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Global environment more fragile amid record high inflation, decelerating growth

BENGALURU: Moody’s Analytics on Monday lowered its global economic growth forecast to 2.7% for 202......

economy 2022-09-26 Livemint

India tops the Mint’s Emerging Markets Tracker in August

Launched in September 2019, Mint’s Emerging Markets Tracker provides a summary of economic activit......

economy 2022-09-26 Livemint

Inflation to hurt middle class the most: Report

There has been a considerable drop in production of everyday items such as biscuits, tea, cakes, t......

economy 2022-09-26 Livemint

Central banks may stoke risks by raising interest rates together

Central banks around the world are raising their key interest rates in the most widespread tighten......

economy 2022-09-26 Livemint

Non-oil exports to UAE up 14% post FTA

BENGALURU : Four months after the India- UAE comprehensive free trade agreement came into eff......

economy 2022-09-26 Livemint

Explained: How Fed’s rate hike will affect India

Last Wednesday, the US Federal Reserve increased the federal funds rate, its key short term intere......

economy 2022-09-26 Livemint

What’s lost, what’s gained as RBI defends rupee

As the US Federal Reserve fights decades-high inflation with higher interest rates, the rupee is d......

economy 2022-09-26 Livemint

RBI might hike rate by 50 bps

MUMBAI : The Reserve Bank of India’s rate-setting panel is likely to raise policy rates by 5......

economy 2022-09-26 Livemint

RBI may slow down pace of rate hikes until 2023 to quell soaring inflation: ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its latest report said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may slo......

economy 2022-09-25 Livemint

New Foreign Trade Policy expected to enhance ease of doing exports from India : PHD Chamber

Bengaluru: Industry expects the upcoming foreign trade policy to enhance trade facilitation measur......

economy 2022-09-25 Livemint

Powell doesn’t have to go full Volcker for stocks to drop

Rhetoric emanating from the Federal Reserve hasn’t been so hawkish in decades. Investors, especial......

economy 2022-09-24 Livemint

India’s forex reserve can cover imports for 8.4 months: Morgan Stanley

Aggressive intervention by the RBI to prevent sharp depreciation of the domestic currency against ......

economy 2022-09-24 Livemint

Charting the global economy: Fed headlines concert of rate hikes

The Federal Reserve, Bank of England and Sweden’s Riksbank were just a handful of central banks ra......

economy 2022-09-24 Livemint

India on track to attract $100 billion FDI this fiscal: Govt

The Central government said on Saturday that India is on track to attract USD 100 billion in Forei......

economy 2022-09-24 Livemint

India rupee could fall to 82 to a dollar, says report

NEW DELHI: The Indian rupee could touch 82 to a dollar, as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is unli......

economy 2022-09-23 Livemint

Fintechs, decarbonization to drive India’s growth: Jayant Sinha

NEW DELHI : India must decarbonize large sectors of its economy including transportation, pow......

economy 2022-09-23 Livemint

BNP Paribas expects India to grow the fastest among major world economies

India is expected to be the fastest growing economy among the major economies such as the US, the ......

economy 2022-09-23 Livemint

After Fed, RBI could raise rates by 50 basis points to tame inflation

The global economy has been rattled by scorching inflation and geo-political tensions, forcing mor......

economy 2022-09-23 Livemint

The big stories of the week gone by – in charts

Every week, Plain Facts publishes a compilation of data-based insights, complete with easy-to-read......

economy 2022-09-23 Livemint

Fed‘s inflation battle rattles rupee, stocks

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI : India’s currency tumbled past the key level of 80 a dollar to a record low......

economy 2022-09-23 Livemint

Trade policy may pitch for FTA with US over five years

BENGALURU : The US is among key trading partners with whom India will seek to strike free tra......

economy 2022-09-23 Livemint

Japan may diversify investments in India

NEW DELHI : Japan is looking to bring in companies in non-conventional sectors such as renewa......

economy 2022-09-23 Livemint

US Fed aggressive rate hike: know how it will impact Indian economy

The Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, on Wednesday hiked policy interest rat......

economy 2022-09-23 Livemint

Pan-India toll collections to exceed ₹25,000 cr in H1 FY23: Crisil

NEW DELHI: With mobility picking up across the country, vehicular traffic on highways saw a strong......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

Retail inflation in Sept to rise to five-month high at 7.4%: Deutsche Bank

Indias headline retail inflation is expected to rise to a five-month high of 7.4% in September, wi......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

BoE unveils another half-point rate hike but avoids more aggressive step

The Bank of England hiked its interest rate again by another half-percentage point on Thursday to ......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

Wall Street CEOs cautious about path of US economy

WASHINGTON : The heads of the largest U.S. banks expressed concerns about the state of the U......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

ADB cuts Asia growth outlook again as global risks rise

The Asian Development Bank has again lowered its growth forecasts for the region, as global moneta......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

Cabinet approves modifications to semiconductor and display fab incentives scheme

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved modifications in the production-linked incentiv......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

Cabinet clears policy aimed at reducing logistics costs

NEW DELHI: The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the new National Logistics Policy (NLP) designe......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

Fed escalates its inflation fight, delivers third-straight big hike: Live Update

US Fed news: The US Federal Reserve raised its target interest rate by three-quarters of a percent......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

How inflation-forex double whammy impacts rate hikes

Inflation in India has stayed above the central bank’s upper tolerance limit for eight months now.......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

The Feds latest rate hike: 5 ways Americans may feel the pain

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday delivered its third straight 75-basis point interest rate hike in......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

The Feds 75-bps rate hike: Powell says strongly resolved to curb inflation

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the key US interest rate again and signalled more hikes ar......

economy 2022-09-22 Livemint

‘Faceless monitoring aided tax compliance’

NEW DELHI : The move to make taxpayers aware of what the income-tax department knows about their......

economy 2022-04-15 Livemint

Increased tax revenue keeps India on track to becoming $5 trn economy: FinMin

The focus on capex in the recently announced Budget for the current fiscal year will boost manufac......

economy 2022-04-15 Livemint

The week that was, in charts: inflation, asset monetization

Every week, Plain Facts publishes a compilation of data-based insights—complete with easy-to-read ......

economy 2022-04-15 Livemint

Faceless handholding helped tax compliance: Finance ministry

NEW DELHI : The move to make taxpayers aware of what the income-tax department knows about their......

economy 2022-04-14 Livemint

As inflation soars, RBI seen lifting rates to three-year high

India’s central bank would have to gradually hike the benchmark interest rate to its highest in th......

economy 2022-04-14 Livemint

Steel demand to grow at 7-8% in FY23; industry outlook positive: ICRA

Domestic steel industrys earnings over the next 12 months, year ended FY23, are expected to remain......

economy 2022-04-14 Livemint

Soaring food, energy prices reach Asia to bring global inflation in sync

The world is now facing a synchronized inflation outbreak as food and energy prices surge in Asia,......

economy 2022-04-14 Livemint

World Bank cuts Indias GDP growth forecast to 8% from 8.7% in FY23

The World Bank has slashed Indias GDP forecast for fiscal year 2022-23 to 8% from 8.7% predicted e......

economy 2022-04-14 Livemint

World Bank lowers India’s GDP forecast to 8% for FY23

The World Bank on Wednesday lowered India’s economic growth forecast for 2022-23 to 8% from 8.7% e......

economy 2022-04-14 Livemint

RBI may hike repo rate by 25 bps in June: SBI Ecowrap

State Bank of Indias economic research team said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will hike the rep......

economy 2022-04-14 Livemint

Rate hikes can come as early as June, economists feel

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI : With inflation galloping to a 17-month high, economists now expect the Rese......

economy 2022-04-14 Livemint

Decoding India’s export-import situation amid Russia-Ukraine war

Inflation is rising again. The Russia-Ukraine conflict has added fuel to the fire. Rising prices h......

economy 2022-04-13 Livemint

Nomura expects Indian IPO market to pick up pace in second half of the year

Nomura Holdings Ltd. expects initial public offerings in India will regain momentum in the second ......

economy 2022-04-13 Livemint

9 out of 10 Indian households feel the pinch as veggie prices rise: Survey

Rising prices of vegetables has now started hampering the lifestyle of the middle classes as a rec......

economy 2022-04-13 Livemint

Retail sales report 28% growth in March: Survey

NEW DELHI : Retail sales grew 28% year-on-year in the month of March, while reporting a 12% grow......

economy 2022-04-13 Livemint

India plans $2-bn more of exports to sanctions-hit Russia: Report

India is planning to boost shipments to Russia by an additional $2 billion as the two nations work......

economy 2022-04-13 Livemint

Inflation soars to 17-month high in March; IIP gathers pace in Feb

Indias retail inflation accelerated to 6.95% in March, signalling a sustained food price rise, gov......

