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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 »
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The recession and aftermath: Five trends that will shape of the next cycle

Inflation is likely to be more persistent post-recession -- the economies are likely to face higher than target inflation in years to come. Read more »
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UK, Europe may slip into recession, US may avoid the fate

Some large economies such as China and India may manage to avoid a hard landing, while some others like the US may escape with a mild recession. Read more »
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Crash in metal prices foretells big economic crisis

A slump in metal prices simply means that businesses closely related with the industry such as home appliances, automobiles and construction have taken a hit. Read more »
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Covid-19 recession: New government spending key to economic revival

Net fiscal impact of the Rs 21 lakh crore economic package is likely to be between 0.75% and 1% of the GDP. Read more »
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Honey I shrunk the middle class, killed the Indian economy

India faces a peculiar situation -- businesses are not borrowing because of a demand slump, the middle class is borrowing because their incomes have shrunk. Read more »
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An imperfect future: Imagining the post-Covid world order

The new world order: The post-coronavirus world will witness a rise in authoritarianism, protectionist economic policies, and mounting social tension, says Pushparaj Deshpande. Read more »
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How India lost out to China, rest of Asia in economic development race

Santosh Mehrotra interview Part II: A series of policy mishaps ensured that India’s small scale industries did not scale up to face influx of Chinese goods. Read more »
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Government must enlist experts, NGOs in fight against recession

The Covid-19 pandemic and the economic crisis will challenge the competence and capability of India's political and administrative leadership as never before. Read more »
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Covid-19: An opportunity for Indian banks to reinvent themselves

Banks will see their businesses and profits shrink, but quick recovery possible with some help from RBI, government. Read more »