Economy

India’s economy could grow at 7.4 percent in 2018-19

 India’s economy could grow at 7.4 percent in the fiscal year to March 2019 after a “resilient performance” in the

After a good run of growth, China’s economy braces for bumps

JUST a few years ago Wuhan, a sprawling metropolis in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, exemplified China’s economic

A Victorian survivor

WHEN the Foreign & Colonial Government Trust was launched in 1868, The Economist had its doubts. “The shape is very peculiar,” we

Tax cuts and higher interest rates help boost banks’ earnings

SO THIS is how normality feels. Between April 13th and April 18th America’s biggest banks reported a strong set of

Coco bonds have not lived up to their promise

DURING the financial crisis, Western governments poured hundreds of billions of dollars into their banks to avert collapse. The search

Indicators that signal financial-market trouble are flashing

WATCHING financial markets can be like watching a horror film. A character walks into the darkness alone. A floorboard creaks.

14 Million People Waited Until the Last Minute to File Their Taxes

If you procrastinated on filing your taxes this year, you’re in pretty good company. On Wednesday, the IRS said that

Finland’s Basic Income Experiment Will End in 2019

Finland’s universal basic income experiment will end next year, and lawmakers there are quietly moving toward a different welfare approach.

Economists still lack a proper understanding of business cycles

THE aftermath of the 2007-08 financial crisis ought to have been a moment of triumph for economics. Lessons learned from

India claims top spot for 2018 growth among major economies – Reuters poll

India will claim the top spot among the world’s fastest-growing major economies this year, but rising trade tensions between the