World economy

Bahrain’s Investcorp looks to raise up to $548 m in yuan fund

14 Nov 2023

Encouraged by its successful share sale through an IPO, Investcorp Capital, an alternative asset manager based in Bahrain, is reported to be looking to raise 2 billion to 4 billion yuan

Greek government sells 20% stake in National Bank

13 Nov 2023

The Greek government on Tuesday announced the sale of a 20 per cent stake in National Bank of Greece (NBG).

World Bank warns Middle East conflict could trigger global commodity and oil price surge

31 Oct 2023

The World Bank has sounded the alarm, cautioning that the ongoing conflict between Israel and HAMAS in the Middle East has the potential to significantly

India, US, Brazil join to spearhead Global Biofuels Alliance

10 Sep 2023

In yet another big deal for India, which is the current president of the G20, the summit in New Delhi announced the formation of a Global Biofuels Alliance.

Brazil's president proposes common currency for BRICS nations

24 Aug 2023

The President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, popularly known as Lula, proposed the idea of establishing a common currency among the BRICS nations. 

JPMorgan Chase acquires majority stake in failed First Republic Bank

06 May 2023

JPMorgan Chase has offered to protect all $92 billion of deposits - insured and uninsured - bringing its financial strength, capabilities and capital to the US banking system and First Republic

ECB raises interest rates by 25 basis points

05 May 2023

Silicon Valley Bank, sixteenth-largest US bank, collapses

11 Mar 2023

The run on the bank followed a letter sent by Silicon Valley Bank chief executive officer Greg Becker to shareholders stating that the bank had suffered a $1.8 billion loss on the sale of US treasuries and mortgage-backed securities and also outlined a plan to raise $2.25 billion to shore up capital

India, well placed to lead G20 towards `One Earth, One Family, One Future’

06 Mar 2023

“In a world facing multiple challenges and rising geopolitical tensions, India’s G20 presidency is critical — and beautifully captured in the theme: One Earth, One Family, One Future,” the IMF MD said in a blog post

Powerful earthquake in Turkey, Syria leave at least 1,500 dead, 6,000 injured

06 Feb 2023

US using Indian refiners for record purchase of gasoline and diesel of Russian origin: report

06 Feb 2023

G20 Energy Transitions Working Group meets in Bengaluru

06 Feb 2023

G-20 Employment Working Group concludes meeting in Jodhpur

06 Feb 2023

India seeks unity of Global South to grow past a ‘frozen’ United Nations

16 Jan 2023

As many as 125 countries, which included 29 countries from Latin America and Caribbean, 47 countries from Africa, seven from Europe, 31 from Asia and 11 from Oceania, participated in the summit, while China and Pakistan were absent

Rising debt could undermine South Asia’s growth: RBI governor

10 Jan 2023

Multiple external shocks in the form of Covid related global supply chain disruptions, food and energy crisis following the war in Ukraine, and financial market volatility arising from the aggressive monetary policy tightening have exerted sustained price pressures in the South Asian economies, RBI governor Shaktikanta Das told a meeting of the International Monetary Fund

US “interference” in Hamburg terminal deal spooks China

07 Nov 2022

Rishi Sunak becomes UK’s first Indian origin Prime Minister

25 Oct 2022

Sunak must ensure that his team is focused on overcoming a tumultuous economic crisis even as his government fixes the mistakes made by his predecessors

Fed hikes rates by a further 75 bps to curb inflation

26 Sep 2022

Rest of Asia set to grow faster than China for the first time in 30 years, says ADB

26 Sep 2022

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth dies at 96

14 Sep 2022

Her eldest son Charles, 73, automatically becomes king of the United Kingdom and the head of state of 14 other nations, including Australia, Canada and New Zealand

ECB raises key rates by 75 basis points to tame inflation

14 Sep 2022

US economy contracted in second quarter by 0.6%

31 Aug 2022

China’s trade surplus at record $101 billion in July as exports grow 18%

08 Aug 2022

US Fed hikes policy interest rate by a further 75 basis points

29 Jul 2022

China launches a second module to its space station

25 Jul 2022

China will launch a third module, named Mengtian, in October this year, completing the T-shaped space station

Business History Videos

History of Hovercraft Part 1...

If you’ve been a James Bond movie fan, you may recall seein...

By Kiron Kasbekar | Presenter: Kiron Kasbekar

History of Trams in India | ...

The video I am presenting to you is based on a script writt...

By Aniket Gupta | Presenter: Sheetal Gaikwad

Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher Ai...

It is about Kingfisher Airlines, a company that once soared...

By Aniket Gupta | Presenter: Sheetal Gaekwad

The story of Cadbury | Compa...

Today’s video is about the history of a brand we are all fa...

By Kiron Kasbekar | Presenter: Kiron Kasbekar

view more