India eyes BIMSTEC leadership

BIMSTEC is key to India’s regional leadership ambitions

India must address infrastructure gaps, promote trade, and leverage BIMSTEC to establish itself as a leading power in South and Southeast Asia. Read more »
RBI dividend

RBI dividend bonanza: Infrastructure boost or inflationary threat

RBI dividend bonanza: The Reserve Bank of India's record surplus transfer provides the government with some fiscal space, prompting questions about spending priorities. #RBI #Budget #dividend Read more »
India-ASEAN FTA

India-ASEAN FTA: Renegotiating a lopsided trade pact

Negotiators seek to address disproportionate trade growth and non-tariff barriers in the upcoming review of the India-ASEAN FTA. #FTA #trade #export #ASEAN #import Read more »
Pakistan

Pakistan plans privatisation drive to save ailing economy

Faced with high unemployment and inflation, Pakistan hopes privatisation will boost its economy. #Pakistan #economy #IMF Read more »
gold price

Gold rush: Can the yellow metal sustain its sheen

Anticipated US rate cuts and safe-haven demand propel gold prices with central bank purchases providing a stable floor. #gold #goldprices Read more »
Biden's move to hurt global trade

Biden’s gambit: Global trade will suffer from bid to shield US industry

Biden administration's protectionist steps seek to bolster US manufacturing while risking long-term consequences for global trade. Read more »
food inflation

Food inflation: Rains may save India from price spiral

Despite government efforts, soaring vegetable prices raise concerns about India's food inflation trajectory. #inflation Read more »
Surge in India's foreign trade volumes

India’s foreign trade: Fast expansion and the quest for balance

Despite a recent downturn, India's foreign trade has surged over the past five years, showcasing its growing engagement with the global economy. Read more »
UK economy: BoE may hike key interest rate

UK economy rebounds, but BoE walks tightrope on interest rates

The Bank of England is grappling with the dilemma of supporting growth of the UK economy while keeping inflation in check through its interest rate policy. Read more »