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India on the backfoot at WEF 2020 in Davos

India on the backfoot at WEF 2020 in Davos

January 29, 2020

At the recently concluded Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the usual star of the show, India, was on the defensive, unlike the previous years and notably in 2018 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the plenary speech, becoming the first Indian leader to del...

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IMF appoints Gita Gopinath as the first woman chief economist

IMF appoints Gita Gopinath as the first woman chief economist

October 4, 2018

Born and brought up in India, Gita Gopinath is a tenured professor at Harvard University's department of economics. She has published close to 40 research works and was chosen as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2011.

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BRICS -Missing the mortar for a strong edifice

BRICS -Missing the mortar for a strong edifice

August 8, 2018

The recently concluded 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg struck all the right notes expected from a gathering of global leaders. But 15 years after it was first talked of as a bloc, has BRICS under-delivered on its promise?

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Jacob Frenkel

Jacob Frenkel

May 31, 2018

Jacob Frenkel, chairman, J P Morgan Chase International, spoke to Biz@India about the fair trade policies, the world economy in 2018 and the importance of social security. What do you make of the world in 2018? Well, the world in 2018 was analysed very well by International Monet...

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Indian economy overtakes British: Another Take

Indian economy overtakes British: Another Take

December 22, 2016

Forbes magazine has caused a frenzy by reporting that the Indian economy has grown a notch, leaving the United Kingdom behind in its wake. While the Indian press has vivaciously welcomed the report, it might be a tad early to reach conclusions.

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Demonetisation of currency bills causes chaos within India and beyond

Demonetisation of currency bills causes chaos within India and beyond

November 11, 2016

The sudden announcement by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the new measure of demonetisation to deal with black money and fake currency bills has left the country divided.

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BRICS 2016 Summit sees modest results

BRICS 2016 Summit sees modest results

October 18, 2016

The 8th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit, organised this weekend in Goa, India, has not recorded any significant results in order to develop the political and economic cohesion of this group of countries that is still very disparate and often having diver...

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Urjit Patel appointed India’s new Reserve Bank of India Governor

Urjit Patel appointed India’s new Reserve Bank of India Governor

August 22, 2016

The current #Deputy Governor of the #Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Urjit Patel, will become the 24th Governor of the Indian central bank on 4th September this year. He succeeds #Raghuram Rajan. His appointment will end two months’ speculation about Raghuram Rajan’s successor.

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Who will replace Raghuram Rajan, as Governor of Reserve Bank of India?

Who will replace Raghuram Rajan, as Governor of Reserve Bank of India?

June 27, 2016

After a series of tirades launched by Dr Subramanian Swamy, BJP Rajya Sabha (Upper House) member recently against him, Raghuram Rajan, the Governor of Reserve Bank of India decided not to seek a second term in office.

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India becomes a $2 trillion dollars economy

India becomes a $2 trillion dollars economy

June 1, 2016

The acceleration of growth in the 4th quarter – January-March, at 7.9% has powered the Indian economy that has crossed the symbolic mark of a 2 trillion dollars economy, at INR exchange rate of around 67 dollars. On the whole, in 2015-2016, India grew at 7.6%, boosted by th...

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