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Infrastructure Is A Decadal Growth Driver; Catalyses ‘Ease Of Living’

Government must obtain timely procurement, ensure holistic pre-project approvals, assure sustainable and transparent revenue stream. Private sector on its part has responsibilities too. It should bring in new technologies, implementation expertise & capabilities commit finances, ensure quality.

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CEA, CEEW Launch Renewable Dashboard For Detailed Operational Info On RE Projects In India

The highest daily generation figures recorded in the past 12 months for solar and wind are 216.5 million kWh and 444.5 million kWh

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ReNew Power Pledges To Achieve Net Zero Emissions By 2050

ReNew Power stands committed to its long-standing programme of research and collaboration with businesses, policymakers and non-governmental organisations to accelerate the transition to a net-zero economy

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S&P 500 And Dow End Session At Record Highs

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.53% to end at 32,953.46 points, while the S&P 500 gained 0.65% to 3,968.94.

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Global Bond Rout Puts BOJ's Yield Curve Control In Spotlight

BOJ policymakers concede YCC worked in Japan because of the central bank's huge presence in the bond market and a dearth of expectations that inflation would pick up.

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Firm US Dollar, Elevated Yields Push Gold Prices To 8-1/2-Month Low

Silver eased 1.6% to $26.06 an ounce, having earlier dipped to a near one-month low. Palladium slipped 0.2% to $2,345.67 and platinum fell 0.8% to $1,175.

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Japan's Exports Post First Annual Gain In Two Years In December

Imports fell 11.6% in the year to December, roughly in line with the median estimate, bringing a trade surplus of 751 billion yen ($7.25 billion).

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Japan Firms See Capex Rebound In FY2021 Despite COVID Hit

Policymakers worry the recent declaration of a state of emergency in Tokyo and 10 other prefectures could dampen business and consumer sentiment as they struggle to balance the need to revive the economy and contain the virus.

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Jabs Equal Jobs? Fed Sees Possible Economic Boom If Vaccine Gets On Track

California, accounting for about 10% of gross domestic product, lags the national average in terms of vaccinations, with under 2% of its population immunized so far. Georgia, a top 10 economy, has the lowest current vaccination rate at 1.1%.

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Japan's State Of Emergency Seen Triggering Q1 Economic Contraction

The world's third-largest economy rebounded sharply in the third quarter last year from a record April-June slump caused by the pandemic, heightening expectations a moderate recovery.

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Battles Of This Century Will Be Won On The ‘Power Of Ideas’

Our policymakers must be on the watch nevertheless, rethink and prepare. The government needs to create, stimulate and vitalize the enabling ecosystem.

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Supply Squeeze Won't Ease On Global Stocks And Bonds In 2021

Many policymakers have recently topped up asset-purchase schemes, so that the crowding-out of private investors from public bond markets looks set to continue.

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Uber, Gig Economy Companies See California Win As National Model

Uber's shares rose 12%, while Lyft jumped 9%. The companies, along with DoorDash, Instacart and Postmates, poured more than $205 million into the campaign.

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China's New Home Prices Grow At Slowest Rate Since 2016 On Tighter Rules

China's home prices are expected to rise 4.8% this year, a Reuters survey showed in late September, at a slower pace than last year, as Beijing shifts to deleverage the sector.

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Policymakers Must ‘Nudge’ To Create Impact

‘Nudging’ can be a double-edged sword. The message must be pragmatic, not Machiavellian. Policymakers must be prudent, promote and ensure ethical behaviour.

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