India sees firming economic growth, says OECD

India sees firming economic growth, says OECD

 India is witnessing firming economic growth while most of the developed economies are seeing mixed trends, according to Paris-based think tank OECD.

'India poised for one of highest growth in emerging Asia'

'India poised for one of highest growth in emerging Asia'

OECD noted that large non-performing loan is a potential barrier to continued growth.

India's prospects relatively robust; to grow at 7.2%: OECD

India's prospects relatively robust; to grow at 7.2%: OECD

The latest growth estimate for India is same as the forecast made in September by the think tank.

10-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations, US lags: OECD

Life expectancy at birth measures how long someone born today would live if current mortality rates continued to apply.

Calls for more carbon emissions-cutting efforts

Advanced and emerging economies have made progress in cutting green gas emissions but more efforts are needed to tackle global warming and stop climate deterioration, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said here on Tuesday.

India witnesses better growth prospects amid slowdown in global economy

The latest projections come at a time when the global economy as a whole is grappling with uncertainties, especially in the wake of Chinese slowdown.

'India sees better growth prospects than most major economies'

'India sees better growth prospects than most major economies'

India is witnessing "firming" growth prospects even as most of the major economies including the US are seeing signs of moderation in growth, according to Paris-based think tank OECD.

Climate aid from rich to poor nations at USD 62bn in 2014: Report

Rich nations have stepped up their climate aid for poorer nations, paying USD 62 billion (55 billion euros) last year, approaching a USD 100-billion annual target for 2020, the OECD said today.

Mauritius no more safe haven for black money; to review tax avoidance treaty with India

Mauritius no more safe haven for black money; to review tax avoidance treaty with India

In fiscal 2014/2015, foreign direct investment (FDI) to India was $24.7 billion, with about 24 percent from Mauritius, the biggest single FDI source.

OECD unveils final standards for international tax reforms

OECD unveils final standards for international tax reforms

With artificial profit shifting causing an estimated USD 240 billion annual loss, Paris-based OECD Monday came out with the final detailed action plan for coherent and transparent international taxation norms for multinationals.

Indian economy an 'exception'; to grow 7.2% this fiscal: OECD

Indian economy an 'exception'; to grow 7.2% this fiscal: OECD

India is projected to grow at a slightly lower pace than expected earlier at 7.2 percent this fiscal but the country is an "exception" to the worsening picture in major emerging economies, says OECD.

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.

Indian economy sees 'firming growth', says OECD

Amid the global economy witnessing mixed trends, Paris-based think tank OECD on Tuesday said India is expected to see "firming growth" while the outlook for China continues to deteriorate.

G20, OECD issue new corporate governance code

To safeguard minority shareholders' interests and promote capital market as a key platform to raise funds, G20 and OECD today announced new Corporate Governance Principles for listed companies and regulators in all member countries including India.

India expected to have stable growth: OECD

"In Brazil and China, CLIs point more strongly than last month to a loss in growth moment," it said.

OECD urges global finance reforms to fight inequality

The OECD called Wednesday for financial sector reforms to combat inequality and lift economic growth in developed nations.

Why girls are outshining boys at school

Why girls are outshining boys at school

A feeling of estrangement from school and a belief in traditional gender roles that men should lead women are two possible major causes behind the worldwide trend of boys falling behind at school, says a study.

India sees 'strongest' growth in first quarter of 2015: OECD

Indian economy saw the "strongest growth" in the first quarter of 2015 among large economies, including China, the US, Germany and Canada, according to Paris-based think tank OECD.

OECD indicator slips further for US economy

US economic growth is showing further signs of weakening while a recovery is gaining traction in euro zone countries such as France and Italy, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said on Monday.

India continues to see stable growth momentum: OECD

Indian economy is witnessing "stable growth momentum" and mixed trends are seen in other parts of the world including China and the US, according to Paris-based think tank OECD.