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  • Facebook
    Jan 29, 2015 08:51 IST

    Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

    For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices.

  • Nokia
    Jan 29, 2015 13:00 IST

    Nokia beats profit forecasts, lifted by North America sales

    Finland's Nokia on Thursday reported stronger-than-expected quarterly profits for its core network equipment business on the back of network roll-outs for faster 4G mobile services in North America.

  • sensex
    Jan 29, 2015 10:08 IST

    Sensex, Nifty log new closing peaks on fag-end buying

    After a brief pause, stocks continued their upward march on Thursday with benchmark Sensex rising 122.59 points to new closing peak of 29,681.77 and Nifty index gaining 38.05 points to 8,952.35 on fag-end buying in select bluechips amid expiry of monthly equity derivatives.

  • Indian rupee is the official currency of the Republic of India. HT Photo
    Jan 29, 2015 10:03 IST

    Rupee down 7 paise against dollar in early trade

    The rupee fell by seven paise to 61.48 against the dollar in early trade on Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the Greenback against other currencies overseas.

  • coal
    Jan 28, 2015 18:23 IST

    Govt to sell 10% stake in CIL on Friday; to get Rs 24,000cr

    The government will sell 10% stake, or 631.7 million shares, in Coal India Ltd (CIL) through an offer for sale (OFS) on Friday, which is likely to generate more than Rs. 24,000 crore at an estimated price of Rs. 375-385 per share.

  • Arun Jaitley
    Jan 29, 2015 09:29 IST

    Post-Obama visit, India high on US investors' agenda: Jaitley

    President Barack Obama's visit to India has helped forge a new commercial relationship between India and the US, said finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday.

  • Jan 29, 2015 09:04 IST

    McDonald's CEO Don Thompson steps down as sales decline

    McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is stepping down as the world's biggest hamburger chain fights to hold onto customers and transform its image.

  • Vodafone
    Jan 28, 2015 18:58 IST

    Relief for Vodafone in Rs. 3,200-cr tax case

    In a move that will likely soothe investors’ frayed nerves, the government on Wednesday decided not to appeal a Bombay High Court ruling in favour of Vodafone in a Rs. 3,200-crore tax dispute over a share transaction involving a local subsidiary.

  • Apple
    Jan 28, 2015 23:24 IST

    Apple Oct-Dec profit hits record $18 bn on iPhone sales

    Apple made more money in the last quarter than ever before, by selling more of its costliest iPhones ever. And it’s not about to ease up — Apple Watch is shipping out in April.

  • A car owner
    Jan 28, 2015 19:07 IST

    Govt may announce cut in petrol prices soon

    Govt may announce cut in petrol prices soon

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad
    Jan 28, 2015 23:00 IST

    Cabinet approves Rs.3,705 crore per MHz reserve price for 3G

    The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a reserve price of Rs. 3,705 crore per megahertz (MHz) for third generation (3G) spectrum auction due March 4 next, communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

  • Narendra Modi
    Jan 28, 2015 23:09 IST

    Lending under Jan Dhan capped at Rs 5,000

    Lending under Jan Dhan capped at Rs 5K

  • sensex
    Jan 28, 2015 10:20 IST

    Sensex logs first drop in 9 days, falls after hitting new high

    Snapping its bull-run for eight consecutive sessions, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 58 points in early trade Wednesday as participants locked-in gains at current levels amid a weak trend overseas. Besides, profit-booking in stocks of realty, auto, metal, banking, capital goods and oil & gas sectors, negatively impacted trading sentiments.

  • Jan 28, 2015 10:24 IST

    Rupee ends unchanged against US dollar at 61.41

    The rupee fell by 10 paise to 61.51 against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to appreciation of the US currency overseas.

  • Land Bill
    Jan 28, 2015 08:31 IST

    HT explains: What are ordinances?

    The government has chosen the Ordinance route to put into force several legislative Bills over the past months. Many of these are expected to be tabled in Parliament in the upcoming budget session. HT explains four of them