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India needs sustained GDP growth of 9-10 percent, says Arun Jaitley

India`s economy needs to reach an annual growth rate of 9 percent to 10 percent and then sustain that activity "many, many more years than 10 years" in order to improve infrastructure and bring down rampant poverty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday.

Trying our best to improve economy: Nirmala Sitharaman

On the basis of avaibale resources, we are making our best efforts. Our focus shall be on reviving the major sectors of economy, especially the manufacturing sector.

Modi`s Victory: What awaits Indian economy

New government will have to make constant efforts to retain the optimism of foreign investors and win back the investors` confidence.

New CII chief sees GDP at over 6% on stable government

The Indian economy can grow well over 6 percent this fiscal if a stable government assumes office and carries out systemic reforms, new President of industry body CII Ajay S Shriram said Thursday.

Is a ‘Third Front’ at Centre bad for economy?

The pitch here is not for a particular coalition but for stability and a decisive approach in view of twin challenge of fiscal and governance deficit.

Campus placements likely to be lower next year: Survey

With continuing economic uncertainties, head-hunters in the country are likely to hire lower number of students through campus placements next year.

High duty failed to curb Indian gold imports

The higher gold and oil imports were also responsible for a record high current account deficit (CAD) figure in 2012-13.

India’s rating upgrade unlikely

On April 25 last year, S&P lowered its outlook on India’s long term rating from Stable to Negative owing to the concerns of slowing growth and deterioration in the external and fiscal position.

Will unfolding eco data bring a cheer?

Will key economic data due for release in the next 10 days bring a cheer for UPA mandarins or add to the current somber mood pervading the business and economy?

FII inflows saved India from further CAD blues

The FII inflow this fiscal was the highest since 1993 when India opened the door to this class of investors.

Will Inflation indexed bonds be third time lucky?

Inflation-indexed securities link their capital appreciation, or coupon payments, to inflation rates. Investors seeking safe returns with little to no risk will often hold inflation-indexed securities.

What the Economic Survey 2013 tells us

The economy is poised but we need to step on the gas to push reforms.

`H1 2013 to be supported by liquidity inflows`

Mihir Bhatt caught up with Edelweiss Chairman Rashesh Shah as he prepares his strategy for 2013.

India`s economic strategy effective in global crisis: FM

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday
said that the Indian government`s economic strategy had
blunted the impact of current global downturn.