Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicGlobal Economy

Topic: Global Economy

‘Old friends’ Abe & Modi meet at G20 in Japan. Here’s what they talked about

Discussing a range of issues such as the global economy & disaster management, PM Modi also said he was looking forward to Abe's visit to India later this year for the Annual Summit.

Naphtha sales are down & that’s bad news for global economy

The obscure hydrocarbon naphtha is used to make a vast array of goods and is also integral to churning out gasoline.

What global elites are worrying about as Davos concludes

Among other issues, executives were worried about whether the related declines in business confidence and investment could alter the long-term path of global growth.

Good news from Davos is there’s no global recession in sight although economy is slowing

Global growth is soft, markets are wobbly, political flashpoints loom but World Economic Forum delegates don't fear a recession.

Forget a synchronised pickup in global economic growth

Trade tensions, geopolitical concerns, policy uncertainty, high debt levels, financial vulnerabilities & limited policy space are hurting outlook.

The banking sector is yet to learn from Lehman’s fall

Ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, a major section of the financial ecosystem has moved into the shadows where there is neither transparency nor regulation. 

Dhan Vapasi: A new path that can make Indians prosperous

For too long, India’s governments have focused on the wrong ideas and wrong economic models. Indians should have been 10 times richer – but are not.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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