Thiruvananthapuram
C
Alappuzha
Ernakulam
Idukki
Kannur
Kasaragod
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Pathanamthitta
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Wayanad
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

economy

Pakistan has potential to become one among top 20 economies: Saudi Crown Prince

Pakistan has the potential to become one the top 20 economies of the world, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman said on Monday as he concluded his...

U.S sanctions are 'economic war' on Iran: Hassan Rouhani

Iran's president described U.S sanctions imposed on Iran as an economic war being waged on his country and stressed that 'economic war is more diffic...

Sensex sinks 311 pts; Nifty drops below 10,700-mark

Equity benchmarks wilted under selling pressure for the eight straight session on Monday as risk appetite remained subdued amid sustained foreign fun...

Rupee declines 17 paise against US dollar

  The rupee weakened by 17 paise to trade at 71.33 against the US dollar in opening session on Friday following sustained demand for the greenbac...

Rupee falls 14 paise against US dollar

The rupee depreciated 14 paise to 70.94 against the US dollar in opening trade at the interbank forex market on Thursday on increased demand for the ...

India's emergence as world's largest democracy is exceptional: Indian envoy

  The emergence of India as the world's largest democracy and perhaps the most vibrant one post the World War-II is indeed exceptional, a top Ind...

WPI inflation hits 10-month low, drops to 2.76% in Jan

Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a 10-month low of 2.76 per cent in January over the previous month on softening prices of fuel and some f...

Rupee gains 26 paise against US dollar

  The rupee appreciated by another 26 paise to 70.44 against the US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday after retail inflation fell to a 19-mont...

India could be second-largest economy by 2030: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi exuded confidence on Monday that India would continue to be the fastest-growing large economy, and could be the second-l...

RBI raises collateral-free farm loan limit to Rs 1.6 lakh

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raised the limit of collateral-free agricultural loans to Rs 1.6 lakh from the current Rs 1 lakh with a view to help ...

RBI projects 7.4% GDP growth for FY20

The Reserve Bank of India projected an economic growth rate of 7.4 per cent for the next fiscal, up from 7.2 per cent estimated for the current fisca...

Sensex soars 358 pts; Nifty reclaims 11,000-mark

The BSE benchmark Sensex rallied over 358 points on Wednesday while the NSE Nifty recaptured the key 11,000 mark as investors wagered on the RBI chan...

Markets end modestly higher as RBI policy meet begins

Benchmark equity indices ended marginally higher after a choppy session on Tuesday, with investors largely remaining on the sidelines as the RBI's mo...

Rupee rises 13 paise to 71.67 vs USD

The rupee appreciated by 13 paise to 71.67 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday, driven by positive opening in domestic equities and wea...

In 2 yrs, income tax payers to start getting refunds within 24 hrs

The revenue department will put in place within two years a mechanism to ensure that all returns are processed within 24 hours and refunds issued sim...

15% direct tax collection growth target for FY20 'realistic': Rev Secy

The Finance ministry has set a 'realistic target' of 15 per cent growth in direct tax collection at Rs 13.80 lakh crore for next year, which is lower...

Sensex ends 113 pts higher

The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered from the day's low to end 113 points higher, led by gains in RIL and heavy buying by foreign investors ahead of th...

Gold gains Rs 340 to Rs 34,450 per 10 gm

Gold prices on Monday rose by Rs 340 to Rs 34,450 per 10 grams at the bullion market in New Delhi due to increased demand from local jewellers, accor...

Rupee slips 48 paise to 71.73 against US dollar

The rupee on Monday depreciated by 48 paise to 71.73 in early trade on the forex market ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's policy review meet and l...

Cannot allow trade deficit with China to continue: Trump

President Donald Trump has said US' massive trade deficit with China cannot be allowed to continue, a day after the officials from both countries con...

Govt broke the back of high inflation: Goyal

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said the government has been able to contain double digit inflation and has restrained the "back-breaking" inflation to...

Fiscal deficit to be at 3.4% of GDP this year: Minister

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the fiscal deficit will be at 3.4 per cent of GDP this year. Presenting the Budget for 2019-20 in the Lo...

GDP growth rate for 2017-18 revised upwards to 7.2%

The government revised the economic growth rate upwards to 7.2 per cent for 2017-18 from the 6.7 per cent estimated earlier, mainly driven by perform...

Sensex soars 665 pts; Nifty reclaims 10,800-mark

BSE benchmark Sensex zoomed over 650 points while the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 10,800 mark on Thursday on value buying in banking, auto, pharma, IT an...

Fitch warns of fiscal slippage if govt goes for populist interim budget

Ahead of BJP-led NDA government presenting the final budget of its tenure, Fitch Ratings on Thursday warned of a second consecutive year of fiscal sl...

Rupee slips 25 paise to 71.36 against US dollar

The rupee depreciated by 25 paise to 71.36 against the US dollar in early trade Wednesday amid strengthening of the American currency and rising crud...

Sensex, Nifty end lower on mixed global cues

After gyrating over 350 points, the benchmark BSE Sensex on Tuesday ended 64.20 points lower at 35,592 on mixed cues from global markets amid fresh c...

Rupee slips 12 paise to 71.22 against US dollar

The rupee on Tuesday depreciated 12 paise to 71.22 in early trade amid strengthening American currency and rising crude prices. Forex traders said st...

Sensex cracks over 368 points

The benchmark BSE Sensex on Monday plunged over 368 points to close at 35,656.70 due to across-the-board selling on the bourse as market sentiment tu...