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Sebi rejigs primary market advisory panel

Sebi rejigs primary market advisory panel

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Capital markets regulator Sebi has reconstituted its Primary Market Advisory Committee (PMAC) that advises it on policy framework, development of initial public offerings and other such segments. The panel, which is chaired by TV Mohandas Pai, chairman of the Manipal Global Education Services, has now 26 members. Earlier, the panel has...

Important for India to keep fiscal deficit in check, says IMF chief economist

Thursday, 17 October 2019 | PTI | Washington

It is important for India to keep fiscal deficit in check, even though its revenue projections look optimistic, Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Gita Gopinath has said. As against India’s real growth rate of 6.8 per cent in 2018, the IMF in its latest World Economic Outlook released...

Gadkari pitches for Rs 10Kcr fund to buy shares of MSMEs listing on bourses

Thursday, 17 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the MSME Ministry has sought a fund of Rs 10,000 crore to buy equity in small businesses wanting to list on the stock exchanges. “We have requested the Finance Ministry to sanction us Rs 10,000 crore and whichever MSE (micro and small enterprises) wants...

India halved poverty rate since 1990s: WB

Thursday, 17 October 2019 | PTI | Washington

India has halved its poverty rate since the 1990s and achieved a seven plus growth rate over the last 15 years, the World Bank said on Tuesday. India is both critical to the success of global development efforts, including eliminating extreme poverty, and as an influential leader for global goods such...

AITUC backs bank strike against PSBs merger on Oct 22

Thursday, 17 October 2019 | PTI | NEW DELHI

nAll India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) on Wednesday said it has extended support to the all India bank strike on October 22, to protest against the government’s decision to merge public sector banks.  “We note that All India Bank Employees Association and Bank Employees Federation of India have jointly given the...

‘Reliance can hit $200 bn m-cap in 24 months’

Thursday, 17 October 2019 | PTI | NEW DELHI

Reliance Industries in 24 months can become the first Indian company to reach USD 200 billion market cap on the back of its new commerce venture and fixed broadband business, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Wednesday. In a report, the brokerage said the key drivers necessary for Reliance...

Gold marches higher

Thursday, 17 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Gold prices on Wednesday advanced Rs 120 to Rs 39,030 per 10 gram in the national capital on festive demand and weaker rupee, according to HDFC Securities. Silver also jumped by Rs 489 to Rs 46,809 per kilogram here from its previous close of Rs 46,320 per kilogram. On Tuesday, gold...

Markets extend winning run; finance, energy stocks shine

Thursday, 17 October 2019 | PTI | MUMBAI

Benchmark indices closed with gains for the fourth session on the trot on Wednesday, propped up by finance, energy and IT stocks, as investors wagered on an upbeat earnings season amid mixed global cues. After swinging 250 points in see-saw trade, the 30-share BSE Sensex ended 92.90 points, or 0.24 per...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer