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What Modi2 needs to do

The new government's challenge would be to reverse the tide in FDI, boost manufacturing and come up with an e-commerce policy that is fair to all investors.

Rediff 24 May 2019 4:55 pm

Sensex vaults 623 points to lifetime high on Modi win

ICICI Bank topped the Sensex gainers' chart, spurting 5.09 per cent, followed by L & T, Bharti Airtel, Vedanta and Tata Motors, rising up to 4.60 per cent.

Rediff 24 May 2019 4:55 pm

India Inc hopes for economic revival under NDA 2.0

Corporate leaders said a stable government at the Centre will help boost infrastructure spend, address agricultural distress, and encouraging employment.

Rediff 24 May 2019 4:55 pm

F&O: Option positions show bulls holding a tight grip

By Chandan TapariaThe Nifty50 managed to hold its support in the 11,650-11,666 zone on Friday and rallied around 200 points to head towards 11,850 level. It managed to re

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 4:20 pm

UK PM Theresa May Resigns Amid Brexit Crisis

British prime minister Theresa May announces resignation from her position on Friday, bringing more uncertainty to who will take on as the new leader to push a more defin

Good Returns 24 May 2019 4:16 pm

Biggest challenge facing Modi 2.0

The incoming government will have to encourage private investments, bring down cost of capital

Rediff 24 May 2019 3:55 pm

What corporate leaders expect from Modi 2.0

'We all wanted a strong Centre with a decisive mandate from the people, to allow them to take bold decisions.'

Rediff 24 May 2019 3:55 pm

Sensex Rallies Over 600 Points After Huge NDA Victory

Indices continued to rise higher in trade today after phenomenal victory of the NDA-led BJP government, with Nifty and Sensex rallying 188.25 (+1.61%) and 623.33 (+1

Good Returns 24 May 2019 3:32 pm

RBI To Likely Cut Interest Rates By 100 Bps In 2019: BofAML Report

After PM Modi's massive mandate in Lok Sabha elections, the apex bank is expected to lower interest rates by as much as 100 basis points in 2019, said a global brokerage

Good Returns 24 May 2019 2:40 pm

Infosys Acquires 75% Stake In ABN Amro's Stater

Infosys on Friday said it has completed the acquisition of 75% stake in ABN Amro Bank's wholly owned subsidiary Stater. In March, Bengaluru-based IT services firm announc

Good Returns 24 May 2019 2:09 pm

BSNL may use free space optics for mobile backhaul

NEW DELHI: State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), in industry-first is likely to use free space optics, a new line-of-sight outdoor wireless technology, to over

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 1:14 pm

Zydus Nutritions And Heinz India Merger Approved By NCLT

On Friday, Zydus Wellness said that the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the amalgamation scheme of its two subsidiaries, that is, Heinz India Pvt Ltd wi

Good Returns 24 May 2019 1:07 pm

Petrol, Diesel Prices Increased Marginally

Fuel prices in India were marginally hiked on Friday. While petrol prices were increased by an average of 14 paise, diesel rates saw a 15-17 paise rise per litre. In the

Good Returns 24 May 2019 12:09 pm

India's stopped buying Iran oil, confirms envoy to US

Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said India has stopped importing oil from Iran after the United States refused to extend exemption from sanctions earli

Rediff 24 May 2019 11:55 am

The inside story of the campaign that swept away every obstacle

Around mid-March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told his aides to work on a campaign called “Main bhi chowkidar”. It would not be top down and would have to be “part

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 11:20 am

India Has Stopped All Imports Of Iranian Oil: US Ambassador

India has ended all of its oil imports from Iran, said Harsh Vardhan Shringla, India's Ambassador to the United States. In April, the Trump administration announced that

Good Returns 24 May 2019 11:05 am

The relentless driver of Modi's victory march

When Amit Shah took over as BJP chief in 2014, the party was still in a celebratory mood over its victory in the Lok Sabha elections. But the man who played a key role by

