OECD cuts world growth outlook, warns on emerging markets
OECD cuts world growth outlook, warns on emerging markets

The OECD cut its world economic growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016 Wednesday, warning of a dramatic slowdown in Brazil and a global outlook clouded by uncertainty over China.

BRICS voices concern over 'fragile' global growth

BRICS countries, including India, Thursday voiced concern over the "fragile recovery" of global growth and the potential spillover effects from the "unconventional monetary policies" of the developed countries and felt that the BRICS Development Bank will serve as a powerful instrument for financing infrastructure investment.

IMF lowers 2015 global growth forecast to 3.3%

The International Monetary Fund lowered its 2015 global economic growth forecast on Thursday, citing a likely "temporary setback" from the United States in the first months of the year.

India'a app usage outpacing global growth: Yahoo Analytics
India'a app usage outpacing global growth: Yahoo Analytics

 Yahoo's Flurry Analytics on Tuesday said India's app usage is growing at a rate of 131 percent year-on-year outpacing global growth.

Economy to grow 7.6-7.8%; below-normal monsoon risk exists: ICRA

Rating agency ICRA on Tuesday said the Indian economy will grow in the range of 7.6-7.8 percent in the current fiscal, despite the headwinds posed by muted global growth and an unfavourable monsoon outlook.

'Weak exports to hit growth by 0.40% in 2015'

A slowdown in exports is likely to bring down India's growth rate by 0.40 percentage point in 2015, a report by global brokerage firm HSBC has said.

G20 strikes hopeful tone, but officials fret over Greece

The Group of 20 leading economies struck a hopeful tone on the outlook for global growth on Friday even as officials fretted that Athen`s inability to strike a deal with its lenders could upset Europe`s tentative recovery.

G20 strikes hopeful tone, but officials fret over Greece

The G20, however, sounded guardedly optimistic the global economy was poised for at least a modest recovery.

IMF forecasts for global growth

The International Monetary Fund sees global growth at a tepid 3.5 percent this year, unchanged from its January forecast, but expects a greater contribution from the rebounding economies of Europe and Japan while emerging market economies sag.

India, US will gain from each other's growth: Jacob

Stating that India and the US are two important drivers of global growth, American Treasury Secretary Jacob J Lew on Wednesday said that both the countries will benefit from each other's growth.

Low oil prices won`t spur world growth: Moody`s

Low oil prices normally help grease the wheels of business and spur global economic growth, but Moody`s said Wednesday it would not revise its forecasts for the G20, citing a variety of offsets to the expected windfalls.

China lashes out at western attempts to demonise BRICS nations

China on Wednesday criticised western attempts to "demonise" the BRICS countries which were pushing forward structural reforms to promote global growth and reduce dependence on external markets.

Robust growth should have large impact on the poor: World Bank

Emphasising that policies need to be "people centric", top officials of global agencies Friday said that robust growth should have a large impact on the poor and help in eradicating poverty.

Oil under pressure as IMF cuts global growth forecast

Oil diverged Tuesday, remaining under pressure as the International Monetary Fund slashed its world economic growth forecast and stoked demand fears.

Oil slump to help global growth; India looks promising: Study

A sharp plunge in oil prices is likely to transfer USD 1.5 trillion of wealth to consumers, bringing the US back as global growth engine while India is the most promising story among emerging markets, says a study.

IMF cuts global growth outlook, calls for accommodative policy

Global growth is projected at 3.5 percent for 2015 and 3.7 percent for 2016, the IMF said in its latest World Economic Outlook report.

Slow growth in global trade, says World Bank

In the aftermath of the economic crisis, there has been slow growth in global trade, the World Bank has said.

Global slow growth opportunity for India: Arun Jaitley

Observing that India needs to create an environment for cyclic investments and ease norms of doing business, union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday pointed to the ongoing global slow growth as an opportunity for the country as investors are eyeing its market.

Global and local cues weigh heavy on markets

As crude price continued to fall, the concern over global growth increased. As a result, profit booking picked-up in the market.

European stocks set for biggest weekly gain of 2014

The gains came amid relief that the Federal Reserve appears in no rush to withdraw stimulus from the US economy and as investors began to see the advantages of lower oil and fuel costs that should ultimately help global growth.