India, Japan need to work together to lead world's economy: Narendra Modi

Speaking on the third day of his Japan visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for greater cooperation between the two nations and invited the Japanese business leaders to invest in India while promising them better investment opportunities and speedy decisions by his government.

India, China must shake hands to raise Asia’s standing: Li Keqiang

Ahead of his visit to New Delhi, China`s new Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday said India and China "must shake hands" to make Asia an "engine of the world economy".

`Lack of participation by women damages economy`

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in this capital of Peru that the world economy is losing out because of restrictions placed on the participation of women in the workforce.

Crime one of the world`s top 20 economies: UN

Over $40 billion is lost through corruption in developing countries annually, said UNODC head Fedotov.

US a ‘parasite’ on the world economy: Putin

The US spends beyond its means and "lives like a parasite off the global economy", Russian PM said.

India likely to be largest economy by 2050: US

US Assistant Secretary of State (Bureau of South and central Asian affairs) Robert O Blake on Friday said the future of Indian economy seems very bright and the country is likely to become the world`s largest economy by 2050.

Piracy costs world economy up to USD 12 bn a year

Somali pirates have driven up shipping costs in the Indian Ocean, resulting in world economic losses estimated at $7 billion to $12 billion a year, a study by One Earth Future Foundation said Thursday.

India to oppose protectionism at G20: PM

PM Singh who arrived in Frankfurt for an over-night stay on his way to attend G-20 summit, ahead of his arrival called for reform of international financial bodies.

Risk of another Lehman Brothers looms: Moody`s

Moody`s on Monday said there is always a risk of another major event sending shock waves in financial markets, even as Asian stocks may have rebounded from the lows post the collapse of Lehman Brothers last year.

One year of economic crisis

It was exactly on this day – September 07 - an year ago that the first sign of global economic crisis began to surface.

Trade ministers pledge commitment to Doha

Ministers from over 35 countries pledged swift action to conclude a new global free-trade pact and boost the ailing world economy as they assembled on Friday for a final day of talks in New Delhi.