Wednesday, October 30, 2013
India's new central bank governor hiked the key interest rate Tuesday for a second month running, disregarding calls for lower borrowing costs as he remains focused on battling high inflation.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
A four-fold surge in the cost of onions helped push Indian inflation to a seven-month-high in September, data showed Monday, fueling expectations of another interest rate hike as authorities struggle to get the economy back on track.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Indian outsourcing giant Infosys on Friday reported a lower-than-expected 1.6 percent rise in quarterly net profit but raised its full-year revenue outlook, driving its shares up more than five percent.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
India's car sales fell nearly five percent in the first half of the financial year, the steepest drop in a decade, as buyers steered clear of showrooms due to a weak economy, data showed Tuesday.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
India's new central bank chief unexpectedly raised interest rates Friday, putting a higher priority on taming stubbornly high inflation than bowing to pressure to juice the struggling economy with cheap credit.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
India's inflation rose unexpectedly in August to a six-month-high, data showed Monday, adding to challenges confronting the new central bank chief, who is already grappling with a slowing economy and a weak currency.
Monday, September 9, 2013
The euphoria which greeted new central bank governor Raghuram Rajan has been unprecedented in India's normally sober financial world but the honeymoon may be shortlived.
Friday, September 6, 2013
It would be an understatement to say Raghuram Rajan has a plate of challenges as the new head of the Reserve Bank of India. He comes into the new job as India's economy has become a collection of superlatives: weakest level for the rupee, lowest growth rate in four years and a record high current account deficit.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
India's manufacturing shrank in August for the first time in over four years, dealing a fresh blow to efforts to boost a slumping currency, as rival China's factory activity rebounded, figures showed Monday.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
The rupee slid back towards a record low on Friday, with investors braced for a statement on the state of economy from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the release of data that was expected to show India in the grip of a protracted slowdown.