global recession warning

Global recession is perilously close, says World Bank

World Bank lowers global growth forecast to 1.7% amid fears of an imminent global recession. Read more »
Budget 2023, subsidies

Govt walks tightrope on subsidies as deficit widens

The government is under pressure to cut subsidies and maintain fiscal discipline at a time when political situation warrants a populist Budget 2023. Read more »
indian economy, debt of state governments

Indian economy faces mixed signals in the New Year

For the Indian economy, there are several reasons to be cheerful such as the gross NPAs of Indian banks falling to a seven-year low this year, while there are also reasons to... Read more »
Looming energy crisis

Long winter: Europe’s energy crisis is far from over

The year 2023 will be a make or break one for Europe's endeavour to avert a full-blown energy crisis as it faces a supply-demand gap of 27 billion cubic meters. Read more »
looming global recession

A gloomy new year ahead with trends pointing to a global recession

The indicators point to a global recession in 2023, but its severity will depend on several factors such as the covid situation in China. Read more »
Monsoon, agriculture

Budget 2023 must focus on agriculture, rural income

Union Budget 2023 must step up funding for agriculture and rural economy which accounts for a fifth of India's GDP and employs 40% of the workforce. Read more »
The UK economy is facing recession.

Gathering storms: Contraction of UK economy stokes deep recession fears

The UK economy is lagging behind other G7 countries with manufacturing and construction pulling down the headline GDP growth figure. Read more »
zero covid policy, economy,

Zero covid policy: China’s folly to haunt global economy

China and the global economy will pay dearly for the abrupt withdrawal of the zero covid policy by the Xi regime without proper guidance from public health authorities. Read more »
indian economy

Indian economy shines amid global crisis, but can it emulate China?

The Indian economy will need heavy investment in infrastructure, education, health, and governance to emulate China's economic miracle. Read more »
India's female labour force participation rate is low

Bangladesh economy paying the price for exports-led growth

The Bangladesh economy is facing trouble on multiple fronts -- an energy crisis, high inflation, lower remittances, shrinking forex reserves, and poor demand for its exports. Read more »