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 10:58 am

Life will change for H-1B spouses this month end

The Trump administration’s ‘Unified Regulatory Agenda’ unveiled late night on Wednesday has two key takeaways for the Indian diaspora.After a long delay, the US gov

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 10:57 am

Senior Citizens Allowed Higher TDS Exemption On Interest; Form 15H Amended

As per a CBDT notification, form 15H has been amended and now senior citizens with taxable income up to Rs. 5 lakh can claim TDS exemption in lieu of interest on their de

Good Returns 24 May 2019 10:32 am

Rupee Opens Higher At 69.75

The Indian rupee opened with gains of gains  26 paise at 69.75 versus previous close of 70.01 per dollar. Going forward, the rupee is likely to perform better as el

Good Returns 24 May 2019 10:31 am

As election mania settles, Dalal Street gets a reality check

By Kartik GoyalThe first reaction of investors to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landslide election win was to bid up local assets. The euphoria didn’t last lo

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 10:20 am

Here are the market winners and losers from 2019 elections

By Nupur AcharyaA decisive mandate for India’s ruling coalition and a second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured investors of stability and policy continu

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 10:09 am

Sensex Surges 300 Points As Investors Digest NDA's Huge Win

Benchmark indices surged in trade, as final results of the Elections 2019, showed the NDA tally at a whopping 248 seats. The BJP on its own is well ahead of the half-way

Good Returns 24 May 2019 9:48 am

Low earnings, high valuations may cap the upside this time

The post election phase for the stock market has been mostly cheerful in the past. A study of the Sensex performance for the previous four elections shows there is a high

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 8:06 am

US T20 league to be launched in partnership with the Times Group

NEW DELHI: USA Cricket has selected American Cricket Enterprises (ACE), an entity backed by The Times of India’s Satyan Gajwani and Vineet Jain and Willow TV founders S

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 7:59 am

Team Modi likely to have many new faces

New Delhi:The shape of the council of ministers of the next Narendra Modi government is likely to be different from the outgoing team with some of the old faces either re

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 7:59 am

Stock market wealth grew by Rs 75 lakh cr under Modi

There was broad-based rally with participation across sectors creating enormous wealth for investors but starting 2018, the rally got concentrated into select large-cap c

Rediff 24 May 2019 7:55 am

What India Inc expects from Modi2

'This solid verdict would further strengthen his resolve to drive forward the economic agenda to ensure that the fruits of the economic momentum continue to reach the poo

Rediff 24 May 2019 7:55 am

Why stocks of these 3 HFCs are faring so badly

Share prices of Dewan Housing, Indiabulls Housing, and PNB Housing have declined 30-80% in the past one year

Rediff 24 May 2019 7:55 am

GDP growth will continue, but challenges remain

The BJP still does not have a majority in Upper House of Parliament, the Rajya Sabha, and this will pose hurdles to the party's legislative reform agenda

Rediff 24 May 2019 7:55 am

Bridge NBFC-bank divide, get credit to flow

Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs), which have helped credit reach last-mile borrowers, would likely be priority for the new administration that needs to ease access t

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 7:32 am

Before new Modi sarkar, economic agenda tayyar

NEW DELHI: The new government will hit the ground running as it looks to get economic growth back on track by simplifying taxes, easing compliance and spurring demand. A

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 7:15 am

Challenges that will test Modi govt 2.0

India may be the fastest growing major economy in the world, but it confronts serious headwinds with growth slowing, demand waning, private investment still missing and t

The Economic Times 24 May 2019 12:17 am

The coming economic battle, now that the political one is won

By Rathin RoyWe have a new government and renewed political space to address urgent short and medium-term economic challenges. I offer an aide-memoire specifying these.IN

The Economic Times 23 May 2019 11:54 pm

Rupee Closes Lower At 70.01 Even As NDA Comes To Power Once Again

Rupee ended the day losing 35 paise or 0.5% in trade at 70.01 against the dollar. This is despite BJP winning in election results today. Rupee is said to have a direct co

Good Returns 23 May 2019 6:02 pm

Snapdeal keen to buy smaller rival ShopClues

Snapdeal is conducting due diligence on ShopClues, a move that may lead to a potential acquisition of the latter, which may bring in a fresh infusion of funds for the new

Rediff 23 May 2019 5:55 pm

Will Sensex hit 45,000 by June 2020?