economy 2022-04-13 Livemint

US inflation at over 40-year high, boosting Feds case for aggressive hikes

US consumer prices rose 8.5% annually in March, highest since December 1981, bolstering a case for......

economy 2022-04-13 Livemint

CPI inflation accelerates to a 17-month high in March

India’s retail inflation accelerated to a 17-month high in March led by a sharper than expected sp......

economy 2022-04-13 Livemint

IIP mildly recovers to a 4-month high in February

BENGALURU : India’s industrial activity mildly recovered to a four-month high in February, even ......

economy 2022-04-13 Livemint

Retail inflation soars to a 17-month high

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI : India’s retail inflation raced to a 17-month high in March, led by a sharp......

economy 2022-04-13 Livemint

Air passenger traffic up 59% in FY22, 40% lower than pre-Covid levels: Icra

Domestic air passenger traffic for fiscal 2022 is estimated at 84 million, an increase of 59% over......

economy 2022-04-12 Livemint

RBI-regulated markets to start trading at 9 am from 18 April

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reverted back to normal trading timings in markets regulated b......

economy 2022-04-12 Livemint

Inflation likely touched 16-month high in March

NEW DELHI : India’s headline inflation may have accelerated to a 16-month high in March driven b......

economy 2022-04-12 Livemint

Food prices likely pushed Indias inflation to a 16-month high in March: Poll

BENGALURU: Indias retail inflation likely sped up to a 16-month high of 6.35% in March, well above......

economy 2022-04-11 Livemint

India 10-year bond yield surges to near 3-year highs

Indias benchmark 10-year bond yield today spiked to its highest level in nearly three years, follo......

economy 2022-04-11 Livemint

RBIs hawkish pivot spurs economists to move up rate calls

The Indian central bank’s unexpected signal that it’s heading toward exiting easy monetary policy ......

economy 2022-04-11 Livemint

Inflation hurts. Better get used to it.

The runaway inflation of the past year is a radical change from the lowflation that’s dominated in......

economy 2022-04-11 Livemint

Decoding RBI’s monetary policy decisions

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has kept key policy rates unch......

economy 2022-04-11 Livemint

What Uday Kotak has to say on RBI revised inflation forecasts

The CEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank, Uday Kotak, has expressed concern and questioned the Reserve Bank ......

economy 2022-04-10 Livemint

What drove income tax collections growth in the pandemic year

NEW DELHI: India’s total tax revenues in the financial year that ended on 31 March touched an esti......

economy 2022-04-10 Livemint

Forex reserves slide to $606.4 bn, steepest fall in a week

In the steepest weekly fall ever, Indias forex reserves slid by $11.173 billion to $606.475 billio......

economy 2022-04-09 Livemint

Bombay HC backs Sebi in debenture trustee case

Bombay high court on Friday said that as the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is the ......

economy 2022-04-09 Livemint

Consumer confidence continues to improve

Mumbai: Indian consumers’ perception of current and future economic conditions continues to improv......

economy 2022-04-09 Livemint

Better compliance, economic recovery boost tax collections

The central government’s total direct and indirect tax collections after refunds jumped 34% to ₹2......

economy 2022-04-09 Livemint

RBI policy to be announced today: Three key things to watch out for

Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday will announce the first bi-......

economy 2022-04-08 Livemint

India GDP growth projected at 7.2% for FY23: RBI Governor

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has projected Indias gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 7.2% f......

economy 2022-04-08 Livemint

RBI projects inflation at 5.7% for FY23

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has projected Indias inflation to be 5.7% for FY23 from earlier gu......

economy 2022-04-08 Livemint

Over 34 cr loan accounts opened under Mudra scheme since launch: Govt

NEW DELHI : More than 34.42 crore loan accounts amounting to ₹18.60 lakh crore have been opened......

economy 2022-04-08 Livemint

RBI holds key rates but starts policy normalisation

As expected, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept its key lending rate at a record low as the mone......

economy 2022-04-08 Livemint

Gross tax collections surge to record ₹27 lakh cr in FY22: Govt

Indias gross tax collections rose to ₹27.07 lakh crore ($356.82 billion) in 2021/22 financial yea......

economy 2022-04-08 Livemint

Cabinet approves distribution of fortified rice across govt schemes

NEW DELHI : With an aim to combat nutrition deficiency in a large section of the population, the......

economy 2022-04-08 Livemint

India faces challenge of high inflation, low growth: FinMin

BENGALURU : Soaring global commodity prices and disruptions in supplies due to the Russia-Ukrain......

economy 2022-04-08 Livemint

Pakistan court says parliament must reconvene, orders no-confidence vote

Pakistans Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the national assembly must reconvene to hold a no-conf......

economy 2022-04-08 Livemint

RBI to lift inflation estimate on costlier fuel: Economists

NEW DELHI : The Reserve Bank of India’s rate-setting panel is expected to raise its FY23 retail ......

economy 2022-04-08 Livemint

Govt to organise Waterways Conclave 2022 in Assam

The Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, along with the Inland Waterways Authority of ......

economy 2022-04-07 Livemint

PMI services hit 3-month high in March

Activity in India’s services sector recovered to a three-month high in March even as sharp inflati......

economy 2022-04-07 Livemint

E-way bill spike in March hints at record rise in GST collection

Electronic permits for goods shipment within and across states in March have shot up to 78.1 milli......

economy 2022-04-07 Livemint

Time for ultra-dovish monetary policy is over

India’s monetary policy committee (MPC) faces an unenviable cocktail of challenges as it meets thi......

economy 2022-04-07 Livemint

RBI MPC meet: Monetary Policy Committee discusses next bi-monthly policy

The Reserve Bank of Indias (RBI) rate-setting panel today started discussions to firm up the next ......

economy 2022-04-07 Livemint

Asian Development Bank’s latest outlook signals continued recovery amid global headwinds

The Asian Development Bank lowered slightly its 2022 economic growth forecast for developing Asia ......

economy 2022-04-07 Livemint

India services PMI at 3-month high in March despite inflationary pressure

NEW DELHI: Activity in India’s services sector rose to a three-month high in March, helped by easi......

economy 2022-04-06 Livemint

E-way bill spike in March hints at further growth in GST collection

Electronic permits for goods shipment within and across states in March have shot up to 78.1 milli......

economy 2022-04-06 Livemint

No more room for ultra-dovish monetary policy

India’s monetary policy committee (MPC) faces an unenviable cocktail of challenges as it meets thi......

economy 2022-04-06 Livemint

RBI decided against activating countercyclical capital buffer

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided not to activate countercyclical capital buffer, accord......

economy 2022-04-06 Livemint

Govt extends timeline for loan disbursement for ethanol projects

The union government has extended the timeline for disbursement of loans or completion of ethanol ......

economy 2022-04-06 Livemint

Why Indias manufacturing activity weakened in March

The S&P Global India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 54 points in March fro......

economy 2022-04-06 Livemint

What is driving GST collections?

NEW DELHI : In December last year, officers from the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (......

economy 2022-04-06 Livemint

Corporate profiteering to be in focus at GST meet

NEW DELHI : The ministerial panel led by Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai working on th......

economy 2022-04-06 Livemint

Direct tax collections top revised estimates in FY22 at nearly ₹14 tn

BENGALURU : Direct tax collections touched nearly ₹14 trillion in the just-ended fiscal, exceed......

economy 2022-04-06 Livemint

RBI faces pressure to stem yield shock amid avalanche of bond supply

Traders in India are pinning their hopes on the central bank stepping in to manage bond-market liq......

economy 2022-04-05 Livemint

$120 billion global grain trade is being redrawn by Russias war in Ukraine

Across Ukraine’s farm belt, silos are bursting with 15 million tons of corn from the autumn harves......

economy 2022-04-05 Livemint

PMI manufacturing at joint 6-month low

BENGALURU : Growth in India’s manufacturing activity slowed in March, falling to a six-month low......

economy 2022-04-05 Livemint

India’s trade deficit widens by 87.5% to record $192 billion

India’s trade deficit rose by 87.5% to a record ₹192 billion in 2021-22 from ₹102 billion in the......

economy 2022-04-05 Livemint


Rs1.42 trillion tied grant for drinking water, rain water harvesting and water recycling

NEW DELHI : The 15th Finance Commission (FC) has recommended a total of Rs. 1.42 trillion as a t......

economy 2022-04-05 Livemint

RBI to remain accommodative, leave all rates unchanged: BofA Securities

Despite inflation staying above RBIs comfort zone for the past few months, the Reserve Bank is lik......

economy 2022-04-05 Livemint

GoM for GST reforms pushes for rigorous enforcement

NEW DELHI : The goods and services tax (GST) regime is set for an overhaul, with a state ministe......

