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India’s Economic Growth

Projections by the IMF As per the latest projections made available by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), it has cut India?s growth forecast for 2019-20 to 7%. In its earlier forecast made available in April, it had reduced India’s growth projection to 7.3% on poor demand conditions. The IMF?s World Economic Outlook had also cut ..

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Short Note : Economic Crisis in Pakistan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated that the nation of Pakistan is facing significant economic challenge. These challenges are due to the lack-lustre growth exhibited by the markets of Pakistan. What is happening in Pakistan? As per the IMF figures, the real GDP growth in Pakistan over the past few years has been only ..

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India’s Forex reserves rise to a record high of $426.42 billion

As per the data revealed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India’s foreign exchange (Forex) reserve rose to a life-time high of $426.42 billion (in week to 21 June 2019) after it surged by $4.215 billion boosted by higher foreign portfolio investments (FPI) and a stable rupee. Key Highlights Background: Earlier, the Forex reserves had ..

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Did India Over-Estimate its Growth Rate?

In a research paper India s GDP Mis-estimation: Likelihood, Magnitudes, Mechanisms, and Implications former chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian has claimed that India s economy grew at a much slower pace between 2011-12 and 2016-17 (at about 4.5%) than the official estimate of 7 per cent. Observations made in the Research Paper India s GDP ..

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Financial Sector Assessment Programme for India

The Report of the Financial Sector Assessment Programme for India by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) makes the following recommendations: The level of non-performing loans in India remains high and the IMF has favoured bolstering the level of capitalisation of some banks, particularly government-owned banks. Together with capitalisation, the report asks for resolution and the recognition of Non-performing loans ..

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