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EIU updates ‘Inclusive Internet Index 2020’ list

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has recently updated the ‘Inclusive Internet Index 2020’ list, which includes 100 countries of the world. As per the updated list, Sweden topped the 2020 index followed by New Zealand and the United States. India’s rank in the list is 46 this year, which is a rank higher than last ..

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India ranked 35th in WEFFI 2019

As per the ‘Worldwide Educating for the Future Index (WEFFI) 2019’ report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit, India is ranked 35th on the overall index in 2019 with a total score of 53. India has jumped five ranks from its rank of 40 in the last year. This index ranks countries based on their ..

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Economist Intelligence Unit lowers 2020 growth forecast to 2.2%

The Economist Intelligence Unit has lowered its global growth forecast for 2020 to 2.2%, from its earlier estimate of 2.3%. The dip was due to the new risks that have emerged following the virus outbreak in China, which was recently named by the WHO as COVID-19. The real GDP forecast for China in 2020 was ..

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India ranked 51st in Democracy Index by EIU

London based the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released 2019 Democracy Index’s global ranking in which as per the report, India slipped 10 ranks to be placed in 51, this year. The overall score of India also came down to 6.90 from the earlier score of 7.23, the downtrend has been cited due to erosion ..

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Global Microscope for Financial Inclusion report 2019: EIU

The 2019 edition of ‘Global Microscope: The enabling environment for Financial Inclusion’ report was released by Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU). The report is a benchmarking index that assesses enabling environment for financial access as well as underscores the evolving landscape of financial inclusion in selected countries. The year 2019 was 12th edition of report. Key ..

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