Category: economy

Economic slowdown, Policy reforms and Politics

Newsroom24x7 Network India is one of the fastest growing (economies) and has the skilled manpower and a government working towards reforms. Investors can find no better place in the world than India because it has a democracy loving, capitalist respecting environment. The government is interacting with the industry and investors on a continuous basis and

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Why Narendra Modi was silent about his $5 trillion “Vision” at Houston?

Bhagyashree Pande It is ironic that “Howdy Modi” happens when foreign capital from countries like India and other emerging economies are going back to the US. This makes Donald Trump led US economy and its dollar strong but countries like India who actually need the money to take it to the next level are becoming

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Who is bent upon decimating the Auto Sector in India?

Lalit Shastri Bajaj Auto Chairman, Rahul Bajaj, while addressing shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting last month (July 2019), held the government responsible for falling demand and poor private investments in India. The auto industry is going through a very difficult period. Cars, commercial vehicles, and two-wheelers are going through a rough patch –

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FM, GDP, Economic Survey: Where FM has bungled on the Budget?

Bhagyashree Pande   The Chief Economic Advisor (CEA), in the Economic Survey put out a day before the budget, has taken the latest GDP of Rs 1.9 lakh cr with 11% growth as put out by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA)¹ because they were released as late as 31 May 2019. These last set

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PM Modi, FM & Investment: Can investor confidence be won over a Budget?

Bhagyashree Pande   These are some prominent reasons why private investors continue to be wary of the government. This government would do well to look at the 80’s and 90’s of the 20th Century, when most investments took place in India. What the government in those days did well to inspire investor confidence. For beginners

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US-China Trade War Escalation Could Knock 0.4pp Off World GDP by 2020: Fitch Ratings

Newsroom24x7 Network The imposition by the US of 25% tariffs on the remaining USD300 billion of imports from China would reduce world economic output by 0.4pp in 2020, Fitch Ratings says. Global GDP growth would slow to 2.7% this year and 2.4% next year, compared with our latest “Global Economic Outlook” baseline forecasts of 2.8%

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