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Brazil to see moderate growth in 2012


August 10th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Brazil should be able to achieve moderate growth in 2012, while most of the OECD's 34 member economies will lose steam in the coming ... Read more...

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Government to modify policies to meet investors’ expectations


August 6th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Monday the government will fine-tune economic policies to meet investor and other stakeholders' expectations."Our policies have to be modified ... Read more...

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China’s economy on path for soft landing: IMF (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) China's economy may be undergoing a soft landing despite growing global headwinds, and China is well placed to respond to possible deterioration of external environment, the ... Read more...

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Inflation will remain at same level: Pranab


April 17th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Inflation will remain in the range of 6-7 percent in the current financial year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday adding a slowdown in ... Read more...

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US economy grows at steady pace: Fed


April 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) The US economy continued to grow at a steady pace since February, with most manufacturers optimistic about the near-term economic outlook, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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Government favours growth with moderate inflation: Mukherjee (Roundup)


August 4th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday assured parliament all possible steps to tame inflation and said there was no need to temper growth even as ... Read more...

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Mukherjee seeks to allay fears on inflation, motion defeated (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) An opposition motion expressing concern over price rise was defeated in the Lok Sabha Thursday, even as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee assured all steps ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party stages walkout over price rise


August 4th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Dissatisfied over Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's reply on the price rise issue, Samajwadi Party members Thursday staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha.The minister ... Read more...

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No inherent contradiction between growth, inflation: Mukherjee


August 4th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee sought to assure parliament Thursday that all possible steps were being taken to tacle price rise, and said there was ... Read more...

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Manufacturing industry growth remains moderate: Report


July 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Performance of the manufacturing industry was moderate in the quarter ending June 30 owing to high inflation, increase in input costs and monetary tightening measures ... Read more...

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IMF warns of overheating in emerging economies


April 19th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) While growth is expected to remain robust in G-20 emerging economies, including India, inflationary pressures are building, and there are signs of overheating in many economies, ... Read more...

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IT sector must overcome challenges: Economic Survey


February 25th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The future of the information technology (IT) sector in India depends on the way it addresses challenges such as increasing competition and infrastructure constraints, according to ... Read more...

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29.5 percent cumulative export growth in India between April-Dec 2010-11 (Part I)


February 25th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): The Economic Survey 2010-11, presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Parliament today, states that India's cumulative export growth between April-December 2010-11 stood at 29.5 per ... Read more...

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Manufacturing sector improved April-September: Survey


November 28th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector improved its performance in April-September 2010 compared to the corresponding period in the previous year, says a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) study."The ... Read more...

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Latin America attractive market for Indian export: Minister


November 17th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian exporters should focus on the emerging economies, especially Latin American countries, to sustain growth as demand in rich countries slackens, Minister of State for Commerce and ... Read more...

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FMCG sector to grow in current fiscal: CII


November 10th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry is likely to record higher levels of growth in the current fiscal owing to focussed initiatives and strategic mergers and ... Read more...

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Pakistan population now 184 mn


October 29th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) The population of Pakistan has gone up to 184 million this year from 119 million in 1990, a report said.The latest report of the State Bank of Pakistan ... Read more...

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India’s HAL among top 100 global aerospace companies: PwC survey


September 27th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India's state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has retained its 38th ranking among the top 100 global aerospace companies, with Boeing leapfrogging European defence behemoth EADS to reclaim ... Read more...

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Manufacturing industries log double-digit growth in Q1: CII


July 17th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Majority of the country's manufacturing industries registered double-digit growth in the first quarter of this fiscal, a survey conducted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and ... Read more...

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Manufacturing sector showing stronger signs of recovery due to stimulus: CII


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector witnessed an increased rate of recovery in the second quarter this fiscal, primarily helped by government stimulus even as exports continued to decline, says ... Read more...

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Bank of Japan ends emergency measures, leaves interest rates low


October 30th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 30 (DPA) Japan's central bank decided Friday to end its purchases of corporate debt at the end of this year as the world's central banks begin withdrawing emergency measures taken ... Read more...

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Manufacturing sector to recover in second quarter: FICCI


July 21st, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Despite high interest cost and falling exports, India's manufacturing sector will recover in the second quarter this fiscal, says a report by the Federation of Indian Chambers ... Read more...

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Planning Commission to moderate growth target


July 8th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): The Planning Commission on Wednesday began the Mid-Term Review of its 11th Plan to moderate the nine percent growth target for the next five-year period."We will ... Read more...

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Manufacturing sector recovering marginally: CII


May 10th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector showed marginal signs of recovery in the second and third quarters of the last fiscal as compared to the corresponding quarters in 2007-08, says ... Read more...

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Industry favours more rate cuts to stimulate demand


February 8th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A leading industry lobby, the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Sunday said it favoured further cuts in interest rates to stimulate demand and help arrest slowdown in ... Read more...

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‘India’s manufacturing sector to grow by 9.5 percent’


August 3rd, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector is expected to grow by 9.5 percent in 2008-09, up from 8.8 percent last fiscal, according to a survey by an industry lobby. The ... Read more...

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US Federal Reserve keeps interest rates steady


June 26th, 2008 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 26 (DPA) The US Federal Reserve Wednesday halted a string of dramatic interest rate cuts designed to boost a sagging US economy, keeping its benchmark rate steady at two percent. ... Read more...

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Indian manufacturing sector growth declined in 2007-08


May 11th, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector witnessed a decline between April 2007 and March 2008, says a survey conducted by a leading industry chamber. While 21.73 percent of all units ... Read more...

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Increasing access to antiretroviral therapies can reduce AIDS deaths: Study


March 27th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Increasing access to antiretroviral therapies (ART) can significantly reduce AIDS deaths in South Africa, says a new study.South Africa has one of the largest burdens of HIV ... Read more...

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US Federal Reserve slashes interest rates by 0.75 percent


March 19th, 2008 - 2:28 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 19 (DPA) The US Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate by 0.75 points to 2.25 percent Tuesday in an attempt to boost the sagging US economy and temper volatility ... Read more...

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