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Travel, tech stocks lead Wall St lower amid China virus fears; Dow drops 400 pts Travel stocks hit by extended Lunar New Year holidays; crude slips below $60, energy shares down.Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc and Amazon.com Inc dropped between 1.5% and 2.6%
Japan's factory activity contracted for a ninth straight month in January but at the slowest pace in five months, possibly reflecting easing U.S.-China trade tensions and alleviating fears of a recession.
The Jibun Bank Flash Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) e...
Govt plans to garner Rs 10,000 cr from 7th tranche of CPSE ETF Central Public Sector Enterprises ETF runs a concentrated portfolio with a handful of stocks having weights of as high as 20 per cent on the underlying index. The portfolio is concentrated towards the energy and oil s...
India likely to fund some $28 billion of 2020/21 expenditure via off-budget borrowings: Sources Off-budget borrowings are a means by which the government keeps its fiscal deficit in check by making quasi-government entities borrow on its behalf, to partly fund its expenditure pla...
CSR expenditure by cos listed on NSE up 18% to Rs 11,961 cr: Report Reliance Industries, ONGC, Indian Oil Corporation, HDFC Bank, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, Tata Steel, ITC, NTPC and Power Grid Corporation of India are the top 10 companies which spent the most on CSR dur...
Brazil urges India to cut import taxes on chicken products "Our trade ties can be a win-win situation for both countries as we equally keen to import from India and offer any technical know-how that India might look forward to," Dias added.
US officials see EU, British trade deals in 2020, not India US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in several television interviews that they expected to finalize agreements with those allies in 2020.
India won't engage with RCEP unless there's greater transparency: Piyush Goyal at Davos Goyal says India backed out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership because it was an 'unbalanced trade agreement', which was not fulfilling RCEP's guiding principles
India won't engage with RCEP unless there's greater transparency: Piyush Goyal at Davos
*Malaysia to buy more Indian sugar to resolve palm oil spat* - Malaysia's top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil imports. MSM Malaysi...
The yen was supported while the yuan was on the back foot on Wednesday as investors tried to assess the risk of the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China disrupting the country's economy and trade partners.
The virus, which causes a type of pneumonia, has spread to cities includ...
Agri produce trading touches Rs 91,000cr mark on e-NAM platform At present, 585 mandies (agri-markets) across 16 states and two Union Territories have been integrated on the e-platform. It is expected that 415 other mandis will soon be integrated.
IMF cuts global growth forecasts as India falters, says bottom may be near The IMF said global growth would reach 3.3 percent in 2020, compared to 2.9 percent in 2019, which was the slowest pace since the financial crisis a decade ago.
India ;biggest contributor to downward revision in global growth: IMF The IMF also said that the global growth outlook for 2020 continues to remain highly uncertain as global growth relies on improved growth outcomes for stressed economies like Argentina, Iran, and Turkey and for...
*IMF cuts global growth forecasts as India falters, says bottom may be near*
IMF on Monday trimmed back its 2020 global growth forecasts due to sharper-than-expected slowdowns in India and other emerging markets, but said a US-China trade deal was another sign that trade and manu...
Bayer’s diabetes drug acarbose had its price slashed by 80 per cent..In a new feature, the government has this time added a price ceiling for each drug. The price caps were as much as 95 per cent below current prices in...
Real estate body wants reduction in home loan interest to boost sales Developers pointed out that a revival in housing industry will also help the overall economy regain its growth momentum. The industry suggested tax reforms and raising deduction on home loan interest to Rs 5 lakh from Rs 2 lakh to boost sales.
Week in 5 charts: Sensex, Nifty hit record highs amid US-China deal, rising inflation Retail inflation rate in December 2019 rose to the highest in a little over five years at 7.35 percent against 5.54 percent seen in the November 2019.
Nifty roadmap shows 3 channels(numbered) almost 1000 points wide is intact. If Nifty breaches 12380-12400, then in turn the channel resistance also gets breached and can go till 12550 and then can go upto 12750-12960. But if Nifty fails to cross 12380-12400, then it can come dow...
BRICS Bank chairman K V Kamath soon likely to be inducted in finance ministry KV Kamath, veteran banker and chairman of BRICS Bank, is soon expected to be inducted as minister of state in the finance ministry.
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Amazon will create 1 million jobs by 2025 in India, says Jeff Bezos Bezos met top businessmen, including Mukesh Ambani, Narayana Murthy and Kishore Biyani on Friday.Day after saying investment not a favour for India, Goyal tempers criticism
Budget 2020: Turn to John Maynard Keynes to revive Indian economy The Central government would do well to spend more, keeping fiscal consolidation aside when consumption demand is depressed and unemployment is high, leading to a fall in industrial production, profits and investments. Part I of this two-part series looks
Budget 2020: Turn to John Maynard Keynes to revive Indian economy
Stock brokers get more time from SEBI to implement upfront margin collection norms - IBC Guide The implementation of SEBI’s new upfront margin rule is likely to be delayed till April, when the clearing corporation and exchanges start collecting,
*Stock brokers get more time from SEBI to implement upfront margin collection norms:*
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday the central bank would not hesitate to ease further while making policy adjustments as necessary to achieve its 2% inflation target, as risks from overseas economies remain large.
Govt appoints Michael Patra as RBI Deputy Governor Michael Patra will serve as the deputy governor for three years from the time of his appointment.The appointment of Patra, who is currently an executive director at the central bank, comes nearly six months after former deputy governor Viral Acharya’s pre-mature resignation
Uday Kotak’s explanation of India’s economic slowdown is a must read for everyone The business leaders like Uday Kotak knows that corporate India needs pills to boost its productivity, and the Modi government is delivering exactly that.
The slowdown is not due to global factors, neither cyclical nor structural. It is driven by the cleanup.
Quite a number of sectors (eg. steel) are seeing a revival as we speak
Others are still deeply in the accumulated mess of yesteryears ( eg. real estate)
UPDATE - China Customs Official Zou Zhiwu: Volume of exports and imports in December a record high, trade climbed on easing trade tensions and low base. There was a notable increase in U.S. pork and soy bean imports