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Saturday, March 06, 2021

economy

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...

Rupee slips 26 paise to 70.18 versus US dollar

The rupee depreciated by 26 paise to 70.18 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday amid U.S-China trade related concerns and rising crude oil ...

Trade deal now or it will be 'far worse' after 2020: Trump warns China

President Donald Trump warned China that it should strike a trade deal with the United States now, otherwise an agreement would be "far worse for the...

Sensex, Nifty end lower; Yes Bank plunges 30%

Benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty on Tuesday ended marginally lower after a volatile session, dragged by private sector lender Yes bank which posted...

Rupee rises 32 paise to 69.70 versus US dollar in early trade

The rupee appreciated by 32 paise to 69.70 against the US dollar in opening trade on Tuesday, amid easing crude prices and weakening of the greenback...

Election related uncertainty to weigh on economic activity: Report

The decline in economic growth momentum in October-December quarter of FY19 is likely to continue, largely owing to election related uncertainty, say...

HDFC Life Insurance net profit rises 5% to Rs 364 cr in March quarter

HDFC Standard Life Insurance reported a 5 per cent rise in standalone net profit to Rs 364.01 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31. It had reg...

FinMin ratifies 8.65% interest on EPF for 2018-19

The Finance Ministry has approved 8.65 per cent rate of interest on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) for 2018-19 as decided by retirement fund body EP...

Rupee tumbles 22 paise against US dollar on crude concerns

The rupee on Thursday slumped 22 paise to 70.08 against the US dollar in early trade on rising global crude prices and fresh demand for the American ...

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 ...