Post-Covid economic crisis

Indian economy: Do second quarter GDP numbers point to a smooth recovery?

Persisting inflationary pressure both from food and core prices poses further downside risk for the post Covid-19 economy. Read more »
India must join RCEP

A confident India must join RCEP, other trade blocs

Here's a list of initiatives to make India confident to take on the world and attract technology and capital. Read more »
masks save economy from Covid-19

Masks can save the economy from Covid-19 impact

Economic activity and health outcomes are closely connected -- data show people will increase their mobility and spending if they feel safe. Read more »
IMF chief on global recovery

IMF chief calls for government spending in infrastructure to spur global recovery

World leaders should use the current crisis to build an environmentally sustainable, resilient and inclusive economy, says Kristalina Georgieva. Read more »
RCEP India vs China

RCEP: India’s losses are strategic and geopolitical, not economic

India lost opportunity to be part of the largest value chain by opting out of RCEP – comparable with the US losses from TPP exit. Read more »
RCEP will aid Chinese emergence over world trade

RCEP: Asia Pacific trade pact will amplify Chinese power

The agreement means the US and the EU will have little say in deciding the direction of the booming Asian economy. Read more »
manufacturing MSME

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Some practical steps to boost manufacturing in MSME sector

To become a manufacturing hub, India must create clusters that manufacture specialised goods and become a part of the global supply chain. Read more »
economic recovery by indian states

Covid-19: Digital preparedness, strong local government key to economic recovery

Demography, health infrastructure, job creation, digital preparedness and local self-governments will determine the pace of recovery by states. Read more »
MSMEs and Atmanirbhar Bharat

Atmanirbhar Bharat a non-starter without an MSME surge

While the government paints a rosy picture of the expected outcomes, there are several hurdles in the road ahead for the MSME sector reforms. Read more »
Mutual funds SIPs in India

Mutual funds investment a great option in days of Covid-19 pandemic

In the days of coronavirus-triggered economic crisis, investment through SIPs will balance investments and benefit from rupee-cost averaging. Read more »