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Improving investment climate challenge for new govt: Gopinath
The biggest challenge before the next government would be to push economic reforms and reduce uncertainties about taxation and regulatory practices, Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath said.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Where's the hope for India post elections?
At this point of time, it's definitely not business as usual for any government or political formation with a purpose, clear goal, objective and set agenda.
UPDATE 1-Indian government to set up inflation target, RBI to implement - finmin
India's government has the right to set the country's inflation target, while the central bank's role is to implement the decision, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said in a joint news conference with the central bank governor.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
UPDATE 1-Indian state banks' face bad loans as biggest challenge: Chidambaram
Indian state-run banks face rising bad loans as their biggest challenge, expected to be slightly higher by March-end from a year earlier, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Wednesday as the economic slowdown hits the state-contolled banking sector.
India not to achieve $325b export target this fiscal: FIEO
India's exports will not be able to achieve the target of $325 billion in the current fiscal and will fall short by about $10 billion, FIEO today said.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Switzerland Refuses To Share Information With India On Black Money
BANGALORE: In response to the letter written by finance minister P. Chidambaram, the Swiss finance minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf has informed that the Swiss authorities can't share the details of the bank accounts held by Indians in Swiss bank without the consent of the account holders, reports Economic Times.
India's silver imports seen falling on easier gold curbs
Shipments of silver to India are set to fall from last year's record level as investors anticipate an easing of curbs on gold imports, and as a looming election draws off "black money" that may have been invested in the precious metal.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Indian Express
It's not Harvard vs hard work
The votes are in and we have a winner. After a war of words, the BJP and Congress found common ground; both Narendra Modi and P. Chidambaram cast their votes for hard work.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
How the UPA killed the Indian economy
Shreekant Sambrani looks back at the tragedy of errors that has landed the once buoyant Indian economy in its worst mess in recent times.
Economic growth falls to 4.7 percent; dashes revival hope
New Delhi, Feb 28 : Dragged down by contraction in manufacturing and mining sectors, India's economic growth slowed to 4.7 percent in the third quarter of the current financial year from 4.8 percent in the previous quarter, government data showed Friday.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
India's election and the economy: A useful campaign
IS THE ghost of Margaret Thatcher lurking in Indian politics? Rahul Gandhi, a leader of Congress party, which is best known for promoting welfare, has taken to saying that "poverty cannot be fought without growth" and praising markets for creating wealth.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Economy probably grew 4.9 per cent in Dec quarter
India's economic growth likely slowed to a near decade-low at the end of last year as high interest rates hit factory activity, according to economists polled by Reuters who don't expect a pickup in investment before May elections.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Investment demand unlikely to pick up in India, interest rates too high, says BofA-ML
Bank of America Merrill Lynch says potential growth rate of India is 7.5 per cent, higher than the 7 per cent pegged by the govt.
India's growth: How the 'dream team' failed miserably
The last two years taken together have been the worst that the economy has seen in two decades, in terms of growth, says T N Ninan.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Indian Express
G20 to rev up global GDP; IMF quota on agenda
The G20 ministerial joint statement committed a global response to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting based on sound tax policy principles.
Rajan Diverges With Chidambaram on Inflation as Growth Wanes
Indian central bank Governor Raghuram Rajan warned that inflation remained the biggest threat to growth, diverging from the nation's finance chief, who highlighted diminishing price pressures.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Road to G20 disunity paved with 'good intentions'
The mettle of Australia's G20 presidency is being tested for the first time, as informal discussions and upbeat press briefings give way to critical, bilateral talks between finance ministers and central bank governors from the world's 20 strongest developing and advanced economies.
South China Morning Post
Likely next Indian PM Narendra Modi tells China: drop expansion mindset
Narendra Modi, the leading candidate to be India's next prime minister after a forthcoming election, declared the disputed territory of Arunachal Pradesh an integral part of India yesterday and urged China to abandon its "mindset of expansion".
Fri Feb 21, 2014
OECD's Growth Alarm
The Indian economy's swift recovery from the global economic crisis of 2008 has hit a bad patch since 2012, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development warned on Friday.
Chidambaram to attend G20 finance ministers' meet in Australia
New Delhi, Feb 21 : Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will embark on a five day trip to Australia beginning today during which he will attend the G20 Ministerial meeting and also meet international investors.