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Business Matters | The economic benefits of giving women equal rights in the workforce

In this episode of Business Matters, we discuss why is womens representation important in any field and what could be the economic impact of raising womens participation to the same levels as those of men

4 Oct 2023 9:35 pm
National Turmeric Board constituted; expected to boost exports to 8,400 crore

The Board is expected to help develop and grow the spices market in India, which controls over 62 per cent share of the turmeric world trade

4 Oct 2023 9:28 pm
Govt. maintains GPF rate at 7.1%

This is the 15thsuccessive quarter that govt. has maintained status quo for rates paid out on government employees retirement savings

4 Oct 2023 8:46 pm
Moratorium under IBC to exempt aircraft and engines, govt. notifies

Move amidst legal tussle between Go First and its aircraft lessors and global downgrade for India

4 Oct 2023 7:45 pm
Reliance unveils swappable batteries for EVs

Development of battery storage solutions is a part of Reliance's bigger $10 billion green push towards clean energy projects

4 Oct 2023 7:45 pm
Stakeholders step into new cotton season amid uncertainties

Unseasonal rainfall, pink bollworm infestation and weak demand from the textile industry are some of the challenges facing farmers and traders

4 Oct 2023 6:51 pm
Gold falls 50; silver plunges 500

The yellow metal had settled at 57,550 per 10 grams in the previous trade

4 Oct 2023 5:08 pm
Markets fall for 2nd day on unabated foreign fund outflows

In Asian markets, Seoul, Tokyo, and Hong Kong settled lower while Shanghai ended in the positive territory.

4 Oct 2023 4:41 pm
Centre hikes LPG subsidy for Ujjwala beneficiaries to 300 per cylinder

In August, the government reduced the 14.2-kg LPG refill price by 200

4 Oct 2023 4:39 pm
Rupee falls 3 paise to close at 83.23 against U.S. dollar

The Indian rupee declined on weak domestic markets and further selling by FIIs.

4 Oct 2023 4:28 pm
Rupee falls 4 paise to 83.24 against US dollar

Forex traders said sustained foreign fund outflows further dented investor sentiments.

4 Oct 2023 10:49 am
Sensex plunges 533 points in initial trade

Brokers cite unabated foreign fund outflows as the reason for the initial fall.

4 Oct 2023 10:22 am
Why is Indias affordable housing market shrinking?

While developers cite steep increases in land value, direct and indirect taxes, construction materials and other input costs for their inability to supply affordable homes, mass housing by state-led authorities have declined sharply over the past three decades

4 Oct 2023 7:02 am
Uganda Airlines to start direct flight to Mumbai thrice a week

Next in the line to connect New Delhi and Chennai airports

3 Oct 2023 9:26 pm
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3 Oct 2023 8:47 pm
NMDC raises iron ore prices by 250 per tonne

For the six months ended September, the company has reported a 21% year-on-year increase in production to 19.56 million tonnes and a 25% higher sales to 20.53 mt

3 Oct 2023 7:59 pm
31 million users in India seen upgrading to 5G phones by December: Ericsson survey

On an average, Indian 5G users spend two more hours per week using these services compared to users in other early adopter 5G markets.

3 Oct 2023 6:51 pm
Gold tumbles 650; silver nosedives 1,800

Gold and silver prices slipped on Comex in the previous session as the domestic market was shut on Monday.

3 Oct 2023 4:43 pm
Rupee falls 15 paise to close at 83.21 against U.S. dollar

At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened at 83.21 against the U.S. dollar and moved in a range of 83.23 to 83.17 before finally settling at 83.21

3 Oct 2023 4:33 pm
Markets fall on unabated foreign fund outflows; HDFC Bank, Reliance also drag

BSE Sensex declined 316.31 points or 0.48%; Nifty fell 109.55 points or 0.56%

3 Oct 2023 4:20 pm
Manufacturing PMI eased to 5-month low in September

New orders slow down, but firms are most optimistic so far in 2023 and sharply raised output costs

3 Oct 2023 11:08 am
Markets fall in early trade on unabated foreign fund outflows

Fall in index majors Reliance Industries and HDFC Bank also dragged the benchmark indices lower

3 Oct 2023 10:36 am
Rupee falls 17 paise to 83.23 against U.S. dollar

Brent crude futures fell 0.90% to $89.89 per barrel.

3 Oct 2023 10:27 am
Regulating OTT platforms reignites Indias net neutrality debate

Eight years on, telecom operators find themselves in a public fight with familiar adversaries: online firms and internet rights groups

2 Oct 2023 10:57 pm
Revision to July fuel shipment value lifts overall exports

Goods exports revised upwards by $2.3 bn to $34.52 bn as petroleum tally raised by 51% from initial estimates; revision narrows trade deficit to a three-month low of $18.4 bn

2 Oct 2023 9:09 pm
Pakistans inflation rises to 31.4% y/y amid high energy prices

Inflation has been elevated, hovering in double digits, since November 2021

2 Oct 2023 8:48 pm
GJEPC commits to address G7 concerns regarding sanction compliance

G7 delegation visits Mumbai and Surat to have insight on the gem and jewellery industry

2 Oct 2023 8:11 pm
Coal India production rises 12.6% in September

The PSU had produced 45.7 MT of coal in the year-ago period, Coal India Ltd (CIL) said in a BSE filing

2 Oct 2023 12:31 pm
Diesel sales fall 3% Sep, petrol up 5.4%

While diesel sales by three state-owned fuel retailers fell year-on-year, petrol sales rose in September

2 Oct 2023 12:21 pm