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Monday, March 08, 2021

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McDonald's says 25% of stores closed as 1Q sales fall

McDonald's says it has likely reached the trough of global restaurant closures due to COVID-19, with 25 per cent still shuttered. But business has be...

KEC International resumes operations at all factories

New Delhi: Infrastructure firm KEC International said it has resumed operations at all its factories in the country in a phased manner. "Pursuant to ...

China's manufacturing weaker in April

Beijing: China's manufacturing activity weakened in April as the coronavirus pandemic clobbered global consumer demand, hampering Beijing's efforts t...

Sensex rallies 606 pts, Nifty reclaims 9,500

Extending its gains for the third session, equity benchmark Sensex rallied 606 points on Wednesday, buoyed by banking and IT stocks amid positive cue...

Samsung expects profit decline as COVID-19 pandemic hits sales

  Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co. said its operating profit for the first three months of 2020 rose 3.4% from a year earlier driven by increasing ...

Centre procures 3.75 lakh tonnes of pulses, oilseeds under PSS so far

New Delhi: Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, the Centre has procured 1.92 lakh tonnes of gram and tur dal and 1.83 lakh tonnes of mustard seeds, totalling ...

Automakers yet to resume production

A week after the Centre announced allowing partial resumption of production by industries, automobile companies including Maruti Suzuki, Toyota, Tata...

Amazon, Flipkart ask Centre to allow sale of non-essential items

E-commerce giants, Flipkart and Amazon have requested the Central government to consider allowing the sale of “non-essential” items durin...

Sensex slumps 536 pts; financial stocks lead fall

Equity benchmark Sensex tumbled 536 points on Friday, led by a selloff in financial and IT stocks as global markets slumped on mounting economic pres...

Hyundai Q1 profit slumps by 44%

South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co said first-quarter net profit slumped 44% to its lowest level for the quarter in a decade, as the coronavirus hit dema...

Oil prices remain under pressure after record plunge

Oil prices came under renewed pressure on Wednesday following a historic two-day price plunge, as markets struggle with an enormous glut amid the cor...

Facebook buys 9.9% stake in Reliance Jio for Rs 43,574 cr

Facebook has bought a 9.9% stake in Reliance Jio for $5.7 billion (Rs 43,574 crore), the telecom unit of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) in a deal that...

Lockdown to have huge impact on heavy appliances sector: Godrej

The heavy appliances sector will take a massive beating due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown and the muted sales preceding it, a top official of G...

India’s fuel consumption shrank by 18% in March

India's fuel consumption in March shrank by 18 per cent, the biggest decline in more than a decade, as a nationwide lockdown halted economic activity...

BSNL extends availability of Rs 499 'Bharat Fiber' plan

BSNL introduced the Rs 499 Bharat Fiber broadband plan in India in February, and it offers 100GB data benefits with up to 20Mbps speeds. This plan wa...

India's gold imports plunge 73% in March

India's gold imports plunged more than 73% year-on-year in March to their lowest in 6-1/2 years as record domestic prices and a lockdown to curb the ...

Maruti reports 47% decline in March sales

Country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) reported a 47 per cent decline in sales at 83,792 units in March. The company had sold 1,58,076 ...

U.S regulator approves limited use of malaria drugs for virus

A limited emergency-use authorisation for two antimalarial drugs touted as game-changers by President Donald Trump has been issued by the US Food and...

Oil prices at 17-yr lows as coronavirus ravages world

Oil prices extended losses in Asian trade on Monday and languished at 17-year lows, with the coronavirus crisis escalating around the world and no en...

Maruti Suzuki Tour S CNG BS6 launched in India

Maruti Suzuki has discreetly launched the BS6-compliant Dzire Tour S CNG, with prices starting at Rs 6.36 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The company has ...