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RBI rate cut to boost growth, make loan affordable: Piyush Goyal

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reduced repo rate (at which RBI lends to banks) by 0.25 per cent to 6.25 per cent, a move that will translate into softening interest rates.

Companies can't hide as startups obtain insights on them with spy satellites

High-altitude surveillance was once the domain of global superpowers. Now, a growing number of startups are turning it into a business, aiming to sell insights gleaned from small and inexpensive “cube satellites.”


A chilling letter by a billionaire warning against 'business as usual' has Davos chattering

The letter, written by Seth A. Klarman, a billionaire investor known for his sober and meticulous analysis of the investing world, is a huge red flag.

China car sales hit reverse for first time since 1990s, weakness expected to persist

The bleak numbers add to worries for investors, already spooked by signs of a broader drop in demand from the world's No.2 economy, especially after Apple's rare revenue warning.

Australia scripts a fresh template for navigating the India economic challenge

Around 19,000 Australian companies currently export to New Zealand as against just about 2,000 that export to India.

India's Q2 GDP growth rate falls to 7.1%, but retains fastest growing economy tag

The Chinese economy, on the other hand, had expanded at the rate of 6.5 per cent in the July-September period this year.


Economy, media, message

Government needs a shared understanding and an effective and credible spokesperson on economic policy

As slowdown and trade war loom, China's going to pump $175 bn into its economy

The government is aiming to help small and midsize businesses in particular, which have had trouble obtaining loans and face other rising pressures.

A blueprint by bureaucrats

Recent measures to defend currency are insufficient, poorly thought.

Democracy is dead across Eastern Europe. Why it could happen in the US as well

Now it’s clear that there are no limits for the Republicans: They’ll do whatever it takes to defend Trump and consolidate power.

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Congress has no faith in us or any other institution because it has no faith in itself: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress party has no faith in the government, the CJI, the RBI or any international organisation that gives data on India's growth. He said it is because Congress has no faith in itself.

Bank officials under CBI probe has risen 5 times in the last 4 months: News in Numbers

The number of bank officers arrested or facing charges for being involved with bad loans has gone up five times in the last four months. Here’s the #NewsInNumbers. See more:


Post-demonetisation, GDP figures dip to 6.1 pc

Post-demonetisation, the GDP data has showed growth of India’s economy declined to 6.1 per cent in the January-March quarter. With a gross domestic product growth of 6.1 per cent in the fourth quarter, India has lost the tag of the world’s fastest growing major economy to China . For the full 2016-17 fiscal, GDP growth […]

US Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged: Analysing The Decision & Its Impact On India

The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Thursday in a nod to concerns about a weak world economy, but left open the possibility of a modest policy tightening later this year. In what amounted to a tactical retreat, the U.S. central bank said an array of global risks and other factors had convinced […]