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'Merge govt, central bank budgets for better fiscal outcomes' 'Merge govt, central bank budgets for better fiscal outcomes'

An American economist has called for consolidating the central bank and government's budgets and balance sheets saying such a move can prevent sovereign default risks and ensure better fiscal and monetary outcomes.

Geo-political strains, Q4 results to drive markets Geo-political strains, Q4 results to drive markets

Trend from global markets amid brewing geo-political trouble and corporate quarterly results will continue to steer stocks this week, say experts.

35 corporate insolvency resolutions in progress: IBBI chief

The Code, which provides for market-determined and time- bound resolution process, is being implemented by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).

Weekly review: Market falls 245 points, geopolitical tensions weigh Weekly review: Market falls 245 points, geopolitical tensions weigh

Snapping the previous two weekly gains, the benchmark Sensex fell 245.16 points to 29,461.45, while the broader Nifty cracked the key 9,200-level to finish at 9,150.80.

Bourses to discontinue trading in Cairn from Apr 26

April 27 has been set as record date for the share swap.

Most newly-listed firms deliver smart returns to investors Most newly-listed firms deliver smart returns to investors

Four out of the five firms which got listed this year are trading above their issue price, giving smart returns of up to two-times to investors, helped by positive broader market sentiment.

SME IPOs catch investors' eye, raise Rs 811 crore in FY17

The huge fund-raising can be attributed to reforms and initiatives taken by the government to encourage the SME sector.

Markets to remain closed today on account of  Ambedkar Jayanti and Good Friday Markets to remain closed today on account of Ambedkar Jayanti and Good Friday

BSE, NSE, Forex, Money Market, Bullion and other major commodity markets will remain close on Friday, on account of "Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti" and "Good Friday"

RBI tweaks rules for regulatory action on banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday tweaked rules that trigger regulatory action against lenders who overshoot the limit on bad loans or fail to comply with capital ratios.

Companies garner Rs 29,000 crore via NCDs in 11 months of FY17

Indian companies have raised more than Rs 29,000 crore by issuing non-convertible debentures (NCDs) to retail investors in the first 11 months of 2016-17 to meet their business requirements.

Infosys shares slip nearly 3% post Q4 earnings

Shares of IT services firm Infosys today fell nearly 3 percent after it reported lower-than -expected earnings for the quarter ended March 2017.

Sensex slides 145 points as geo-political worries build Sensex slides 145 points as geo-political worries build

A build-up in tension linked to geo-political developments gave markets the blues on Wednesday as the Sensex lost 145 points at 29,643 while domestic investors sat tight ahead of start of the corporate earnings season.

Sensex makes a U-turn, drops 165 points as investors hold back

Investors held themselves back ahead of macro data due today as the benchmark Sensex changed course and dropped 165 points following across the board selling amid weak Asian indices.

Sensex bounces 213 points; Nifty reclaims 9,200-mark Sensex bounces 213 points; Nifty reclaims 9,200-mark

The BSE benchmark Sensex recovered 213 points on Tuesday as fresh buying by investors led to widespread gains ahead of the earnings season.

'Average cost of equity in India higher than developed nations' 'Average cost of equity in India higher than developed nations'

The average cost of equity, an indicator of return required for investors, is higher at around 15 percent compared to developed countries, says a report.

 

Rupee to average 66.2 against dollar in 2017-18: Kotak Rupee to average 66.2 against dollar in 2017-18: Kotak

The appreciation in the rupee is likely to continue for some time and it is expected to average at 66.2 against the US dollar in the current financial year.

Sensex recovers 155 points in late morning trade Sensex recovers 155 points in late morning trade

The BSE benchmark Sensex recovered 155 points to quote at 29,787 in post noon trade as fresh buying by investors led to widespread gains ahead of the earnings season.

Sebi may allow institutional investors in commodity derivatives market

Regulator Sebi is mulling allowing institutional investors in a phased manner in commodity derivatives and may soon permit options trading in this market.

India active IPO market; 26 companies raise $619 million in Q1: EY

India was among the most active IPO markets in the EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa) region, with BSE and NSE registering 26 IPOs worth USD 619 million in first quarter this year, says an EY report.

Rupee takes 21-paise hit after dollar clout grows

The rupee opened marginally lower at 64.30 against last Friday's level of 64.28 here today.