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Rajan gives high scores to Modi govt on creation of environment for investment

As the Modi government completes one year in office this month, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, who oversees nation’s monetary policies, has said that the administration had taken steps to creat

RBI has scope to cut rates, feels IMF

While asking the central banks of advanced economies to "maintain supportive policies" and refrain from raising interest rates too quickly, the International Monetary Front (IMF) has said

Morning briefing: IMF wants India to take up next phase of reforms for faster inclusive growth

With India`s growth rate projected to drop slightly from 7.5 per cent to 7.3 per cent in 2015, the IMF today recommended the country to launch next phase of economic reforms and improve its busines

Demonetisation posed a new challenge to growth: IMF

The Indian economy has recorded strong growth in recent years, helped by a large terms of trade gain, positive policy actions including implementation of key structural reforms, a return to normal

India’s growth to rebound as cash shortage eases: IMF

India’s growth is expected to rebound to 7.2 percent in FY 2017-18 as the cash shortages accompanying the currency exchange initiative ease, said an International Monetary Fund report that wa

Demonetisation, GST caused setback to economy: World Bank

Disruptions from demonetisation and events surrounding the implementation of GST led to a setback in economic activity and a potentially larger negative effect on the poor and vulnerable, said a Wo

IMF bats for Universal Basic Income in India

The need to reform existing subsidy programs in India has recently gained momentum. Part of the policy debate has focused on the potential role of a universal basic income (UBI) as an alternative t

India’s financial sector is facing considerable challenges: IMF

India’s financial sector is facing considerable challenges, and economic growth has recently slowed down. High nonperforming assets (NPAs) and slow deleveraging and repair of corporate balanc

UBI: The devil is in the detail

Instituting Universal Basic Income (UBI) requires public support spanning demographic lines, executive backing, and strong macroeconomic fundamentals. Weaken any leg of this tripod, and the redistr

Bring in the boldface!

End poverty – that’s the mission of the World Bank. Sounds noble. And poverty is indeed ending. Thanks to global and local efforts, poverty (individuals living at $1.9, or about `135,

Encouraging STEM education, empowering girls to be tech innovators

India is now the sixth-largest economy in the world, with a 2017 GDP of $2.6 trillion, according to the database of the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook (WEO) for April 20

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