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.
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.
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
The government may soon decide whether you actually need the subsidy on your cooking gas cylinder by drawing a line on who deserves it.
As India and the US moved towards resetting their business relationship, markets are keenly watching for cues on specifics on a host of sectors such as nuclear power, defence production and renewable energy.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said there is huge curiosity and interest especially among domestic and foreign investors regarding India and the opportunity cannot be missed.
India and the US will identify priority sectors for attracting investments and technology, union commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman said after her meeting with her American counterpart Penny Pritzker on Tuesday.
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Extending their winning run to the eighth straight session, the benchmark Sensex on Tuesday jumped 292.20 points to end at new closing high of 29,571.04 and Nifty surpassed the 8,900-mark for the first time on optimism over Indo-US nuclear deal amid sustained foreign fund inflows.
The rupee depreciated by 9 paise to 61.51 in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on fresh demand for the American currency from importers.
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Microsoft on Monday reported that its quarterly profit dipped but revenue increased in a sign that it is adapting to lifestyles centered on mobile devices and cloud services.
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