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22 September, 2017 3:02 PM Sensex tanks 448 points on global sell-off, falling rupee

Stocks ended the week on a distinctly bearish note after the Sensex tanked 447 points — the biggest fall in over nine months - and the Nifty ended below the 10,000 level today as renewed geopolitical worries about North Korea rattled investors. The rupee hit near six-month low against the dollar in day trade which dampened the sentiment further 19

22 September, 2017 10:07 AM Closing Bell: Sensex ends nearly 450 pts lower, Nifty breaches 10,000; midcaps tank

3:30 pm Market at Close: Equity benchmark indices witnessed a carnage on Friday, with the Sensex ending nearly 450 points lower, while the Nifty breached 10,000-mark, falling over 150 points. The Sensex closed down 447.60 points at 31922.44, while the Nifty ended lower by 157.50 points at 9964.40. The market breadth was negative as 524 shares advanced 24

22 September, 2017 8:09 AM Economy slowdown: FM raises concerns, may relax fiscal deficit target

The government is mulling on measures to strengthen bank balance sheets by recapitalizing public sector undertaking banks and plans to loosen its fiscal deficit target to enable it to spend up to USD 7.7 billion more to halt an economic slowdown. The government is considering a plan to loosen its fiscal deficit target to enable it to spend up to USD 7.7 billion 32

22 September, 2017 7:42 AM 2019 might not be a cakewalk for Narendra Modi: Know what has changed

NEW DELHI: In March this year, right after the landslide victory of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, former Chief Minister Of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah tweeted: "At this rate we might as well forget 2019 & start planning/hoping for 2024." Abdullah's tweet summed up the lesson from the election results—If the magic 39

21 September, 2017 8:20 PM Modi government's planned booster dose for economy puts policymakers in two minds

NEW DELHI: India is considering a package of stimulus measures to boost exports, encourage domestic investment, support small and medium enterprises and provide more money for rural infrastructure and affordable housing but policymakers are not keen on relaxing fiscal deficit targets to accommodate this extra spending. Concessional credit to small and medium 29

21 September, 2017 12:23 PM Centre plans to loosen fiscal deficit target for spending ₹50,000 cr. more

It is aimed at reviving economic growth, say two govt. sources. The Union government plans to loosen the fiscal deficit target so that it could spend an additional $7.7 billion (₹50,000 crore) in the financial year ending March 2018, two government sources said on Thursday. Both the officials declined to be named, as the plan, aimed at reviving economic 21

21 September, 2017 10:29 AM Economists caution FM Arun Jaitley: Don't go Pranab's way with stimulus

Just when it looked like good going, the Modi government faces an existential crisis: red lights are blinking on the country's major macroeconomic parameters. Pressure is mounting on the government for policy support to pump-prime the economy, but analysts are prescribing patience. Going for quick fixes could undo the good work done so far and cause 22

21 September, 2017 6:28 AM Here's all that Rahul Gandhi is telling the world about India

NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is reinventing himself by projecting a new image of a wise and articulate leader. Rahul, who is in the US on a two-week tour, has spoken at various universities. His comments during these addresses have created controversies back home. His opponents have accused him of tarnishing India's image in the world 43

19 September, 2017 7:58 PM Government set to unveil measures to boost growth

NEW DELHI: The government may soon unveil a package of measures to speed up growth, generate employment, lift exports and step up investment in infrastructure. A broad framework to boost the economy was discussed a meeting of ministers and officials chaired by finance minister Arun Jaitley late Tuesday evening as the government grappled with a slump 21

17 September, 2017 3:56 PM Gold imports rise three-fold to $15 bn

The country’s gold imports recorded a three-fold jump to $15.24 billion during the April-August period of the current fiscal, Commerce Ministry data showed. Gold imports, which has a bearing on the country’s current account deficit (CAD), stood at ₹5.08 billion in April-August 2016-17. In August this year, imports of the precious metal rose to ₹1.88 billion 26