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Economy

Jeff Bezos tops Forbes 400 richest list, Trump's ranking drops to 352

Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom Video Communications, was one of 18 newcomers on the list with a net worth of $11 billion

09 Sep 2020 7:04 AM

GDP to contract 16.5% in Q1 as COVID cases continue to surge: SBI report

The degrowth in corporate gross value added has been significantly better than revenue degrowth in Q1 FY21

18 Aug 2020 10:18 AM

Need to conclude free trade agreements with US, others: RBI Governor

Stating that recent agriculture reforms have opened new opportunities, the RBI Governor said the farm sector is emerging as a bright spot

27 Jul 2020 1:18 PM

Air India to send staff on leave without pay for upto five years

Air India to send employees on LWP for six months or for a period of two years extendable upto five years

16 Jul 2020 10:02 AM

India needs Rs 50-60 lakh cr foreign investments to boost economy: Gadkari

Gadkari further said that talks are on with investors from Dubai and the US for various sectors, including MSMEs

02 Jul 2020 3:54 PM

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World Bank says global economy to shrink 5.2%, worst recession since WWI

Per capita incomes are expected to decline by 3.6 per cent, which will tip millions of people into extreme poverty this year

09 Jun 2020 11:06 AM

Rishi Sunak sets out plans to taper off UK's Ccovid19 job saving scheme from August

From July 1, employers will have maximum flexibility to decide to bring back employees for a number of days per week

30 May 2020 3:13 PM

Singapore cuts GDP outlook again as virus batters economy

Singapore’s economy shrank 0.7% year-on-year in the first quarter and 4.7% on a quarter-on-quarter

26 May 2020 9:00 AM

Economic damage for India from lockdown to be significant, says Moody's

Indian economy already was growing at its slowest pace in six years and with the stimulus measures falling short of expectations

22 May 2020 2:06 PM

135 million Indians may lose job due to coronavirus impact

The worst impact will be felt by India's most vulnerable in terms of job loss, poverty increase and reduced per-capita income

17 May 2020 4:25 PM

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Brazil and Mexico report record surge in coronavirus cases

Leaders of both countries receive criticism for intensified attempts to reopen their economies

15 May 2020 11:56 AM

New Zealand plans spending spree to counter virus job losses

New Zealand finance minister unveils new budget on the same day the nation lifted most of its lockdown restrictions

14 May 2020 11:00 AM

US to temporarily ban immigrant visas including H-1B

Nearly 500,000 migrant workers are employed in the US in the H-1B status

09 May 2020 8:44 AM

UK shadows Italy as worst hit in Europe

United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll rose by 621 on Saturday to a total of 28,131 as of May 1

03 May 2020 11:04 AM

Businesses reopen in a few US states

Enterpraises are asked to make sure the coronavirus doesn’t come storming back by employing their own restrictions within premises

02 May 2020 11:41 AM

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Telangana makes a departure on lockdown strategy

The state would do well to ease its lockdown restrictions in two phases

30 Apr 2020 11:19 PM

Japan passes $240 billion virus package including cash handouts

Prime minister Shinzo Abe was forced into a U-turn on cash handouts, reversing an initial plan to offer means-tested assistance to families

30 Apr 2020 4:37 PM

Latest coronavirus updates from around the world

More than 2.97 million people have been reported to be infected and 205,948 have died, according to a Reuters tally, as of on Monday

27 Apr 2020 1:47 PM

Aakar Patel: What will the new economy look like post Covid-19 crash?

The impact on the global economy may last for an entire generation

05 Apr 2020 5:47 PM

How the virus from Wuhan has taken the world to the brink: Is the economy next?

How did 21st century India forget the 'yellow peril' that battered the global economy in the guise of globalisation?

01 Apr 2020 8:36 AM

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