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GST: Govt dictating prices goes against ...

GST: Govt dictating prices goes against free-market spirit; will anti-profi...

In an interview  on Monday, revenue secretary, Hasmukh Adhia, gave out an explicit warning to companies planning to increase prices on products ahead of the launch of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on 1 July. Adhia, in his not-so-indirect threat, openly asked companies to hold back rate increases... read more »

Tips to Reduce Your Factory & Wareh...

Tips to Reduce Your Factory & Warehouse Insurance Premium

While it is a necessity to buy a comprehensive insurance policy to insure your factory & warehouse, there are various pragmatic ways through which a business owner can get the complete value of money or in other ways, reduce the insurance premium. Let’s have a look at some of the tips... read more »

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Heavy Bikes, Luxury Yachts, Private Jets...

Heavy Bikes, Luxury Yachts, Private Jets to Attract 31 Percent GST PTI

Srinagar: Motorcycles of more than 350 cc engine capacity will attract a total of 31 percent tax under the GST regime, same as the tax incidence on private aircraft and luxury yachts. According to the rate structure finalised by the GST Council, all cars, buses, trucks and motorcycles including... read more »

SBI’s bad loans didn’t affect it much. H...

SBI’s bad loans didn’t affect it much. Here’s the proof

State Bank of India reported its highest profit in six quarters on lower provisions for bad loans last quarter, but investors were wary about the outlook for its asset quality after the amalgamation of its five subsidiary banks from April. SBI, which accounts for more than a fifth of India’s... read more »

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Economy

RBI-reference rate for US dollar, euro

RBI-reference rate for US dollar, euro

 The Reserve Bank of India on Monday fixed the reference rate of rupee against U.S. dollar at 62.1024 and the euro at 85.4284 as against 62.1266 and 85.4135 on last Friday. In a press release... read more »

Sensex closes 50 points down; oil and ! gas stocks down

Sensex closes 50 points down; oil and ! gas stocks...

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets ended Monday’s trade 50 points or 0.24 percent down, as inflation data dashed any... read more »

Sensex trades flat during early session

Sensex trades flat during early session

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat at 1.10 points or 0.01 percent down in the early morning trade Monday. Selling... read more »

Chidambaram calls for high level of probity in capital ...

Chidambaram calls for high level of probity in capital market

Mumbai – Pitching for high level of probity, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said Indian capital markets are facing many concerns including low... read more »

Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit head

Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit head

New Delhi – US retail major Wal-Mart Stores Friday named Krish Iyer as the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of its India unit, effective Jan... read more »

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Investing

Gold remains weak on low demand; silver recovers

NEW DELHI: Gold prices fell further by Rs 75 to Rs 27,025 per ten gram at bullion market here today on subdued demand even as the metal strengthened overseas. Silver, however, found fresh buying... read more »

PRECIOUS-Gold rises 2 pct as year-end jitters knoc...

Gold rose 2 percent on Tuesday, while silver jumped more than 4 percent as the dollar weakened and stock markets slid, with concerns over tension... read more »

Gold futures rise to Rs. 26,812 per 10 gm

Gold prices rose 0.86 per cent to Rs. 26,812 per 10 grams at the futures trade today as speculators created fresh positions, taking positive cues from the... read more »

Gold steady at Rs 27,000 on scattered buying; silver re...

Gold prices on Wednesday held steady at Rs 27,000 per ten gram at the bullion market in the national capital on scattered buying by retailers. However,... read more »

Gold prices fall by 0.21 per cent in futures trade on g...

Gold prices eased by 0.21 per cent to Rs 26,800 per 10 grams in futures trade on Tuesday, tracking a weak global trend, as speculators offloaded their... read more »

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Gold & Metals

Gold gains 230 on global cues, seasonal demand

Snapping its nine-day losing streak, gold prices recovered by Rs. 230 to Rs. 28,260 per 10 grams in the national capital on Tuesday on a firming trend overseas and emergence of buying by jewellers... read more »

Gold trading outlook: futures lower as dollar rise...

Gold futures were lower during early trade in Europe today, as investors look towards economic data to further strengthen speculation for an earlier... read more »

Gold remains weak on sluggish demand; silver ends lower

NEW DELHI: Continuing its losing streak for the eight straight session, gold prices shed Rs 40 to close at almost one-month low of Rs 28,100 per 10 grams in... read more »

Gold futures decline to Rs. 28,420 per 10 gm; silver do...

NEW DELHI, AUG 18:   Gold prices fell 0.82 per cent to Rs. 28,420 per 10 grams at the futures trade today amid a weak trend overseas and profit-booking by... read more »

Gold demand drops 16% led by declines in India to China

London: Gold demand fell 16% in the second quarter, led by declines in India and China, the World Gold Council said. Global demand slipped to 963.8 tonnes... read more »

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U.S. extends leniency programme for companies that disclose bribery

MIAMI (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department will extend a programme that offers companies leniency if they voluntarily tell authorities when employees may have paid bribes, a... read more »

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Lloyds, two others dismissed from yen Libor litigation in U.S

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed Lloyds Banking Group Plc , ICAP Europe Ltd and Tullett Prebon Plc as defendants from litigation alleging a conspiracy among many... read more »

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Crunch week as Fed meets on rates, Trump team joins G20

LONDON (Reuters) – After a year that tipped conventional wisdom on its head, the coming week might suggest a return to some sort of normality for the global economy — or... read more »

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Some bank bulls grow wary on policy uncertainty

(Reuters) – Bank shares have been the runaway winners of the post-election U.S. stock market boom as investors wagered that higher interest rates, lighter regulation, lower taxes and... read more »

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State-owned carrier Air India understated losses – CAG

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s state-owned airline Air India understated its operating losses by nearly $1 billion over three fiscal years to March 2015, the federal auditor said in a... read more »