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China announces detailed stimulus measures to support virus-hit economy

The stimulus package underscores Beijing's shift toward growth after Covid control measures pounded the economy and threaten Beijing's 5.5% growth target for the year

China announces detailed stimulus measures to support virus-hit economy
Updated On : 01 Jun 2022 | 1:53 AM IST

Lanka announces $1 bn economic relief package; says won't default on debt

Sri Lanka would duly pay the $500 million international sovereign bond payment due in a fortnight, Finance Minister Rajapaksa told reporters here.

Lanka announces $1 bn economic relief package; says won't default on debt
Updated On : 05 Jan 2022 | 1:23 AM IST

Explained: Key challenges for Japan PM Fumio Kishida's stimulus plan

Having deployed huge fiscal stimulus last year, Japan risks a drop-off in support needed to support the fragile recovery, finance ministry officials say

Explained: Key challenges for Japan PM Fumio Kishida's stimulus plan
Updated On : 08 Nov 2021 | 3:35 PM IST

Stimulus package and reforms have put economy on track: FM Sitharaman

She took part in the annual meeting of the board of governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) via video conference

Stimulus package and reforms have put economy on track: FM Sitharaman
Updated On : 27 Oct 2021 | 12:52 AM IST

India in no hurry to unwind stimulus but oil a worry, says Sitharaman

Rising crude oil prices are emerging as a huge challenge and the uncertainty could upend some of her plans to get the economy back on track, she said

India in no hurry to unwind stimulus but oil a worry, says Sitharaman
Updated On : 18 Oct 2021 | 10:57 AM IST

European stocks have record in sight on hopes stimulus will stay

The Stoxx 600 Index was up 0.6% by 12:37 p.m. London time

European stocks have record in sight on hopes stimulus will stay
Updated On : 06 Sep 2021 | 7:09 PM IST

Japan eyes fresh stimulus package as new curbs weigh on growth

Lawmakers have escalated calls for a new relief package

Japan eyes fresh stimulus package as new curbs weigh on growth
Updated On : 30 Jul 2021 | 5:03 PM IST

Govt's stimulus package for economic revival 'inadequate': Par panel

The committee has recommended that to ensure the survival of small enterprises, it is imperative for the government to provide them with much-needed liquidity

Govt's stimulus package for economic revival 'inadequate': Par panel
Updated On : 28 Jul 2021 | 2:14 PM IST

Investment low in pvt healthcare, stimulus may be game-changer: V K Paul

Investment in the expansion of the health sector in private domain has been relatively low: V K Paul

Investment low in pvt healthcare, stimulus may be game-changer: V K Paul
Updated On : 29 Jun 2021 | 6:04 PM IST

Answer to crisis is to put money in hands of people: P Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the answer to this 'crisis' is to spur demand by putting money in the hands of the people

Answer to crisis is to put money in hands of people: P Chidambaram
Updated On : 29 Jun 2021 | 12:07 PM IST

Top headlines: FM unveils package for economy, TaMo plans 10 EVs by 2025

AstraZeneca vaccine immune response higher with longer gap, More than 50% kids in Mumbai have Covid-19 antibodies, according to a sero survey, and other top news of the day

Top headlines: FM unveils package for economy, TaMo plans 10 EVs by 2025
Updated On : 28 Jun 2021 | 8:32 PM IST

Govt should provide Rs 3-trn stimulus to perk up domestic demand: CII

Industry body also seeks expansion of RBI balance sheet to meet demand exigencies, suggests ways to accelerate Covid vaccination

Govt should provide Rs 3-trn stimulus to perk up domestic demand: CII
Updated On : 18 Jun 2021 | 12:27 AM IST

Stimulus package should be broad-based, like Budget: NITI Aayog chief

In a Q&A, Amitabh Kant says the package should aim to lift growth instead of picking specific sectors for assistance

Stimulus package should be broad-based, like Budget: NITI Aayog chief
Updated On : 30 May 2021 | 10:34 PM IST

Govt considers enhancing Rs 3 trn loan-guarantee for small firms: Report

It may allow small companies to borrow an additional 30% of their credit limit, up from 20% announced last year.

Govt considers enhancing Rs 3 trn loan-guarantee for small firms: Report
Updated On : 30 May 2021 | 1:43 PM IST

Govt may announce stimulus when Covid unlock phase commences: Report

'We believe that irrespective of the ability to spend, there will be another stimulus announced by the government when the unlock phase commences,' says brokerage Bernstein

Govt may announce stimulus when Covid unlock phase commences: Report
Updated On : 26 May 2021 | 7:56 PM IST

Govt assessing economic impact of second Covid wave for possible stimulus

The government has begun assessing the impact of the second wave of infections on different sectors and may look at providing support at an appropriate time to segments requiring fiscal help

Govt assessing economic impact of second Covid wave for possible stimulus
Updated On : 25 May 2021 | 7:43 PM IST

India's fiscal response to Covid conservative, need large stimulus: Report

Bold measures will be required to emerge stronger from the crisis, said the report, 'State of Working India 2021: One Year of Covid-19,' released on Wednesday by Azim Premji University

India's fiscal response to Covid conservative, need large stimulus: Report
Updated On : 06 May 2021 | 11:15 PM IST

Hospitals to reap the benefits of RBI's health care liquidity injection

While top hospital chains reported an average borrowing cost of 9.8% in H1FY21, loans under the special RBI liquidity window for the health care sector are expected to come at around 6%

Hospitals to reap the benefits of RBI's health care liquidity injection
Updated On : 06 May 2021 | 10:50 PM IST

Govt mulls more Covid relief measures for businesses amid second wave

The Centre and the RBI are exploring options for businesses hit hard by the second wave

Govt mulls more Covid relief measures for businesses amid second wave
Updated On : 03 May 2021 | 6:07 AM IST

Covid relief schemes get longer life as govt begins process for extension

Among other schemes, the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme was recently extended until June 30 or until Rs 3 trillion is disbursed before taking a call to widen the plan or extend it

Covid relief schemes get longer life as govt begins process for extension
Updated On : 22 Apr 2021 | 11:46 PM IST