Global Economy
Opinion  /  Published 08.10.19

The prescription: Fiscal stimulus

The Narendra Modi government has an unerring instinct for bungling in economic matters. It has come out with a “fiscal stimulus” for tackling the current economic slowdown that will actually make ...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Business  /  Published 11.06.20

Market optimism on opening up vanishes

A gloomy economic outlook from the US Federal Reserve on Thursday hit global markets with domestic indices feeling the pinch as well.The Sensex crashed almost 709 points with hardly any good news back...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 05.02.19

Trump man David Malpass to lead World Bank

The World Bank may be poised for a shake-up with President Donald Trump planning to nominate David Malpass, a Trump administration critic, to lead the institution focused on global poverty.Malpass' se...
By AP in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 25.11.19

The revolt against populism

Have you noticed that the world is on fire?Crowds are chanting “Death to Khamenei” in Iran while the regime kills them en masse and shuts down the internet. Throngs are marching to preserve democr...
By David Brooks / New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.19

75 years after Bretton Woods, an ironic low

This month marks the 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods conference. In July 1944, 44 nations agreed to new rules for establishing an international monetary order and open trade system. The World Ba...
By Renu Kohli in


Opinion  /  Published 05.04.19

Glimpses of the new order

The terms, ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ first came to be used in their modern sense in the wake of the French Revolution to refer to the seating arrangements of the members on either side of the main ai...
By Pitamber Kaushik in

Business  /  Published 13.09.19

Draghi a tough act to follow for Das

After the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, on Thursday called on governments to spend their way out of slowdown, analysts are waiting to see whether his Indian counterpart ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 23.08.19

Government admits economic mess: Congress

The Congress on Friday latched onto the statement of Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar about the crisis in the economy, pointing out that the “admission of failure” had come after a long phase ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 31.03.20

Coronavirus outbreak: G20 builds consensus

The G20 economic club — comprising 19 leading economies of the world and the EU, including India — on Tuesday pledged to facilitate the seamless movement of essential goods across borders and cra...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.09.19

A new disorder: The challenge of populism

While the G-7 summit in Biarritz was nowhere near as disastrous as the previous one in Quebec, the one message that emanated out of it was not lost on anyone: present-day global order is defined by a ...
By Harsh V. Pant in


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