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G-20 nations intensify measures against threats from international investment

NEW DELHI, July 2 -- The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated a trend among G20 countries towards policies designed to safeguard national security interests against threats associated with internation... Read More


India's May infrastructure output slumps 23.4%

new delhi, July 2 -- India's infrastructure output slumped 23.4% in May, but at a slower pace than April's 37%, signalling a bottoming out as the country gradually limps back to normalcy from a prolon... Read More


Manufacturing PMI contraction eases in June

NEW DELHI, July 1 -- The rate of contraction in manufacturing activity eased considerably in June and was the softest since an expansion registered in March, according to data released by HIS Markit. ... Read More


Manufacturing PMI contracts at slower pace in June

NEW DELHI, July 1 -- The rate of contraction in manufacturing activity eased considerably in June and was the softest since an expansion registered in March, according to data released by HIS Markit. ... Read More


World Bank approves $750 mn to aid MSMEs

New Delhi, July 1 -- The World Bank Wednesday said it has approved $750-million loan to increase flow of finance to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in India, which have been severely impa... Read More


Core sector output shows slight uptick from April low

New Delhi, July 1 -- India's infrastructure output slumped 23.4% in May though lower than April's 37% decline, signalling a bottoming out as the country gradually limps back to normalcy from a prolong... Read More


World Bank approves $750 million to support credit finance for Indian MSMEs

NEW DELHI, July 1 -- The World Bank has approved $750 million to support increased flow of finance into the hands of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in India, severely impacted by the cov... Read More


Economy shows signs of bottoming out

New Delhi, June 30 -- India's eight infrastructure sectors showed signs of bottoming out in May while the country's fiscal showed increasing signs of stress even as the current account turned positive... Read More


India's eight core sector output contracts sharply in May

NEW DELHI, June 30 -- India's eight infrastructure sectors contracted sharply for the third month in a row in May, though lower than the record dip in April, with only fertilizer production registerin... Read More


IMF bats for states to have adequately equipped contingency reserves

New delhi, June 29 -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that states such as Tamil Nadu must build contingency reserves to meet unforeseen expenditure. In a report on Tamil Nadu, titled '... Read More