Indian government wants to control its payments data, not just access it
There was a sense of bafflement. “Why should the data be kept only in India?”
Gold rises as falling markets burnish appeal
US gold futures were up 0.2 per cent at $1,225.60 an ounce.
Palestine blames Israel for its sanitation woes at Swachh meet
Palestinian water minister Mazen Ghunaim’s presentation during the conference ...
Asian shares resume decline, Saudi tensions lift oil prices
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1 per cent.
India urges IMF to implement quota reforms
Pointing out severe flaws in Human Capital Index, Garg said it will not succeed in focusing the attention of the world on building the right kind of human capital, which new technologies will need.
New World Bank fund to insure against climate disasters
The World Bank and other international institutions already have several mechanisms in place to help nations adapt to the risk of a changing environment.
Analysis: At IMF meetings, China's globalisation agenda left behind in trade debate
Now the lustre on Beijing's trade and investment story has dulled amid rising U.S. tariffs, higher interest rates and capital flight from emerging markets, all of which threaten to erode global growth.
Government questions World Bank’s human capital index rank
India is ranked at 115 position in the index with its score of 0.44 on a scale of 0 to 1 coming even below the average score for South Asia.
India rejects findings of World Bank report on Human Capital Index
Finance Ministry said the HCI score for India does not reflect the key initiatives that are being taken for developing human capital in the country
China central bank chief says plenty of room for monetary adjustments amid trade row
China has implemented four RRR cuts this year, releasing billions in new liquidity to the market.
Orderly depreciation of rupee to increase competitiveness: World Bank Official
The slow down in India's growth in previous years was partly due to demonetisation.
World Bank, IMF heads urge US, China to play by trade rules
Lagarde and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim spoke separately on the sidelines of the lenders' annual meeting in a resort zone of the tropical Indonesian island of Bali.
"Innocent bystanders": Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows
Poorer and populous emerging markets have been particularly vulnerable to the escalating US-Sino tariff war.
Lagarde sees more market volatility ahead amid trade risks
The Bali meetings have been dominated by talk of the twin risks of trade and monetary policy tightening.