Global body calls for urgent changes to international tax systems to tackle inequality
Referring to an Oxfam study released yesterday, Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICTC) said the inequality crisis remains unaddressed and out of control as hundreds of millions of people are living in extreme poverty while large rewards go to those at the very top.
Asian shares firm as China data show signs of easing economic strains
MSCI's global share index touched record highs and was last up 0.05 per...
Deepika Padukone feted with Crystal Award at WEF; stresses on importance of mental health, quotes Martin Luther King
Marico boss Harsh Mariwa...
India 4th best market for global companies looking for growth abroad: CEO survey
While confidence levels are generally down across the world, there is a wide variation from country to country.
Pessimism at record level among CEOs: PwC survey
A record level of pessimism has creeped into the CEOs across the world regarding the worldwide economic growth, a much sought after survey showed here on the first evening of the WEF annual meeting.
Economic slowdown hits jobs sector: SBI report
India is projected to create 16 lakh less jobs in FY20, according to a SBI research report.
Gold hits 2-week high on safe-haven demand
US gold futures were up 0.4 per cent at $1,566.00.
Time to celebrate businesses that have enhanced stakeholder value
Let the numbers do the talking: Family-run businesses have generated 14% annual average share price return since 2006, compared with 6% for non-family firms in India, as per Credit Suisse’s Family 1000 in 2018 report.
What FM Nirmala Sitharaman could do in Budget 2020 to boost demand and revive economy
Consumer demand is lacklustre, tax collection is modest & estimated GDP growth for 2019-20 is 5%, an 11-yr low.
Trump gets Swiss army security as climate protesters trek to Davos
Greta Thunberg, the 17-year-old Swedish activist, is due to address the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) gathering of global business and political leaders, where US President Donald Trump is the headline speaker. The 50th edition of the meeting sees the return of Trump after he pulled out in 2019.
No turning point in sight as IMF predicts sluggish global growth
The IMF trimmed back its global growth forecasts, mostly due to a slowdown in India.
Swaminathan Aiyar on economic slowdown and how to deal with it
ET's Consulting Editor Swaminathan Aiyar shares his views on whether the economic slowdown will get even worse and what steps can the govern...
How global investors traded Reliance Capital bonds at 70% discount amid revival hope
The discount narrowed to 70% in the latest transactions from 80% in trades in November.
Wockhardt rallies after revival plan gets a boost from drug nod
Investors cheered the news, sending Wockhardt’s shares up by 5.7 per cent on the BSE on Thursday.
Rupee settles 3 paise down at 71.11 against dollar
Forex traders said the drop in the rupee was largely due to a spurt in crude oil prices following rising tensions in the Middle East and North Africa.
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