Global Economy
Business  /  Published 11.03.20

Stock rally loses vigour; US shares hammered

The markets ended modestly higher on Wednesday, with gains in energy majors offsetting weakness in IT and financial stocks, after a Bank of England interest rate cut raised hopes of more global stimul...
By TT Bureau in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.20

Kinds of refugees today

Going by the prevailing definition, refugees are those expelled from their homestead owing to war, religious persecution, political upheaval or similar violence. But is this an adequate understanding ...
By Manas Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Govt optimism on economy not matched by facts

The Indian economy has started to judder again and although it is still too early to read in the trends an affirmation of a pan-industry slowdown, there are clearly some very worrying signs. There has...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 13.09.19

IMF raises concern over weak trends

India’s economic growth is “much weaker” than expected, according to the IMF, which attributed it to the corporate and environmental regulatory uncertainty and lingering weaknesses in some non-b...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 02.12.18

Global economy: not alarming but worrying

Only a few months ago, the world’s fortunes appeared increasingly robust. For the first time since the wealth-destroying agony of the global financial crisis, every major economy was growing in unis...
By Peter S. Goodman/New York Times News Service in London


Business  /  Published 23.04.20

Clarity eludes China FDI rules

The finance ministry has notified the changes in FDI rules that require the prior approval of the government for investment from countries that share their borders with India, necessitated by fears of...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.04.20

Stocks, rupee test lows

Equity benchmarks reversed early gains to finish in the negative territory on Wednesday as a risk-off mood prevailed amid a grim prognosis of the economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic.Weak global ...
By TT Bureau in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 12.04.20

Say a prayer for grace

Light a candle, say a prayer, resonated across Meghalaya on Sunday as the people, led by chief minister Conrad K. Sangma, prayed and interceded for the world.Meghalaya Prays, an initiative of the chie...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Business  /  Published 08.04.20

Markets fail to sustain rally

Equity benchmarks failed to hold on to intra-day gains on Wednesday while the rupee plunged 70 paise to its lifetime low of 76.34 against the dollar as investors turned jittery amid an unabated rise ...
By TT Bureau in Mumbai


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