiently play the role of social institutions: MoS Finance Karad

Banks can efficiently play the role of social institutions in the country where customer is at the......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Who’s traveling now—and where and why

Travel is gradually rebounding, after freezing in March 2020, when the Covid pandemic hit with ful......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

IBC timelines must be adhered to as inflation dents value: HSBC India chief

Insolvency and Bankruptcy times must be strictly adhered to as inflation dents the value of many a......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Higher inflation due to supply-side constraints, is transitory: SBI chief

Higher levels of Inflation is mainly due supply-side constraints, once it gets addressed, there mu......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Inside Indias booming crypto biz

It’s the best of times and the worst of times to be a startup with a foothold in India’s crypto ma......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Biggest one-year global debt increase since World War II in 2020: IMF

Global debt rose to $226 trillion in 2020 after seeing its biggest yearly increase since World War......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

WPI inflation accelerates to 14.23%  on  high oil, food prices

NEW DELHI : Wholesale inflation accelerated to an all-time high of 14.23% in November, fuelled b......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

India to challenge ‘erroneous’ WTO ruling on sugar subsidy

India will appeal a ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a dispute raised by Brazil, Au......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Policy calls of central banks hold key to market liquidity

A host of meetings of some of the world’s top central banks may put a squeeze on liquidity flows i......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Singapore lost jobs at slower pace in third quarter

Singapore lost jobs at a slower pace in the third quarter than in the second quarter, and the dome......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

China economic data signal slowing consumption, investment, but improved factory output

China’s factory production rose at a faster pace in November as the country’s power crunch eased, ......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Australia eases Covid-19 travel rules as others bolster Omicron defenses

Australia said it would move ahead with the next stage of its border reopening, deeming it has suf......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

Omicron variant accounts for 3% of U.S Covid-19 infections

The Omicron variant accounts for an estimated 3% of Covid-19 cases in the U.S. and more than one i......

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Oxford economics warns bond yields could jump next year

The Treasury bond market has taken the Federal Reserve’s reducing its asset buying with relative c......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

Sitharaman to hold pre-Budget consultations with stakeholders beginning Wed

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will kick start the customary pre-budget stakeholder con......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

ADB cuts India GDP growth estimate further to 9.7% in FY22

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the second time in three months has scaled down Indias growth......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

The US Fed faces a troubling 1965 parallel

The US Federal Reserve faces a challenging question at its policy-making meeting today and tomorro......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

Fed meets for first time since Powell signaled policy shift

Fed Meets for First Time Since Powell Signaled Policy Shift BY NICK TIMIRAOS | UPDATED DEC 14, 202......

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WPI inflation surges to record 14.23% in November

NEW DELHI : Annual wholesale price-based inflation surged to a record 14.23% in November fuelled......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

Indias trade deficit widens to $22.9 billion in November

Indias merchandise exports in the month of November were $30.04 billion, as compared to $23.62 bil......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

PO, small savings a/c openings at a 3-year low

MUMBAI : The number of new accounts opened for post office (PO) savings, time deposits and vario......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

Infra investment activity loses steam in Oct-Nov

NEW DELHI : India’s infrastructure investment activity weakened during the first two months of t......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

Crypto Venture Funds Look for an Edge in a Crowded Market

Smaller venture funds are finding their own niche in the growing crypto market. With fewer resourc......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

Retail  inflation accelerates in Nov  to 4.91% on high  food  prices

NEW DELHI : Retail inflation quickened to a three-month high in November, but remained within th......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

What could possibly go wrong? These are the biggest economic risks for 2022

The Covid years are littered with predictions that didn’t work out. For anyone looking ahead into ......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

States have ₹51,000 crore provisional GST compensation dues

New Delhi: After financing around ₹2.7 trillion of states’ GST compensation shortfall by way of d......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

Why US job gains are so hard to count during Covid-19

The monthly US jobs report moves trillions of dollars in market trades and influences key policy d......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

Economic normalisation continues despite Omicron risks: Nomura

The Nomura India Business Resumption Index rose to a record-high of 115.8 for the week ended 12 De......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

Fed, ECB grapple with inflation and Omicron

Rising inflation and the spread of a new variant of the coronavirus will weigh on central banks mi......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

How the Biden administration misjudged inflation

How the Biden Administration Misjudged Inflation UPDATED DEC 12, 2021 06:00 PM EST Cecilia Rouse, ......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

Indias retail inflation rises to 3-month high in November

Indias retail inflation has risen to a three-month high of 4.91 per cent in November, according to......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

Consumer price index hardens to 4.91% in November

NEW DELHI : Consumer price index (CPI) which measures India’s retail inflation hardened to 4.91%......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

Civil Aviation Ministry gives nod for setting up 21 greenfield airports

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) today said it has accorded approval for setting up 21 greenf......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

