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Indradip Ghosh

India's services growth slows in August on weaker demand, rising input prices

Sep 05 2018

India's dominant services sector expanded at a slower pace last month than in July as weaker demand and rising input costs kept a lid on hiring, a private survey showed on Wednesday.

U.S. economy likely peaked in second quarter; trade the top worry: Reuters poll

Jul 24 2018

BENGALURU A now-robust U.S. economy will soon lose momentum on rising interest rates and escalating trade disputes, according to economists polled by Reuters who nonetheless gave just a one-in-three chance of a recession over the next two years.

India June inflation likely reached highest level in nearly two years: Reuters poll

Jul 10 2018

BENGALURU Indian inflation likely rose to a near two-year high in June, driven by surging oil and food prices, a Reuters poll showed, a development that would strengthen calls for more monetary policy tightening by the Reserve Bank of India.

India May inflation likely hit a four-month high on oil price surge: Reuters poll

Jun 11 2018

BENGALURU India's retail inflation jumped further in May to a four-month high, primarily driven by a surge in energy prices, according to a Reuters poll of economists, suggesting more policy tightening from the central bank is coming.

Political worries set to check Indian stock market bulls: Reuters poll

May 30 2018

BENGALURU Indian stocks are expected to erase recent losses and rise a little this year, but an array of political developments at home and overseas along with just a steady economic growth outlook will likely restrain the market, a Reuters poll showed.

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

Apr 18 2018

BENGALURU India will claim the top spot among the world's fastest-growing major economies this year, but rising trade tensions between the United States and China may restrain that growth, a Reuters poll of economists showed.

U.S. tax cuts bad idea now but will boost growth, say economists: Reuters poll

Feb 14 2018

The U.S. government was wrong to cut taxes at this stage of the business cycle given the economy is near full employment, but will nonetheless help lift growth this year and give the Federal Reserve more reason to raise rates, a Reuters poll of economists found.

Tax cuts to boost U.S. economy, but benefits to be short-lived: Reuters poll

Jan 23 2018

The U.S. economy is likely to grow in 2018 at its fastest pace in three years, fueled by the biggest tax overhaul since the 1980s, a majority of economists said in a Reuters poll that also showed they expected the boost to be short-lived.

Reuters poll: Major U.S. tax cuts not likely this year - economists

Nov 17 2017

BENGALURU U.S. Republicans are not expected to push major tax cuts through Congress this year, according to a majority of economists in a Reuters poll, who in any case were skeptical that the legislation would provide a significant boost to the economy.

Low inflation could slow Fed, but fiscal stimulus unnecessary: Reuters poll

Oct 23 2017

BENGALURU The U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December and twice next year, according to a Reuters poll of economists, who now worry that the central bank will slow its tightening because of expectations that inflation will remain low.

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