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China’s economy set to overtake the US by 2028, says report

In its World Economic League Table, the Centre for Economics and Business Research expects India to move up the rankings to become the No. 3 economy at the end of the decade.
File photo of the Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Chennai investor group moves SC, says SEBI hasn’t picked observer in Franklin Templeton case

The top court had on 9 December asked SEBI to appoint an observer for overseeing the e-voting process with regard to winding up Franklin Templeton's six mutual fund schemes.
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Bitcoin’s 224% rally this year proves it’s here to stay

To ignore very evident Bitcoin’s spikes in the past year, the most recent one being last week, is to dismiss the evidence of history.
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Elon Musk says it’s ‘impossible’ to take Tesla private, plans new IPO

Tesla shares have surged eightfold this year and Musk’s net worth has soared by $132.2 billion to $159.7 billion, making him the world’s second-richest person.
People crowd a weekly market which reopened after the COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi | ANI

Pandemic exposes hurdles of credit market as borrowers shun tighter regulations

Private bond placements have long accounted for the vast majority of debt sales in India’s credit market. A bigger public debt market should help reduce borrowing costs for issuers.
Women buying gold jewellery amid the Covid-19 pandemic | Representational image: ANI

Indian economy began stabilising in November as retail demand picked up

The pace of activity was enough for the RBI to revise its forecast for the economy, which it now expects to exit a recession in the current quarter to December.
Representational image for Punjab National Bank, one of India's largest public sector banks | Photo: Commons

Under Modi govt, top bosses of PSU banks have stopped getting extensions

In the past six years, at least six top public sector bankers have not been given an extension by the Modi govt, despite being eligible for it.
File image of a woman walking past buildings under construction in Noida, Uttar Pradesh | Photo: Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg

Why India’s newest housing finance company is in no hurry to make a mark

Godrej Housing Finance plans to first focus on acquiring 1,000 customers by March to test the sustainability of its systems & processes.
Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh- the trade union affiliate of the RSS | Commons

Raise IT exemption to Rs 10 lakh, legalise schemes — RSS-linked trade union’s budget demands

In pre-budget consultation with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman, the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh also called for an urban MNREGA & pandemic unemployment allowance.
Vandalism by workers at Wistron Corporation's manufacturing unit in Kolar, Karnataka on 12 December | ANI Photo

Violence at iPhone plant will not cause significant impact to company, Wistron says

Wistron, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer for Apple in India, said the impact won't be significant as the Karnataka facility was a new operation and the shipment quantity small.

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