economy 2022-04-05 Livemint

ICMR-NIN to revise the dietary guidelines for Indians after a decade

HYDERABAD : The Hyderabad-based National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) will roll out the revised ......

economy 2022-04-04 Livemint

India manufacturing activity slows down six-month low in March

BENGALURU: Growth in India’s manufacturing activity slowed in March, falling to a six-month low, a......

economy 2022-04-04 Livemint

Extended GST compensation cess to be used for clearing earlier dues: Govt

Finance Ministry on Monday said the compensation cess collected between FY23-FY26 will be to clear......

economy 2022-04-04 Livemint

India’s trade deficit widens to record $192 bn; value of oil imports up 80%

A day after India reported record merchandise exports of $419 billion in FY22, official data relea......

economy 2022-04-04 Livemint

GST Council did not recommend lowering rate on health insurance: Sitharaman

New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax Council has not recommended reducing the rate of 18% on heal......

economy 2022-04-04 Livemint

FY23 GDP growth estimated at 7.4%: Ficcis Economic Outlook Survey

NEW DELHI : Indias GDP is estimated to grow at 7.4% in the financial year 2022-23 with rising pr......

economy 2022-04-04 Livemint

India’s exports hit a record high of $418 billion in 2021-22

NEW DELHI : India’s merchandise exports touched a record $418 billion in 2021-22, exceeding the ......

economy 2022-04-04 Livemint

The impact of Ukraine war on Indian growth

The Russia-Ukraine war, which started about one-and-a-half month ago, is impacting the stability o......

economy 2022-04-04 Livemint

What to expect from RBI’s monetary policy meeting this week

MUMBAI : The Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy committee (MPC) is likely to stand pat on......

economy 2022-04-04 Livemint

India on cusp of major economic recovery: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

NEW DELHI :  India is on the cusp of a major economic recovery and talks of possible stagflation......

economy 2022-04-03 Livemint

There’s no reason why India should turn down Russian oil discounts

New Delhi: India is buying Russian crude in defiance of Western, especially US pressure, to isolat......

economy 2022-04-03 Livemint

RBI likely to maintain status quo on rates to support growth, experts say

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to maintain status quo on interest rates in its forthcom......

economy 2022-04-03 Livemint

India exports rise to record $418 billion in FY22: Govt data

Indias merchandise exports rise to a record $418 billion in 2021-22 fiscal, according to official ......

economy 2022-04-03 Livemint

Decoded: What is Tata Neu super app that will be launched on 7 April

Salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group is planning to launch is much-awaited super-app on 7 Apri......

economy 2022-04-03 Livemint

Upbeat economic outlook aids Biden’s deficit push

The White House is relying on its recently released budget—including the economic projections—to h......

economy 2022-04-02 Livemint

Warship maker GRSE clocks highest turnover in FY22, declares dividend

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd , one of the leading warship builders in the co......

economy 2022-04-02 Livemint

GST mop-up  climbs to an all-time high of  ₹1.42 tn  in  March

New Delhi: Central and state governments collected ₹1.42 trillion in goods and services tax (GST)......

economy 2022-04-02 Livemint

India to continue oil purchases from Russia: Nirmala Sitharaman

Indias finance minister on Friday said New Delhi would continue to purchase crude from Russia as i......

economy 2022-04-02 Livemint

Tata Power gets NCLT approval for merger of CGPL into it

Tata Power has received National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) nod for the merger of Coastal Gujarat......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

Indian firms credit health recovers at fastest pace in a decade: Report

The credit quality of Indian companies improved at the fastest pace in a decade, a ratings agency ......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

GST collections hit all-time high in March at ₹1.42 lakh cr

The gross goods and services tax (GST) revenue collected in the month of March 2022 is ₹1.42 lakh......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

India is set to miss renewables goal for 2022

From curbing emissions to increasing forest cover, India has often boasted about making progress t......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

GST collections at all-time high of ₹1.42 trillion in March

Central and state governments collected ₹1.42 trillion in goods and services tax (GST) in March, ......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

Foreign trade policy extended for another 6 months: Govt

The union government has extended the validity of the foreign trade policy (FTP) 2015-20 by anothe......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

The data recap of the week: Fuel prices, hiring spree, etc

Every week, Plain Facts publishes a compilation of data-based insights—complete with easy-to-read ......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

Fiscal deficit at 83% of full year target in April-Feb

BENGALURU : An unprecedented ₹2.4 trillion worth of taxes shared with states in February led to......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

Eight core sectors growth at 4-month high in Feb

BENGALURU : The eight infrastructure sectors of the economy grew at a four month high in Februar......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

Centre to borrow ₹8.45 lakh crore in first half of FY23

The Central government will borrow ₹8.45 lakh crore for the first half for fiscal 2022-23, accord......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

Centre seeks to borrow ₹8.45 trillion in Apr-Sep

NEW DELHI : The government will borrow ₹8.45 trillion in the first half of the current fiscal, ......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

Core sectors in fast lane; fiscal deficit at 83%  of full-year  goal

BENGALURU : India’s fiscal deficit widened by 40% in February from the preceding month as the Ce......

economy 2022-04-01 Livemint

The week that was: International travel, Ukraine war, petrol prices

Every week, Plain Facts publishes a compilation of data-based insights—complete with easy-to-read ......

economy 2022-03-31 Livemint

Indias April-Feb fiscal deficit at nearly 83% of revised Budget estimate

Indias fiscal deficit at February-end at 82.7% of revised estimates in Budget, according to offici......

economy 2022-03-31 Livemint

Core sector output rises 5.8% in Feb

Core industries output for the month of February grew 5.8% over last year, according to the data r......

economy 2022-03-31 Livemint

IndRa lowers its FY23 GDP forecast to 7-7.2%

India Ratings on Wednesday lowered India’s economic growth forecast for 2022-23 to 7.0-7.2% from 7......

economy 2022-03-31 Livemint

Pandemic has accelerated growth in the digital space: Former IL&FS director

Businesses will need to think ‘digital’ if they are to compete and grow over the next decade, beli......

economy 2022-03-31 Livemint

RBI risks falling behind curve like Fed, warns SBI Funds

India’s central bank may have to pay a bigger price for ignoring inflation by tightening interest ......

economy 2022-03-30 Livemint

Top Indian funds differ on whether RBI is behind the curve

Two of India’s top asset managers have diverging views on whether the central bank is falling behi......

economy 2022-03-30 Livemint

India Ratings lowers GDP forecast to 7-7.2% from 7.6% for FY23

BENGALURU: India Ratings on Wednesday lowered India’s economic growth forecast for 2022-23 to 7.0-......

economy 2022-03-30 Livemint

India Ratings cuts GDP growth forecast to 7% for FY23

Ratings agency India Ratings on Wednesday cut Indias GDP growth forecast marginally for the next f......

economy 2022-03-30 Livemint

India to hike local gas prices to $6.1 per mmBtu from Friday: Report

India will raise the price of locally produced gas from old fields for April-September 2022 to a r......

economy 2022-03-30 Livemint

ICRA lowers FY23 GDP forecast to 7.2%

Ratings agency Icra on Tuesday sharply lowered India’s economic growth forecast for the financial ......

economy 2022-03-30 Livemint

Breaking down India’s $400 bn exports landmark, in charts

Earlier this month, the government announced it had crossed its 2021-22 target of $400 billion in ......

economy 2022-03-30 Livemint

Oil price hike poses huge challenge: FM

NEW DELHI : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the unprecedented hike in o......

economy 2022-03-30 Livemint

Icra slashes India’s FY23 growth forecast to 7.2%

Ratings agency Icra on Tuesday sharply lowered India’s economic growth forecast for financial year......

economy 2022-03-29 Livemint

Indias CAD to widen to 2.6% of GDP in 2022: BofA Securities

NEW DELHI: A sharp rise in prices of commodities such as oil, coal, metals and edible oils could w......

economy 2022-03-29 Livemint

Breaking down India’s $400-billion exports mark

Earlier this month, the government announced it had crossed its 2021-22 target of $400 billion in ......

economy 2022-03-29 Livemint

Govt public debt in Dec quarter up by over 2%

The Centres total liabilities rose by a little over 2% in the December quarter to ₹128.4 trillion......

economy 2022-03-29 Livemint

What $400 bn merchandise exports mean for the economy

India achieved its merchandise export target of $400 billion for FY22, backed by strong performanc......

economy 2022-03-29 Livemint

Stable tax and policy regime needed: Assocham chief

The Indian industry requires a stable taxation regime and policy framework as the country’s econom......

economy 2022-03-29 Livemint

A US recession warning? Part of yield curve inverts for first time in 16 years

Treasuries slumped anew to send a widely-watched part of the U.S. yield curve to its first inversi......

economy 2022-03-28 Livemint

Oil companies must undertake consistent price hikes to cut losses, say experts

NEW DELHI: Domestic fuel prices will likely continue to move higher in the coming weeks, given tha......

economy 2022-03-28 Livemint

Supply chain strengthening: PM

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Indias supply chain is strengthenin......

economy 2022-03-28 Livemint

How can Indian economy stave off stagflation?

