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  • Equity market down around 1%; banking stocks tank

    Mumbai: Heavy selling pressure in banking, automobile, healthcare and consumer durables stocks pulled the Indian equity market lower by around 1 per cent during Monday’s afternoon trade session. However, global cues such…

  • Maruti Suzuki launches new WagonR starting at Rs 4.19 lakh

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday launched the third generation WagonR with prices starting at Rs 4.19 lakh. The new model comes with two engine variants, 1.2 litre and 1.0 litre…

  • Amazon is unignorable by companies: Report

    Washington: What started off as a humble online bookstore, today, Amazon is a technology behemoth with a presence beyond just e-commerce. The company has a noticeable presence in logistics, manufacturing, grocery, customer…

  • Media and entertainment industry to touch $ 52.6 billion by 2022: ASSOCHAM-PwC

    New Delhi: The Indian media and entertainment industry is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 11.7 per cent from 30.3 billion dollars in 2017 to 52.6 billion dollars…

  • QuikrHomes hosts Realty Awards 2019

    Bengaluru: QuikrHomes, a real-estate vertical of Quikr, announced felicitation of the winners at QuikrHomes Realty Awards 2019. The theme of the event, jointly organised by QuikrHomes, was ‘Selling Real-Estate in New Era’.…

  • Markets open on a weak note, Sensex down 170 points

    Mumbai: Indian stocks opened on a subdued note on Monday while Asian indices advanced marginally as Wall Street rallied after a deal was announced to reopen the U.S. government following a prolonged…

  • Japan’s Nikkei opens lower as stronger yen dents sentiment

    Tokyo: Tokyo stocks opened marginally lower on Monday as a comparatively firm yen against the US dollar dented investor sentiment and saw market players secure profits from recent gains. As of 9:15…

  • Chinese yuan edges higher to 6.7472 against US dollar

    Beijing: The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 469 basis points to 6.7472 against the US dollar Monday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System.…

  • Key Indian equity indices open in green

    Mumbai: Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Monday opened higher, however, within minutes they were trading in the red. The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the…

  • US removes Russian aluminium firm from the sanctions list

    Washington: The US removed a Russian aluminium company from its sanctions list after a blacklisted billionaire and close ally of President Vladimir Putin delivered on a promised plan to divest his majority…

  • Thailand aims to attract more Indian tourists

    Singapore: Thailand is one of the favourite international tourist destinations for Indians. The Indian tourists spent almost 70 billion Baht (USD 2.2 billion) last year and 58 per cent of them have…

  • Essel Group enters into an agreement with lenders

    New Delhi: Multi-faceted business conglomerate Essel Group’s management on Sunday said to have “successfully arrived at an understanding with lenders which are having a pledge on shares held by the promoters.” “In…

  • Hong Kong stocks down at open

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong shares opened with more losses Wednesday as traders tracked a sell-off on Wall Street owing to fresh concerns about the China-US trade talks. The Hang Seng Index fell…

  • Tokyo stocks open lower on global economy jitters

    Tokyo: Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday in cautious trade amid a lingering sense of uncertainty over the outlook for the global economy and a lack of fresh trading clues. The benchmark…

  • European stocks stumble at open before ECB

    London: Europe’s main stock markets stumbled out of the gates on Thursday, as investors cautiously awaited the European Central Bank’s latest interest rate decision. In initial deals, London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index…

  • Hong Kong stocks end morning sharply higher

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong stocks rallied more than one percent Friday morning as energy firms tracked a surge in oil prices and technology companies were boosted by upbeat earnings from their US…

  • Nissan launches ‘Kicks’ in India starting at Rs 9.55 lakh

    New Delhi: Automobile major Nissan on Tuesday launched its new SUV “Kicks” in India at an introductory price of Rs 9.55 lakh. The car would offer “1.5H 4K” petrol option with five-speed…

  • Operation targeting ‘high-value’ economic offenders may conclude by Jan 29

    New Delhi: The operation to bring back “high-value” economic offenders from the West Indies is likely to be concluded by Tuesday (January 29), sources have confirmed. The mission involving a long-haul Air…

  • Centre under US pressure on e-commerce issues, alleges Swadeshi Jagran Manch

    New Delhi: The Government of India is extensively working to defer the Press Note 2, 2018 for the implementation of the e-commerce policy for three-four months as it is under pressure from…

  • Q3 results dampen investors’ sentiments; equity indices slide over 1%

    Mumbai: Disappointing quarterly results, combined with foreign fund outflows and negative global cues, pulled the Indian equity market lower during the week ended on Friday. Index-wise, the volatile week saw the S&P…

  • Tokyo shares recover losses after bargain hunting

    Tokyo: Tokyo stocks recovered from earlier losses to end almost flat Wednesday, as the dollar firmed while investors searched for new cues. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index ended down just 0.14 percent,…

  • Hong Kong shares close week on a high note

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong stocks closed the week with a strong rally Friday, with energy firms tracking a rise in oil prices and the technology sector boosted by healthy earnings from top…

  • Global markets end week on a strong note

    New York:World stocks rose Friday, ending a shaky week on a positive note as investors looked ahead to crucial trade talks next week between China and the United States, and responded to…

  • Poor man’s car nears end of the road in India

    NEW DELHI: It was billed as the world’s cheapest car and shaped like a jelly bean — but after a bumpy 10-year ride India’s Tata Nano is nearing the end of the…

  • Tesla to lay-off 7% full-time staff amid China dreams

    San Francisco: Electric car maker Tesla on Friday announced it is laying off seven per cent of its full-time staffers in an attempt to reduce costs and increase profits. The news comes…

  • Rainfall deficit may cause surge in Arhar prices: Study by Weather Risk Management Services

    Gurugram: The recent CROPWATCH report by Weather Risk Management Services Pvt. Ltd. highlights the impact of rainfall amongst other factors on likely increase in the prices for Red Gram. “The rainfall declined…

  • Tetra Pak wins ICC ‘Social Impact Award’ for Environment Sustainability

    New Delhi: Tetra Pak India, the world’s leading packaging and processing solutions provider was felicitated with the ‘Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Social Impact’ award in the ‘Sustainable Environment category’. The award…

  • Centre under US pressure on e-commerce issues, alleges Swadeshi Jagran Manch

    New Delhi: The Government of India is extensively working to defer the Press Note 2, 2018 for the implementation of the e-commerce policy for three-four months as it is under pressure from…

  • SC nod to NBCC to complete two of Amrapali’s housing projects

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave its nod to the state-owned National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) going ahead with the completion of the two stalled projects of the real estate…

  • European stocks rise at open

    London: European stock markets rose at the start of trading on Friday, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index adding 0.2 percent to 6,831.40 points. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 index won…

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