Strong demand for 4G devices in emerging markets like India, helped smartphone sales grow 6.7 percent to 366.2 million units in April-June 2017 as compared to year-ago period, as per data from research firm Gartner.Aug 22, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
World Bank on Sunday maintained its forecast for global growth in 2017 and 2018 unchanged at 2.7 percent and 2.9 percent, respectively, as manufacturing and trade are picking up and confidence is improving.
Jun 05, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
The interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve reflects a strengthening US economy that will benefit emerging market economies but also make them vulnerable to volatile capital flows, Moody's Investors Service said today.Dec 15, 2016, 13:21 PM IST
The outspoken Governor, who himself has served in the past as Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund, said the multilateral institution is more likely to find innovations in developed market economies as "appropriate".
Apr 29, 2016, 10:06 AM IST
The US is committed to strengthen its ties with emerging markets including India on key priorities such as facilitating investment, combating money laundering and terrorist financing especially against Islamic State outfit, a top American official has said.Apr 12, 2016, 09:36 AM IST
IMF's financial counselor Jose Vinals singled out the country as being the best placed among emerging markets, but underlined that it has problems of its own which need to be dealt with.Mar 10, 2016, 16:13 PM IST
Fears of slow economic growth, including in emerging markets, and concerns over rising terror attacks have cast a shadow over the WEF annual gathering as the rich and influential deliberate on ways to boost global economy.Jan 20, 2016, 21:34 PM IST
In its latest Global Economic Prospect report - which is released every six months -- the World Bank marginally reduced India's growth rate -- 0.2 percent in 2015 and 0.1 percent in both 2016 and 2017.Jan 07, 2016, 10:56 AM IST
Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said the likely interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve this week could pose risks to some emerging markets.Dec 15, 2015, 10:47 AM IST
In a report, Deutsche Bank said while India continues to be a favoured emerging market, "it is now more due to compulsion than by choice, as was the case after the election."Dec 03, 2015, 18:14 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been chosen as 'Finance Minister of the Year, Asia' by London-based publication Emerging Markets.Oct 13, 2015, 18:54 PM IST
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has asked the Republican-controlled Congress to pass the IMF quota reform to give emerging markets a bigger say at the global lender.Oct 10, 2015, 13:49 PM IST
The net capital outflows would continue at a moderate pace of USD 306 billion in 2016, on the expectation of the subdued growth prospects for the emerging market economies, as well as the US Federal Reserve's policy tightening, the report said.
Oct 02, 2015, 14:58 PM IST
India and South Africa are the "bright spots" among larger emerging markets, as both these countries saw large improvement in the global competitiveness index compiled by World Economic Forum, while the trend for their peer countries is either one of decline or stagnation.Sep 30, 2015, 13:23 PM IST
Global stocks slid to their lowest in more than two years on Tuesday as raw materials prices and emerging markets stayed under pressure.Sep 29, 2015, 17:39 PM IST
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.Sep 16, 2015, 16:37 PM IST
A compromise deal on reforms to give emerging markets greater influence at the International Monetary Fund is increasingly likely, a key official said on Friday, weeks before a deadline for U.S. action expires.Sep 05, 2015, 09:19 AM IST
The text welcomed strengthening activity in some economies but said that global growth fell short of expectations, although it expressed confidence a recovery would gain speed.Sep 04, 2015, 22:38 PM IST
Global ratings agency Fitch Friday said that so-called "fragile five" emerging economies including India and Brazil are showing "fewer signs of vulnerability" to US Federal Reserve's rate hike.Jul 17, 2015, 22:54 PM IST
Emerging markets are expected to grow faster than developed economies, and India is likely to become the third largest economy by 2030 in the world after China and the United States, says a report.Jun 24, 2015, 16:52 PM IST