WHO says monkeypox has been spreading undetected as global cases rise to more than 550

The World Health Organization on Wednesday confirmed more than 550 monkeypox cases across 30 countries as the virus continues to spread across the globe. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the sudden appearance of monkeypox in multiple countries across the... Read more

Freshbooks’ New User Interface Makes Small Business Accounting ‘Ridiculously Easy,’ Company Says

FreshBooks, the cloud accounting software designed for service-based small businesses and solo entrepreneurs, today announced the launch of an entirely rebuilt user interface (UI) designed to make managing invoices, clients and expenses faster and easier. The platform is also expanding... Read more

Industry body CII says Rs 15 lakh crore package required for economic revival

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Friday said the impact of a prolonged lockdown on the economy is severe and demanded a stimulus package of Rs 15 lakh crore, substantially revising its earlier estimates of Rs 4.5 lakh crore.... Read more

Exclusive | “Idea that tariff barriers can protect industry is nuts”, says US Chambers of Commerce official

“When we trade together, it is an economic multiplier and we all benefit. I would encourage both governments to rethink their approach to agriculture tariffs, to industrial tariffs”, Patrick Kilbride added. The US Chambers of Commerce is quite hopeful that... Read more

ET Awards: Modi government always ready to help industry, says Home Minister Amit Shah

Top ministers in the Narendra Modi government called upon industrialists not to lose confidence because of a temporary slowdown, and assured all support in resolving outstanding issues. Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the Indian economy and markets will emerge stronger, and... Read more

Solar revolution? Far from it, says industry

Despite India’s ambitious plans for the solar sector, incoherent policies, retrospective changes in law and a convoluted taxation system has spelt a death knell for the nascent industry. India has ambitious plans of generating 100 GW of solar power by 2022.... Read more

China’s economic growth could fall below 6% in 2020, says the IMF

China’s economic growth could moderate further in 2020 — even though the global economy is likely to pick up pace, projected the International Monetary Fund. The fund, in its World Economic Outlook report, said the Chinese economy could grow at 5.8%... Read more

Goldman Sachs says value investing is still alive if you play it with this twist

For some, value investing has been left for dead after years of underperformance. However, Goldman Sachs says there’s still life left in the classic factor strategy, especially with the Fed set to cut rates again. Goldman says the stage is set for... Read more

Investing in Mexico right now is essentially ‘betting on Trump’s mood,’ ETF pro says

Mexico took center stage in the U.S. market on Monday. Exchange-traded funds with heavy exposure to Mexico caught a bid after the Trump administration said it reached a deal with Mexican trade officials that avoided tariffs, a move that ignited... Read more

Indian economy expected to grow 7.5% in 2020, says G20 surveillance note

The Indian economy is expected to grow 7.3% in 2019 and 7.5% in 2020, a G20 surveillance note has said. Prepared by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff, the note comes ahead of the G20 finance minister and central bank... Read more