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Ajeet Kumar

Leads the business and technology team at Zeenews.com. His expertise lies in commodities, agriculture, markets, personal finance and socio-political economy of India. 

Sensex, Nifty end at record closing highs as BJP bags Gujarat, Himachal

Sensex, Nifty end at record closing highs as BJP bags Gujarat, Himachal

New Delhi: Buoyed by the BJP's electoral success in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, the benchmark indices settled at record closing highs on Tuesday.

Dec 19, 2017 - 08:43 PM IST
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Exports stage smart recovery, up 31% in November

Exports stage smart recovery, up 31% in November

New Delhi: India's exports recorded a robust growth of 30.55 percent to USD 26.19 billion in November, mainly on account of rise in shipments of  engineering, chemicals, and petroleum products, gov

Dec 15, 2017 - 07:45 PM IST
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Gold price hits 4-month low, plunges by Rs 180 to Rs 29,400 per 10 grams

Gold price hits 4-month low, plunges by Rs 180 to Rs 29,400 per 10 grams

New Delhi: Extending its downtrend for the sixth straight day, gold on Tuesday plunged by Rs 180 to over 4-month low of Rs 29,400 per 10 grams on muted demand from local jewellers and retailers eve

Dec 12, 2017 - 08:31 PM IST
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Double whammy for economy: Retail inflation hits 15-month high; industrial growth slows

Double whammy for economy: Retail inflation hits 15-month high; industrial growth slows

New Delhi: In a double whammy to the economy, industrial output growth slowed down to 2.2 percent in October while retail inflation soared to 4.88 percent in November.

Dec 12, 2017 - 06:51 PM IST
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Sensex falls 228 points, ends below 33,300-mark

Sensex falls 228 points, ends below 33,300-mark

New Delhi: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday fell 228 points to end below 33,300-mark on selling pressure amid concerns that higher global crude oil prices could stoke inflation and impact future

Dec 12, 2017 - 08:42 PM IST
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GDP growth picks up to 6.3%; Jaitley says impact of GST and note ban behind us

GDP growth picks up to 6.3%; Jaitley says impact of GST and note ban behind us

New Delhi: India's economic growth pace picked up to 6.3 percent in the three months ending in September, halting a five-quarter slide as businesses started to overcome teething troubles after the

Mar 6, 2018 - 12:58 PM IST
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Why the Sensex plunged over 453 points today

Why the Sensex plunged over 453 points today

New Delhi: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Thursday  plunged over 453 points -- its biggest single session fall in one year -- to close at 33,149.35 on widespread selling in energy, banking, financial

Nov 30, 2017 - 09:07 PM IST
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Maggi noodles safe for consumption, Nestle India rejects allegation of ash

Maggi noodles safe for consumption, Nestle India rejects allegation of ash

New Delhi: Nestle India on Wednesday said that its instant noodles brand Maggi is 100 percent safe for consumption after the Uttar Pradesh district administration imposed a fine of Rs 62 lakh for a

Nov 29, 2017 - 10:50 PM IST
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GES 2017: We have made Aadhaar, world's largest digital database, says PM Narendra Modi

GES 2017: We have made Aadhaar, world's largest digital database, says PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while delivering a speech at the inauguration of 3-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Nov 28, 2017 - 08:52 PM IST
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7th Pay Commission: Govt triples home loan limit for central govt employees to Rs 25 lakh

7th Pay Commission: Govt triples home loan limit for central govt employees to Rs 25 lakh

New Delhi: Incorporating the accepted recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, the government on Thursday raised the maximum amount that a central government employee can borrow from the governme

Nov 10, 2017 - 01:28 PM IST
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