FinMin announces sale of 3 govt securities via price based auction. Details here

The government has announced the sale (re-issue) of three securities through price-based auction u......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

Fed seen delivering one of the most hawkish pivots in years

Federal Reserve officials this week will quicken their wind-down of bond purchases and signal inte......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

Global Central Banks Diverge as Omicron Clouds Growth, Inflation Outlook

The policy paths of the world’s major central banks are diverging sharply, creating crosswinds for......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

Bitcoin drops to lows as losing streak extends into fifth week

Bitcoin weakened to the lowest levels of the day as the slide in the largest cryptocurrency from i......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

India’s Demat accounts more than double in 3 years. Details here

The Finance Ministry today said as of October 31, 2021, there were around 2.75 crore mutual fund (......

economy 2021-12-13 Livemint

Centre to organise ‘innovation week’ to encourage startup ecosystem in India

The Centre will organise a first of its kind innovation week to encourage a startup ecosystem in I......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Janet Yellen walks political tightrope to deliver on Biden’s climate promises

Facing pressure from congressional Democrats and a need to deliver on President Biden’s campaign p......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Centre plans to reduce compliance burden on citizens, businesses

To improve ‘Ease of Living’ and ‘Ease of doing Business’, the Centre has decided to further reduce......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Inflation Surge Pushes U.S. Real Interest Rates Into More Negative Territory

This year’s inflation surge has had a sometimes overlooked side effect: It means the Federal Reser......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

US Nov inflation at near 40-year high, increasing pressure on Fed

US consumer prices rose last month at the fastest annual pace in nearly 40 years, magnifying how r......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Growth cycle not durable, will peak in first-half of 2022: Nomura

The current growth cycle being witnessed in the country is not durable and will peak by the first ......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Sebi issues investor charters for MFs, PMS, AIFs mandates complaint disclosure

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday released separate investor charters fo......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Wall Street rises as inflation data meets estimates

U.S. stock indexes rose on Friday after data showed consumer prices rose largely in line with esti......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

The US sanctions everybody but Putin

Economic sanctions don’t work, the truism goes, but sanctions are good at what they’re supposed to......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Will outdoor terraces and chefs lure you back to the office? These buildings hope so

Expensive air filtration systems to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Rooftop gardens irrigated by r......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

India achieves full economic recovery of pre-pandemic level in Q2 FY22: FinMin

The Ministry of Finance, in its monthly economic review report for November, has said Indias real ......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Omicron—the Belgian metal band—makes the best of its name

When Philippe Delhaute and Ignace Casier were working out the guitar parts for some new songs last......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Pandemic impeded sustainable development goals of nations, says finance ministry

NEW DELHI: The coronavirus pandemic has led to considerable human and economic costs setting count......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Massive US debts could ‘trap’ Powell as Fed fights inflation

The U.S. went on a borrowing binge last year and the hangover could make it harder for the Federal......

economy 2021-12-12 Livemint

Shaktikanta Das encounters old foes in new term at RBI

India’s central bank Governor Shaktikanta Das heads into his second term with increasing pressure ......

economy 2021-12-09 Livemint

What a drop in IT companies hiring activity means for attrition levels

Hiring in information technology (IT) sector has dropped for second straight month in November, ac......

economy 2021-12-09 Livemint

Its mostly large state economies that benefit from corporate charity

New Delhi: Small and far-flung states get a measly amount of corporate social responsibility (CSR)......

economy 2021-12-09 Livemint

World Economic Forum in Davos set to go ahead next month

The World Economic Forum scheduled for next month in Davos is set to go ahead even as Europe and S......

economy 2021-12-09 Livemint

US jobless claims at 52-year low amid seasonal volatility

WASHINGTON : The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the......

economy 2021-12-09 Livemint

5G testbed may be rolled out in early January: Telecom Secretary

The government is planning to roll out 5G testbed in early January to enable small and medium ente......

economy 2021-12-09 Livemint

Better margins to aid OMCs in second half

Crude oil prices have softened a bit, and that may well offer state-run oil marketing companies (O......

economy 2021-12-09 Livemint

RBI retains GDP growth target at 9.5% for FY22

The Reserve Bank of India today retained GDP growth target at 9.5% today. Consumption demand has b......

economy 2021-12-08 Livemint

Fitch cuts India GDP forecast for FY22 to 8.4%

New Delhi: Fitch Ratings on Wednesday cut Indias economic growth forecast to 8.4 per cent for the ......

economy 2021-12-08 Livemint

Consumer confidence continues to improve: RBI survey

MUMBAI : Consumer confidence continued to improve from the historic low recorded in July 2021 th......

economy 2021-12-08 Livemint

Fitch cuts India’s economic growth forecast to 8.4%

NEW DELHI : Fitch Ratings on Wednesday cut economic growth projections for India marginally to 8......

