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PMEAC lowers 2012-13 GDP forecast to 6.7 percent


August 17th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Friday revised downwards its economic growth projections for the current fiscal to 6.7 percent from the earlier 7.5-8 ... Read more...

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IMF pares India’s growth to 6.1 percent


July 16th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) With global recovery weakening further, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has marginally reduced India's growth projections from 6.8 percent to 6.1 percent for 2012 ... Read more...

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India will soon be back on high growth path: Chidambaram


July 10th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) India would soon return to high growth path soon in light of several measures being taken by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to reboot the ... Read more...

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Growth recovery essential for capital inflow: Rangarajan


June 29th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) C. Rangarajan, chairman of the Economic Advisory Council of the prime minister, Friday said foreign capital inflows would come in once global economic prospects improve and ... Read more...

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India, Bahrain sign tax, IT pacts


May 31st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India and Bahrain, home to home to nearly 350,000 Indian nationals, Thursday signed a key tax information exchange agreement and another pact on ... Read more...

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Amid global slowdown, India, Bahrain to scale up investment


May 30th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) With the government opening the doors for qualified foreign investors (QFIs) from the Gulf, India Thursday will pitch for accelerated trade and investment with ... Read more...

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Inflation pressure may re-emerge in India: Morgan Stanley


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India faces a very high risk of a return to rising inflation with the government continuing with its spending spree and the central bank easing ... Read more...

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India, China will lead Asia’s growth: IMF (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Even as it lowered India's growth forecast to 6.9 percent this year from 7.1 percent in 2011, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday said led by ... Read more...

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India needs to tighten fiscal policy: IMF


April 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) With the notable exception of India, a number of economies in emerging Asia have room to make policy more supportive of economic activity, given favourable debt ... Read more...

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Dubai to host global investors meet


April 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai will host an international investment meet next month to help connect foreign investors seeking new destinations with fast growing economies.Participants from 45 countries will attend ... Read more...

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Dubai to host global investors meet


April 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai will host an international investment meet next month to help connect foreign investors seeking new destinations with fast growing economies.Participants from 45 countries will attend ... Read more...

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Huge capital inflows from West hurting us: BRICS


March 29th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The world's leading emerging economies Thursday asked for increased global cooperation to stem excessive capital inflows into their respective countries as it could play havoc ... Read more...

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Realty industry has little to cheer from budget (Comment)


March 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
The latest national budget has given India?s realty sector a short shrift, despite its stated objective to create conditions for growth, focusing on domestic-driven growth recovery. It has sadly ... Read more...

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No free lunch: Pakistani daily on $5.5 bn aid


December 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) There is no such thing as a free lunch, a leading Pakistani daily said Monday on the $5.5 billion development aid granted by the World Bank.The ... Read more...

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Rupee rebounds as new RBI norms check volatility


December 16th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) Helped by fresh guidelines unveiled by the Reserve Bank of India, the Indian rupee rose in Friday trade on fresh selling of dollars.The rupee rose ... Read more...

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RBI intervenes as rupee slides to new low (Roundup)


December 15th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Under pressure from the global financial uncertainty and weak domestic economic data, the Indian rupee sank to a record low for the fourth straight ... Read more...

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Rupee slides to new low at 54.30 against dollar


December 15th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian rupee sank to a record low for the fourth straight day Thursday hitting 54.30 against a dollar in early trade, as importers ... Read more...

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Rupee hits new low for third straight session (Roundup)


December 14th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Indian rupee fell to a record low Wednesday at 53.88 to a dollar on increased demand for the US currency from importers and ... Read more...

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Government can do little to check rupee slide: Rangarajan


December 14th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The slide in rupee, which fell to a new low of 53.75 against a dollar Wednesday, is driven by external factors especially general ... Read more...

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Downturn temporary, return to high growth soon: Pranab


December 14th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The current downturn in Indian industrial and economic growth is temporary and the country would soon revert to high growth path as it ... Read more...

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China faces price rise pressure


September 25th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) China faces the pressure of price rise and capital inflows in the short term while its economic outlook remains positive, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan has ... Read more...

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Economic slowdown may dent capital flows in Asia: ADB


September 1st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 1 (IANS) Severe economic slowdown in major economies such as the US and Europe could destabilise capital flows in East Asian economies, a senior Asian Development Bank (ADB) ... Read more...

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Finance ministry vetting infrastructure debt fund scheme: Montek


June 10th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) The union finance ministry is examining a proposal to set up an infrastructure debt fund for financing infrastructure projects across the country during the 12th ... Read more...

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2011 should see improvement in world economy, says Pranab Mukherjee


March 4th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that the global financial crisis and one of the deepest economic downturns witnessed in recent decades has compelled the ... Read more...

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Highlights of economic review by prime minister’s council


February 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Highlights of the latest review by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council headed by former Reserve Bank governor C. Rangarajan, barely a week ahead of the presentation ... Read more...

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Fiscal consolidation slowing in India, China: IMF


January 28th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Despite the improving global outlook, the pace of fiscal consolidation this year is slowing in some key countries, including India, China and Brazil, according to the ... Read more...

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India set to grow at 8.4 percent in 2011: IMF


January 25th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Essentially predicting no change in its previous estimate of 8.4 percent growth for India in 2011 dipping to eight percent in 2012, the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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IMF sees some ‘hot spots’ in Indian equities markets


January 25th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Suggesting that some "hot spots" appear to be emerging in the equities markets in some countries including India, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Tuesday said global ... Read more...

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India may slow down to 8.4 percent in 2011: World Bank


January 13th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) South Asia's growth engine India is expected to slow down a tad to 8.4 percent this year from an estimated 9.5 percent in 2011 before rising ... Read more...

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Government monitoring foreign capital impact: Mukherjee


December 24th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The government is constantly monitoring the impact of foreign capital inflows on exchange rates and there was no need to press the panic button, Finance Minister ... Read more...

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China supportive of rebalancing global economy, says U.S. Treasury Secretary


November 9th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has said that China is supportive of the G-20 framework for rebalancing the global economy.Speaking during a conference on 'India-U.S.: An Agenda ... Read more...

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No plan to put any cap on FII: Mukherjee


October 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The government has no plan to put any cap on flow of funds from foreign institutional investors (FIIs), which have pumped in nearly $25 billion so ... Read more...

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September exports rise, but trade deficit a concern: Khullar


October 25th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India's exports rose 23.2 percent in September, compared to the corresponding month last year, although a widening trade deficit due to a heavier import bill was a ... Read more...

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India, China leading global economic recovery


October 21st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) With India and China leading the way with projected 2010 growth rates of 9.7 percent and 10.5 percent, respectively, Asia remains firmly in the lead of ... Read more...

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Exporters worried over foreign fund inflow


October 17th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Foreign capital inflows that helped equities markets rally handsomely in the second half of 2010 and led to a sharp rise in the rupee has now forced ... Read more...

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