China's coronavirus outbreak may be contained by April.

Indian economy: The spectre of coronavirus looming large

The real economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak will only be seen in the coming months, but India must be ready for any eventuality. Read more »
India's economic growth may have bottomed out

GDP growth in Oct-Dec at 4.7%, NSO retains annual growth projection

The economy grew 5.1% in the first nine months of the financial year 2019-20, compared with 6.3% in the same period last year. Read more »
Coronavirus outbreak in China to hit global economy hard.

Coronavirus outbreak may trigger $1.3 trillion losses in global GDP

Global GDP growth may be the slowest since 2009; world economy to strengthen in the second half of 2020, says forecaster Oxford Economics. Read more »
G20 on global warming and climate change

G20 agrees on risks to global economy from climate crisis

The Paris Clime agreement has set stiff targets for carbon emissions to limit global warming due to human activities, but the developed nations are accused of taking policies inconsistent with the policy... Read more »
Kerala Budget 2020-21

Kerala Budget 2020: Full of promise, but challenges remain

Kerala state Budget for financial year 2020-21 is a daring attempt by the finance minister to overcome the resource constraints and the depressed economic conditions. Read more »
India's agriculture exports rise

India trade volumes shrink; economist sees Greta Effect

Among the 30 major items, 21 items of exports and 17 imported items posted negative growth. Read more »
WPI inflation at 6-year high

WPI inflation rises to 3.1%, the highest level since May 2014

The wholesale inflation breached the Reserve Bank of India's comfort level of 6% for the second month running. Read more »
RBI has maintained a pro-growth stance.

Will banks, investors read the signals from RBI right

The RBI decisions indicate that there is scope for further rate cuts in 2020, though they may not be on the same level as those effected in 2019. Read more »
Unprecedented exports growth in India

Anti-dumping measures in force against 90 Chinese products, probe on 24 more

India’s trade with China fell from $89.71 billion in 2017-18 to $87.07 billion in 2018-19, mainly due to a decline in imports from $76.38 billion to $70.32 billion. Read more »
A large number of Indian children face extreme poverty

Poverty in India down dramatically, says Oxford study

Despite the dramatic success in reducing poverty, about 8.8% of Indians are facing severe poverty. About a fifth of Indian population are vulnerable to multidimensional poverty, says the report. Read more »