Friday, Oct 31, 2014
Petrol price cut by Rs 2.41 per litre, diesel rate lowered by Rs 2.25

Petrol price cut by Rs 2.41 per litre, diesel rate lowered by Rs 2.25

Petrol price was today cut by Rs 2.41 a litre, the sixth reduction since August, and diesel by Rs 2.25 per litre...

BSE Sensex soars by 2 pct to record high; Bank of Japan's surprise easing helps rally
BSE Sensex soars by 2 pct to record high; Bank of Japan's surprise easing helps rally

NSE Nifty surged 153 pts to fresh closing high of 8,322.20.

Gold prices plunge by Rs 600 at Rs 26,500; lowest level since 2010
Gold prices plunge by Rs 600 at Rs 26,500; lowest level since 2010

Gold prices slump to lowest level since 2010 as strong dollar erodes demand for yellow metal.

Nominal tax on super rich can lift 9 crore out of poverty: Report
Nominal tax on super rich can lift 9 crore out of poverty: Report

Levying a wealth tax of 1.5 per cent on super rich could help attain the objective...

Sebi seeks Supreme Court direction to Sahara to reveal offers

Asking the Supreme Court to take cognisance of Sahara's non-seriousness in selling its properties...

Maruti Suzuki's net profit jumps by 28.7 per cent on volume growth

Maruti Suzuki India sold 3,21,898 units of vehicles during Q2, a growth of 16.80 per cent.

ICICI Bank Q2 profit up 15 pct to Rs 2,709 crore, beats estimates

ICICI Bank reports a record quarterly profit on higher lending and fee income.

India's delivery men offer prize investment as billions pour into e-commerce

Online retail market seen quadrupling to $43 billion in 5 yrs.

Smartphone woes drag Samsung Electronics Q3 profit to more than 3-year low

Samsung lags behind Apple in premium market and overtaken by Lenovo, Xiaomi at bottom end.

Government says its hands tied, defers tax treaty signing

Govt says can’t commit on confidentiality until word from Supreme Court.

Markets in high spirits even as Fed turns off tap

Shrugging off concerns of a possible shrinking in global liquidity following the US Federal Reserve’s decision...

Government eases FDI norms for real estate sector; MSP hikes kept at a 10-year low

In keeping with the pace it has gathered recently in implementing pending reform proposals...

Rajasthan labour law awaits President’s nod

Big labour reforms across the country are just a signature away...

India slips 2 spots in World Bank's 'Doing Business' standings

India ranked a dismal 142 among the 189 countries surveyed for the latest (2015) World Bank’s...

Unearthing black money can bring $30 bn windfall for India's forex reserves: BofA

The unearthing of capital flight of "black" money Indians have allegedly...

BSE Sensex rises 248 pts to end at new closing peak of 27,346.33 pts

BSE index rose 1.1 percent to an all-time high of 27,390.60.

BSE Sensex soars 217 pts to 5-wk high ahead of US Fed meet outcome

Sensex regains the psychological 27,000-mark for the first time since September 23.

Global consumer confidence improves, India most bullish: Nielsen

Nielsen survey shows concerns about economy and job prospects have eased globally from Q2.

Supreme Court not to make black money list public; leaves it to SIT

The government also opted not to press its application that sought restrictions over disclosure due to confidentiality clauses in international treaties.

Snapdeal founder Kunal Bahl eyes Alibaba playbook with $627 mn SoftBank deal

Snapdeal is likely to spend around $250 million in sprucing up its back office, hiring more engineers...

Centre to take up illegal sand mining with states next week

The Union mines ministry is asking states if the Centre should assist states in eliminating illegal mining

Facebook Q3 revenue rises 59 percent, shares down slightly

Facebook Inc's mobile ads powers social network giant past Wall Street revenue targets in third quarter

Power ministry moots fuel plan to keep lights on

Private-sector power plants with a combined capacity of over 1 lakh MW, including plants of 36,500 MW...

SC slams Centre, tells it to list all with foreign accounts

SC slams Centre, tells it to list all with foreign accounts Slamming the government...

Softbank Group to invest $627 mn in Snapdeal

Snapdeal will use the investments in expanding its chain of fulfilment centres and make acquisitions.

Govt scraps selection process for PSB chiefs

Move to delay appointments of heads at 8 banks.

Ola to raise $210 mn Series D funding led by SoftBank

Ola today confirmed a definitive agreement to raise $210 mn from SoftBank Internet and Media.

To beat ‘quarter-se-quarter-tak culture’, govt okays longer tenures for future SBI chiefs

4-5 years tenure to lend stability and help the management work on strategic plans.

Hindustan Unilever Q2 net profit up 8.13 per cent at Rs 988.16 crore

HUL reported net profit of Rs 913.8 crore in the corresponding period of 2013-14.

BSE Sensex down 98 pts, logs first drop in six days

BSE Sensex gained over 49 points in early trade today.

Mutual Fund's exposure to bank stocks drops to Rs 55,398 cr in Sept

Mutual fund managers dropped their exposure in bank stocks to Rs 55,398 crore in September.

Alembic Pharmaceuticals to pick up 49% stake in Algeria's Adwiya Mami

Alembic Pharmaceuticals will acquire 49 per cent stake in Algeria-based Adwiya Mami SARL.

UCO Bank identifies Vijay Mallya-owned Kingfisher Airlines as 'wilful defaulter'

United Bank has declared Kingfisher Airlines 'wilful defaulter' for defaulting loan of Rs 350 cr.

Black money case: Centre reveals names of three account holders

The Centre told the Supreme Court that it had no intention to withhold names of persons who have stashed black money abroad.

Electricity Act to get a facelift for reform

Separate licences mooted for wire biz, supply to consumers.

Govt plans first corporate takeover post-Satyam

Jignesh Shah and FTIL are currently being investigated by the Mumbai Police Economic Offences Wing.

As gold smuggling rises, DRI calls for lower import duty

The CAD during the first quarter of the current fiscal, narrowed down to 1.7 per cent of GDP from 4.8 per cent of GDP during the same period last fiscal.

Car safety, design to get priority under new body

Bharat New Vehicle Safety Assessment program to roll out in 2015.

Market outlook: Second quarter earnings to drive stock markets this week

A slew of earnings announcements from blue-chips will set the tone for stock markets this week: Experts

APAI questions 'non-existent' low fares offered by airlines

Air travellers body slams airlines' spl offers of 'ridiculously low fares which are non-existent'.

Oil Ministry to overhaul exploration policy: Dharmendra Pradhan

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan plans to overhaul the exploration policy to attract investors.

Swiss gold exports to India cross CHF 11-bn; banks turn wary

The gold exports from Switzerland to India stood at over 2.2 billion Swiss francs in September alone.

Private firms' sales growth moderated in FY13: Report

Net profits of companies were higher in FY13 than a year ago at Rs 5,562.8 crore, up 10.2 per cent.

Farm, services fuel states’ GDP growth, not factories

Manufacturing activity has seen a dip in big states

Financial Express

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said economic growth this fiscal could be in the range...

City gas distributor Mahanagar Gas Ltd today hiked CNG prices by Rs 4.50 to 43.45/kg...

Devendra Fadnavis was today sworn in as Chief Minister of Maharashtra where BJP formed its govt for the first time without an alliance.

Petrol price was today cut by Rs 2.41 a litre...

With fantastic box office collections, Shah Rukh Khan's 'Happy New Year' restarts debate on watch-worthiness quotient...

Kolkata is the most polluted metropolis in the country with its pollution levels recorded highest...

Sahara group has paid Rs 31 lakh to Tihar jail authorities as charges for stay of its chief Subrata Roy...