economy 2021-12-08 Livemint

RBI may be missing a trick: IDFC MF

In a note to investors, Suyash Choudhry, Head Fixed Income, IDFC Mutual Fund pointed out that IDFC......

economy 2021-12-08 Livemint

Trai seeks public views on simplifying process for telecom, broadcast players

Telecom and broadcast sector regulator Trai has invited public comments to simplify various proces......

economy 2021-12-08 Livemint

Cabinet clears continuation of housing scheme till 2024

NEW DELHI : The union cabinet on Wednesday cleared continuation of the rural housing scheme—Prim......

economy 2021-12-08 Livemint

Why anxiety is high in Indias smallest state

PANJIM : There was considerable trepidation when registrations opened up for the 52nd edition of......

economy 2021-12-08 Livemint

Will Zerodha-backed Ditto disrupt the insurance market?

MUMBAI, NEW DELHI : The co-founders of Finshots, Pawan Kumar Rai, Shrehith Karker......

economy 2021-12-08 Livemint

Govt considers linking price of coking coal to imported dry fuel

The government on Tuesday said that for higher supply of coking coal in the country and to ensure ......

economy 2021-12-07 Livemint

RBI monetary policy meet tomorrow: What to expect

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will likely hold benchmark interest rates for ninth straight time ......

economy 2021-12-07 Livemint

High inflation, falling unemployment prompted Powell’s Fed pivot

High Inflation, Falling Unemployment Prompted Powell’s Fed Pivot BY NICK TIMIRAOS | UPDATED DEC 06......

economy 2021-12-06 Livemint

RBI likely to refrain from reverse repo hike amid Omicron scare

The Reserve Bank of India will likely hold off on raising its key borrowing and lending rates on W......

economy 2021-12-06 Livemint

IMF warns of economic collapse in some nations without debt fix

The International Monetary Fund warned of “economic collapse in some low-income countries unless c......

economy 2021-12-03 Livemint

India services activity grew robustly in November but price pressures intensify

Activity in Indias services sector continued to grow at a robust pace last month, a private survey......

economy 2021-12-03 Livemint

India services PMI remains elevated in November, but Omicron concerns prevail

India’s services activity remained elevated in November, but dropped marginally from October when ......

economy 2021-12-03 Livemint

How bank deposits in India slumped after abrupt increase in alternate fortnights

A recent report by State Bank of Indias (SBI) research team has highlighted a curious case of incr......

economy 2021-12-03 Livemint

Govt seeks ₹3.73 lakh cr extra spending for current fiscal year

The Government on Friday sought Parliaments nod to infuse over ₹62,000 crore into the company tha......

economy 2021-12-03 Livemint

Indias economy likely picked up in September quarter before Omicron spread

Data was expected to show that Indias economic recovery strengthened in the July-September quarter......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Aggressive growth push unlikely from states’ capex

The pandemic forced several countries to open their purse strings to prop up their economies last ......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Tariff hikes, moratorium to help telcos invest more aggressively in 5G: Crisil

The announced tariff hikes by the telcos could boost their operating profits by at least 40 per ce......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Indias fiscal deficit seen higher at over 7% vs 6.8% goal: Report

India may overshoot its budget deficit target as the government boosts spending and struggles to c......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Covid-19 variant Omicron threatens US, global economies

The global economy could suffer a modest blow from the Omicron variant of Covid-19, though the sca......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Indias April-Oct fiscal deficit at 36.3% of full year budgeted target

Indias federal fiscal deficit during April-October, the first seven months of current fiscal year,......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Indias October core sector growth at 7.5%

The output of eight core sectors rose 7.5% in October on account of healthy performance by segment......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Indias GDP expands 8.4% in Q2 as Covid disruptions ease

Indian economy has gained momentum during the July-September period, inching gradually back to nor......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Indias GDP grows 8.4% in July-September: Govt

NEW DELHI: The Indian economy grew 8.4% in the second quarter of the current fiscal, as vaccinatio......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Rising energy costs, stalling auto sales hurt recovery in October

India’s economic recovery struck fresh roadblocks in October as rising energy prices and domestic ......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Biz resumption up amid uncertainty on variant: Nomura

The Nomura India Business Resumption Index touched yet another high of 114.5 for the week ended 28......

economy 2021-11-30 Livemint

Energy prices, auto supply issues choke India’s recovery track in Oct

India’s economic recovery struck fresh roadblocks in October as rising energy prices and domestic ......

economy 2021-11-29 Livemint

Reliance clarifies on reports of its intent to bid for UK telecom firm BT

Reliance Industries today informed the stock exchanges that it has no intent to bid for UK telecom......

economy 2021-11-29 Livemint

Business resumption races ahead even as Omicron adds to uncertainty: Nomura

MUMBAI: The Nomura India Business Resumption Index touched yet another high of 114.5 for the week ......

