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Equities remain range-bound, HCL Tech top gainer

Equities remain range-bound, HCL Tech top gainer

The BSE S&P Sensex closed 95 points lower at 39,059 while the Nifty 50 was up by 16 points at 11,604. Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty PSU bank up by 2 per

Oct 23, 2019, 16:26 PM IST
Talks with govt fail, bank unions call 24-hour strike today against merger

Talks with govt fail, bank unions call 24-hour strike today against merger

Besides several central trade unions, the All India Bank Officers' Association (AIBOA) has also extended support to the strike. AIBOA has clearly asked its members to not join work today.  

Oct 22, 2019, 08:11 AM IST
Banking operations to be hit on Tuesday as bank employees call for strike

Banking operations to be hit on Tuesday as bank employees call for strike

According to AIBEA General Secretary, members of AIBEA and BEFI (Bank Employees Federation of India) will be on strike on Tuesday across the country. Other unions in the industry are extending their

Oct 21, 2019, 17:47 PM IST
Rise in interest rates dependent on growth of India, China: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Rise in interest rates dependent on growth of India, China: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Talking about the IMF and WB meetings, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the discussions were mostly focused on the economic slowdown.

Oct 20, 2019, 09:38 AM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman calls for 'concerted action' against economic slowdown at IMF

Nirmala Sitharaman calls for 'concerted action' against economic slowdown at IMF

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday gave a clarion call for ‘concerted action’ to mitigate the disruption on account of synchronous slowdown and to invoke the spirit of

Oct 19, 2019, 14:44 PM IST
Equities indices in the green amid mixed global cues, BHEL surges by 23 pc

Equities indices in the green amid mixed global cues, BHEL surges by 23 pc

While a new draft Brexit deal was agreed upon between Britain and the EU, China`s economic growth slowed more than expected to 6 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2019, marking the

Oct 18, 2019, 10:59 AM IST
Govt handling economy well, crisis began when Manmohan Singh was PM and Raghuram Rajan RBI governor: FM Nirmala Sithraman

Govt handling economy well, crisis began when Manmohan Singh was PM and Raghuram Rajan RBI governor: FM Nirmala Sithraman

FM Sitharaman further said, ''We do have a listening government which responds to the affected sectors.''

Oct 18, 2019, 09:54 AM IST
Manmohan regime left 'nasty stink of corruption' in public banking: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Manmohan regime left 'nasty stink of corruption' in public banking: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

She was responding to an audience members question about Rajan`s reported criticism that Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s government is "extremely centralised" and does not have a "consistent and

Oct 16, 2019, 12:47 PM IST
Nifty, Sensex edge higher; Hindustan Unilever rises after upbeat earnings

Nifty, Sensex edge higher; Hindustan Unilever rises after upbeat earnings

The broader NSE Nifty was up 0.28% at 11,371.35 while the benchmark BSE Sensex rose 0.3% at 38,328.28.

Oct 15, 2019, 11:05 AM IST
Retail inflation touches 3.99% in September: Central Statistics Office

Retail inflation touches 3.99% in September: Central Statistics Office

Inflation rate in cereals and products grew 1.66 percent in September, while it was 1.3 percent in August.

Oct 14, 2019, 17:58 PM IST
Nifty, Sensex end higher ahead of inflation data; Infosys drops

Nifty, Sensex end higher ahead of inflation data; Infosys drops

Indian shares ended higher on Monday, buoyed by auto and real estate stocks, as investors awaited headline inflation data due later in the evening.

Oct 14, 2019, 17:06 PM IST
Wholesale inflation dips to 0.33 percent in September

Wholesale inflation dips to 0.33 percent in September

The Wholesale Price Index inflation stood at 5.22 percent during the last year.

Oct 14, 2019, 13:47 PM IST
Equities in the green on global cues, Tata Motors up by 4.5 per cent

Equities in the green on global cues, Tata Motors up by 4.5 per cent

At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 93 points at 38,221 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 30 points to 11,335. All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green except

Oct 14, 2019, 11:36 AM IST
IRCTC makes stellar debut in stock market, shares settle at double the base price

IRCTC makes stellar debut in stock market, shares settle at double the base price

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Monday made a blockbuster debut on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE), with its shares settling for

Oct 14, 2019, 11:34 AM IST
World Bank slashes India's growth forecast to 6% for this fiscal year

World Bank slashes India's growth forecast to 6% for this fiscal year

The World Bank on Sunday slashed its growth forecast for India`s current fiscal year to 6%, down from 7.5%, warning that the "severe" slowdown could further weaken the country`s stuttering financial

Oct 13, 2019, 18:47 PM IST
India's industrial production falls to minus 1.1 per cent in August, electricity generation slips to minus 0.9%

India's industrial production falls to minus 1.1 per cent in August, electricity generation slips to minus 0.9%

Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had expanded by 4.8 per cent in August 2018.

Oct 11, 2019, 18:30 PM IST
Forbes India Rich List 2019: Check names of wealthiest Indians here

Forbes India Rich List 2019: Check names of wealthiest Indians here

Here is the full list of Indians who made it to the Forbes India Rich List 2019.

Oct 11, 2019, 18:12 PM IST
Mukesh Ambani tops Forbes India Rich List 2019; Gautam Adani second

Mukesh Ambani tops Forbes India Rich List 2019; Gautam Adani second

This is the 12th time in a row that Ambani - whose wealth swelled to USD 51.4 billion this year - has topped the list.

Oct 11, 2019, 17:53 PM IST
Sensex settles at 38,127; Nifty50 holds 11,300-mark, Tata Steel, Infosys, Suzlon Energy stocks gain

Sensex settles at 38,127; Nifty50 holds 11,300-mark, Tata Steel, Infosys, Suzlon Energy stocks gain

The BSE Sensex gained 246 points and closed at 38,127 levels while the 50-stocks Nifty index shot up 66 points and closed at 11,301 levels on Friday, ending the day's choppy trading session with

Oct 11, 2019, 16:51 PM IST
Sensex jumps over 400 points on global cues, metal stocks shine

Sensex jumps over 400 points on global cues, metal stocks shine

At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 421 points at 38,301 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 114 points to 11,348. Except for IT and pharma, all sectoral indices at the National Stock

Oct 11, 2019, 10:48 AM IST