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IMF cuts world growth outlook amid Ukraine worries

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 22:05

The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for the global economy Tuesday, pointing to the threat from the Ukraine crisis and the slowdown in major emerging economies.

World stocks slip from six-year high

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 16:21

The Nasdaq suffered its biggest decline since February on Friday as high-flying and high-growth shares mostly in the tech and biotech sectors extended their recent sell-off, with sentiment spilling into Asia.

World stocks near 1-month low as western sanctions on Russia loom

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 16:58

Investors are worried that sanctions, which are likely to hit Russia`s already flagging economy, may also weigh on European companies that are exposed to Russia.

Global investors look to equities in 2014: Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 09:17

Global investors plan to buy more equities in 2014 in the hunt for higher returns, a survey showed on Wednesday, although some fear they could be crimped by increased taxes, rising inflation and a slowdown in the economic recovery.

G20 finance ministers, business leaders discuss infrastructure

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 22:59

The G20 nations comprise rich and developing countries, including India.

G20 support builds to adopt ambitious target for global growth

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 19:13

Opening the two-day meeting of the Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers on Saturday, Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said support was building for setting a firm goal for growth.

G20 meet today: Global growth, infra funding top agenda

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 00:19

The global economy and infrastructure are key discussion points on the agenda for the G20.

Crude oil may test $120 per barrel

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 10:25

In an interview with Ajeet Kumar of, Shiv Shrivastava, MD & CEO, IGuru Research shares his views on oil price trend, outlook and fundamentals.

IMF urges stronger growth efforts from G20 economies

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 00:39

The IMF on Wednesday called for the Group of 20 to boost growth, warning of risks to the global economy, from deflation in Europe to high volatility in emerging economies.

World shares edge up after BOJ move, but data weighs

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 04:55

Stock markets around the world edged higher on Tuesday following a fresh round of stimulus from the Bank of Japan, though gains were limited by some tepid data following a recent rally, which also pushed the dollar down against the euro.

Circular economy can generate $1 trillion annually: Report

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 19:35

A shift towards a circular model of growth, will have huge potential for innovation, job creation and economic expansion, and is expected to generate USD 1 trillion a year for the global economy, says a report.

World Bank projects India's growth at over 6% in 2014-15

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 12:56

The World Bank has projected India's economy will grow over 6 percent in 2014-15 and 7.1 percent by 2016-17 as global demand recovers and domestic investment increases.