economy 2021-11-29 Livemint

Omicron variant drives rise in covid-19 hospitalizations in South Africa hot spot

The emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in South Africa has driven a sharp increas......

economy 2021-11-29 Livemint

Govt approves disinvestment of CEL; Nandal Finance emerges highest bidder

The union government has approved the strategic disinvestment of Central Electronics Ltd (CEL) on ......

economy 2021-11-29 Livemint

Carmakers will be mandated to introduce flex-fuel engines: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday said he would issue an order......

economy 2021-11-29 Livemint

Innovation, risk-taking crucial for nation with large youth population: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that innovation and risk-taking is crucial......

economy 2021-11-29 Livemint

Eurozone inflation likely hit record high in November

Consumer-price inflation in the eurozone likely hit a record high in November, but many economists......

economy 2021-11-29 Livemint

Why do prices keep going up and what’s the cause of inflation?

U.S. inflation is at its highest rate in 31 years, with consumers seeing prices rise sharply for a......

economy 2021-11-26 Livemint

Jerome Powell will face a very different economy in a second term

Over his first term in office, Jerome Powell became arguably the most dovish chairman in the Feder......

economy 2021-11-26 Livemint

Why India needs a National Disaster Pool, according to SBI

Noting that India is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, Dr. Soumya Kanti Ghosh......

economy 2021-11-26 Livemint

Nithin Kamath shares more info on Zerodha using AI/ML technologies

Nithin Kamath recent note on AI/ML technologies has surprising amounts of attention, and the Zerod......

economy 2021-11-26 Livemint

Indias GDP likely expanded 8.4% in Q2 as lockdowns lifted: Poll

Indias economic recovery likely strengthened in the previous quarter, boosted by services activity......

economy 2021-11-26 Livemint

Tamil Nadu signs deals worth Rs35,200 crore with businesses at investor meet

NEW DELHI : Tamil Nadu government has signed investment agreements worth ₹35,200 crore with 59 ......

economy 2021-11-25 Livemint

Indias GDP growth to rebound strongly, FY22 growth seen at 9.3%: Moodys

Moody’s expects Indias economic growth to rebound strongly, pegging GDP growth of 9.3% and 7.9% in......

economy 2021-11-25 Livemint

Another reason inflation may be here to stay

Another Reason Inflation May Be Here to Stay BY JAMES MACKINTOSH | UPDATED NOV 25, 2021 07:00 AM E......

economy 2021-11-25 Livemint

Should we really worry about inflation?

Whether it is the heating bill, pump prices or making the weekly run to the supermarket, consumers......

economy 2021-11-25 Livemint

Budget FY23 to take on board Jammu and Kashmir public’s input : CBIC

NEW DELHI : Suggestions from the people of Jammu & Kashmir will be collected in a citizen contac......

economy 2021-11-25 Livemint

Govt decides to extend free food grains scheme till March 2022

The union cabinet has decided to extend the free ration scheme till March 2022, Union Minister Anu......

economy 2021-11-24 Livemint

Indian GDP to grow 7.8% in the second quarter: HDFC Bank economists

Official data print on the GDP will show a 7.8 per cent expansion on a year-on-year basis for the ......

economy 2021-11-24 Livemint

US households likely increased spending in October

US consumers likely boosted spending in October, helping to power the broader economic recovery as......

economy 2021-11-24 Livemint

Claims for US jobless benefits plunge to lowest since 1969

Applications for US state unemployment benefits plunged last week to a level not seen since 1969, ......

economy 2021-11-24 Livemint

US jobless claims reach 52-year low

Jobless claims fell sharply to 199,000 last week, the lowest level in 52 years, marking a mileston......

economy 2021-11-24 Livemint

US to release oil from reserves, in joint plan with India, other nations

US President Joe Biden has authorised the release of 50 million barrels of oil from strategic rese......

economy 2021-11-24 Livemint

FM launches schemes to boost J&K’s economy

NEW DELHI : Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday launched a number of financing scheme......

economy 2021-11-24 Livemint

Goldman Sachs pegs Indias GDP growth at 9.8% in FY23

Wall Street brokerage Goldman Sachs has pegged Indias GDP growth at 8.5% in 2021-22, and the rate ......

economy 2021-11-24 Livemint

Are we headed for higher GST rates?

