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Global stocks retreat, bonds advance as simmering trade woes curb risk appetite

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 02:42
TOKYO (Reuters) - Stock markets slipped broadly on Thursday while government bonds attracted safe-haven demand amid mounting investor concerns that growing trade tensions would hurt the global economy.

IFC backs private equity funds in India that are facing rough weather

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:40
The problem is that most of these funds have under-performed: they have returned less than a fourth of this money, yielding single-digit returns for the portfolio

Another high-profile exit? Mukund Rajan may leave Tata Sons by month-end

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:35
Tata Communications was another bidder for the 125,000 route kilometre fibre optic business and a board meeting had been called this week to take a call on the final bid, said another source

Income tax department asks 10 PSU firms to pay more tax

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:32
Firms such as SBI and ONGC may be asked to meet shortfall

Scrapping of guarantees by RBI to hit foreign branches of Indian banks

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:31
Many medium size and small enterprises (SMEs) will also face the heat, say banking officials

CBI probing central bank guidelines on letter of undertakings tenure

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:30
The RBI guidelines on validity of LoUs for the gems and jewellery sector is a bone of contention for bankers involved in the Rs 127-billion scam reported by PNB

Realty consultants beef up investment banking teams as big deals pop up

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:30
Real estate has seen some big deals in recent times

HAL IPO: Foreign investment banks drop out over zero fees, inordinate delay

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:25
The HAL IPO, which opens later this week, was initially slated for 2014-15

MakeMyTrip, Yatra and Go ibibo to partner with Oyo to boost their business

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 01:20
Online travel portals are stepping away from solo sojourns to make room for Oyo

India's leadership in cost-efficient generics is unchallenged: Sanjiv Kaul

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:55
Price erosion has been in excess of 15 per cent last year and will perhaps be at similar levels this year due to sales channel consolidation, says Kaul

Road infrastructure firms witness surge in order inflow in current quarter

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:44
Surge in the current quarter, with more expected; top picks include Dilip Buildcon, Ashoka Buildcon & Sadbhav Infra

Scorching summer may hit water supply and fodder, spare rabi crop: Experts

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 20:56
Weathermen foresee spike in heat waves; cyclonic storm likely in coastal Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep

India's real estate sector to reach $180 billion by 2020, says report

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 19:14
Regulatory reforms, steady demand generated through rapid urbanisation, rising household income and the emergence of affordable and nuclear housing are some of the key drivers of growth for the sector

MF investments from small towns rise 41% to Rs 4.36 trillion in Feb: Icra

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 18:10
In February, the share of direct plans in B15 towns stood at 20.4 per cent against 45.6 per cent in top 15 cities

Pest infestation likely to lower cotton output by 10% across major states

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 18:04
The Maharashtra government has estimated at least a 17% decline in the state's output

Moody's raises crude oil price forecast to $45-65/barrel on global demand

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 18:01
Oil prices have firmed since oil cartel OPEC's November 2016 agreement to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), while non-OPEC members, led by Russia, agreed to reduce output by 558

Dow slides 250 points as trade war worries weigh on industrial stocks

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 18:00
The uncertainty over the latest news was weighing on stocks

Japan: The stock market where fundamental research goes out of the window

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:50
The yen gained in two distinct phases this year, both with little to do with Japan: one was due to dollar weakness in January, while the other was because of the global equity rout the following month

Bharti Airtel approves allotment of debentures to raise Rs 3,000 cr

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:40
This will be allotted via two series or tranches of Rs 15 billion each

ICICI Securities' Rs 40-bn IPO opens Mar 22, fixes price band at Rs 519-520

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:29
The IPO will open for subscription on March 22 to raise an estimated Rs 40 billion