Cheap oil fails to spark spending boom

Retail sales disappoint despite windfall

Productivity turns into global problem

Output per worker growing at slowest since millennium

Coal and solar executives clash on climate

Hayward rejects solar as power solution for countries such as India

India’s microfinance groups bounce back

Sector’s loan portfolio soars 61% last year to a record $6bn

India says it will overtake China growth

Finance minister promises to accelerate economic reform and resolve tax disputes with investors

Narendra Modi: One direction

A year after he became prime minister the economy is growing, yet business is restless

Modi suffers goods and services tax blow

Delay to bill raises doubts over reform timetable

Indian politician wins corruption appeal

Court quashes four-year jail sentence for graft

India looks to defuse investment tax row

Modi administration asks judge to sort out $6bn battle with foreign investors

FDI surge for India bucks global trend

Largest number of projects are in manufacturing and in sales, marketing and support

India promises a fair deal on tax

The government must end damaging retroactive demands as a priority, writes Arun Jaitley

RBI rate cuts evade India’s real economy

Rajan unhappy at lenders for ‘sitting on money’ as monetary policy transmission breaks down

World Bank: Stress test

Facing increasing competition and beset by criticism, what next for the institution

Modi must tame the tax system in India

Capricious corporate taxation risks holding back the quest for growth

India pickles no longer preserve of SMEs

Government scraps last vestiges of 1950s policy banning large groups from making certain products

Australia and India hold rates steady

RBA maintains 2.25% while RBI notes weak transmission of past cuts

Emerging markets: The great unravelling

Developing economies are experiencing high capital outflow levels

India: At the coalface

Failure to boost energy supplies will hurt Modi’s goal of turning India into a manufacturing force

Modi tries to shake off ‘anti-poor’ label

India PM gives ground to critics of stance on land reform and retroactive tax

Conservative values deny India women jobs

Society maintains that good, decent girls stay close to home