There is increasing inflationary pressure on the economy. However, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) gov......

economy 2022-03-28 Livemint

India’s monetary policy in the time of war

MUMBAI : Politicians rarely end up coining terms which become popular in economics. The Britis......

economy 2022-03-28 Livemint

Economic recovery had some obstacles in Feb, shows Mint tracker

NEW DELHI : After staying resilient in the face of the pandemic’s third wave, the Indian econo......

economy 2022-03-28 Livemint

India’s supply chain getting stronger: PM Modi on $400 bn exports

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Indias supply chain is strengthening a......

economy 2022-03-27 Livemint

Europe’s energy woes are rerouting global gas flows

Against the odds, extreme market forces and political will are already redrawing the global energy......

economy 2022-03-27 Livemint

Shanghai nurse’s death fuels skepticism over cost of China’s Covid-19 measures

The death of a Shanghai nurse from asthma after she was turned away from her own hospital because ......

economy 2022-03-26 Livemint

Railways to offer its infrastructure for skill development programmes

In an attempt to promote skill development among workforce across the country, Indian Railways has......

economy 2022-03-26 Livemint

India-UAE pact to ease movement of services professionals: UAE Minister

With just over a month to go for the India-UAE comprehensive free trade agreement coming into effe......

economy 2022-03-26 Livemint

TDS imposed to track large number of crypto transactions: Sitharaman

NEW DELHI : Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the government has decided ......

economy 2022-03-26 Livemint

Delhi Economic Survey pegs state as among the most prosperous

Delhi is one of the most prosperous states in the country with state ranking third per capita inco......

economy 2022-03-26 Livemint

Yield curve almost flashes recession, maybe, but who knows when

Predicting recessions involves a lot of correlation and not a lot of causation. What many believe ......

economy 2022-03-25 Livemint

Indias 2022 GDP growth downgraded to 4.6% due to ongoing war in Ukraine: UN report

UNITED NATIONS : Indias projected economic growth for 2022 has been downgraded by over 2% to 4.6......

economy 2022-03-25 Livemint

Finance Bill tweaks proposed by government

The government has proposed as many as 39 amendments to Finance Bill 2022, clarifying the legislat......

economy 2022-03-25 Livemint

Russia sanctions to have mixed credit implications for Indian OMCs: Moodys

Sanctions on Russia and high oil prices in the wake of Ukraine war will have mixed credit implicat......

economy 2022-03-24 Livemint

STT mop up sees 25% increase in this fiscal

NEW DELHI : Revenue receipts of the Centre from Securities Transaction Tax (STT) levied on purch......

economy 2022-03-24 Livemint

India attains $400bn exports mark, but trade deficit remains a concern

NEW DELHI : Led by a sharp jump in exports of engineering and electronic goods, India’s merchand......

economy 2022-03-24 Livemint

CBIC issues SOP for scrutiny of FY 2017-18, FY 1018-19 GST returns

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued standard operating procedures fo......

economy 2022-03-24 Livemint

Reserve  Bank  may  revise  inflation forecast, change its policy stance

MUMBAI : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s monetary policy committee (MPC) is expected to revise......

economy 2022-03-24 Livemint

India’s steady economic recovery braces for Ukraine war risks

India’s services and manufacturing activity held steady in February, even as the war in Ukraine cl......

economy 2022-03-23 Livemint

Petrol, diesel prices up 80 paise a litre for 2nd straight day

NEW DELHI : Prices of petrol and diesel increased by 80 paise per litre for the second day in a ......

economy 2022-03-23 Livemint

Indias exports touch $400 bn target, PM says milestone towards self-reliance

NEW DELHI : India has achieved its ambitious target of exports worth $400 billion in the current......

economy 2022-03-23 Livemint

Covid-19 pandemic recovery widens India’s urban-rural divide: Report

India’s urban consumption is driving recovery from late pandemic wave but has further intensified ......

economy 2022-03-23 Livemint

House panel asks govt to take concrete steps to raise domestic oil production

NEW DELHI : The standing committee on petroleum and natural gas has recommended the government t......

economy 2022-03-23 Livemint

Indians cutting down on fried food, vegetables as higher prices bite

Many Indians are cutting down on fried food and even vegetables as the Ukraine war inflates the pr......

economy 2022-03-23 Livemint

Omicron-hit hotel bookings to recover once international travel resumes: Report

NEW DELHI : India is expected to make a recovery in hotel bookings as Covid-19 cases continue to......

economy 2022-03-23 Livemint

STT collection surges 25% year-on-year so far this fiscal

New Delhi: Revenue receipts of the Centre from Securities Transaction Tax (STT) levied on purchase......

economy 2022-03-23 Livemint

India considers exempting some projects from solar import taxes

India’s renewable energy ministry has backed a demand to shield some projects from impending taxes......

economy 2022-03-23 Livemint

Fitch cuts Indias growth forecast for next fiscal to 8.5%

Fitch has slashed Indias growth forecast for next fiscal to 8.5% on high energy prices due to the ......

economy 2022-03-22 Livemint

45% faced some form of reduction in their income due to Covid-19: Report

NIRA, a fintech offering small ticket loans to India’s mass market, has released a report ‘Impact ......

economy 2022-03-22 Livemint

Govts performance not in sync with commitments on renewable energy: House panel

NEW DELHI : At a time when the government has shown major emphasis on energy transition with com......

economy 2022-03-22 Livemint

Union Cabinet approves MSP of Raw Jute for 2022-23 season

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved minimum support price of raw jute fo......

economy 2022-03-22 Livemint

Current inflation spike above  6% is only transitory, says Das

MUMBAI : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) does not foresee inflation to breach its upper toleranc......

economy 2022-03-22 Livemint

Centre firm on early fund release to states: FM

NEW DELHI : The Central government is committed to early fiscal transfers to states under variou......

economy 2022-03-22 Livemint

Feds Powell says ready to raise rates faster if needed

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank will take the “necessary steps to get in......

economy 2022-03-22 Livemint

Austria backs India on buying Russian oil

NEW DELHI : India is right in buying oil from Russia as there cannot be quick solutions to the o......

economy 2022-03-22 Livemint

Aluminium association seeks PMO’s intervention as coal supply deteriorates

With the alarming shortage in supply of coal rakes for industries now also extending to road-based......

economy 2022-03-21 Livemint

RBI governor says no fears of stagflation in India, will monitor inflation

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has infused around ₹17 lakh crore during past two years and will ......

economy 2022-03-21 Livemint

Tea Board of India set for overhaul as exports falter

The 70-year-old Tea Act is headed for an amendment aimed at overhauling the Tea Board of India ami......

economy 2022-03-21 Livemint

Reduce Sugar production and increase conversion to ethanol: Gadkari

New Delhi: Union minister for road transport and highways, Nitin Gadkari has called sugar factorie......

economy 2022-03-20 Livemint

Americans are having an inflation ‘Aha’ moment

The fastest climb in inflation of the last four decades became real for Matthew Rivera when he ord......

economy 2022-03-20 Livemint

CBIC urges taxpayers to file February GST returns by Sunday

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has urged tax payers to file their Goods and Se......

economy 2022-03-20 Livemint

Multinationals fret over foreign tax credits as U.S. tightens rules

WASHINGTON—The owners of Pizza Hut, Burger King and Outback Steakhouse are alerting investors abou......

economy 2022-03-20 Livemint

The end of zero: Prepare for a world with higher rates

Warren Buffett has compared interest rates to gravity. That is an especially useful way to think a......

economy 2022-03-20 Livemint

China’s Covid-19 flare-up threatens backlog at busy port of Shenzhen

Cargo ships are accumulating at one of China’s busiest ports after another Covid-19 outbreak shut ......

economy 2022-03-20 Livemint

Indias oil imports from US to rise amid criticism for Russian purchases

Indias oil imports from the United States will rise by 11% this year, officials said on Saturday, ......

economy 2022-03-19 Livemint

CBDT chief gives key reasons behind robust direct tax collections

CBDT Chairman on Saturday said there are many factors behind record direct tax collections in the ......

economy 2022-03-19 Livemint

Japan PM expected to announce $42-bn investment plan in India visit: Report

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is expected to announce a plan to invest 5 trillion yen ($42......

economy 2022-03-19 Livemint

Demand conditions resilient, says RBI

India’s demand conditions have remained resilient despite uncertainties due to the Russia-Ukraine ......

economy 2022-03-18 Livemint

SBI to provide $1-bn credit line to Sri Lanka amid worsening economic situation

The finance ministry on Thursday said State Bank of India (SBI) will provide $1 billion credit fac......

