Positive outlook on cement sector: NBIE
Jun 13, 2013
Wednesday April 9, 2014
China has less and less room to rely on policy tools to support the economy, the country's top economic planning agency said on Wednesday, as the government tries to arrest a slowdown this year.
Monday March 17, 2014
China is planning a major expansion of its transport networks and urban infrastructure as it seeks to increase migration from rural to urban areas, lifting incomes and demand to drive continued economic growth.
Saturday January 25, 2014
India is committed to structural reforms to boost growth and any change in the government after the next elections is unlikely to have a major impact on its economic reform policy framework, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia ...
Friday January 24, 2014
Asserting that reform measures and fast-tracking of the decision making process have yielded results, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said India would certainly return to 8 per cent growth rate if past mistakes are not repeated.
Wednesday January 22, 2014
The chief economics commentator at the Financial Times says there are hopes that the BJP's prime ministerial candidate will follow a reform agenda, and manage resources efficiently.
Sunday January 12, 2014
The long-pending Goods and Services Tax (GST), touted as India's most far-reaching reform of indirect taxes, is likely to be implemented after the general elections this year, according to global financial services firm UBS.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 5, 2013
China's leaders are expected to gather at a closed-door meeting next week to set policy and reform priorities for 2014,
Monday November 18, 2013
Global equity markets climbed on Monday, riding economic reform plans in China, while the dollar slipped and benchmark US stock indices rose to record highs, buoyed by the prospect of continued Federal Reserve stimulus.
Monday November 18, 2013
The Sensex and the Nifty rose more than 2 per cent on Monday, to mark their biggest single-day gain in a month, tracking gains in other Asian markets, cheered by the prospect of extended stimulus in the United States and real economic reform in China...
Thursday November 7, 2013
Despite the recent initiatives taken by the government to kick-start the reform process and speed up the economic growth, ratings agency S&P has retained its negative outlook on India.
Tuesday October 22, 2013
Tax Administration Reform Commission (TARC), set up by the Finance Ministry to suggest measures to prevent economic offences among other things, held the first meeting today and is expected to submit its report in six months.
Wednesday October 2, 2013
Investors breathed a sigh of relief knowing that Italy averted a new election and the government can go ahead with its economic reform program.
India | Edited by Diana George | Sunday September 8, 2013
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today unveiled a host of measures to tackle the grim economic scenario in the state, while warning against a fractured mandate in the Lok Sabha elections, which, he said, will impact India's growth story.
Sunday July 14, 2013
Economic growth may rebound from the next fiscal year if government expedites its reform process, according to a survey by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
Monday April 29, 2013
A parliament deadlocked yet again over corruption scandals threatens Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's ambitious reform agenda, dealing a harsh dose of political reality on the heels of his North American roadshow to sell the India story.
Monday March 25, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here today on a four-day visit to Durban for attending the BRICS Summit expressing the hope that ways to revive global growth and faster movement on reform of institutions of global, political and economic governanc...
Wednesday March 20, 2013
Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said there will be no let-up in the government's efforts to continue with the economic reforms and he will go ahead with his meetings with foreign investors to persuade them to invest in India.
World | Reuters | Monday March 18, 2013
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday ensuring economic growth was the top priority for his government, pledging to fight graft, tackle vested interests and calling for an end to a cyber-hacking row with the United States.
Wednesday February 27, 2013
The US has termed New Delhi as one of its most trusted and valuable partners in the region, but has expressed concern over India's declining growth rate and an apparent slowdown in its reform process.
Thursday February 14, 2013
Economic growth may improve to 6.1 per cent in the next financial year, from the decade low of 5 per cent in 2012-13, on the back of reform measures announced after mid-September 2012, India Ratings said today.