The report expects the inflation framework, fiscal consolidation, infrastructure spending, FDI focus and strong external affairs policies to continue.

Rediff 23 May 2019 5:55 pm

Yeh public hai, sab janti hai: Why Congress failed to stop Modi?

I am not a political analyst and have no knowledge of how politics works and how they mobilise votes. But as a common citizen of this country, what I understand is that t

The Economic Times 23 May 2019 5:54 pm

Mkt should be betting on Modi’s 4 focus areas: Ramesh Damani

The longer term priority of the Modi government would be housing, sanitation, defence, infrastructure, said, Ramesh Damani, Member, BSE, in an interview with ETNOW.Edited

The Economic Times 23 May 2019 5:27 pm

Modi wins big. Now the economy awaits

by Andy MukherjeeIf Narendra Modi’s 2014 popular mandate was India’s biggest in three decades, his 2019 re-election is an even bigger feat.Votes are still being count

The Economic Times 23 May 2019 4:25 pm

Pumping up liquidity, kick-starting stalled projects key challenges for new government

MUMBAI: A thumping victory for Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party in India’s general elections is set to help the government push forward its reforms agenda in th

The Economic Times 23 May 2019 4:16 pm

Tech policy to be predictable; privacy bills, focus on local internet and hardware ecosystem

With the return of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to power, technology policy making is expected to gather speed with focus on personal data protection bill, regulati

The Economic Times 23 May 2019 4:10 pm

Sensex hits 40,000 mark; Nifty crosses 12,000

Top Sensex gainers included Yes Bank, IndusInd Bank, L & T, SBI, ICICI Bank, Kotak Bank, RIL and HDFC twins, surging up to 8 per cent.

Rediff 23 May 2019 3:55 pm

Why doubts have surfaced over Hinduja's deal for Jet

While the interest from Hinduja is a positive sign for the grounded airline, executives of banks cautioned that there is no certainty that the deal will fructify. The cos

Rediff 23 May 2019 3:55 pm

Markets @ record high: Investor wealth zooms

From the Sensex pack, 25 scrips were trading with gains led by Yes Bank, IndusInd Bank, L & T, SBI, ICICI Bank, Kotak Bank and RIL.

Rediff 23 May 2019 3:55 pm

Markets End Lower Even As NDA Storms Back To Power; Sensex hits 40,000 Pts

It was a roller coaster ride for the benchmark indices, with the Sensex and the Nifty hitting new record highs. The Sensex in intra day trade crossed the 40,000 points ma

Good Returns 23 May 2019 3:54 pm

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala: India to see highest growth in 2020-2030

I do not think we have had any government in history in last the last 50 years where the party has won the second term with more seats than it has won in the first. It is

The Economic Times 23 May 2019 3:35 pm

10 Nifty Stocks That Hit 52-Week Highs Today

Indian Stock markets rallied to new highs in trade on Thursday after early Election Commission's vote counting trends showed signs of a clear win for the BJP-led NDA in t

Good Returns 23 May 2019 2:51 pm

April Air Passenger Traffic Falls To A 6-Year Low

After Jet Airways grounding though Indigo managed to garner major advantage, the Indian aviation industry at large is at a lot of trouble. And this has been revealed in t

Good Returns 23 May 2019 2:50 pm

Sensex Hits Record 40,000 Points As NDA To Storm Back To power

Markets are expected to be immensely volatile, through the course of the day as counting for Indian parliament election progresses. The Sensex, which had surged as much a

Good Returns 23 May 2019 2:07 pm