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  • As supply chain patterns evolve, ASEAN is more relevant

    As supply chain patterns evolve, ASEAN is more relevant

    Business of all sizes is having to grapple with issues ranging from rising inflation to conflict in Europe and renewed lockdowns in China. Amid these uncertainties, commerce remains an important driver of economic growth, with Standard Chartered predicting global trade will grow by 70 per cent to $30 trillion by the end of the decade. 

    June 10, 2022
  • Fixing the economy

    Fixing the economy

    The government last week reported that the economy, as measured by the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), expanded by a stronger-than-expected 8.3 per cent in the first quarter, the fastest pace in the region that brought the Philippines’ output back to pre-pandemic levels.

    May 17, 2022
  • China’s growth likely to slow due to virus, floods: Official

    China’s growth likely to slow due to virus, floods: Official

    Meanwhile, authorities have reimposed some travel and business controls to fight outbreaks of the coronavirus’s more contagious delta variant that began in late July.

    August 16, 2021
  • Universal Basic Income

    Universal Basic Income

    Cash grants to the poor are better than many traditional forms of aid when it comes to reducing poverty. They are considered one of the fairest, most cost-effective and most impactful ways to alleviate poverty and stimulate economic growth. Cash transfers given directly to poor families will enable them to decide on the most effective ways for them to escape poverty.

    June 8, 2021
  • Economic growth will only move upwards: Shaktikanta Das

    Economic growth will only move upwards: Shaktikanta Das

    Consumer confidence, it said is reviving and business expectations of manufacturing, services and infrastructure remain upbeat.

    February 5, 2021
  • China versus India~I

    China versus India~I

    All along, China has been deceiving India by indefinitely delaying a border settlement, by repeating that the issue be kept on the backburner while the two countries concentrate on economic growth

    December 25, 2020
  • Why China won’t let India rise peacefully

    Why China won’t let India rise peacefully

    At the turn of the century China joined WTO which further expedited its economic growth. However, all this while its Communist Party of China (CPC)-led political system remained intact

    September 23, 2020
  • Infrastructure push can re-ignite economic growth, says Shaktikanta Das at CII event

    Infrastructure push can re-ignite economic growth, says Shaktikanta Das at CII event

    Das, in his address, said both private and public sectors have to play an important role in developing infrastructure that requires huge investments.

    July 27, 2020
  • This crisis like no other: IMF proposes USD 1 trillion for COVID-19-hit nations

    This crisis like no other: IMF proposes USD 1 trillion for COVID-19-hit nations

    The IMF on Thursday also projected that growth in Asia is expected to stall at zero percent in 2020.

    April 16, 2020
  • Surveys indicate China manufacturing demand is weak amidst trade war

    Surveys indicate China manufacturing demand is weak amidst trade war

    A monthly purchasing managers' index released by a business magazine, Caixin, rose to 50.4 from July's 49.9 on a 100-point scale on which numbers above 50 show activity increasing. That

    September 2, 2019
  • Sitharaman urges states to help achieve economic growth goals set by Centre

    Sitharaman urges states to help achieve economic growth goals set by Centre

    The share of states in tax devolution has risen from 32 per cent in the 13th Finance Commission to 42 per cent in 14th Finance Commission during the first tenure of the present government.

    June 21, 2019
  • Economic blues

    Economic blues

    India’s $ 2.7 trillion economy is headed for a slowdown ahead of the Lok Sabha elections due to be held by May.

    February 16, 2019
  • Banks and No Banking

    Banks and No Banking

    In the event, the singular achievement is the five-day break ~ or nearly so ~ in the season of jollity. It beggars belief that for all the proud boasts of growth and development, the country has to make do without banking for close to a week. That very thought would be anathema in any civilised society.

    December 23, 2018
  • Economic growth made India bright star: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

    Economic growth made India bright star: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that India's dynamism and economic growth made the country a bright star in the international arena.

    November 3, 2018
  • Need to train technical teachers

    Need to train technical teachers

    First, addressing the convocation of IIT, Hyderabad, President Ram Nath Kovind recently asked students to remain relevant to the Fourth Industrial Revolution that will write the script of the 21st century. And then Prime Minister Narendra Modi while delivering the convocation address at IIT, Bombay stated, “it is our social responsibility to ensure that not …

    September 20, 2018
  • Tumbledown Rupee

    Tumbledown Rupee

    On 16 August, a day after the stirring speech of the Prime Minister from the ramparts of the Red Fort promising record economic growth, the Indian rupee closed at a record low of 70.15 to the dollar, after touching an intra-day low of Rs 70.40, making it the second worst performing market currency after the …

    August 31, 2018
  • B-schools and Business

    B-schools and Business

    Over the past hundred years, business has transformed the world. It has been a driving force in shaping society and the catalyst behind extraordinary economic growth and opportunity. Effective management of business has spurred the creation of jobs, the generation of wealth and access to opportunity for an increasingly diverse population. Management education has produced …

    August 8, 2018