• sensex
    Jan 29, 2015 10:08 IST

    Sensex falls 152 points on profit-booking, global cues

    The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 152 points in early trade on Thursday as participants locked-in gains in bluechip stocks amid caution in view of monthly expiry in the derivatives segment. Besides, profit-booking in with stocks of metals, PSU, banking, power, infrastructure, auto and healthcare sectors, negatively impacted trading sentiments.

  • 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.

  • Indian Rupee
    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

  • LPG
    Jan 27, 2015 23:17 IST

    Can afford market rates? You may not get cheaper cooking gas

    The government may soon decide whether you actually need the subsidy on your cooking gas cylinder by drawing a line on who deserves it.

  • Bombay Stock Exchange
    Jan 27, 2015 23:53 IST

    Markets abuzz as India, US close in on biz deals

    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.