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Inflation to ease to 4.5-4.75% by March-17; 25-50bp cut likely: Morgan Stanley

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:13:21 GMT

(image) According to Morgan Stanley, the drag from external demand is gradually declining, going forward external demand to stabilise.

India ranks poorly in Commonwealth youth index

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:17:06 GMT

(image) India ranked 133rd in the index covering 183 nations, below neighbouring countries like Nepal (77), Bhutan (69) and Sri Lanka (31) and trailing behind the South Asian average.

Relief for consumers as food prices ease, finally

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:58:57 GMT

(image) Prices of pulses, which led the spike in food prices, are already down, with tur and urad selling up to 25% lower than last year due to higher supply and favourable base effect.

Struggling Indian savers threaten PM Narendra Modi's growth ambition

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 02:30:07 GMT

(image) Nearly two-thirds of India's 1.3 billion people are under 35 years old. But to fully harness the biggest youth bulge the world has ever seen, economists say its saving rate needs to be around 35 percent.

Not discouraged by one spot jump in ease of biz rankings: Government

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:43:05 GMT

(image) The Confederation of Indian Industry backed the government, saying it is carrying out reforms to ease doing business in the country.

Health and Education inflation may be stumbling blocks for attaining 4% inflation target: HSBC

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:05:21 GMT

(image) For an economy that has run average inflation of about 8% over the past 10 years, the report questions whether there are the building blocks in place to halve inflation.

Gender parity: Despite 21-place jump, India at a lowly 87

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:53:25 GMT

(image) In this latest edition, the report finds that progress towards parity in the key economic pillar has slowed dramatically with the gap - which stands at 59%.

India up just one spot in ease of doing business; ranks 130 out of 190 countries

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:35:27 GMT

(image) India is ranked 130 out of 190 countries in World Bank Group’s annual report on the ease of doing business, ‘Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All’.

India ranks 130 in ease of doing business, moves one place: World Bank report

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:27:04 GMT

(image) The World Bank report recognised the concerted efforts made by India, and set aside a section “India has embarked on an ambitious reform path” to list the developments.

Indian economy can reach USD 6-8 trillion mark in 15 years: Arvind Panagariya

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:22:22 GMT

(image) Though there are many challenges before the Indian economy at present, but overall the country has a great future, he added.

Reliance Jio unlikely to gain 2 per cent revenue market share in 2017: Fitch

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:28:33 GMT

(image) It said Rcom's plan to demerge its wireless business is credit neutral - as the demerger will take away an equal proportion of debt and pretax profit from the company.

Mumbai among 15 global cities in terms of total wealth held: Report

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:04:09 GMT

(image) According to New World Wealth, the wealthiest cities in the world are London with $2.7 tn of total wealth, followed by New York City ($2.6 tn) and Tokyo ($2.2 tn) in the second and third place respectively.

India Inc's Janyary-September M&A tally at $28 billion: Grant Thornton

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:48:40 GMT

(image) In the July-September quarter, there were 140 M&A deals worth $12.17 billion as against 146 M&A transactions worth $6.87 billion in the year-ago period.

Chinese goods sale to drop 30 per cent this Diwali, says CAIT

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 15:15:55 GMT

(image) It clarified that boycotting of Chinese products at this stage is not going to affect China since on every season, the goods are usually imported 2-3 months before.

Only 15% population in metro aware of credit scores: Suvery

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 11:16:58 GMT

(image) Among the polled cities, Delhi and Bengaluru have better awareness with 25 per cent respondents being aware that a good credit score will help in job application.