NEW DELHI : A top tax committee is set to weigh an increase in India’s goods and services tax ......

economy 2021-11-24 Livemint

Services, trade help power steady economic recovery in India

India’s economy showed steady signs of strengthening in October as services, manufacturing and exp......

economy 2021-11-24 Livemint

SBI report pegs India GDP growth at 8.1% in Q2, ups forecast for FY22

The countrys GDP growth is likely to be around 8.1 per cent in the second quarter of the current f......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

Jio loses 1.9 cr subscribers in Sep as Airtel continues to gain: Trai data

Reliance Jio has lost around 1.9 crore wireless subscribers in the month of September, while Bhart......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

India plans to release oil together with other consumers: Report

India is working on ways to release crude oil from its strategic storages in tandem with other maj......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

Development will help fulfil J&K people’s aspirations: Nirmala Sitharaman

NEW DELHI : Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that Jammu & Kashmir has tremendo......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

Centres fiscal deficit may be better at 6.6% in FY22: Fitch

The Centre could better its fiscal deficit at 6.6 per cent of GDP in this financial year on strong......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

Addressing  India’s  trade barriers priority: USTR

US Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai on Monday said addressing contentious bilateral trade......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

Digital lenders say RBI panel proposals to safeguard borrowers

Mumbai: Digital lenders have lauded proposals presented in a recent Reserve Bank of India (RBI) co......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

Investors bet big on SIPs; inflows at ₹67,000 cr in Apr-Oct FY22

NEW DELHI : Inflows in the mutual fund industry through systematic investment plans or SIPs reac......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

Supply-chain problems show signs of easing

Global supply-chain woes are beginning to recede, but shipping, manufacturing and retail executive......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

Tax plan inflames democratic debate in senate over Biden’s $2 trillion spending bill

House passage of Democrats’ $2 trillion education, healthcare and climate package has inflamed an ......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

Thailand sees faster economic growth as tourism sector reopens

The Thai economy is set to expand as much as 1.2% this year with the reopening of its key tourism ......

economy 2021-11-22 Livemint

Federal Reserve looks likely to consider faster drawdown in asset purchases

The Federal Reserve looks on course to consider a more rapid drawdown of its mammoth bond-buying p......

economy 2021-11-21 Livemint

GIFT IFSC development plan drawn up: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: A team of secretaries led by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday identified......

economy 2021-11-21 Livemint

Exports of agri, processed food products up 15% in Apr-Oct period

India has recorded close to 15% rise in export of agricultural and processed food products in Apri......

economy 2021-11-19 Livemint

Indias forex reserves decline $763 mn to $640.11 bn

Indias foreign exchange reserves declined by $763 million to $640.112 billion in the week ended 12......

economy 2021-11-19 Livemint

Yields tumble on COVID fears, illiquid market seen adding to move

U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday as concerns about new lockdowns related to the spread of CO......

economy 2021-11-19 Livemint

‘Budget should focus on growth, reforms’

NEW DELHI : The central government’s FY23 budget to be presented in February should retain the f......

economy 2021-11-19 Livemint

Consumer confidence around employment up in November: Survey

Confidence along urban Indian consumers showed a minor uptick of 0.9 percentage points in November......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

Icra revises Indias Q2 GDP growth estimate upwards at 7.9%

Ratings agency Icra has revised its GDP growth estimate for India upwards in the second quarter of......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

JPMorgan economists now predict Fed to raise rates in September

JPMorgan Chase & Co. economists said they now expect the US Federal Reserve to raise interest rate......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

Govt accepts Cairns retro tax offer; firm to withdraw cases now: Report

Moving quickly towards ending a retrospective tax dispute with a firm that gave India its largest ......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

PMs top economic council meets, expects Indias FY23 GDP growth to be 7-7.5%

The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) has met today in Delhi, where the mem......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

US unemployment claims fall in tight job market

Jobless claims hovered above pre-pandemic levels last week as employers avoid layoffs and many wor......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

Union budget FY23 should focus on growth, reform, realism in numbers: EAC-PM

NEW DELHI : The central government’s FY23 budget to be presented in February should retain the f......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

Crude oil, the villain in Indias recovery story

For three months starting July, India outpaced emerging market (EM) peers on economic recovery as ......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

UK inflation leaps to 10-year high, sparking fresh rate hike bets

British inflation surged to a 10-year high last month as household energy bills rocketed, accordin......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

Powell’s Five Inflation Benchmarks Are Starting to Flash Amber

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s inflation dashboard is starting to show some signs of ove......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

Govt to provide 4G mobile connectivity to over 7,000 villages: Anurag Thakur

The union cabinet has decided to provide mobile towers connectivity to over 7,000 villages of 44 a......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

FM asks industry to start taking risks, invest in capacity creation

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said there are clear signs of an uptick in the ec......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

Invest  more,  don’t wait for zero risk, FM tells industry

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman urged companies to boost investments and expand capacity witho......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

Cabinet nod to lay 32,152 km of rural roads for ₹33,822 cr

NEW DELHI : The Union cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to lay 32,152 km of roads in remot......

economy 2021-11-18 Livemint

Cash in circulation at near peak in 2021: SBI Report

Mumbai: Cash in circulation (CIC) as a percentage of GDP has continued to rise year after year, ba......

