Workers pack mobile phones at an Indian phone manufacturer factory in Noida. Agence France-Presse
Ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service has projected India’s fiscal deficit to be about 3.7 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019-20, which will be slightly wider than the 3.4 per cent posted in fiscal 2019.
Indian economy is likely to swell to $5 trillion mark ahead of its target of 2024 despite huge challenges and global trends. This was stated by T.N. Manoharan, non-executive chairman of India’s Canara Bank recently in Dubai,
Adding to the persisting concerns of a weakening economy, an IHS Markit report said that business sentiment in the country in June fell to the lowest level since 2016 as companies are worried over a subdued economy, government policies, regulation and water shortages.
Japan is adopting preventive measures to save economy from the impact of coronavirus on its economy. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged on Friday to take policy steps as needed to prevent the coronavirus
Thyssenkrupp has agreed to sell its elevators division to a consortium of Advent, Cinven and Germany’s RAG foundation for 17.2 billion euros ($18.7 billion). Analysts say the deal could be the world’s largest buyout in 2020.
The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has announced the signing of a $100 million (Dhs368 million) agreement with the Ethiopian Ministry of Finance in Addis Ababa.