The top three - the United States, China and Germany - were unchanged from the previous year's PwC survey, while Britain and India swapped positions.
Since 2019, India has been working toward getting included in global bond indexes as rising government borrowing has necessitated opening the largely domestic bond market to a broader investor base.
Petrol and diesel prices were kept steady for thirteenth straight day on Friday across the four metro cities in the country.
Rate-hike wagers are building around the world as optimism over an economic rebound is complicated by concern that inflation is quickening following an unprecedented period of rock-bottom borrowing costs
The March 5-9 poll of over 50 economists showed retail inflation climbed to 4.83 per cent in February from January's 4.06 per cent
Most of the OPEC+ producers, led by world's top exporter Saudi Arabia, last week decided to extend most output curbs into April.
The minister further said that the gradual unlocking of the economy has eased supply-side disruptions enabling inflation to decline from 7.6 per cent in October, 2020 to 4.1 per cent in January 2021.
Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said that a High-Level Inter-Ministerial Committee was constituted by the government to accept cryptocurrency as a lawful and legal tender in India
In December, an arbitration body awarded the British firm damages of $1.2 billion plus interest and costs, after ruling India had breached its obligations to Cairn under the U.K.-India Bilateral Investment Treaty
Rising oil prices are posing fiscal challenges for India, where heavily-taxed retail fuel prices have touched record highs in some parts of the country.
The total FDI amount was 22 per cent higher as compared to $ 55.14 billion received in the first ninth months of 2019-20, according to data released by the Ministry of Commerce
Oil prices have recovered from last year's price crash spurred by the pandemic, helped by production cuts by the OPEC+ group.
The finished steel exports in January 2021 totaled 0.58 million tonnes, down six per cent month-on-month and 16 per cent year-on-year as producers focused more on domestic sales
Asia's third largest economy came out of a technical recession and expanded 0.4 per cent annually last quarter.