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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

economy

We want balanced trade with India: Chinese envoy

Consul general of China in Kolkata, Zha Liyou said that his country is keen on balanced trade with India as it is always beneficial and inclusive. Th...

Rupee slips 17 paise to 69.59 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee fell 17 paise to 69.59 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday on increased demand for the greenback from importers and banks. Fo...

Exports grow 11% in March, 9% in FY19

India's exports rose to a five-month high of 11 per cent in March on account of higher growth mainly in pharma, chemicals and engineering sectors, ma...

Retail inflation inches up to 2.86% in March

India's retail inflation saw a marginal rise of 2.86 per cent in March on account of increase in prices of food articles and fuel, according to gover...

U.K business says Brexit extension averts crisis

One of Britain's leading business lobby groups says the Brexit extension granted to the country at a summit in Brussels overnight means an 'imminent ...

Sensex tanks 354 pts; HDFC twins succumb to sell-off

The BSE benchmark Sensex cracked about 354 points on Wednesday, pressured by a sudden sell-off in HDFC and HDFC Bank amid grim global cues. The 30-sh...

Some reforms in India show benefits of digitalisation: IMF

Some reforms in India have shown the benefits of digitalisation which has also reduced the opportunities for discretion and fraud, the IMF said in it...

Rupee rises 21 paise to 69.09 versus US dollar

The rupee appreciated by 21 paise to 69.09 against the US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday, driven by weakening of the greenback in overseas mark...

Govt meets fiscal deficit target of 3.4% for FY'19

The government has managed to meet the revised fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of the GDP after it cut last minute expenditure and rolled over ...

Landmark Papua New Guinea natural gas deal signed

Papua New Guinea has agreed terms for a new multi-billion dollar natural gas project with Total, ExxonMobil and Oil Search that would double energy p...

Need to develop proper matrix to understand changes in economy: Minister

  Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has underlined a need to develop a proper matrix to understand changes in the Indian economy and ...

Forex reserves soar over USD 5 bn to reach USD 412 bn

The maiden dollar-rupee swap conducted by the central bank last week helped the country's foreign exchange reserves swell by a healthy USD 5.237 bill...

Govt close to meeting fiscal deficit target of 3.4%: Garg

Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Thursday said the government is close to meeting fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent for 2018-19. The gov...

Sensex snaps 4-day winning streak, drops 180 pts

Breaking its four-day rising streak, the BSE Sensex dropped about 180 points on Wednesday on profit booking and forecast of below-normal monsoon. Des...

Sensex hits record closing high, surges 185 points

Rising for the fourth session in a row, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday added another 185 points to hit an all-time closing high of 39,056 and th...

Rupee slips 22 paise against US dollar

The Indian rupee weakened by 22 paise to trade at 69.36 to the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday owing to increased demand for the greenback from i...

Sensex pares gains after breaching 39,000-level

The BSE benchmark Sensex pared significant gains towards the fag-end of the session after touching a record 39,000-level on Monday. The 30-share gaug...

GST collection records Rs 1.06 lakh cr in March

GST collections scaled record high of Rs 1.06 lakh crore in March, up from Rs 97,247 crore in the previous month, as compliance improved amid increas...

'Modinomics' flopped: Cong on 134% fiscal deficit

The Congress on Saturday said the Modi government was set to borrow Rs 7.1 lakh crore and cited that the fiscal deficit had risen to 134 per cent in ...

CAD widens to 2.5% of GDP in Q3

The country's current account deficit widened to 2.5 per cent of GDP in the third quarter of the current fiscal from 2.1 per cent a year ago, primari...

Sensex climbs 127 points; Nifty settles above 11,600

Rising for the second straight day, the BSE Sensex vaulted over 127 points while the NSE Nifty finished above the 11,600-mark on Friday on heavy buyi...

Gold, silver prices drop on low demand

Gold prices tumbled by Rs 395 to Rs 32,700 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Friday following slackened domestic demand, according to the All Ind...

Rupee rises 15 paise to 69.15 against US dollar

The rupee appreciated by 15 paise to 69.15 against the US dollar in opening trade on Friday, driven by sustained foreign fund inflows and higher open...

Eurozone 'not resilient enough' to weather another economic crisis: IMF chief

The eurozone is in better financial shape than a decade ago, but not solid enough to withstand another economic crisis, the head of the International...

Sensex slips 100 points; Nifty closes below 11,450

The BSE benchmark Sensex erased early gains and ended over 100 points lower on Wednesday as finance, banking and IT shares succumbed to selling press...

Rupee slips 12 paise to 68.98 against US dollar

  The rupee depreciated by 12 paise to 68.98 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday on increased demand for the US currency from impor...

Farm loan waivers kill credit culture: Raghuram Rajan

India needs to focus on resolution of farm distress rather than loan waivers which kill the credit culture, former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said o...

Pakistan receives USD 2.1 billion from China

Pakistan on Monday received USD 2.1 billion from its all-weather ally China to help it in making international payments mainly on import and debt rep...

Rupee sheds 16 paise against US dollar

The rupee depreciated 16 paise to 69.11 against the US dollar in opening trade on Monday on month-end demand for the American currency from importers...