ECONOMY CURRENT AFFAIRS

1.The government has imposed a minimum import price (MIP) ranging from $341 to $752 per tonne on 173 steel products to provide relief to local steel makers hurt by an increase in cheap imports of ...
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1.Global spending on digital transformation (DX) technologies is expected to cross $2.1 billion by 2019 as companies look at making better use of information related to customers, markets and products, according to research firm IDC. 2.The ...
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1.India has climbed nine points to rank 76th in this year’s global corruption index launched here on Wednesday topped by Denmark, with watchdog Transparency International calling graft a global “blight”. 2.According to Transparency International’s International Corruption ...
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1.The government on Saturday said it had netted a hefty 900 kg of idle household and temple gold under the monetisation scheme and is hopeful that the number would rise further in future. 2.The Gold Monetisation ...
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1.Govt to pay banks a 2.5% commission to unlock household gold. 2.PM launched Gold Monetisation Scheme on Nov. 5. 3.Banks are allowed to accept gold under medium- and long-term deposit schemes ...
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1.The research, conducted by the charity Oxfam, found that the wealth of the poorest half of the world's population - 3.6 billion people - has fallen by 41 per cent, or a trillion US dollars, ...
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1.The country's grid-connected solar power generation capacity has crossed the 5,000 MW mark, with Rajasthan on top, followed by Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. 2.According to the statement, Rajasthan leads the list with 1,264.35 MW capacity, followed by Gujarat (1,024 MW), ...
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1.Wholesale price index (WPI) remained negative for the 14th consecutive month at -0.73 per cent in December 2015. 2.This is also the fourth consecutive month in which the pace of WPI contraction has slowed over the ...
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1.A sustainable recovery in the Indian economy remains elusive with industrial output shrinking by 3.2 per cent in November 2015, marking its worst performance since October 2011, while consumer price inflation inched up to 5.6 ...
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1.Transactions related to e-governance in the country almost doubled in 2015, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday. 2.“According to the government website, electronic transaction aggregation and analysis layer (eTaal), 3.53 billion transactions took place ...
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