Growth in external private debt makes emerging economies vulnerable: Moody's

Chennai, July 21 : The growth in debt levels over the decade-mainly driven by private debts makes emerging market economies vulnerable to external shocks, global credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has said in a report.

According to the report titled ‘The Evolution of Emerging Markets External Debt: Private…

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India, US agree to boost cooperation in oil, gas

New Delhi, July 20 :  Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and US Secretary for Energy Ernest Moniz have agreed to increase technical and institutional cooperation on hydrocarbons and energy, an official said here on Tuesday.

The two sides agreed to enhance cooperation in “assessment of both onshore and offshore conventional and unconventional…

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The earlier GST Bill is passed, the better for states: Jaitley

New Delhi, Jul 19 (PTI) Government today urged the Rajya Sabha to pass the GST bill expeditiously to enable states get a share of the Service Tax which is not shared under the provisions of 14th Finance Commission.

“As per the 14th Finance Commission, service tax is not shared with…

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Profit booking, quarterly results drag equity markets lower

Mumbai, July 19  Profit booking, coupled with disappointing quarterly results and negative global cues, depressed the Indian equity markets on Tuesday.

Consequently, the key indices traded on a flat-to-negative note during the mid-afternoon session, as heavy selling pressure was witnessed in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), banking…

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Online recruitment rise 17%

New Delhi, July 19 : The latest Monster Employment Index (MEI) showed the online recruitment activities saw a 17 percent growth over last year, a top company official said on Monday.

“The overall growth rate, even though lower than the past months, has continued to chart a double digit growth with…

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