Need to ease norms for fintech sector in India, says a lawyer
While regulations are critical to ensure that fintech solutions are not used for money laundering or terror financing, banning new technologies will prove to be counter productive, advocate Pratibha Jain said at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
PM Modi’s nationalism masks a bad economy, protesters say
About 30% of Indian youth aged 15-29 are not in employment, education or training.
Tata Steel Kalinganagar honoured at World Economic Forum 2020
Tata Steel's CEO & MD T V Narendran accepted the award for the company's recent...
Sena questions Centre on democracy ranking drop, economic woes
India slipped 10 places to 51st position in the 2019 Democracy Index's global ranking, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit, which cited "erosion of civil liberties" in the country as the primary cause for the downtrend. The EIU report was released earlier this week.
Number of billionaires doubles in 10 years; world's 22 richest men have more wealth than all women in Africa
Oxfam appealed to the Davos elite to get serious about inequality.
Karnataka govt to amend certain rules of Land Reforms Act: BS Yediyurappa
"The investor's side (during the meet) had some doubts and opposition to cumbersome procedures in starting their units and we assured them of solving all their problems.
Greta Thunberg says US Treasury Secretary's 'economics' jibe has no effect on her
U.S. finance chief Steven Mnuchin had earlier mocked the climate activist, taking a jibe at her knowledge of economics.
View: Rupee to stay subdued amid weak economic outlook
Participants will be keeping an eye on the WEF that could provide trigger to currencies.
2012-13, 2013-14 slowdowns were a lot worse than the present one: Arvind Panagariya
For five years after 2013-14 we have grown at 7.5% and now we are slowing down again, said Panagariya.
View: Economic slowdown is just a challenge laced with promises
If history repeats itself, India can lead in restructuring the global economic order as circular economy gathers momentum.
As Swiss summit ends, Greta's star outshines her critics
As the summit wrapped up on Friday, Greata Thunberg lead a protest with young people in the centre of Davos, flagging her message to the end, after most world leaders had left.
Economic slowdown to hit insurance premium collections: Moody's
Despite low penetration, the ongoing economic slowdown will impact insurance premium collections over the next two to three years, global ratings agency Moody's Investors Service said.
'Who is she?' - US Treasury chief takes swipe at Thunberg
At a press briefing at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos, Mnuchin took a swipe at the 17-year-old environmental campaigner for her recommendation that both the public and private sectors should divest from fossil fuels.
Focus on investment and exports to revive investment, economic cycles: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
In order to restore confidence among private players, government has to bridge the trust deficit. We need consistency in policy because I do not think we should be flip-flopping and that is what investors want to see in any economic climate.
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