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UK Brexit strategy may hit plans for free trade pact with India
July 12, 2018 7:58:56 pm

According to details of a confidential joint UK-India Trade Review released to ‘Greenpeace Unearthed', it would appear that India would be among the countries unlikely to reap many post-Brexit benefits.

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July 12, 2018 7:04:28 pm

In FY18, farm loan waivers touched 0.32 per cent of the GDP as against budget estimates of 0.27 per cent, the RBI said, adding that more such moves are pending for the fiscals ahead.

Ram Vilas Paswan
July 12, 2018 6:50:11 pm

Paswan congratulated the Kingdom of Morocco for volunteering for the first-ever peer review of its consumer law, preamble of which sets out fundamental rights of consumers and resonates with the consumer protection framework of India.

Retail inflation at five month high of 5 per cent in June
July 12, 2018 7:13:39 pm

The retail inflation was 4.87 per cent in May while in June last year it was 1.46 per cent. The last time it reached a high of more than 5 per cent was in January when it touched 5.17%.

July 12, 2018 2:38:29 pm

The advantage of shorter-term yield curves, researchers argue, is that they seem to provide a sharper and more timely signal that is less influenced by larger forces, such as demographics or changes in people's time preferences, that can impact longer-term yields.

Reliance vs PSUs: Battle for ATF pipelines in Mumbai hots up
July 12, 2018 2:31:39 pm

Shares of the company opened at Rs 1,043.15, then touched its 52-week high of Rs 1,091, up 5.27 per cent over its previous closing price.

Two Indian-origin women on Forbes list of America's richest self-made women
July 12, 2018 1:47:36 pm

Jayshree Ullal is ranked 18th in the list of 60 self-made women, having a net worth of 1.3 billion dollars while Neerja Sethi is ranked 21st with a net worth of a billion dollars.

LPG Subsidy fiasco: Airtel Payments Bank gets RBI, UIDAI nod to resume taking new customers
July 12, 2018 1:35:01 pm

UIDAI, in March this year, restored Airtel's authorisation to conduct Aadhaar-based verification of its mobile subscribers, but did not lift the suspension on its payments banks' e-KYC licence.

July 12, 2018 1:34:05 pm

Consumers have become increasingly wary of the health impact of their sweet tooth, and companies from canned-fruit maker to snack-food seller are touting products made with less sugar.

The Case For Holding Multiple Credit Cards
July 12, 2018 12:12:37 pm

Having access to multiple credit cards can tempt you to spend more. It’s important to stick to a budget. If necessary you could consider setting a spending limit for each of your cards to control overspending.

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July 12, 2018 11:53:26 am

The country's economy grew at a seven-quarter high of 7.7 per cent in the three months ended March 2018, helped by higher government spending and investment.

China says will hit back after US proposes fresh tariffs on $200 bln in goods
July 12, 2018 9:14:42 am

On Wednesday, Beijing accused Washington of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in their trade dispute, threatening 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods.

Tiger Global takes $1 billion stake in SoftBank, calling it undervalued: report
July 12, 2018 9:11:01 am

The Japanese tech and telecoms conglomerate, run by billionaire Masayoshi Son, has become deeply leveraged in its pursuit of winning investments.

Rise of robots fuels slavery threat for Asian factory workers: report
July 12, 2018 8:56:21 am

More than half of workers in Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines — at least 137 million people — risk losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades.
July 12, 2018 7:35:23 am

Comcast Corp on Wednesday raised its all-cash offer for Britain's Sky to $34 billion, topping a raised bid of $32.5 billion for the pay-TV group from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox .

Next CEA should be one who believes in Indian ethos, values, says RSS affiliate
July 12, 2018 3:15:43 am

Deposing before the Estimates Committee of Parliament, outgoing Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian Wednesday expressed scepticism over the handling of the issue of mounting non performing assets (NPAs) of banks. Subramanian was not sure that the NPA issue would be resolved within a year or two, as bankers claimed. He felt a lot more needs […]

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July 12, 2018 3:14:33 am

Tyagi's remarks came amidst news reports that LIC is likely an open offer to minority shareholders of IDBI Bank in which it proposes to acquire up to 51 per cent stake.

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July 12, 2018 3:12:39 am

The ministerial panel, headed by Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, has recommended reducing GST rate on ethanol from 18 per cent to 12 per cent.

China issues new rules to stop movie stars evading tax: Xinhua
July 12, 2018 3:09:09 am

Now, the tax departments — Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) — will only file appeals at the tribunal level if the tax amount involved is Rs 20 lakh or more.

Sensex rises nearly 100 points ahead of RBI policy meet, rupee rises 4 paise against US dollar
July 12, 2018 8:44:10 am

TCS stock closed at Rs 1,979.60 on the BSE. During the day, it climbed 6.28 per cent to Rs 1,995 — its 52-week high.