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'4G smartphones demand in emerging markets spurred growth in Q2'

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 keeps 2017 global growth forecast at 2.7%

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

What the US Fed rate hike really means for emerging markets

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

IMF sees emerging market innovations as 'crankiness' of Governor: Raghuram Rajan

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

US committed to strengthen its ties with emerging markets

 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

India best among emerging markets; health of state-run banks, corporates a worry: IMF

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

Slow growth concerns, terror threats cast shadow on WEF meet

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

India to remain bright spot in global economy: World Bank

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

US rate hike may pose risks to some emerging markets: Moody's

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

India now a preferred market more because of compulsion than by choice

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

Arun Jaitley gets best FM of Asia award by Emerging Markets

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

Lew asks US Congress to approve IMF quota reform

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

Emerging markets to see net capital outflow in 27 years

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 "bright spot" among larger emerging markets: WEF

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

World stocks hit two-year lows as commodities stay pressured

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

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.

Sep 16, 2015, 16:37 PM IST

IMF official warms to interim deal to boost emerging markets role

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

G20 promises transparency on rate moves as global economy disappoints

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

India, other large EMs less vulnerable to Fed rate hike: Fitch

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

India to be among top 3 economies globally by 2030: Report

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