economy 2021-11-16 Livemint

India got record FDI in last 7 yrs; hope to see the trend continue: Piyush Goyal

India attracted record foreign direct investments in the last seven years and the trend is expecte......

economy 2021-11-16 Livemint

Numerous indicators suggest economic recovery is now taking hold: RBI governor

Numerous high-frequency indicators suggest that economic recovery is now taking hold, said Reserve......

economy 2021-11-16 Livemint

Aim is to raise Delhi per capita income to Singapore’s level by 2047: Sisodia

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the AAP governments target is to raise Delhis per ......

economy 2021-11-16 Livemint

Fitch affirms India at BBB-; outlook negative

Ratings agency Fitch today said it has affirmed Indias long-term foreign foreign-currency issuer d......

economy 2021-11-16 Livemint

India services activity in October rises at fastest pace in 10 years: PMI survey

The recovery of the Indian service sector was extended to October with the seasonally adjusted IHS......

economy 2021-11-03 Livemint

PMI services expands the fastest in over a decade in October

NEW DELHI: India’s services activity registered the strongest growth in ten and-a-half years in Oc......

economy 2021-11-03 Livemint

Pension, sovereign wealth funds show appetite for India infra investments

NEW DELHI: School Employees Retirement System of Ohio, an Ohio-based pension fund, has become the ......

economy 2021-11-03 Livemint

GST collection may hit a record in November

NEW DELHI : Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection of central and state governments looks set t......

economy 2021-11-03 Livemint

Indian economy expected to grow by 10% or more in current fiscal: Niti Aayog VC

Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar excuded confidence that Indian economy will grow by 10% or mo......

economy 2021-11-03 Livemint

On Dhanteras, Centre gives mantra of earning ₹1 lakh pa to rural SHG women

Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Tuesday said Centres initiative to enable self help groups (SHGs) ......

economy 2021-11-03 Livemint

Jerome Powell’s dashboard casts doubt on inflation easing quickly

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell used the bulk of a widely anticipated speech in late August......

economy 2021-11-03 Livemint

GST collection looks set to hit record high in November

NEW DELHI: Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection of central and state governments looks set to s......

economy 2021-11-02 Livemint

India sees brisk sales on Dhanteras festival

Pre-Diwali Dhanteras buying of gold and silver in India, the worlds main gold consumer, kick start......

economy 2021-11-02 Livemint

Growth signals show inconsistency: Nomura

The Nomura India business resumption index gained last week but the rise was not broad-based, said......

economy 2021-11-02 Livemint

India trade deficit widens 117% to $20 bn as imports rise 62%; exports up 42%

Indias trade deficit widened to $19.90 billion in October, marking a rise of 117.38 per cent on-ye......

economy 2021-11-02 Livemint

Exports touch record $35.5 bn; trade deficit shrinks to $19.9 bn in October

NEW DELHI : India’s merchandise exports shot up to a record $35.5 billion in October, signaling su......

economy 2021-11-02 Livemint

Central banks fuel new bets on tighter money as inflation rises globally

Stubbornly high inflation across more wealthy economies last week prompted a shakeout in bond mark......

economy 2021-11-02 Livemint

Govt constitutes 20 member EGoS to monitor implementation of PM Gati Shakti

Government has constituted a 20-member Empowered Group of Secretaries (EGoS) for the development a......

economy 2021-11-02 Livemint

It’s time to raise the ₹1 trillion GST bar for assessing economy

Gross revenues from the goods and services tax (GST) stood at ₹1.30 trillion in October. This was......

economy 2021-11-02 Livemint

Output in 8 core sectors shrinks for a 2nd month

Output in eight infrastructure sectors contracted sequentially for the second consecutive month by......

economy 2021-10-30 Livemint

Eight core industries output rises 4.4% in Sept; seven sectors register growth

The production of eight core industries increased by 4.4 per cent during September this year as al......

economy 2021-10-30 Livemint

Finance Ministry gives its nod to 8.5% EPF interest rate for FY21

The finance ministry has approved the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) proposal to re......

economy 2021-10-30 Livemint

Indians belief in countrys economic future has diminished: Raghuram Rajan

Indians belief in the countrys economic future has diminished in the recent years, with the COVID-......

economy 2021-10-30 Livemint

RBI relaxes rules on opening current a/c

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday eased some of the requirements of its current accoun......

economy 2021-10-30 Livemint

Finmin  may  tweak  rules to boost infra financing

The finance ministry is studying a proposal to liberalize loan classification norms to ease infras......

economy 2021-10-30 Livemint

Why Indian consumers have more reason to worry over inflation

Indian manufacturers are raising prices to pass on to consumers some of the burden of costlier ene......

