Business

  • Jack Ma
    Mar 31, 2015 00:34 IST

    Jack Ma meets Modi; Alibaba to help small businesses in India

    Looking to expand its presence in India, Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba's chairman Jack Ma on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as he came on a visit to India for the second time in just about four months.

  • Internet
    Mar 30, 2015 23:00 IST

    Government restricts entry to financial services department

    Following reports of alleged leaking of sensitive information from various ministries, the department of financial services, which includes banking and insurance divisions, has decided to restrict visitors’ entry into office premises.

  • SEBI
    Mar 30, 2015 15:46 IST

    Sebi to finalise regulations for start-ups by June

    Capital markets regulator Sebi said on Monday that by June it will finalise norms for start-ups which will incentivise them to list within the country, and sees a revival in the primary markets over the next 6-9 months.

  • Moody's
    Mar 30, 2015 15:14 IST

    India's steps to revive gas-based plants to help banks: Moody's

    Indian government's efforts to revive the stranded gas-based power projects will benefit the banks as they have significant exposure to such plants, credit rating agency Moody's said on Monday.

  • Bombay Stock Exchange
    Mar 30, 2015 09:56 IST

    Sensex surges 517 points as oil, RBI drive markets

    The Sensex on Monday surged 517 points, or 1.88%, to end at 27,975.86, as banks and other large-cap stocks rose after the Reserve Bank of India relaxed provisioning norms for bad loans that would improve the balance sheets of most lenders.

  • Indian rupee is the official currency of the Republic of India. HT Photo
    Mar 30, 2015 09:36 IST

    Rupee falls 26 paise on fresh dollar demand

    The rupee fell by 17 paise to 62.58 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to rise in the American currency's value against other global currencies amid month-end demand for the dollar from importers.

  • A car owner
    Mar 30, 2015 08:20 IST

    Oil prices dip as Iran, world powers seek nuclear deal

    Oil prices dipped in Asian morning trading on Monday, adding to steep losses in the previous session, as Iran and six world powers tried to reach a deal that could add oil to the market if sanctions against Tehran are lifted. Iran and six world powers tried to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations on Sunday ahead of a deadline to find a prelminary deal by Tuesday.

  • Tata Consultancy Services
    Mar 29, 2015 13:05 IST

    Top 10 blue-chip cos shed over Rs 1 trillion in M-cap; TCS top loser

    The top 10 most valued companies saw a combined erosion of over Rs 1 lakh crore to their market capitalisation over the past week, amid a steep fall in the broader market.

  • SpiceJet
    Mar 29, 2015 11:06 IST

    SpiceJet to add 7 planes; another Rs 500 cr infusion in April

    As it embarks on a revival path, budget carrier SpiceJet plans to lease seven more Boeing 737 aircraft by May while another Rs 500 crore is expected to be infused by its new owner Ajay Singh next month.

  • Xi Jingping
    Mar 29, 2015 09:37 IST

    Australia signs up to negotiations on Chinese-led bank

    Australia announced on Sunday that it would join negotiations to establish a new a Chinese-led Asian regional bank that has emerged as a potential challenge to United States influence in a part of the world where the Obama administration has tried to forge stronger ties.

  • India China flag
    Mar 28, 2015 16:09 IST

    Silk Road projects could benefit India: CII official

    The Silk Road projects announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping could benefit India's infrastructure development, a Confederation of Indian Industry board member said today.

  • Vistara
    Mar 28, 2015 15:09 IST

    Vistara launches special fares starting at Rs 2,129

    To woo customers amid low occupancy in its flights, Tata-SIA joint venture carrier Vistara today rolled out special 90-day advance purchase fares, starting at Rs 2,129.

  • Mar 28, 2015 09:04 IST

    US economic growth likely to weaken in first quarter

    US economic growth decelerated in the fourth quarter of 2014 and is likely to slow further in the first quarter of 2015 despite robust consumer spending, the US Commerce Department said on Friday, a media report said on Saturday.

  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    Mar 27, 2015 23:02 IST

    US stands alone, allies line up to join China-led Asian bank

    The US resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank has left it isolated among its Asian and European allies, and given some heft to China’s frequent complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power.

  • Cairn India
    Mar 27, 2015 22:53 IST

    Vedanta sues India on Cairn tax demand

    Energy giant Vedanta Resources plc on Friday filed a notice of claim against the government’s move to impose Rs 20,497 crore in taxes and penalties on its subsidiary, Cairn India.