Global trade will plunge by up to a third in 2020 amid pandemic: WTO

Global trade will plunge by up to a third in 2020 amid pandemic: WTO

Thursday, 09 April 2020 | AFP | Geneva

Global trade growth is expected to plummet by up to a third in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the World Trade Organisation said on Wednesday, warning that the numbers would be “ugly”. “World trade is expected to fall by between 13 percent and 32 per cent in 2020 as the...

Sebi directs Neesa Tech, directors to refund investors money within 3 months

Sebi directs Neesa Tech, directors to refund investors money within 3 months

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

  Regulator Sebi has ordered Neesa Technologies and its eight directors to refund the money it raised illegally from investors within three months and also barred them from the securities market for at least four years. Also, they have been directed to refund the money along with an interest of 15 per...

Sensex drops over 400 pts; Axis Bank, RIL top losers

Sensex drops over 400 pts; Axis Bank, RIL top losers

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

Equity benchmark Sensex dropped over 400 points in opening trade on Wednesday tracking losses in index heavyweights HDFC Bank, Reliance Industries and ICICI Bank amid weak cues from global markets. After hitting a low of 29,602.94, the 30-share BSE barometer pared most losses to trade 14.98 points or 0.05 per cent...

Sensex, Nifty log best single session ever tracking global peers

Sensex, Nifty log best single session ever tracking global peers

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

Indian market gauges Sensex and Nifty logged their biggest one-day gains ever in absolute terms on Tuesday, tracking global peers amid signs that the Covid-19 pandemic may be peaking in some of the hard-hit countries. Beginning the holiday-truncated week on a high note, the BSE benchmark Sensex surged 2,476.26 points or...

Lockdown not to impact farmers due to Govt measures: Niti Aayog member

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Government has taken several measures to safeguard farmers from any adverse impact of the ongoing lockdown, and the farm sector is expected to report a growth of little more than 3 per cent in the just-ended financial year, Niti Aayog member Ramesh Chand said on Tuesday. In an interview with...

Industry: Enough capacity in country to meet hydroxychloroquine demand

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Indian pharma industry on Tuesday said there is enough stock of hydroxychloroquine in the country, and drug firms are ready to ramp up the production to meet domestic as well as export requirements. India has decided to partially lift the ban on the export of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine in sync with...

Investor wealth jumps Rs 7.71 L cr as markets recover

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Investor wealth on Tuesday jumped Rs 7,71,377 crore as markets bounced back after two days of fall, tracking a broad-based rally in global equities. Following rise in equities, the market capitalisation of the BSE-listed firms zoomed Rs 7,71,377.02 crore to Rs 1,16,38,099.98 crore. Equity markets were closed on Monday for ‘Mahavir Jayanti’....

Rs surges 49 paise to end at 75.64 against $ amid stocks rally

Wednesday, 08 April 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

The rupee on Tuesday surged by 49 paise to close at 75.64 against the US dollar, following a rally in stock markets. At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened at 75.92 and gained further ground to touch the day’s high of 75.60. The Indian unit finally settled at 75.64,...

State Editions

MP roads made better in last 15 years: Chouhan

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Pioneer’s ex-editor passes away

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CBSE set to introduce three new subjects for grade 11 students

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Power workers demand insurance cover

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CM pats Revenue Dept officials for corona fight

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

Sleep in the times Of Corona

05 April 2020 | Kerry Bajaj | Agenda

Article 370: A fresh perspective

05 April 2020 | Prof K Warikoo | Agenda

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Astroturf : Be ready to combat evil forces

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Corona-led leadership challenges for Trump

05 April 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Why poor migrants need to fend for themselves

05 April 2020 | Rahul Jayaram | Agenda