economy 2021-10-29 Livemint

WTO members to quiz India on ‘trade distorting measures’ next week

NEW DELHI : India will face questions from anxious World Trade Organisation (WTO) members at the......

economy 2021-10-29 Livemint

US economy slowed in third quarter on delta surge, supply crunch

The US economy grew at the slowest pace of the recovery in the third quarter, but economists expec......

economy 2021-10-29 Livemint

CAIT pegs ₹50,000 cr losses to Chinese exporters this Diwali

Traders body CAIT on Friday said it estimates Chinese exporters to suffer business losses worth ₹......

economy 2021-10-29 Livemint

As Covax falters, vaccine gaps persist even among poorer countries

Wealthy countries have faced criticism for hoarding covid-19 vaccine doses, edging out Covax, a Wo......

economy 2021-10-28 Livemint

Centre releases ₹44,000 crore to states towards GST compensation

New Delhi: The central government on Thursday released ₹44,000 crore to states and union territor......

economy 2021-10-28 Livemint

Govt appoints KV Kamath as chairperson of newly set up ₹20,000-cr DFI

The central government on Wednesday appointed veteran banker K V Kamath as the chairperson of newl......

economy 2021-10-28 Livemint

Festive season fuels India’s return to world-beating growth

India showed more signs of a recovery taking hold last month as its consumption-driving festive se......

economy 2021-10-27 Livemint

Indias tax revenues likely to beat forecast on strong recovery, say officials

Indias government expects tax revenues for the current financial year to be 10% above budget, beat......

economy 2021-10-26 Livemint

Punjab FM promises to shift focus from farm to industry

NEW DELHI : Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Tuesday promised to build a conduciv......

economy 2021-10-26 Livemint

Economy likely to register 9.5% growth this fiscal: Report

The economy is likely to register a 9.5 per cent growth this fiscal over 7.3 per cent contraction ......

economy 2021-10-26 Livemint

BIMSTEC nations eye transport links

NEW DELHI : India and a group of South Asian and Southeast Asian nations are implementing connec......

economy 2021-10-26 Livemint

Fed prepares to taper stimulus amid more doubts on inflation

Federal Reserve officials are set to wind down their $120 billion-a-month bond-purchase program in......

economy 2021-10-26 Livemint

FM Sitharaman urges civil aviation ministry, DoT to expedite capex spending

To give a fillip to capital expenditure (Capex) and infrastructure progress in the country, union ......

economy 2021-10-26 Livemint

FM asks infra ministers to accelerate spending

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday told infrastructure related ministries to pool in a......

economy 2021-10-26 Livemint

Indias economic revival faced supply choke in September

India’s economy appears to have faced hiccups in its recovery trajectory in September as global su......

economy 2021-10-25 Livemint

India’s economic activity picked up 16.8% sequentially in Sept quarter: UBS

Economic activity improved by an average 16.8% quarter-on-quarter sequentially in the September qu......

economy 2021-10-25 Livemint

Govt may raise over ₹10,000 cr via Bharat Bond ETF by Dec

The government is likely to launch the next tranche of the Bharat Bond ETF by December and expects......

economy 2021-10-24 Livemint

Covid-19 sets back china’s plans to rebalance its economy

China’s yearslong trade war with the U.S. convinced its leaders the country needed to move faster ......

economy 2021-10-24 Livemint

Yellen expects high inflation through mid-2022 before easing

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said she expects price increases to remain high through the first ......

economy 2021-10-24 Livemint

What’s in and what’s out of Democrats’ $2 trillion budget reconciliation plan

Democrats are working to finalize a framework on a roughly $2 trillion education, healthcare and c......

economy 2021-10-23 Livemint

MPC a divided house over surprise reverse repo hike

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) rate-setting panel at its latest meeting was divided over whet......

economy 2021-10-23 Livemint

Investors bet inflation pressures will linger

A key measure of investors’ inflation expectations has climbed in recent weeks, adding fuel to con......

economy 2021-10-23 Livemint

Powell says supply-side constraints have worsened, creating more inflation risk

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell indicated he is now somewhat more concerned about higher in......

economy 2021-10-23 Livemint

Inflation is the mother of big political change

Since excessive inflation is one characteristic outcome of a fiat money system, who is really surp......

economy 2021-10-23 Livemint

Jobless claims fall to pandemic low as labor market remains tight

Jobless claims fell slightly and notched a new pandemic low last week, a sign layoffs remain low as......

economy 2021-10-22 Livemint

Indian economy to see 10.5% or higher growth this fiscal: Niti Aayog

NEW DELHI : Indian economy is expected to grow 10.5% or more in the current fiscal, Niti Aayog Vi......

economy 2021-10-21 Livemint

US weekly jobless claims hit 19-month low; labor market recovery gains traction

WASHINGTON : The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dropped to a 19-......

