Business

  • Bombay stock exchange
    Aug 03, 2015 10:27 IST

    Sensex up 86 pts in Monday's early trade

    The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 86 points to 28,291.48 in early trade on Monday following sustained buying by funds and investors after major automobile manufacturers reported a healthy sales growth in July even as other Asian markets turned weak in their opening trade.

  • Rupee
    Aug 03, 2015 08:05 IST

    Now there's an app that delivers forex at your doorstep

    Now, all you need is to swipe your phone to get the best foreign exchange rate in town! And, if that is not enough get it delivered at your door step, too. Thanks to a new smartphone app for forex introduced by the country’s first foreign exchange aggregator, FXKart.

  • Indian Rupee
    Aug 03, 2015 09:54 IST

    Rupee recovers 17 paise against dollar in early trade

    The rupee recovered 17 paise at 63.96 against the dollar in early trade on Monday, snapping its two-day losing run, on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters amid fall in global crude prices.

  • raghuram rajan
    Aug 02, 2015 23:30 IST

    Will the RBI cut lending rates in monetary policy review?

    Home loan borrowers, companies, policy makers and the market analysts all have one question in mind: Will the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan cut lending rates in the monetary policy review on Tuesday?

  • CEOs
    Aug 02, 2015 23:07 IST

    Extensions to chairmen of companies may come under lens

    The role of independent directors would be crucial in cases where chairperons of companies seek extension after attaining the age of 70 years.

  • M Govinda Rao Member of FSLRC RBI governor veto power
    Aug 02, 2015 23:05 IST

    Proposal to clip RBI guv’s veto not the FSLRC view, says member

    In a new twist to the controversial proposal to strip the Reserve Bank of India governor of his veto power in interest rate decisions, an FSLRC member has said the draft bill does not reflect the views of the panel.

  • China economy
    Aug 02, 2015 17:30 IST

    Internet, e-commerce modernising agriculture sector in China

    The internet aided by e-commerce is helping boost the income of Chinese farmers and tranforming the backward agricultural sector into a lucrative modern industry.

  • Maggi
    Aug 01, 2015 18:48 IST

    Nestle India chief says priority is to bring Maggi back to market

    With the Maggi ban hitting sales of the company's other products, Nestle India's new managing director Suresh Narayanan on Saturday said bringing the instant noodles brand back to the market is his top priority as he sought to strike a conciliatory note with authorities.

  • ONGC
    Aug 01, 2015 20:40 IST

    Mahawar takes over as ONGC director of onshore operations

    Ved Prakash Mahawar took over as the director (Onshore) of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on Saturday.

  • Gold jewellery
    Aug 01, 2015 16:40 IST

    Gold rebounds on good buying, global cues

    Gold prices rebounded smartly at the bullion market in Mumbai on Friday following good buying by stockists as well as local consumers amid bullish global cues.

  • Kenichi Ayukawa (L), MD & CEO Maruti Suzuki
    Aug 01, 2015 15:21 IST

    Maruti picks up pace, sales up 20% in July

    Country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Saturday reported 20.1% rise in total sales in July at 1,21,712 units. It had clocked sales of 1,01,380 cars in July 2014.

  • Petrol pump
    Jul 31, 2015 22:13 IST

    Petrol prices slashed by Rs 2.43/litre, diesel by Rs 3.60/litre

    Government-run oil marketing companies reduced on Friday the retail prices of petrol and diesel by Rs. 2.43 per litre and Rs. 3.60 per litre, respectively.

  • Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with MoS (Finance) Jayant Sinha
    Aug 01, 2015 01:35 IST

    Govt comes to the aid of its banks with Rs 25,000 crore

    In a move that galvanised the stock markets, the government on Friday decided to raise its outlay for recapitalising state-owned banks this financial year to Rs 25,000 crore, more than three times the amount earmarked in the Budget. This money will be given in three tranches.

  • Apple music vs Others
    Aug 01, 2015 10:24 IST

    It’s raining affordable music on smartphones

    Welcome to the world of all-you-can-eat (er, listen) music apps from brands such as Gaana, Rdio, Hungama, Apple Music, Saavn and Wynk, which are defying music pirates with low-priced subscription models.

  • Paytm
    Aug 01, 2015 10:12 IST

    Digital wallet bridges online-offline divide

    Online commerce is booming because of the convenience it provides.