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June 17, 1982, Forty Years Ago: New Postings

June 16, 2022 10:32 pm

The Union Government finalised a major reshuffle of secretaries. M. Narasimham, executive director, International Monetary Fund, will be posted as the secretary for economic affairs in the Union Finance Ministry.

Discussion paper on crypto is 'fairly ready', says Govt

May 31, 2022 1:34 am

The government has proposed to issue a Digital Rupee, or Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), in the fiscal year 2022-23.

Pakistan has muddled through crises. As a new government turns to IMF for help, it faces another moment of reckoning

May 31, 2022 9:43 am

As the seven-week-old Shehbaz Sharif government turns to the International Monetary Fund to arrest the macroeconomic crisis and seeks uninterrupted support from the armed forces until the next elections in the summer of 2023, few can bet on Pakistan’s prospects.

Express View | Shehbaz Sharif's gamble

May 30, 2022 9:26 pm

Pakistan has muddled through many crises. As a new government turns to IMF for help, it faces another moment of reckoning

IMF: India faces difficult growth-inflation tradeoffs

April 27, 2022 12:54 am

A surge in global oil prices caused by the Ukraine crisis will be a drag on India’s growth, it said.

IMF cuts India's growth forecast to 8.2% for FY23

April 19, 2022 8:23 pm

The global growth has been projected at 3.6 per cent in 2022, down from 6.1 per cent in 2021, the IMF said in its annual World Economic Outlook report released here

IMF cuts global growth forecast due to "seismic waves" from Russia's war in Ukraine

April 19, 2022 7:59 pm

The war is expected to slow growth and further increase inflation, the IMF said in its latest World Economic Outlook, while warning that its forecast was marked by "unusually high uncertainty."

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman puts in a word with IMF, assures Lanka of ‘cooperation’

April 20, 2022 3:52 am

India has so far committed $1.9 billion to Sri Lanka in the form of credits for essential commodities and fuel, and also in loans and currency swaps.

Array of meetings on FM’s US agenda: from G20, IMF to chip, energy CEOs

April 18, 2022 10:41 am

The Finance Minister will hold bilateral meetings on issues of mutual interest with several countries, including Sri Lanka, Indonesia, South Korea and South Africa, a Finance Ministry statement said.

Poverty estimates are a shot in the dark

April 12, 2022 9:31 am

Himanshu writes: The responsibility of anchoring policies and programmes to clearly defined goals of poverty reduction rests with the government