economy 2021-10-21 Livemint

Inflation is approaching a tipping point at the grocery store

Once supermarket prices rise more than 5%, consumer buying habits may start to changeConfident cons......

economy 2021-10-21 Livemint

Indian economy likely to grow 7.7% in Jul-Sep led by multi-speed recovery: Icra

NEW DELHI: The Indian economy is likely to have grown 7.7% in the September quarter as half of 14 h......

economy 2021-10-21 Livemint

Covid-19 safety fight heats up between Biden administration and states

The Labor Department is moving to strip three Republican-led states of workplace safety oversight, ......

economy 2021-10-20 Livemint

What the Air India privatization means for India

The ongoing privatization of Air India will reduce the government’s borrowing burden, and revive co......

economy 2021-10-20 Livemint

India’s merchandise exports jump to $15.13 bn during 1-14 October

NEW DELHI: India’s exports during the first two weeks of October rose 40.54% year-on-year to $15.13......

economy 2021-10-19 Livemint

Supply-side issues may lead to a higher risk of inflation: Nomura

Supply-side issues such as coal and chip shortage may limit production at a time when demand is see......

economy 2021-10-19 Livemint

IMF slashes India’s potential GDP forecast by 25 bps to 6%

NEW DELHI :The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday said it has pared down India’s potential......

economy 2021-10-19 Livemint

Swift and substantial: IMF hails Indias response in tackling Covid-19 crisis

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has hailed the Centres response in tackling the Covid-19 cris......

economy 2021-10-17 Livemint

Rising energy prices expose India to macro risks: Morgan Stanley

MUMBAI: Rising energy prices may pose risks to Indias growth prospects, according to Morgan Stanley......

economy 2021-10-17 Livemint

ECB’s Lagarde says inflation spike is ‘largely transitory’

The current spike in inflation is unlikely to last, European Central Bank President Christine Lagar......

economy 2021-10-17 Livemint

World Bank president hails India on Covid-19 vaccination drive

World Bank Group president David Malpass on Sunday congratulated union finance minister Nirmala Sit......

economy 2021-10-17 Livemint

Sitharaman, Yellen discuss fighting money laundering, combating terror funding

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her American counterpart Janet Yellen have discussed ways t......

economy 2021-10-16 Livemint

What if US Fed is wrong and rise in inflation isn’t transitory?

The US Federal Reserve has said the rise in inflation is transitory, but Nomura believes that the c......

economy 2021-10-16 Livemint

Why Morgan Stanley remains bullish on India despite rising energy prices

Rising energy prices can pose risks to Indian economys growth–inflation dynamics but economists at ......

economy 2021-10-15 Livemint

India on course for open access in its markets: RBI deputy governor

India is nearing a big shift in its long-term goal of achieving open access to and convertibility i......

economy 2021-10-15 Livemint

Indias trade deficit widens to record $22.6 bn in September; exports rise 23%

Indias merchandise exports in September have risen 22.6% over last year to $33.79 billion on better......

economy 2021-10-15 Livemint

India to set up 500 multimodal cargo terminals under Gati Shakti

NEW DELHI : The Indian government will set up as many as 500 multi modal cargo terminals by 2025 ......

economy 2021-10-15 Livemint

Gati Shakti, the dawn of a new age in infrastructure development?

Prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled the PM Gati Shakti-National Master Plan for multi......

economy 2021-10-15 Livemint

‘COP26 should focus on finance, transfer of tech from developed nations’

NEW DELHI : Environment Minister Bhupinder Yadav on Wednesday flagged the vulnerability of develo......

economy 2021-10-14 Livemint

Will have 7.5-8.5% growth for 10 yrs: FM

NEW DELHI : Indian economy is set to grow at near double digit in the current financial year and ......

economy 2021-10-14 Livemint

Indias GDP likely to grow at close to double-digit in FY22, says FM Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the country is looking at near close to dou......

economy 2021-10-13 Livemint

Gati Shakti plan: 7 key things about PM Modis ₹100 lakh crore infra push

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a ₹100 lakh crore national master plan for mult......

economy 2021-10-13 Livemint

Indias fuel demand rises 5.2% in September

Indias fuel demand rose 5.2% in September compared with the same month last year to 15.92 million t......

economy 2021-10-13 Livemint

Developing countries highly vulnerable to climate change impacts: Bhupinder Yadav

NEW DELHI : Environment Minister Bhupinder Yadav on Wednesday flagged the vulnerability of develo......

economy 2021-10-13 Livemint

Indian economy can sustain 7.5-8.5% growth for next decade: Sitharaman

Indian economy is set to grow at near double digit in the current financial year and then will go o......

economy 2021-10-13 Livemint

Indian economy is recovering from Covid-19 crisis: World Bank president Malpass

WASHINGTON :  The Indian economy that was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic is now in recovery mo......

economy 2021-10-13 Livemint