Market Stories in Charts | Week of 5th Feb 2024

Data discoveries of the week, presented in charts. We look at data on India’s interim budget, IMF global growth projections, , India’s startup ecosystem, and more. 



  1. Blood group types of India’s population ?


2.  IMF’s growth projections for 2024?


3. If you haven’t added a nominee for your mutual fund units, the deadline has been extended till June 30th.


4. A quick glance at the India’s startup ecosystem. ?


5. The government plans to boost capital expenditure by 18%, making it over 30% of total spending, while reducing the fiscal deficit to 5.1% of GDP for FY25, the lowest since FY20.?


6. As of 2022-23, 42.1% of India’s youth (15-29 years) were in the labor force, with 61.6% being young men and 19.7% young women.


7. In 2023, the S&P 500 sectors of Information Technology, Communication Services, and Consumer Discretionary emerged as the top performers.


8.  Social commerce will make up 22% of all e-commerce sales by 2028, but China has already exceeded this target, with India following behind.


9. Global food prices are falling.


10. Over the last decade, the United States has established itself as the world’s top producer of crude oil, surpassing Saudi Arabia and Russia.


11.  The chart displays historical and projected global population figures from 1970 to 2020, alongside the United Nations’ latest estimates for accurate comparison.



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