- Aug 28, 2015 23:17 IST
The slowdown in the Chinese economy has shifted focus of foreign investor attention to India, with macro stabilities such as comfortable fiscal position, low inflation and adequate forex reserves coming in India’s favours.
- Aug 28, 2015 23:22 IST
Medicines used for the treatment of life-threatening diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis, diabetes and cancer are set to get cheaper. The Department of Pharmaceuticals is in the process of drafting a supplementary list of life-saving formulations.
- Aug 28, 2015 21:43 IST
Canada's Brookfield Asset Management made its first significant investment in Indian infrastructure, buying six road and three power projects on Friday from India's Gammon Infrastructure Projects Limited.
- Aug 29, 2015 01:47 IST
It is established that seven out of 10 – some say nine -- will fail. But the three that work – all right, one -- will make you very rich.
- Aug 29, 2015 00:04 IST
With the setting up of 11 new payments banks in the country, an incremental amount of at least Rs 14 lakh crore per annum may be freed up for funding the infrastructure sector, an internal study by the State Bank of India (SBI) said.
- Aug 28, 2015 22:59 IST
At a time when the government is pulling out all the stops to attract investments under its Make in India campaign, automobile major Renault-Nissan India has put on hold its plans to invest Rs 5,000 crore in the country.
- Aug 29, 2015 00:19 IST
Bharti Airtel, HCL Technologies, Snapdeal, Coca-Cola, Dabur, Samsung and Sony India were among the companies that bagged Top 50 Hot Brand awards, at the second edition of the Delhi NCR Brand Summit and Hot 50 Brands.
- Aug 28, 2015 13:11 IST
There is a better than even chance that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will cut interest rates at its policy meeting on Sept. 29 thanks to inflation striking a record low, according to a Reuters poll, marking a shift in expectations from earlier.
- Aug 28, 2015 10:13 IST
The benchmark BSE Sensex surged 161 points to settle above the 26,000 level as investors got down to creating fresh long positions in the new derivatives series amid a firming global trend following upbeat US data.
- Aug 28, 2015 10:06 IST
The rupee recovered marginally by two paise to 66.02 against the US dollar in early trade on Friday amid gains in stock markets.
- Aug 27, 2015 23:20 IST
Uncertainty and slow pace of economic reforms can come in the way of India's economic growth potential, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan has warned, while listing out a raft of policy priorities which needed immediate attention.
- Aug 28, 2015 00:12 IST
At the height of the 2008 financial crisis, as Wall Street slashed jobs, Beijing took advantage of the disarray to poach top Chinese financial talent. The idea was to reform its stock markets.
- Aug 28, 2015 00:14 IST
In an attempt to break the impasse with the central trade unions (CTU’s) protesting against the government’s unilateral move to amend labour reforms, the finance minister Arun Jaitley-led inter-ministerial panel on Thursday offered a graded hike in the minimum wages of workers.
- Aug 27, 2015 23:06 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed concern over predatory pricing by domestic airlines, which is giving a bad name to the industry, minister of state for aviation Mahesh Sharma has said.
- Aug 27, 2015 23:01 IST
As the Narendra Modi government's flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) completes one year on Friday with 174.5 million accounts and a total deposit of Rs 20,769.33 crore, the goalpost for banks is now likely to shift.