India growth drops to 11-year low of 4.2%

India’s economic growth rate fell to an 11-year low of 4.2 per cent in the 2019-20 financial year, government data shows, as the country heads for a recession due to the impact of the coronavirus. India’s financial year runs from April to March. Gross...

Google’s growth slows as virus hits ads

Google has reported its weakest revenue growth in nearly five years in the first quarter as the pandemic-driven recession began to shrivel its advertising sales. The January-March earnings for Google parent Alphabet offer a first look at how the digital ad market has...

Inflation growth tipped to be short-lived

Economists are tipping a stronger March quarter inflation print to be short-lived as coronavirus-related supply and demand shocks filter through, most notably a decline in holiday travel, fuel prices, house prices and rents. Consumer Price Index data to be released by...

Wall Street dips as record job growth ends

Wall Street has dipped as the novel coronavirus abruptly ended the longest spell of US employment growth on record, but declines were limited by a surprise expansion in the US services sector. The Labor Department’s report said a recession was under way as...

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