Gross Domestic Product (gdp)
Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

Rich pickings: billionaires on the rise

Contradictions can be illuminating. Covid-19, the World Bank stated in 2020, had led to the largest ever contraction in the global economy in eight decades. The Indian economy suffered heavy losses, m...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 27.02.21

Global yields cause mayhem

A global selloff driven by panic in the overseas bond markets on Friday ripped apart the renewed vigour in domestic equities as the Sensex plummeted around 1940 points to record its biggest single-day...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 26.02.21

NSO records 0.4% quarterly growth

After contracting for two quarters in a row, the Indian economy entered the positive territory with a growth of 0.4 per cent in the October-December quarter, mainly due to good performance by farm, se...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.02.21

Forecast of recovery

The Centre is set to release the second advanced estimates of the gross domestic product (GDP) for this fiscal on Friday along with the third-quarter figures for the economy, on which there is a broad...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.02.21

Alert on bank bad assets

S&P Global Ratings on Wednesday said an improvement in the macroeconomic conditions is likely to alleviate the stress on India’s banking sector. It said the Indian government’s strong...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 23.02.21

An unhealthy health budget

The health budget of 2021 is extremely important given the backdrop of pandemic-induced disruptions in the social and economic lives of the people. This year’s Economic Survey emphasiz...
By Amitabha Sarkar in

Books  /  Published 19.02.21

A faulty solution

The oversimplicity of Kelton’s MMT, while making it attractive for uninitiated readers, also accounts for its unsound macroeconomic foundations, as did its predecessor, Abba Lerner’s theor...
By Prasenjit Bose in

Business  /  Published 15.02.21

Mutuals set target of Rs 100 lakh cr

The assets under management (AUM) of India’s mutual fund industry are forecast to increase to Rs 100 lakh crore over nine years on the back of greater penetration and the trend of  growing ...
By Our Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.21

Notes on change in India

In spite of the dread of a tiny virus, 2020 ended on notes of celebration. A large and significant section celebrated the iron fist that did away with an autonomous Kashmir, corrected the imbalance in...
By Anubrotto Kumar Roy in

Business  /  Published 10.02.21

Economy to contract by 7 per cent in FY21: SBI

  Pencilling in a GDP growth in third and fourth quarters, SBI Research on Wednesday revised its contraction forecast for the current fiscal year to 7 per cent. The agency had earlier forecast ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai


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