economy 2022-03-18 Livemint

India’s auto component industry records trade surplus of $600 mn: Goyal

NEW DELHI : Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that India’s auto compo......

economy 2022-03-18 Livemint

Global economic fallout of Ukraine war to impact Indian economy negatively: IMF

The global economic fallout of the war in Ukraine is expected to negatively impact Indias economy,......

economy 2022-03-18 Livemint

US Federal Reserve approves first interest rate hike after Covid-19 outbreak

The United States Federal Reserve hiked interest rates on Wednesday for the first time since the 2......

economy 2022-03-17 Livemint

Moodys cuts Indias growth forecast to 9.1% for 2022

New Delhi: Global ratings agency Moody’s on Thursday lowered India’s growth forecast to 9.1% for 2......

economy 2022-03-17 Livemint

Ukraine crisis could cut 1% off global growth this year: OECD estimates

The Ukraine crisis could knock more than a percentage point off global growth this year and add tw......

economy 2022-03-17 Livemint

Indias merchandise exports set to cross $400 bn in current fiscal: Piyush Goyal

Indias merchandise exports have reached $390 billion till March 14 of the current financial year a......

economy 2022-03-17 Livemint

Ukraine crisis poses downside risk to global recovery: RBI Bulletin

Mumbai: The ongoing geopolitical crisis due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict has heightened uncertai......

economy 2022-03-17 Livemint

House panel pulls up credit guarantee fund

NEW DELHI : The Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament has come down hard on the lack of pr......

economy 2022-03-17 Livemint

How to tell if sanctions are hitting the Russian economy

The success or failure of the West’s economic war against Russia is crucial to the outcome of the ......

economy 2022-03-17 Livemint

IndiGo CEO urges govt to bring ATF under GST amid massive price hikes

The price of aviation turbine fuel has increased by 50% since January and the situation has advers......

economy 2022-03-17 Livemint

Brent climbs above $100/bbl as volatility continues

Oil prices recouped during the early trade on Wednesday as volatile trading continued amid the Rus......

economy 2022-03-16 Livemint

Fuel hoarding in India boosts sales before expected price spike

India’s sales of diesel and gasoline jumped during the first half of March as more fuel was hoarde......

economy 2022-03-16 Livemint

India-UAE trade pact: Bilateral trade projected to touch $100-bn in 5 years

The bilateral trade between Indian and United Arab Emirates is projected to increase from the curr......

economy 2022-03-16 Livemint

India approves investments worth over ₹13,000 cr from its neighbours

India has received around 347 foreign investment proposals from neighbouring countries, the Parlia......

economy 2022-03-16 Livemint

Zomato to grant $150-mn loan to Blinkit, pick up 16.66% stake in Mukunda Foods

Food delivery giant Zomato Ltd on Tuesday announced acquisition of 16.66% stake in food robotics c......

economy 2022-03-16 Livemint

Saudi Arabia considers accepting yuan instead of dollars for Chinese oil sales

Saudi Arabia is in active talks with Beijing to price its some of its oil sales to China in yuan, ......

economy 2022-03-16 Livemint

‘Strong capex to save economy from unrest’

NEW DELHI : The Russia-Ukraine crisis has brought “an element of uncertainty into India’s growth......

economy 2022-03-16 Livemint

Foreign trade policy set for another delay

NEW DELHI : India’s much-delayed foreign trade policy (FTP) which was expected on 1 April has be......

economy 2022-03-16 Livemint

India govt plans $3.3 billion sovereign green bond issuance

India will issue at least 240 billion rupees ($3.3 billion) in sovereign green bonds as the countr......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

Learnings from the pandemic to help India in efforts to become $5 tn economy

Flexibility, agility, resilience, and a universal dash to accelerate and adopt technology have bee......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

How crude above $100 a barrel impacts India

Crude oil prices have shot up over $100 a barrel, and reached even $130 as the Russia-Ukraine war ......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

Trade deficit widens on high import costs

NEW DELHI : India’s trade deficit widened in February as the costs of imports soared on the back......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

Unemployment rate at 12.6% in April-June 2021: NSO survey

The unemployment rate for in urban areas during the April-June period of 2021 has declined to 12.2......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

PLI scheme for bulk drugs: Deadline for proposals extended till March-end

The union government has extended the deadline for receipt of applications under the vacant slots ......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

India is currently fastest rebounding economy in the world: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

India is currently the fastest rebounding economy in the world and has managed to create the faste......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

CPI inflation stays  above RBI tolerance level in February

NEW DELHI : India’s retail inflation hit its fastest pace in eight months in February, led by hi......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

FM presents Rs1.42 lakh cr J&K budget in Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday presented a ₹1.42-lakh-crore budget for Jammu and K......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

India ready to curb impact of oil prices

NEW DELHI : As volatility continues in the global oil markets, the Minister of State for Petrole......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

States seek GST compensation beyond five years: Nirmala Sitharaman

NEW DELHI : Many states have sought extension of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation p......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

Nine states not reduced VAT on petrol, diesel: Hardeep Singh Puri in RS

The union government has informed the Parliament today that nine states, including Maharashtra and......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

India is the fastest recovering  economy, says Chandrasekhar

NEW DELHI : India is the fastest-rebounding economy globally and has managed to create the most ......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

Govt plans reform in capital gains tax

NEW DELHI : The Narendra Modi administration is likely to revamp the capital gains tax structure......

economy 2022-03-15 Livemint

WPI inflation rises to 13.11% in February from 12.96% in January: Govt data

Indias inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) accelerated to 13.11% in February as com......

economy 2022-03-14 Livemint

WPI inflation surges in Feb; remains in double-digit for 11th month

New Delhi: Inflation measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) remained in double-digit for the ......

economy 2022-03-14 Livemint

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Indias trade gap widens in February

New Delhi: The gap between India’s merchandise exports and imports widened in February after touch......

economy 2022-03-14 Livemint

Inflation stays above RBI comfort zone for second straight month at 6.07% in Feb

After breaching upper tolerance of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), price rise in India continued to s......

economy 2022-03-14 Livemint

Interim FTA with Australia likely on 21 Mar

NEW DELHI : India and Australia are likely to sign an interim free trade agreement (FTA) on 21 Mar......

economy 2022-03-14 Livemint

How does rupee depreciation affect the economy?

The rupee is under pressure: it has fallen 3.5% against the dollar in 2022 and touched record lows......

economy 2022-03-14 Livemint

How inflation measurement is still stuck in VCR and cassette era

NEW DELHI : The last time a CD or cassette or a Nokia phone made it to a shopping cart may hav......

economy 2022-03-14 Livemint

Crude oil prices likely to remain volatile as Ukraine crisis continues

New Delhi: Prices of crude oil have largely been on the boil amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Alt......

economy 2022-03-13 Livemint

Indias forex reserves rise by $394 million to $631.92 billion

Indias forex reserves rose by $394 million to $631.92 billion in the week ended March 4, according......

economy 2022-03-13 Livemint

How the pandemic broke Silicon Valley’s stranglehold on tech jobs

Silicon Valley, make way for Silicon U.S.A. In a feedback loop that could transform the economic g......

economy 2022-03-13 Livemint

Govt releases draft paper on national medical devices policy for consultation

The department of pharmaceuticals (DoP) has released a draft paper on national policy for the medi......

economy 2022-03-13 Livemint

Covid-19 taught Americans how to let go of their steady paychecks

During the Covid-19 pandemic, millions of Americans quit their jobs. Some retired early. Many also......

economy 2022-03-13 Livemint

IIP recovers marginally to 1.3% in Jan; Russia-Ukraine crises weighs on recovery

India’s industrial activity recovered marginally in January after slumping to a 10-month low in De......

economy 2022-03-12 Livemint

Indias digital economy to see exponential growth to $800 bn by 2030: FM

Indias digital economy is expected to witness exponential growth to $800 billion by 2030 on the ba......

economy 2022-03-12 Livemint

After hitting 10-month low in Dec, IIP growth recovers to 1.3% in Jan

After hitting a 10-month low in December, Indias industrial production growth recovered to 1.3% in......

economy 2022-03-11 Livemint

Govt to help exporters get shipping access

NEW DELHI : The Union government has formed a committee to help Indian exporters and importers a......

economy 2022-03-11 Livemint

Export substitution: move to replace Russian supplies to EU

Indian exporters of iron and steel, jewellery, chemicals, plastics, aluminium, marine products and......

economy 2022-03-11 Livemint

US job openings near record, adding to price pressures

US businesses posted a near-record level of open jobs in January, a trend that has pushed up worke......

economy 2022-03-10 Livemint

Food inflation on Ukraine crisis may force RBI to raise rates: Moodys Analytics

Indias central bank could raise interest rates if food prices spike on the back of a rally in comm......

