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Alappuzha
Ernakulam
Idukki
Kannur
Kasaragod
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Pathanamthitta
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Wayanad
Thursday, June 20, 2019

economy

Efforts to further simplify GST to continue

The government will continue to take steps for further simplification of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), President Ram Nath Kovind said on Thursday...

Sensex ends 66 pts higher; auto, bank stocks tank

The BSE benchmark Sensex ended 66 points higher on Wednesday after a highly volatile session ahead of the U.S Federal Reserve meet outcome. After ral...

Sensex ends 86 pts higher; Jet Airways nosedives 41%

Snapping its four-day losing streak, BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday regained 86 points in a session marked by high volatility as investors treaded c...

Fitch lowers India's FY20 growth forecast for a 2nd time

Fitch cut India's growth forecast for the current fiscal for a second time in a row to 6.6 per cent as manufacturing and agriculture sectors showed s...

Sensex plummets 491 pts on Indo-U.S trade war fears

Extending losses for the fourth straight session, the BSE Sensex tanked over 491 points and the NSE Nifty dived over 151 points on Monday after inves...

WPI inflation at nearly 2-yr low at 2.45% in May

Wholesale price-based inflation slipped to 22-month low at 2.45 per cent in May helped by falling prices of food articles, fuel and power items, acco...

50% tariff on U.S motorcycles by India unacceptable, says Trump

U.S President Donald Trump said that even though India has reduced its import tariff on American motorcycles from 100 percent to 50 percent, it is st...

China going to make trade deal with U.S: Trump

U.S President Donald Trump said China will be left with no other option but to enter into a trade deal with the United States because his increased t...

Sensex jumps 169 pts; IT stocks rally

The BSE benchmark Sensex on Monday rose 169 points, led by gains in IT stocks amid positive global cues. The NSE barometer Nifty gained 52 points to ...

WTO reform process should not undermine its basic principles: Minister

India said that WTO's reform process should not dilute the basic principles of providing special and differential treatment to developing countries a...

Rising growth concerns prompted third rate cut: RBI governor

The third successive rate cut of 0.25 percent is a 'decisive and timely' move to address the rising growth concerns, and a rate hike is off the table...

RBI cuts lending rate by 0.25% to push growth

To give a boost to the sagging economy, the Reserve Bank of India  on Thursday lowered its benchmark lending rate to a nearly nine-year low of 5...

RBI lowers economic growth forecast to 7% for FY20

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday lowered the economic growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7 per cent due to slowdown in domestic activitie...

Sensex ends 184 pts lower on profit-booking

The BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday retreated from its peak level to end 184 points lower as investors resorted to profit taking at higher valuation....

Sensex, Nifty close at record highs on rate cut hopes

Benchmark equity indices ended at their life-time highs on Monday, with the BSE Sensex rallying 553 points and the NSE Nifty surging 166 points on em...

China raises tariffs on U.S goods amid esclating tensions

China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of U.S goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of 'unreliable' foreign companies that analys...

Nirmala Sitharaman looks to steer economy out of slowdown

Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday broke the glass ceiling again as she became the first full-time woman Finance Minister, who will present Modi 2.0 govern...

Sensex trips 118 pts auto, financial stocks drag

In a highly volatile session, the benchmark BSE Sensex ended 118 points lower, dragged by losses mainly in auto and financial stocks. The NSE Nifty t...

Rupee sees high volatility post allocation of key portfolios

The rupee witnessed high volatility in the forex market on Friday following the allocation of key portfolios in the newly elected government. In the ...

G20 countries eye tax policy for internet giants: Nikkei

G20 countries are planning a new tax policy for digital giants like Google, based on the business a company does in a country, not where it is headqu...

Sensex sheds 248 pts; banking stocks drag

Snapping its three-day rising streak, the BSE Sensex dropped 248 points on Wednesday led by losses in banking, metal and auto stocks amid weak cues f...

Sensex, Nifty clock fresh closing highs on fund inflows

Continuing their record-setting spree for a third day in a row, domestic equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty on Tuesday hit fresh closing highs on sus...

Trump says U.S not ready for China trade deal

President Donald Trump says the U.S isn't ready to make a trade deal with China, but he's leaving open the possibility that the two nations could str...

Looking forward to working with new govt of PM Modi: IMF

The IMF is looking forward to working with the new government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a top official said on Friday, asserting that India's ...

Japan's economy grew 0.5% in first quarter: Data

Japanese GDP expanded 0.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, official data showed on Monday, in a better-than-expected result for the world's thi...

Sensex surges 279 pts; IT, finance stocks shine

The BSE Sensex rebounded 279 points while the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 11,250 level on Thursday, propelled by gains in IT and financial stocks amid mi...

Sensex tumbles 204 pts; Nifty ends below 11,200

The BSE Sensex ended 203.65 points lower after a volatile session on Wednesday as investors took money off the table amid mixed global cues. After gy...

Rupee gains 23 paise to 70.21 versus US dollar in early trade

The rupee appreciated by 23 paise to 70.21 against the US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday, driven by easing crude prices, higher opening in dome...

Retail inflation at 6-month high of 2.92% in Apr

Retail inflation inched up to a six-month high of 2.92 per cent in April due to a spike in food prices, including vegetables, meat, fish and eggs, ac...