Hindustan Unilever has surged as bottles of hand-wash, detergents and floor cleaner fly off the shelves amid the coronavirus pandemic.
RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting, conducted over video conference, ended on Wednesday and helped finalise a series of measures.
Besides cash transfers, the package announced by FM Sitharaman also offers free foodgrains for poor & migrant workers hit hardest by the Covid-19 lockdown.
As coronavirus curtails unnecessary human interaction, it’s hammering businesses that helped people split the use of cars, rooms and offices.
The quarterly plunge in Singapore’s GDP was worse than the median forecast of an 8.2% decline in a Bloomberg survey of economists.
A recently published estimate shows 422 billion yen in extra costs for a one-year postponement of the games, with another 218 billion-yen hit to Japan's economy on top of that.
The delay of high-frequency indicators such as inflation and industrial production may cloud the near-term assessment of economic trends.
The global crisis unleashed by Covid-19 is tossing aside economic orthodoxies at a furious pace, possibly forever.
A Sector-by-sector approach can be utilised to see how offices can be re-tooled during social distancing, along with a ramp-up in resources like masks and medical equipment.
Former finance minister P. Chidambaram presents 10-point plan to cope with lockdown, while stressing on the need to support PM Modi in this hour of crisis.