Business

  • Greece
    Jul 03, 2015 10:52 IST

    How to get Greece's economy up and on the road to recovery

    Whatever may come of the Greek referendum and solutions to its current crisis, it is clear that fixing problems in Greek tax structures, foreign investment flows and export activity must take place for the economy to start flourishing again.

  • one rupee
    Jul 03, 2015 11:18 IST

    Cost incurred to print a one-rupee note is Rs 1.14

    The cost of printing one rupee note, which was recently re-introduced after a gap of 20 years, is 14 paise more than its value (Rs 1.14), an RTI query has revealed.

  • Rajat Gupta
    Jul 03, 2015 10:52 IST

    Rajat Gupta's appeal to void insider trading conviction fails

    Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta lost his bid to overturn his insider trading conviction for passing tips about the bank's financial results and a crucial investment from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

  • Bombay Stock Exchange
    Jul 03, 2015 10:10 IST

    Sensex jumps by 100 pts, value-based buying drives show

    The benchmark Sensex was trading above the 28,000 mark as it rose over 100 points in early trade on Friday as value-based buying in consumer durables, healthcare, power, capital goods and auto sectors took the recovery forward.

  • mobile
    Jul 03, 2015 07:30 IST

    One number across India: Portability kicks in, free roaming next?

    A consumer will just have to port the number from a service provider to a new operator or the existing one in the state he/she is moving to.

  • Greece, Alexis Tsipras
    Jul 03, 2015 09:07 IST

    EU and IMF add pressure to Greece days ahead of critical vote

    The European Union (EU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) added further pressure to Greece's beleaguered leaders on Thursday by issuing a warning about the country's dire financial situation, just days ahead of a controversial referendum that could determine the Mediterranean nation's future in the eurozone.

  • Indian currency notes
    Jul 03, 2015 09:42 IST

    Rupee rises by 11 paise, opens at Rs 63.40 against the dollar

    The rupee strengthened by 11 paise to 63.40 against the US dollar in early trade on Friday for the fourth straight day at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on sustained selling of the American currency by exporters.

  • Spicejet
    Jul 03, 2015 00:10 IST

    SpiceJet’s new battlecry: Bid for your air ticket

    For the first time in India, fliers will now have a chance to bid, and win air tickets to travel at fares much cheaper than standard market rates.

  • Coca-Cola
    Jul 03, 2015 00:00 IST

    Global fast-food chains spice up cola war in India

    The world’s top budger chains — Burger King, Fatburger, Johnny Rockets, Carls Jr and Wendy’s — which recently entered the Indian market, are adding fuel to the great cola war in their search for ‘national beverage partners’.

  • Bombay Stock Exchange
    Jul 02, 2015 23:38 IST

    Greece, monsoon forecasts likely to keep markets range-bound

    Indian stock markets fell marginally on Thursday snapping the strong rally seen on Wednesday and reaffirming the trend that indices will stay range bound for some days in the absence of any major positive triggers.

  • Indian currency notes
    Jul 02, 2015 23:25 IST

    Perform, if you want capital: Government to banks

    Banks may need to rejig structurally to get govt aid; others will have to raise money from markets.

  • Lupin Pharmaceuticals
    Jul 02, 2015 22:35 IST

    Drug major Lupin acquires 100 % equity stake in Biocom

    Drug major Lupin on Thursday announced its foray into the russian market by announcing the acquisition of Russia's Biocom. The company has acquired 100 per cent equity stake in ZAO Biocom in Russia subject to certain closing conditions, Lupin Ltd said in a statement without disclosing the financial details.

  • Flipkart
    Jul 02, 2015 18:59 IST

    Flipkart ties up with three major home retailers

    The tie-ups will introduce a whole new range of products from these retail brands, adding to Flipkart's existing portfolio of over 1000 brands with seven lakh home products.

  • RBI
    Jul 02, 2015 18:03 IST

    Willing to let foreign investors hold more govt debt: RBI

    The Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday said that the apex bank is committed to steadlily increase the government debt foreign investors can buy,but will tread cautiously to avoid becoming too reliant on overseas capital.

  • RBI, Raghuram Rajan 
    Jul 02, 2015 15:55 IST

    India will see limited impact of Greece debt crisis: RBI guv Rajan

    India will see limited impact of the Greece debt crisis as the country has little direct exposure to the European nation, Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday.