World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 16, 2014
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls pledged on Tuesday to stick to the disputed economic reform plan that he has championed, ahead of a crunch parliamentary vote of confidence.
Thursday July 31, 2014
Global rating agency Fitch has retained a 'BBB-' sovereign rating on the country with 'stable' outlook, saying a rating revision will depend on the new government's willingness to make difficult choices.
Friday July 18, 2014
"With Parliamentary elections over, India is expected to pursue long-delayed reform. India's growth forecast is maintained at 5.5 per cent in fiscal year 2014-15 but upgraded to 6.3 per cent in FY 2015-16 as expected reform bears fruit," it said in a...
India | Associated Press | Thursday July 10, 2014
India's new government introduced a reform-minded budget Thursday, vowing to lift economic growth to rates of 7-8 percent by promoting manufacturing and infrastructure and overhauling populist subsidies.
Thursday July 10, 2014
The country's new government introduced a reform-minded budget on Thursday, vowing to lift economic growth to rates of 7-8 percent by promoting manufacturing and infrastructure and overhauling populist subsidies.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV.com | Tuesday July 8, 2014
Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda will present the Narendra Modi government's first Rail Budget in a short while from now. The Rail Budget is traditionally seen to set the stage for the union budget - to be presented on Thursday and in which the rulin...
Tuesday July 8, 2014
Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda will, at noon today, present the Narendra Modi government's first Rail Budget. The rail budget is traditionally seen to set the stage for the union budget - to be presented on Thursday and in which the ruling BJP will...
Sunday June 22, 2014
India has assured the global community that policies of the new government will deepen the reform process to put the economy on sustainable and balanced high growth path.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 9, 2014
India's new government pledged on Monday to make the revival of the flagging economy its "paramount" target as it laid out its legislative agenda following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's landslide election victory.
Tuesday May 20, 2014
The landslide victory of Bjartiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is most likely to lead to "elevated expectations" on the economic reform front and the Sensex can touch the 30,000 mark by the end of this fiscal year, according to...
World | Reuters | Sunday May 18, 2014
China will try to quicken the pace of economic reform this year as part of the government's efforts to arrest a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy, the country's top economic planning agency said late on Saturday.
Thursday April 24, 2014
Thursday was the sixth round of voting, which runs to May 12, with one recent opinion poll showing that the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies may win an outright majority, ousting the Congress-led government.
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.