economy 2022-03-10 Livemint

Telangana govt announces recruitment to fill 80,039 vacancies. Details here

In a major employment drive, the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announces an immedia......

economy 2022-03-09 Livemint

India open to making 5G airwaves cheaper in auction this year: Report

India may lower the base price for fifth-generation, or 5G, airwaves in the upcoming auction to sp......

economy 2022-03-09 Livemint

Oil cos will decide on retail prices: Govt

NEW DELHI : It is for state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) to revise domestic fuel prices ......

economy 2022-03-09 Livemint

NITI Aayog ropes in camera firm for augmented reality skill development

NEW DELHI : NITI Aayog has roped in Snap Inc., a camera firm, to train over 12,000 teachers and ......

economy 2022-03-09 Livemint

In post-budget webinar tomorrow, PM Modi to address global investors. Read here

The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), will collab with NITI Aayog, to ......

economy 2022-03-09 Livemint

Prioritize rural businesses, exports, green finance, Modi tells lenders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged lenders to finance rural businesses and projects al......

economy 2022-03-09 Livemint

Current global crude prices warrant ₹15-20 hike in India fuel prices: report

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices in India could jump as much as ₹20 per litre as global crude ......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

Innovative financing, sustainable risk management: What PM told financing sector

Indian economy is once again picking up momentum after a once-in-a-century pandemic, said Prime Mi......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

India govt reworking Budget plans due to Ukraine crisis: Report

India is likely to rank among the emerging economies worst affected by the Russia-Ukraine crisis a......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

Goldman Sachs warns: Global economy faces ‘largest energy supply shocks ever’

Goldman Sachs hiked its Brent price forecast for 2022 and 2023, reasoning that the global economy ......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

RBI accepts $5.135 billion in USD/INR sell-buy swap auction

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has conducted a USD/INR sell-buy swap auction for $5 billion with ......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

Oil marketing companies will weigh in on high global crude prices: Minister Puri

NEW DELHI: It is for state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) to revise domestic fuel prices and......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

FM Sitharaman airs concern over rising oil prices

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday expressed concern over rising crude prices du......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

Cars are still a dream: Will budget electric cars take many Indians closer?

Sales of electric vehicles in India tripled last year to 14,800 units and there are growing signs ......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

Sharing confidential information major cause for financial frauds: RBI

Sharing of confidential information by customers, knowingly or unknowingly, is one of the major ca......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

India seeks FTA with Bangladesh, says Goyal

BENGALURU : India is looking to advance a comprehensive free trade agreement with Bangladesh, co......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

Crude rally may tie RBI’s hands on rate hikes

MUMBAI : The unbridled surge in commodity prices has left the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in a......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

Resolve issues faced by taxpayers: FM

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the Union Budget for 2022-23 provides for a ta......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

Ukraine conflict may delay India-Eurasia trade talks

The war in Ukraine may delay negotiations for a free trade agreement between India and the Eurasia......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

Indians stock up cooking oil, fuel, fearing shortages amid Ukraine war

MUMBAI: Indians are stocking up vegetable oil and fuel, fearing that Russias invasion of Ukraine m......

economy 2022-03-08 Livemint

Union ministers to visit Ukraine neighbours to coordinate evacuation of Indians

NEW DELHI : In a bid to pace up the evacuation efforts of Indian citizens and students out of Uk......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

India faces limited commodity price risk in immediate term: ICRA

The Russia-Ukraine conflict may have limited impact on India with the disruption resulting in surg......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

‘Policy in the works for regional airlines’

NEW DELHI : The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) will soon come out with a policy for regional ......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

India bans scheduled international flights till further orders

NEW DELHI : India has extended the ban on international commercial flights till further orders, ......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

Eateries expect business to pick-up fully in March

NEW DELHI : Restaurants, cafes, bars and fast-food chains reported steady recovery in February, ......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

Govts April-January fiscal deficit rises to 58.9% of FY22 target

The countrys federal fiscal deficit between April 2021 and January 2022 rose to ₹9.38 trillion, o......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

Indias GDP growth at 5.4% in Q3, slows from previous 2 quarters

Indias economy expanded by 5.4% during the third quarter (Q3FY22) as the official gross domestic p......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

Fiscal deficit at 59% of full years estimate in Apr-Jan period

BENGALURU : Backed by robust revenue growth and moderate increase in government spending, Centre......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

India’s Q3 GDP growth slowed to 5.4% from 8.5% in Q2 as manufacturing drags

India’s GDP growth rate in the third quarter of the current fiscal slipped to 5.4% compared to  8.......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

Will Indias private sector step up on capex front?

NEW DELHI : In her latest budget announced earlier this month, finance minister Nirmala Sithar......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

GDP growth slows to 5.4% in Oct-Dec

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI : The Indian economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace of 5.4% in the Dece......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

Firms’ overseas fundraising plans likely to face short-term setback

MIMBAI : India Inc.’s overseas bond sale plans are likely to face a temporary setback due to the......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

Some parts of India may face water stress: IPCC

NEW DELHI : Ganga, Indus, Amu Darya and other international transboundary river basins in Asia c......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

Why Indian govt may cut tax on petrol, diesel, according to Morgan Stanley

Should fuel prices rise sharply due to rise in oil prices, Upasana Chachra of Morgan Stanley in a ......

economy 2022-03-01 Livemint

Hong Kong’s covid-19 regime sparks rush for exit by spooked residents

For Charles Murton, one of Hong Kong’s tens of thousands of expatriate residents, the city’s surpr......

economy 2022-02-28 Livemint

Week ahead: Ukraine, India GDP, state budgets

1. Ukraine war: The world will anxiously await updates from the war in Ukraine following Russia’s ......

economy 2022-02-28 Livemint

FX reserves offer good cushion: Anantha Nageswaran

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has driven crude oil close to $100 a barrel, stoking inflation in ......

economy 2022-02-28 Livemint

Govt likely to impose tax on unhealthy food items to tackle obesity

The Centre is planning to impose a tax on foods that are high in sugar, fat, and salt to tackle th......

economy 2022-02-28 Livemint

India open to releases from strategic petroleum reserves

NEW DELHI : Given the volatility in global oil prices due to escalating hostilities, India, the ......

economy 2022-02-27 Livemint

FDI equity inflows slip by 16% to $43.17 bn during April-Dec 2021: Govt

Foreign direct investment (FDI) equity inflows into India slid by 16% to $43.17 bn during the Apri......

economy 2022-02-25 Livemint

MPC Minutes: Economic recovery from pandemic needs continued support, says Das

Indian economic recovery from pandemic needs continued support, said RBI governor Shaktikanta Das,......

economy 2022-02-25 Livemint

The week that was: GDP forecasts, oil prices, PSB recapitalization

Every week, Plain Facts publishes a compilation of data-based insights—complete with easy-to-read ......

economy 2022-02-25 Livemint

RBI governor sees room for policy to remain accommodative

MUMBAI : The expected moderation in India’s inflation trajectory over the next fiscal year provi......

economy 2022-02-25 Livemint

Piyush Goyal calls for self-sufficiency in critical areas

NEW DELHI : Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday stressed on the need for Ind......

economy 2022-02-25 Livemint

RBI to ‘wait and watch’ before any rate hike

MUMBAI : The Reserve Bank of India is not likely to immediately react to the evolving geopolitic......

economy 2022-02-25 Livemint

Top Indian airports report major slump in January traffic

NEW DELHI : Air passenger traffic in India declined sharply for the first time in several months......

economy 2022-02-25 Livemint

India receives total FDI $60.3 billion during April-December 2021: Govt data

India received total foreign direct investment of USD 60.3 billion during April to December 2021 w......

economy 2022-02-25 Livemint

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Exporters call for wind-down period, seek compensation

The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) said, on Friday, that the US sanctions on Rus......

economy 2022-02-25 Livemint

Govt widens scope of e-invoicing from 1 April to improve tax compliance

NEW DELHI : In a bid to increase tax compliance, the finance ministry has made e-invoicing or re......

economy 2022-02-25 Livemint

‘Coordination key for rural development’

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called upon the agencies and departments invo......

economy 2022-02-24 Livemint

How our media habits feed political bias

Growing dependence on the digital world has changed our sources of news and information over the p......

economy 2022-02-24 Livemint

A stiff tax rate awaits return revisions at the 2-year window

BENGALURU : The budget proposal of a two-year window for filing revised income tax returns to ......

economy 2022-02-24 Livemint

US Fed official bats for more urgency on interest rate hikes

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly said she no longer believes that raising U.......

economy 2022-02-24 Livemint

Rupee rises vs US dollar as crude pulls back but upside seen limited

Indian rupee today moved higher against US dollar amid some pullback in oil which had surged to a ......

