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ADB trims India's GDP growth forecast to 5.1% in FY20

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) trimmed its forecast for India's economic growth in 2019-20 to 5.1 per cent saying consumption was affected by slow ...

Govt carrying out reforms to boost economy: Minister

The government has carried out a number of reforms in various sectors and it is a continuous process for improvement in the economy, Commerce Ministe...

Gold slips by Rs 95 on stronger rupee, weak demand

Gold prices fell Rs 95 to Rs 38,460 per 10 gram in the national capital on Tuesday due to weak demand and a stronger rupee, according to HDFC Securit...

NBFCs to look for growth opportunities in offshore markets: Fitch

India's non-banking financial companies will look increasingly to offshore financing as local funding conditions may remain under pressure, Fitch Rat...

Budget-making team of FinMin short of 2 key officials

The budget-making team of the Finance Ministry is short of two key officials, including a full-time expenditure secretary, while the preparation for ...

Gold slides Rs 32 on stronger rupee, global cues

Gold prices fell by Rs 32 to Rs 38,542 per 10 gram in the national capital on Monday due to rupee appreciation and selling in global market, accordin...

Sensex rises 42 points; bank, auto stocks shine

Market benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 42 points on Monday to close at 40,487.43, driven by buying in select bank and auto counters. After opening on ...

India in midst of a 'growth recession': Raghuram Rajan

Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan said India is in the midst of a 'growth recession' with signs of deep malaise in the India...

Govt working on more measures to boost economy: Minister

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government is working on more measures to revive the sagging economy. The GDP growth slowed down to more...

Sensex cracks over 334 pts; Nifty tumbles below 12,000

The BSE benchmark Sensex plummeted over 334 points while the NSE Nifty slipped below the key 12,000-level on Friday, dragged by heavy losses in banki...

China to exempt 'some' U.S soybean, pork from tariffs

China said it will offer a tariff waiver to 'some' imports of U.S soybean and pork, in the latest sign of easing trade tensions between Beijing and W...

RBI satisfied with pace of monetary transmission

Reserve Bank governor Shaktikanta Das expressed satisfaction with bankers for passing its rate cuts to borrowers, saying the monetary transmission ha...

Sensex, Nifty close higher ahead of RBI policy decision

Indian equity benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty staged a fag-end recovery to close higher on Wednesday ahead of the Reserve Bank's policy meet outco...

355 infra projects showing cost overrun: Govt

As many as 355 infrastructure projects are showing cost overrun, with the overall cost overrun being Rs 3.88 lakh crore, Union Minister Rao Inderjit ...

Govt open to further reforms: Minister

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government is open to further reforms for making India a more attractive investment destination. The gov...

Nearly 3% of Mudra loans turn into bad loans: Govt

The government said close to 3 per cent of Rs 6.04 lakh crore worth of loans sanctioned under the 'Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana' (PMMY) has turned int...

Gross direct tax collection rises by 5% till Nov

Gross direct tax collection increased by 5 per cent till November, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said as she allayed fears of corporate tax red...

India to become $5 trillion economy by 2024: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah expressed hope that by 2024, India would become USD 5 trillion economy and be placed among the top five global economies. The...

GST revenue collection crossed Rs 1 lakh cr in Nov

GST collections crossed the Rs 1 lakh crore mark after a gap of three months in November, growing by 6 per cent to Rs 1.03 lakh crore aided by festiv...

Core sector output shrinks 5.8% in Oct

Output of eight core infrastructure industries contracted by 5.8 per cent in October, indicating the severity of economic slowdown, according to the ...