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Global Markets: Growth Fears Grip World Stock Markets Before Fed Meeting

Turbulent stock markets and slowing international growth have fuelled speculation that the Federal Reserve, which opens a two-day meeting today, could now pause its tightening cycle or risk harming the U.S. economy

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IMF Says Trade War Already Hurting Asia, May Cut Global Growth Forecasts

Changyong Rhee, director of the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department, said Japan and South Korea could be among countries in the region hit hardest by the trade war given their reliance on exports to China

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Global Markets: Asian Shares Rally On U.S.-China Trade Thaw

In Asia, gains were concentrated in Chinese shares, with Chinese blue-chips up 1.5 per cent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index gaining 1.1 per cent. Japan's Nikkei stock index ended 1 per cent higher, while Australian shares gained 0.1 per cent

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World Leaders Set To Convene Argentina Summit Clouded By Disputes

On the eve of the summit, G20 member nations were still racing to reach agreement on major issues including trade, migration and climate change that in past years have been worked out well in advance

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Bitcoin Not Big Enough To Threaten World Economy, Says BoE Deputy

Bitcoin has soared more than 900 per cent so far this year, the largest gain of all asset classes and prompting sceptics to say it is a classic speculative bubble

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India Has High Growth Potential For Next Two Decades: Arun Jaitley

The whole environment of doing business has changed in a matter of months, Jaitley told a Washington audience at an event organised by the US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum

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Why Indian GST Is Attracting Attention Of Policymakers Across World?

The world will be watching India for lessons on how it can use technology to create a self-enforcing tax system. If a compliance regime like India works, it can help many countries increase tax revenue numbers without having to increase rates or broaden their tax base

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Six Key Levers To Succeed In A VUCA World

Wilfried Aulbur, Managing Partner of global strategy consultancy firm Roland Berger, explains that because the market is unforgiving and the customer is very well oriented, companies have to be on their toes

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Column: For Future Needs

In 2050, India will need four times the energy it consumed in 2016. It is time to start planning for such requirements

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Emerging Themes For An Undercover Economist In Each Of Us

For some countries, the biggest adversary that caused the financial crisis of 2008, 'the mounting global debt', has continued to surge at an astoundingly rapid pace

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Services Sector Set To Benefit From Global Trade

Services expected to form 25 per cent of global trade in a sustained manner by 2030, driven by growth in B2B and ICT

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The Seven Dwarfisms Of 2017

The following Dwarfisms are the hidden powers that allow us to freely dive deep and seek out 'self-mastery' because there is no other help along the way

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British Economy Loses Steam As Business Investment Wilts

Chief financial officers in major British firms report only a partial rebound in business morale after a post-Brexit vote nosedive

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India On Path To Become Pivot For High-Tech Manufacturing: UN

The quarterly 'World Manufacturing Production report' expects global manufacturing output to increase by only 2.8 per cent in 2016

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China To Lower Firms' Financing Costs, Cut Tax Burden

It would maintain ample liquidity in the banking system while keeping an appropriate monetary and financial environment, says cabinet

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