Akanksha Sethi

  • Next 18 months tough for global economy: World Bank chief economist 19-08-2013 08:36 AM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on the markets after Friday's meltdown. It remains to be seen whether the Sensex will rebound on Monday after its worst fall in four years. World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu has warned that the next year and a half will be tough for India...
  • Chidambaram wants 49 pc FDI in insurance, pension 22-08-2012 02:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has proposed that foreign direct investment in insurance and pension sectors be increased to 49 per cent. The Insurance and Pension Bills will now need Cabinet approval before coming up before Parliament. These Bills have already made one trip to the Cabinet, but at the...