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The Week That Was - October 20 to 22, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 22, 2014 18:17 IST

This week of October, though truncated, has managed to keep the festivities alive with the indices clocking healthy gains. In fact, the Nifty, which is flirting with the 8000 mark made a strong comeback by registering gains of ~2.8%, after declining for four weeks in a row.

Real Estate: An impetus for true economic progress

others  | Mumbai October 22, 2014 09:01 IST

A focus on this sector can play a major role for the new State Government to accelerate economic growth in Maharashtra

Top economic news of the day - October 22, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 22, 2014 08:49 IST

Agri commodities prices are likely to decline due to a massive diesel price cut resulting into steep decline in transportation cost.

Corporate Sustainability a Panacea for Growth: Values, convictions and actions

others  | Mumbai October 21, 2014 17:37 IST

While corporate sustainability recognizes that corporate growth and profitability are important, it also requires the corporation to pursue societal goals

Economics for Everyone - economies of scale and economies of scope

AICAR Business School  | Mumbai October 21, 2014 16:21 IST

he Economies of Scale facilitates a firm or an industry in identification and measurement of the horizontal boundaries, which identify the quantities and varieties of products and services that it produces.

India's Diesel deregulation positive for oil companies: Fitch

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 21, 2014 15:32 IST

The decision is also likely to lead to more private firms entering the diesel market in the medium term, resulting in greater competition.

Reform of fuel subsidy program amid fall in global oil prices is credit positive: Moody's

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 21, 2014 08:56 IST

Indian government has implemented various reforms to the fuel subsidy program, including allowing oil marketing companies to increase diesel prices incrementally, withdrawing the subsidy on diesel sold in bulk, and limiting subsidized consumption of LPG.

Top economic news of the day - October 21, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 21, 2014 08:49 IST

Telecom operators could get spectrum within 90 days after payment following a government panel asking Department of Telecom to work out a mechanism for allocating the airwaves to successful bidders in a reasonable period.

India will meet growth expectations: FM

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 21, 2014 08:32 IST

A cut in interest rates could lift growth, FM was quoted as saying.

Ebola's economic legacy will linger long after current crisis is contained

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 20, 2014 11:20 IST

WHO forecasts that by December, Ebola infections could rise as high as 10,000 per week in West Africa.

Top economic news of the day - October 20, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 20, 2014 08:57 IST

Taking advantage of softening global prices, the Government took the cautious route of fixing the price of domestically produced natural gas at USD5.61 a unit (gas is measured in million British thermal units) up from USD4.2 a unit currently.

The Week That Was - October 13 to 17, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 17, 2014 20:00 IST

Weak global cues continues to cast a shadow on Indian markets as the losing streak extended for the fourth straight week. Ebola fears, crash in Greece market, slow economic growth outlook globally and uncertainty about Federal Reserve saw global markets going into a tailspin. Declining September inflation numbers, impressive corporate earnings and sharp fall in crude oil prices failed to lift the gloom on the Dalal Street.

Dr. Arvind Subramanian appointed as Chief Economic Adviser

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 16, 2014 23:28 IST

Dr. Arvind Subramanian is the Dennis Weatherstone Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development.

Global household wealth increases by 8.3% to US$263 trillion: Credit Suisse

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 14, 2014 16:59 IST

Wealth per adult in India (in rupees) has grown quite steadily, averaging an 8% annual increase over 2000-2014. Until the global financial crisis wealth also rose strongly in US dollar terms, from USD 2,040 in 2000 to USD 5,100 in 2007

Economy Round Up - October 07 to 10, 2014

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 14, 2014 16:14 IST

The Indian job market is touching new highs with the IT/Telecom industry writing its strongest growth story with a 20 per cent increase in jobs in just one month, reports RecruiteX, the Jobs Index by TimesJobs.com.

India's Sept CPI slows significantly: HSBC Global

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 14, 2014 14:36 IST

September CPI inflation slowed more than expected due to a broad based decline in price pressures

Sept WPI at 2.38% vs 3.74% in August

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 14, 2014 12:26 IST

Sept Food Inflation Index stood at 3.52% as compared to 5.15% in August and 8.43% in the month of July.

Global food & agribusiness sector has a bright future: Rabobank

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 14, 2014 09:59 IST

Although global F&A has seen much change over the past decade, there is still some reluctance to accept that the future is going to be different, or appreciation of how different global F&A is going to have to be in order to successfully respond to the significant constraints that come with the long-term opportunities

Regional demand growth to offset capacity overhang for Asian refiners: Moody's

India Infoline News Service  | Mumbai October 14, 2014 09:08 IST

Moody's anticipates China's demand for refined oil products will increase by 3%-5% per annum through 2015, compared to 5%-10% in 2010-2012.

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