Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicGlobal Economy

Topic: Global Economy

Unequal allocation of Covid vaccines could cost the world economy $9.2 trillion

Emerging and developing economies are vulnerable to richer countries hoarding their doses because their fragile health systems are straining under the weight of mounting infections.

World economy faces tougher start to 2021 as slow vaccine rollouts delay recovery

While global growth is still on course to rebound from the recession of last year at some point, it may take longer to ignite and not be as healthy as previously forecast.

‘Keep the faith, trust the recovery’, Morgan Stanley says in its outlook for 2021

In an outlook for 2021, Morgan Stanley recommended investors overweight equities and corporate bonds against cash & government debt, and sell the US dollar.

Front companies, corrupt govts, banks that vanish overnight — how global kleptocrats unite

In ‘Kleptopia’, Tom Burgis follows how dirty money floods the global economy when crisis hits democracies and kleptocrats see an opportunity to seize power.

How China’s 14th five-year plan can trouble the US and the global economy

Investors are rooting for industrial companies, but China’s 14th five-year plan could bring a lot more stress to a post-Covid-19 global economy attempting a...

A new, big shift is taking place in Economics under the shadow of Covid

Fiscal policy, which fell out of fashion as an engine of economic growth during the inflationary 1970s, has been front-and-center in the fight against Covid-19.

Global economic recovery from pandemic seen extending past 2021

The WTO & IMF said while the early days of pandemic recovery were stronger than expected, the rebound is likely to take longer than earlier predicted.

Global economic recovery is slowing from a bounce to a crawl

The accelerating spread of Covid across the world and the absence of a vaccine are further damping hopes of a V-shaped recovery.

Germany’s second wave, Kenya cancels school year, Amazonians in distress & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Philippine President Duterte’s popularity at risk, US dollar weakening & other Covid stories

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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