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Moody's affirms India's sovereign rating at 'Baa3' with positive outlook

Moody's affirms India's sovereign rating at 'Baa3' with positive outlook

Moody's Investors Service Wednesday affirmed India's sovereign rating at 'Baa3' with a positive outlook, saying it expects policymakers to continue reforms to achieve balanced growth and reduce the government's debt load.

DNA: India's economic reform after demonetization of 1000 and 500 currency notes

Analyzing India's economic reform after demonetization of 1000 and 500 notes. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Govt to push reforms to woo investment, plug infra deficit: Arun Jaitley

Govt to push reforms to woo investment, plug infra deficit: Arun Jaitley

Prioritising the need to open up economy further, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the Centre will step up on reforms to attract more investment and fill up infrastructure deficit, even as he asserted there is a "great amount of impatience" on the growth front.

Govt hits back at rating agencies, says will continue with reforms

Govt hits back at rating agencies, says will continue with reforms

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PM Modi seeks report on the Ease of Doing Business

PM Modi seeks report on the Ease of Doing Business. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Ease of doing biz: Nirmala Sitharaman disappointed at India's low rank

Ease of doing biz: Nirmala Sitharaman disappointed at India's low rank

Expressing disappointment at India's rank remaining low in terms of ease of doing business, Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the efforts and reforms undertaken by the Centre and states have not been adequately captured in the ranking released by the World Bank.

World Bank ranks India 130th in ease of doing business index

World Bank ranks India 130th in ease of doing business index

India continues to rank low at 130th position in terms of ease of doing business, with the country seeing little or no improvement in dealing with construction permits, getting credit and other parameters.

Land, labour reforms key for manufacturing boost: Pawan Munjal

Land, labour reforms key for manufacturing boost: Pawan Munjal

Confident that the next 25 years will belong to India, Hero MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal Thursday said land and labour reforms are "very important" to boost the country's manufacturing sector.

'Reforms to boost growth; banking risks constraint rating'

'Reforms to boost growth; banking risks constraint rating'

Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said the reforms undertaken by the government will help boost investor confidence and bolster growth potential, but cautioned muted private investment and banking sector risks will remain a constraint on India's sovereign rating.

GST, reforms to boost India's growth: Arun Jaitley to US CEOs

GST, reforms to boost India's growth: Arun Jaitley to US CEOs

In his meeting with the members of the visiting US CEOs Forum, Jaitley said the trade between the two nations will get a boost due to business-to-business, business-to-government and government-to-government interaction.

'Reforms, inclusive growth India's focus areas at G20 summit'

'Reforms, inclusive growth India's focus areas at G20 summit'

India's focus at the G20 summit in China next month will be on global structural reforms to generate jobs, spur inclusive growth and discuss issues relating to the USD 100 billion climate financing committed by developed nations, the economic affairs secretary said Friday.

 

Reforms at lower level needed to improve ease of doing biz: Arun Jaitley

Reforms at lower level needed to improve ease of doing biz: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley called for reforms at municipal and panchayat levels to complement the efforts of the Centre and the states to improve ease of doing business. 

Major changes in Railways to carry forward Modi's reform agenda

Major changes in Railways to carry forward Modi's reform agenda

Railways have initiated bold steps for restructuring its Board, including redistribution of work among members and creation of a new post of Advisor from outside for resource mobilisation, as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reform agenda earmarked for the national transporter.

Olympics: Russia`s doping denial threatens reforms – experts

Russia stubbornly says there was no state role in the country`s doping scandal.

IMF flags decelerating pace of reforms in India; lists six areas for further reforms

IMF flags decelerating pace of reforms in India; lists six areas for further reforms

Listing out as many as six core areas that need further reforms in India, IMF has warned that headwinds from weaknesses in the country's corporate and bank balance sheets, decelerating pace of reforms and sluggish exports may weigh on its economic growth.

Saudi Arabia unveils first targets in sweeping reform plan

Saudi Arabia unveils first targets in sweeping reform plan

In a press conference in the early hours of Tuesday in Jeddah, officials revealed sweeping plans to create some 450,000 non-government jobs by 2020, boost non-oil revenues and cut the cost of public wages.

Labour reforms not essential for industrial growth: FM Jaitley

Labour reforms not essential for industrial growth: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has told Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh that labour reforms are "not essential" for industrial growth and changes in these laws would be made only after taking unions on board, the RSS affiliated body said Thursday.

Reforms to push India's growth to 8% by FY'19: Fitch

Reforms to push India's growth to 8% by FY'19: Fitch

In its latest Global Economic outlook, Fitch Ratings said it expects India's real GDP growth to rise to 8 percent by 2018-19, from 7.9 percent in 2017-18 and 7.7 percent in 2016-17.

Politically difficult to speed up structural reforms: Raghuram Rajan

Politically difficult to speed up structural reforms: Raghuram Rajan

It is 'politically difficult' to speed up structural reforms in India, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Saturday even as he stressed on a need for cleansing the banks and checking inflation to ensure faster GDP growth.

Thousands take to streets in Greece ahead of reform vote

Thousands take to streets in Greece ahead of reform vote

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Athens Sunday as Greece's parliament prepared to vote on a controversial tax and pensions overhaul which has sparked mass opposition.