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Omicron Poses Limited Downside To Indian Economy, Say Economists

The fiscal deficit target for next financial year was predicted to be 6.0 per cent, and 5.5 per cent for FY 2023-2024, both lower than this year's 6.8 per cent.

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Axis Bank In-House Economists Don''t See Rate Hike In Policy Review On Friday: Bhattacharya

The central bank''s Monetary Policy Committee has not changed the key policy rates since May 22, 2020, when it had slashed the interest rate to a historic low of 4 per cent in an off-policy cycle to perk up demand.

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Indian Cos' M-Cap Grew Fastest Last Year, Presents Fin Stability Risk: SBI Economists

The rise in the stock market without significant development in the real economy may raise the issue of financial stability which as per our financial stability index shows modest improvement in April 2021

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'Election Advertising' By Incumbent State Govts Key To Retaining Power: Report

The economists said they analysed budget documents of respective states to reach the conclusions in the report, which is focused on underlining the importance of women in influencing state election outcomes.

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Economists Stress Importance Of Investing In Public Health, Education In Interaction With PM Modi

He highlighted the faith shown by foreign investors in India's growth story, with foreign direct investment growing by 11 per cent between April and October, despite a global recession.

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Singapore November Manufacturing Expands 17.9% Year-On-Year As Electronics Output Jumps

Economists had expected a 15.4% increase in November, according to seven economists surveyed by Reuters. Factory output shrank a revised 0.8% in October

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Japan Factory Output Grows For Fifth Month, Retail Sales Surge

Retail sales jumped 6.4% year-on-year in October to rise for the first time in eight months, matching a 6.4% gain expected by economists in a Reuters poll and turning around from an 8.7% drop in the previous month.

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Singapore October Manufacturing Unexpectedly Falls 0.9% Year-On-Year, Misses Forecast

On a month-on-month and seasonally adjusted basis, industrial production fell 19.0% in October, data from the Singapore Economic Development Board showed.

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Google, Gatekeeping And Government

The US action against Google charges it of locking up deals with giant partners like Apple and throttling competition through exclusive business contracts and agreements, for instance to make its search engine the default option for users.

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Malaysia's September CPI Drops 1.4% Y/Y, More Than Forecast

The drop was more than the 1.3% decline forecast by 10 economists in a Reuters poll. In August, the index had fallen 1.4%.

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Japan Export Decline Slows Dramatically As US-Bound Car Shipments Jump

Exports fell 4.9% in September compared with the same month a year earlier, more than the 2.4% economists forecast.

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Japan Needs Another Extra Budget To Help Ailing Economy

About 76% of respondents to the Oct. 7-15 poll said the government should launch a third extra budget to cushion the blow from COVID-19

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Singapore September Exports Rise 5.9% Y/Y, Slower Than Forecasts

That compared with a 7.7% increase in August, and lower than the 10.8% rise forecast by economists in a Reuters poll.

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Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson Win 2020 Nobel Economics Prize For Work On Auction Theory

The economics prize, won by such luminaries as Paul Krugman and Milton Friedman in the past, was the final of the six awards in 2020, a year in which the Nobels have been overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Singapore August Manufacturing Surges 13.7% Year-On-Year, Beats Forecasts

Industrial production marked its first rise after three straight months of contraction on an annual basis.

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