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

India's growth accelerated to 7.7 per cent in the fourth quarter of Financial Year (FY) 2017-18.

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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

D&B expects CPI inflation to be in the range of 4.6-4.7 per cent and WPI inflation around 3.6-3.8 per cent this month.

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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

The Bank forecasted India to grow at  7.6 per cent in 2019-20. 

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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… 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

On the question of funding for the "Modicare", the minister said it was mainly an operational detail and that it would be funded by the government.

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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

The defence outlay has been raised to Rs 2.95 lakh crore in 2018-19 from Rs 2.74 lakh crore in current year.

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