US had 253 trade disputes with WTO members in 2018

According to a World Trade Organisation report, the United States was involved in 52 trade disputes with the European Union - it brought 33 of those while 19 were brought against it. Read Article

India should carry out banking reforms, simplify GST: IMF

In order to sustain the high growth rate, Rice suggested three steps for India to follow. Read Article

India hits back at Donald Trump's tariffs, raises import duties on agriculture, steel products

The import duty on chickpeas and Bengal gram has been increased to 60 per cent, lentils hiked to 30 per cent Read Article

Uneven monsoon could spike food prices, inflation to edge higher: Report

The report further said the consistent growth clocked by the capital and infrastructure goods sector is likely to support the IIP growth rates going ahead. Read Article

India to grow at 7.4% in 2018, says IMF

India's growth rate is expected to increase to 7.8% in 2019, the IMF said. China on the other is expected to grow at 6.6% in 2018 and 6.4% next year Read Article

Indian economy to grow at 7.3 per cent this fiscal, 7.6 per cent in 2019-20: Asian Development Bank

ADB said the growth will pick up as the new tax regime improves productivity and as banking reform and corporate deleveraging take hold to reverse a downtrend in investment. Read Article

Finance Bill passed in Lok Sabha

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moved the Finance Bill Read Article

GDP growth in October-December likely to be 6.9%, best in 2017: Poll

The Reuters poll suggests disruptions from demonetisation and GST are are fading Read Article

Inflation falls in January on softer food, fuel prices

Wholesale food prices in January rose 1.65 percent year-on-year, compared with a 2.91 percent rise a month earlier, the data showed. Read Article

RBI notifies revised framework to deal with bad loans

The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday came out with a revised framework for expeditious resolution of bad loans, harmonising the existing guidelines with the norms specified in the Insolvency and… Read Article

Budget 2018: Govt's landmark national health scheme to be implemented from October 2

The plan is expected to cover around 50 crore people. Read Article

Stress in farm sector is real, Jaitley says day after Budget

The finance minister met Friday with industry heavyweights Read Article

Don't know about Obamacare but 'Modicare' can definitely become successful: Jaitley

The finance minister said the Ujjawala Yogana has been successful so increasing the budgetary allocation was needed Read Article

Budget healthcare challenge: India lags behind US, China in doctor-patient ratio

The current doctor-patient ratio in northeast and central India is 9.4 to 100,000. Read Article

Budget 2018: Jaitley bets on defence forces, increases pension allocation

Jaitley announced Rs 1,08,853 crore allocation for pension payments which is an increase of over 26 per cent from last year. Read Article