economy 2022-02-23 Livemint

PM calls for better coordination among agencies involved in rural development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called upon the agencies and departments involved in sch......

economy 2022-02-23 Livemint

Social media news making Indians sceptical in political views, suggests survey

Growing dependence on the digital world has changed our sources of news and information over the p......

economy 2022-02-23 Livemint

India could export $500 bn in green energy over 20 years: Mukesh Ambani

India could become a global green energy superpower with exports of clean energy rising to $500 bi......

economy 2022-02-23 Livemint

India Ratings pegs FY22 GDP growth at 8.6% on data revision

India Ratings has revised downwards its GDP growth forecast for 2021-22 to 8.6% from the consensus......

economy 2022-02-23 Livemint

Are we overestimating the change to greener energy? What Nikhil Kamath says

Even as India accelerates its shift to green energy, Nikhil Kamath on Wednesday said it may be an ......

economy 2022-02-23 Livemint

RBI to focus efforts on reviving growth, says deputy governor

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will focus all its energies on reviving the countrys economic grow......

economy 2022-02-23 Livemint

Omicron  impact  on  economy  fairly  muted

NEW DELHI : The impact of the third wave on the Indian economy turned out to be far less severe ......

economy 2022-02-23 Livemint

UAE assures support to meet India’s energy need

NEW DELHI : At a time when crude oil prices have been incessantly rising, United Arab Emirates h......

economy 2022-02-22 Livemint

GST anomalies need to be corrected: FM

NEW DELHI : Correcting Goods and Services Tax (GST) anomalies is required for drawing fresh inve......

economy 2022-02-22 Livemint

Inflation creeps into Asia—‘My salary is the same, but everything is expensive

HONG KONG : Inflation creeps into Asia—‘My salary is the same, but everything is more expensive’......

economy 2022-02-22 Livemint

RBI to enter into sell-buy swaps worth $5 billion

India’s central bank will enter into sell-buy swaps worth $5 billion with banks to elongate the ma......

economy 2022-02-22 Livemint

TTDs ₹3,096 cr budget for FY23; estimates ₹365 cr revenue from laddu

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), the governing body of the ancient hill temple of Lord Venkat......

economy 2022-02-18 Livemint

Govt unveils green hydrogen policy to accelerate shift away from fossil fuels

The union government has notified the green hydrogen policy in a bid to accelerate the shift away ......

economy 2022-02-18 Livemint

Demand for housing in India continues to remain robust: HDFCs Deepak Parekh

In my over 50 years of work life, I have not seen housing affordability better than where it is to......

economy 2022-02-18 Livemint

FM pitches for equitable vax distribution

BENGALURU : Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday pressed for an expeditious and equit......

economy 2022-02-18 Livemint

Govt cancels remaining switch auctions for February and March: RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday said the auction for switches of government securities......

economy 2022-02-18 Livemint

The ingredients of food inflation

You have probably noticed chicken breasts, ground beef and cream cheese getting more expensive. Th......

economy 2022-02-18 Livemint

Global investors turn bearish on Indian debt as index inclusion stalls

Foreign money managers are turning bearish on Indian debt after policymakers skipped opportunities......

economy 2022-02-18 Livemint

India economy to grow at quickest pace among large nations: Finmin report

The Finance Ministrys in its Monthly Economic Review said the Indian economy is poised to grow at ......

economy 2022-02-17 Livemint

Tap water provided to over 5.77 cr rural households in last 2.5 years: Govt

New Delhi: The ministry of Jal Shakti on Wednesday said that the Union government has provided tap......

economy 2022-02-17 Livemint

NITI Aayog partners with PhonePe to host first-ever open-to-all hackathon event

NITI Aayog on Wednesday said it will partner with PhonePe to host the first-ever open-to-all hacka......

economy 2022-02-17 Livemint

‘Hazardous’ vehicles to get tracking system: Govt

NEW DELHI : To ensure safety, the government proposes to make it mandatory for all vehicles carr......

economy 2022-02-17 Livemint

Inflation surge due to unfavourable base effect: RBI

Domestic macroeconomic conditions are striking a path that is diverging from global developments, ......

economy 2022-02-17 Livemint

How much GST on income earned by providing guest lectures? What AAR ruling says

Income earned from providing guest lectures will attract 18 per cent GST, the Karnataka bench of A......

economy 2022-02-17 Livemint

India set to sign free trade pact with UAE tomorrow

India may get duty concessions on gold jewellery, engineering goods, textiles, apparels, food prod......

economy 2022-02-17 Livemint

Shipment of steel through the Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route flagged off

Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and  AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal, on Wednesday flagged ......

economy 2022-02-17 Livemint

Govt approves new scheme of adult education during FY22-27

The union government on Wednesday approved a new scheme “New India Literacy Programme during the f......

economy 2022-02-17 Livemint

Rupee dips to its 2-month low on Russia Ukraine conflict, inflation worry

INR vs USD: On account of Russia Ukraine conflict adding more fuel to the global inflation worries......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

Indias Jan trade deficit touches $17.42 billion: Govt

Indias merchandise trade deficit in January touched $17.42 billion, revised data released by the g......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

Indias coal imports likely to increase in 2022: Fitch Ratings

New Delhi: Indias coal imports are likely to increase marginally in 2022 compared to last year ami......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

Indias trade deficit at $17.42 bn in January; narrows to 5-month low

The gap between India’s merchandise exports and imports narrowed to a five month low in January as......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

Why the cutback in MGNREGS outlay is a worry

If the Centre holds its ground on allocations to the rural employment guarantee scheme, this impor......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

Despite rising inflation, RBI unlikely to hike rates till August

Despite retail inflation rising to 6.01% in January, and likely to remain elevated till April 2022......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

Cabinet clears setting up G20 secretariat for India presidency

NEW DELHI : The union cabinet on Tuesday approved setting up of a G20 secretariat which will han......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

RBI allows NBFCs time till 30 Sep to follow stricter NPA norms

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed till 30 September 2022 to follow new NPA upgradation n......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

US wholesale prices spike against forecasts in January

US wholesale prices jumped more than expected last month, according to a government report Tuesday......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

Capital A sets up $10-million fund to boost electric vehicles ecosystem in India

Capital A, a venture fund for seed to early-stage meaningful start-ups has set up a $10-million (a......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

Where is India’s govt debt headed?

MUMBAI : Franklin D. Roosevelt, a four-time American president, once said: “Any government, li......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

UP scurried to wrap up projects ahead of polls

Project inaugurations during electoral campaigns are all about timing, as the ongoing assembly ele......

economy 2022-02-15 Livemint

Import duty relief on edible oil now till Oct

NEW DELHI : The Central government has further cut the agriculture infrastructure and developmen......

economy 2022-02-14 Livemint

Omicron’s threat to global economy increasingly runs through China

The direct economic harm caused by the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in highly vaccinated countries ......

economy 2022-02-14 Livemint

What does rising public debt mean for  the economy?

The covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a wider fiscal deficit and higher public debt-to-GDP (gross ......

economy 2022-02-14 Livemint

Week ahead: Inflation data, CIL results, Ranji

Every Monday, Mint’s Plain Facts section features key data releases and events to track in the com......

economy 2022-02-14 Livemint

Ongoing recovery to make India one of the fastest-growing economies: FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, during her address at the National Executive Committee of ind......

economy 2022-02-07 Livemint

Government working on resolving legacy fiscal stress among discoms: FM

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday that the government was working on quickly reso......

economy 2022-02-07 Livemint

RBIs MPC meet rescheduled to February 8-10. Heres why

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today announced to reschedule its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) ......

economy 2022-02-07 Livemint

MPC meet: What options does the RBI panel have?

