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Paisa, paisa, paisa: Whoever wins the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the economy will be their biggest challenge

The Indian economy is in a strange shape. Irrespective of the policy priorities of the next government, the economy will be the source of the biggest challenges.

May 15, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

High oil prices an 'Achilles heel' for Indian economy: Report

Also, pipeline inflation risks due to high oil prices further raise the hurdle for rate-cuts.

Apr 23, 2019, 09:49 AM IST

India's economic growth driven by domestic demand, need to focus on exports: WB

Praising attempts to liberalize markets within India, Hans Timmer, World Bank Chief Economist for the South Asia Region said "that is what is needed to become more competitive."

Apr 08, 2019, 08:57 AM IST

Steps to help MSMEs, ease farmers' distress increase risk of fiscal slippage: Moody's

The government had budgeted the fiscal deficit for the current financial year at 3.3 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP). However, in the April-November period, the deficit touched 114.8 per cent of the budget estimates.

Jan 25, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

Indian economy may grow 7.6% in FY20: UN report

It further said a more robust and sustained recovery of private investment would remain crucial to lift medium-term growth.

Jan 24, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

India to be global growth leader in 2019-20, expected to grow by 7.5%: IMF

India will continue to be the world`s fastest growing major economy, the report said.

Jan 22, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Fiscal deficit touches 115% of FY target during April- November

The fiscal deficit, or gap between expenditure and revenue, stood at Rs 7.16 lakh crore during April-November of the current financial year, reflecting deterioration in public finances.

Dec 28, 2018, 13:04 PM IST

RBI limits total outstanding ECBs to 6.5% of GDP

Based on the gross domestic product (GDP) figures at March-end 2018, the soft limit works out to USD 160 billion for the current financial year, the RBI said.

Dec 21, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman accepts Chidambaram's 'challenge' on revised GDP data

The CSO Wednesday released back-series data with 2011-12 as base year.

Nov 29, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

Fitch keeps India rating unchanged at 'BBB-' with a stable outlook

The rating was assigned to the country 12 years ago.

Nov 15, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

India's economy continues on robust growth path: ADB

Growth remains stable across most of developing Asia due to robust domestic demand, buoyant oil and gas prices and a consolidation of India's growth rebound, it said.

Sep 26, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

Govt determined to contain fiscal deficit at 3.3%

The government has targeted 3.3 percent fiscal deficit for the current financial year ending March 2019.

Sep 13, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

India's CAD is expected to widen to 2.8% of GDP this fiscal: Report

With rising oil prices, depreciating rupee and outflow of portfolio investments, there are concerns that CAD might rise in the current fiscal.

Aug 20, 2018, 11:44 AM IST

UPA was 'reckless', gave up economic strength of Vajpayee years: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley argued that the UPA government had little to nothing to do with why India saw economic growth during its tenure.

Aug 19, 2018, 20:18 PM IST

India's growth story intact despite challenges: Ficci

It termed the slowing down of the industrial output in May to 3.2% and the inching up of the retail inflation in June to 5% as short-term challenges.

Jul 19, 2018, 15:24 PM IST

India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target: ADB

ADO published in April had said that India's economic growth will rise to 7.3 percent this fiscal and further to 7.6 percent in the next financial year

Jul 19, 2018, 09:29 AM IST

India's growth remains quite robust into future: IMF

IMF had earlier forecast a growth rate of 7.3 percent in 2018 and 7.5 percent in 2019 for India.

Jul 18, 2018, 11:12 AM IST

Economy set for a surge, India to double the size of GDP to $5 trillion: President Kovind

By 2025, India is expected to double the size of the GDP to USD 5 trillion, said Ram Nath Kovind.

Jul 01, 2018, 18:09 PM IST

India's April-May fiscal deficit at 55.3% of full year's target

The data furnished by the Comptroller General of Accounts (CGA) showed that fiscal deficit during the like period of the previous fiscal had stood at 68.3 per cent.

Jun 29, 2018, 18:24 PM IST

Higher crude, interest rate may cap GDP at 7.5%: Nomura

The rate hike by RBI and the the oil prices raise concerns over the sustainability of what was termed as a "cyclical, broad-based recovery", Nomura's chief India economist Sonal Varma said.

Jun 15, 2018, 15:52 PM IST