WHO declared Covid-19 emergency very late: Experts

A global panel of experts has said that the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Covid-19 an emergency very late and the catastrophe caused by the deadly virus across the globe could have been prevented. Continue Reading

India’s economy to recover by 7.3 % this calendar year: UN

The United Nations sees the Indian economy recovering by 7.3 per cent this calendar year after a coronavirus-driven fall of 9.6 per cent last year. Continue Reading

Investing in international companies becomes easy with technology

Investing in top international companies is now possible, thanks to the easy access to them via international mutual funds that are available on personal finance apps. Continue Reading

Editorial: Economic enema

The global economy, which has plunged into a severe contraction, will shrink by 5.2 per cent this year due to the massive shock of the coronavirus pandemic and the shutdown measures to contain it, the World Bank has said. Continue Reading

Editorial: Big battle

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the COVID-19 outbreak still constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). Continue Reading

“Great lockdown to lead to global GDP loss of US$ 9 trillion”

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das today said that IMF Economic Counsellor has named it “The Great lockdown” estimating cumulative loss to global GDP over 2020-21 at around 9 trillion US dollars, which is greater than the economies of Japan and Germany combined. Continue Reading

India will post sharp turnaround and grow at 7.4%: RBI Governor

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das today said that for 2020-21, International Monetary Fund projects sizable reshaped recoveries, close to 9 percentage points for the global GDP. Continue Reading

RBI monitoring situation proactively: Shaktikanta Das

Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikantha Das today said humanity is facing the trial of its time, as COVID-19 grips the world with its deadly embrace. Continue Reading

G7 pledges to safeguard economy

Leaders of the G7 advanced economies on Monday pledged to use all their tools to safeguard the economy and help workers hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Continue Reading