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is to meet from 8-10 February.......

economy 2022-02-07 Livemint

Green bonds to be rupee-denominated papers with long tenure: DEA secy

Asserting that the issuance of sovereign green bonds is part of the governments overall borrowing ......

economy 2022-02-07 Livemint

RBI likely to raise reverse repo rates, all eyes on liquidity

MUMBAI : The Reserve Bank of India is expected to raise the reverse repo rate on Thursday, ann......

economy 2022-02-07 Livemint

Centre plans fresh stimulus package

The government has begun discussing a fresh set of economic and welfare measures designed to keep ......

economy 2022-02-07 Livemint

Govt to settle almost all retrospective tax cases in February: Revenue Secretary

NEW DELHI : Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj on Friday said that the government is well on its cour......

economy 2022-02-06 Livemint

Wider scope of concessions may have held govt hand on I-T tweaks

NEW DELHI : Ahead of the Union budget for FY23, hopes were high that the finance minister will t......

economy 2022-02-06 Livemint

Indias Forex reserves dip by $4.53 billion to $629.75 billion

Indias foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by $4.531 billion to $629.755 billion in the wee......

economy 2022-02-06 Livemint

Strong jobs report points to likely Fed rate rises in March and May

A steady gain in hiring last month keeps the Federal Reserve on track to lift interest rates next ......

economy 2022-02-06 Livemint

An American labor market mystery

Since bottoming out in early 2020, the U.S. economy has handily outperformed other major advanced ......

economy 2022-02-06 Livemint

FM asks India Inc to invest in sunrise, new-age sectors to push growth

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, during her address at the National Council of Confederation o......

economy 2022-02-06 Livemint

Goodbye easy money as US Fed, other central banks speed up rate hikes

Two years after the pandemic sent the global economy into a deep but short recession, central bank......

economy 2022-02-06 Livemint

US inflation likely to spike again

Inflationary pressures in the U.S. continued to heat up at the start of the year, data are expecte......

economy 2022-02-06 Livemint

RBI may go for reverse repo rate hike in next weeks policy

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) may go for a hike of up to 0.25 per cent in the reverse repo r......

economy 2022-02-04 Livemint

India in talks with Russia on multi-year fertiliser import deal: Report

India is in its first government-to-government negotiations with Russia for the long-term supply o......

economy 2022-02-04 Livemint

Exim Bank extends a $500 million credit line to Sri Lanka

MUMBAI : Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) on Thursday said it has, on behalf of the gover......

economy 2022-02-04 Livemint

Return of normalcy key to consumption pick up: T V Somanathan

One of the key features of this year’s budget is a sharp rise in capital expenditure by the Centre......

economy 2022-02-04 Livemint

Tax base must be widened, says revenue secretary Bajaj

NEW DELHI : There is a case for widening the direct tax base while the central and state governm......

economy 2022-02-04 Livemint

‘Return of normalcy is important for improvement in consumption’

NEW DELHI : A key feature of this year’s budget is the sharp rise in the government’s capital ex......

economy 2022-02-04 Livemint

Govt invites applications for financial support to Indian chip makers

The ministry of science and technology has invited applications for financial support to Indian co......

economy 2022-02-03 Livemint

Indias exports rise 23% to $34.06 bn in January

India’s merchandise exports in January 2022 increased by 23% to $34.06 billion over $27.54 billion......

economy 2022-02-03 Livemint

‘Ambitious’ exports target in the works

With India’s merchandise exports set to touch $400 billion in the current fiscal, the department o......

economy 2022-02-03 Livemint

Privatization, the next big thing for govt

The government will focus more on privatization going forward in line with the public sector enter......

economy 2022-02-03 Livemint

Indias Jan unemployment rate falls sharply, is lowest since March 2021: CMIE

After reaching a four-month high in December, the unemployment rate in January witnessed a sharp d......

economy 2022-02-03 Livemint

‘Digital ₹ will be only digital currency in India’

NEW DELHI : In his post budget interaction Mint, the DEA secretary Ajay Seth delves on what the ......

economy 2022-02-03 Livemint

India receives FDI inflows worth $54.1 bn during Apr-Nov

India has recieved FDI (foreign direct investment) inflow of $54.10 billion in April-November peri......

economy 2022-02-03 Livemint

‘The govt’s goal is to move away from tax deductions’

NEW DELHI : About 16% of corporate taxpayers representing 61% of corporate income have embraced ......

economy 2022-02-03 Livemint

Indias services growth at 6-month low in January, hit by Omicron wave

Indias dominant services sector growth slowed to six-month low in January as restrictions due to O......

economy 2022-02-03 Livemint

Manufacturing PMI softens to four-month low in January

Despite being in the expansion zone, the manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) hit a four......

economy 2022-02-02 Livemint

India on course to become $5 trn economy by FY26: CEA V Anantha Nageswaran

Indias Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) V Anantha Nageswaran on Tuesday said if the country continues ......

economy 2022-02-02 Livemint

Consumer pessimism grows as inflation accelerates

Consumer perception of current economic conditions in December was almost even with April 2020 lev......

economy 2022-02-02 Livemint

New SEZ law likely in 4-6 months: Goyal

NEW DELHI : Centre is likely to come up with the final framework for new legislation to replace ......

economy 2022-02-02 Livemint

Exports rise by 23.69% to $34 bn in Jan; trade deficit widens to $17.94 bn

The countrys exports rose by 23.69 per cent to USD 34.06 billion in January on healthy performance......

economy 2022-02-02 Livemint

Coffee prices climb, pushed up by bad weather and supply-chain woes

Higher prices are here for your morning cup of joe. First the drought came to Brazil, then the fro......

economy 2022-02-02 Livemint

Will digital rupee make transactions cheaper?

MUMBAI : The Reserve Bank of India will start issuing digital currency from 2022-23, a move th......

economy 2022-02-02 Livemint

Economic Survey: India becomes third-largest startup ecosystem in the world

MUMBAI: India has become the third-largest startup ecosystem in the world after the US and China, ......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

Air passenger traffic recovering amid declining covid cases

NEW DELHI: Average daily domestic air passenger traffic recovered in the week ended 29 January whe......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

Economic Survey bats for green financing framework

NEW DELHI: The Economic Survey 2021-22 has made a strong case for boosting green financing, emphas......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

Indias core sector output rises 3.8% in Dec 2021

Production of eight core sector industries rose by 3.8% in December last year as against a contrac......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

Indias GDP contracts by 6.6% in 2020-21: First revised estimates

The National Statistical Office (NSO), in its first revised estimates of GDP, has said the Indian ......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

Economic Survey: Delhi overtakes Bangalore as startup capital of India

MUMBAI: The national capital has replaced Bengaluru as the startup capital of India, with over 5,0......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

GST collection in January crosses ₹1.30-lakh cr mark for 4th time. Read here

The GST (Goods and Services Tax) collection crossed ₹1.30 lakh crore mark for the 4th time, with ......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

Private consumption as share of GDP continues to decline

NEW DELHI : Private consumption as a share of nominal gross domestic product slipped further to ......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

Economic Survey: Fundraising through IPOs higher than any year in past 10 yrs

NEW DELHI : Despite the pandemic, fundraising through Initial Public Offerings (IPO) was signifi......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

PM-Gati Shakti: Scindia says 16 new airports to be built in these 5 states

Jyotiraditya M Scindia, Union Minster of Civil Aviation, today said 16 new airports will be built ......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

Centre revises FY21 GDP growth, core sector improves marginally

NEW DELHI : GDP contraction improves in 6.6% in FY21, Core Sector grows by 3.8% The government r......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

The foreign hand behind our food price hike

NEW DELHI : Cheap food has been taken for granted for almost 30 years. From their peak in the ......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

Eco survey bats for higher capex for rlys

NEW DELHI : The Economic Survey 2021-22 tabled in Parliament on Monday has batted for rapid grow......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

GST mop-up climbs to ₹1.38 tn in January

NEW DELHI : A day ahead of the Union Budget, the Centre may have got a spending buffer, with goo......

economy 2022-02-01 Livemint

As covid cases recede, economic activities should be maintained: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that as the daily cases of Coronavirus infe......

economy 2022-01-31 Livemint

Eyes on GDP forecast by Economic Survey despite recent misses

NEW DELHI : The pre-budget Economic Survey, which is tabled in Parliament ahead of the Union Bud......

economy 2022-01-31 Livemint

Manufacturing sector outlook improved in Dec quarter: Survey

New Delhi: Performance and sentiments in the manufacturing sector improved in the December quarter......

economy 2022-01-31 Livemint

Ministries may join hands to utilize funds

NEW DELHI : India’s oil ministry is looking to partner with the ministry of housing and urban af......

economy 2022-01-31 Livemint

WTO arbiter sides with China in tariff fight with US

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

economy 2022-01-28 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-28 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-27 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-27 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-26 Livemint

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 ......

economy 2022-01-26 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-26 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-26 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-26 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-26 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-26 Livemint

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 ......

economy 2022-01-25 Livemint

‘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......

economy 2022-01-25 Livemint

‘Need schemes to encourage clean energy generation, use’

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

economy 2022-01-25 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-25 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-21 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-21 Livemint

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

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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......

economy 2022-01-21 Livemint

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......

economy 2022-01-19 Livemint

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......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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Industrial growth slows, inflation soars

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

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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,......

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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 ......

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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......

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India, South Korea set to upgrade trade deals

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

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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......

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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......

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India, Korea to hold trade talks

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

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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......

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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......

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FM reviews readiness of PSBs to deal with covid

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

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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.......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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)......

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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 ......

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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......

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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......

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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......

economy 2021-12-18 Livemint

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 ......

economy 2021-12-18 Livemint

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......

economy 2021-12-18 Livemint

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......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

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......

economy 2021-12-15 Livemint

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......

economy 2021-12-14 Livemint

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, ......

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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......

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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