According to latest world economic report condition of Indian stock market is far from ideal. Major benchmark indices have gone down in spite of deductions in rates of interest by Reserve Bank of India.
Latest global economic report has confirmed that US president Barack Obama has decided to spend more money in his proposed budget. This money would be provided as aid for economically weaker sections of America.
However, it has also been suggested in economic report of world that other economically advanced countries need to spend more for purposes of financial aid and recovery. Otherwise, global economic revival would be delayed to a significant extent.
Economic report in world has made it obvious that all over world economically developing nations are suffering more as a result of global financial crunch and thus are in greater need of financial aid.
Newest economic report at world by World Bank suggests that by time when global economic slowdown comes to a halt there would be 53 million poor people who would be pushed to brink of extreme poverty.
Economic report for world has suggested that there are several factors responsible for critical condition of poor. There has been a rapid and sharp decline in volume of trade being done throughout world after ongoing world financial crisis started.
Previously trading activities used to be a major source of income for poor but with decline of trading activities poor are finding it pretty hard to procure jobs. This is especially true in economically developing countries.
Much of present economic condition of economically backward classes in economically developing countries is a result of trickle down effect of global financial downturn.
As per world economic report prices of fuel and food items is going up at a steady rate. This was supposed to jeopardize at least 130 million to 155 million people from economic point of view by 2008 and these reports have reiterated that 53 million more people would be facing same fate in 2009 fiscal. World Bank, in its world economic report has also said that in fiscal 2009 as many as 22 nations could face bankruptcy.
When we think about income and wealth inequalities we are tempted to lay blame on the old way of doing things. In Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty picks out inherited money as a driver of unsustainable disparities between the global rich and poor. Oxfam recently pinpointed the high-profit finance and pharmaceutical industries as engines of inequality that distribute wealth to the wealthy.
Professor at Columbia University. Recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001 & the John Bates Clark Medal in 1979. Author of "Freefall: America, Free Markets", "The Sinking of the World Economy", "Globalisation and its Discontents" & "Making Globalisation Work".
CEO and co-CIO of PIMCO. Served as President and CEO of the Harvard Management Company for 2 years, while also working at the IMF for 15 years. In 2008, his book "When Markets Collide", won the Financial Times award for Business Book of The Year in addition to being named as the one of the best business books of all time by The Independent.
Vice President and Director of the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution. Former Turkish Minister of State for Economic Affairs. Head of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) from 2005-2009.