Ashish Pandey

Ashish Pandey works for Financial Express Online and has nearly 8 years of experience with some of the leading media organisations, corporate houses and startups. He has covered a wide variety of subjects including politics, economy, industry, stock market, personal finance, foreign affairs, cinema and brands. Ashish spends his time reading books, drawing caricatures and writing poetry.

Sensex, Nifty record rally: Investor wealth up Rs 2.87 lakh crore as Modi-led NDA leads early trends

The market cap of the companies listed on BSE surged by Rs 2,87,028.8 crore to Rs 1,53,56,153.14 crore in early trade from Rs 1,50,69,124.34 crore on Wednesday.

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Modi’s win to push reforms, but these economic challenges must be tackled, no matter who wins polls

History has repeatedly shown that the poll outcome has a significant bearing on the economic policies

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Election 2019: How Nifty may react if BJP-led NDA fails to get majority

As the final phase of elections near, the investors are seeking strategies to play according to the likely momentum of the stock markets.

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April trade deficit widens to 5-month high as growth in exports falls; key figures

The trade deficit, or difference between exports and imports, widened in April from the year-ago period as exports rose marginally due to sluggish global trade and rising concerns over US-China trade war.

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Election 2019 stock market strategy: What to do if BJP fails to secure majority

As elections enter the penultimate phase of polling, the investors remain jittery over making investments.

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HDFC announces dividend of Rs 17.50 per share; profit up in Q4

The board of mortgage lender HDFC on Monday recommended a final dividend of Rs 17.50 per share for the shareholders.

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SBI’s gross slippages decline, bad loans come down in Q4; key figures

State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday reported lower gross slippages in the fourth quarter of FY19, beating the street estimates.


Don’t politicise MCA data, says Sanjeev Sanyal; GDP calculation always troublesome but better than before

Those debating over the credibility of MCA-21 data in the national accounts should read the Rangarajan Commission report released in 2001, Sanjeev Sanyal said.

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HCL Tech declares interim dividend of Rs 2 per share for FY20

The board of HCL Technologies on Thursday declared an interim dividend of Rs 2 per share for FY19.

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11.5 lakh jobs likely to be added in first half of FY20; fresh graduates may focus on these 4 sectors

India may see the addition of 11.5 lakh jobs in the formal sector during the first half of FY20, a report said.

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Who is Jason Unsworth, the lone crusader out to salvage Jet Airways

Even as Jet Airways struggles to revive its operations, the name of a less-known UK-based businessman evincing interest in the grounded airline has surfaced.

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Zee Entertainment shares recover slightly after firm denies report of audit related concerns

The shares of Zee Entertainment recovered slightly after the firm denied the report relating to concerns about the audit of the financial statements for Q4FY19.

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Bond yields drop after report says RBI may infuse more liquidity after elections

The bond yields fell by 2 basis points on Tuesday, after a report said that Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may conduct more forex swaps and open market operations (OMOs) after elections.

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Bharti Airtel’s share price hits 7-month high after Q4 results; all you need to know

Share price of Bharti Airtel hit 7-month high on Tuesday after it recorded a surprise profit in the Q4 of FY19.

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Unemployment raises head again as Modi looks to woo voters

The unemployment rate surged in April to 7.6 per cent after seeing a dip in the previous month at 6.71 per cent.

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HUL Q4 net profit up 14% on year to Rs 1,538; firm announces final dividend of Rs 13 per share

Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) on Friday reported 13.8 per cent year-on-year increase in its net profit at Rs 1,538 crore for Q4FY19.

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Akshaya Tritiya 2019: Investment strategy for gold buying; check expected levels by Diwali

Strength in rupee and volatility in the global equity markets may push up demand for gold in 2019, analysts tracking the metal said.

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We are spot on inflation, says RBI; blames demonetisation for occasional glitches

In addition to a sharp dip in food inflation, deviations may also happen due to other variables including crude oil prices, RBI's report said.

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Don’t cheer record GST collection yet; the devil in detail may bring it back to normal

Even as the monthly GST collection hit a record high in April giving a boost to the Narendra Modi government, it might not be a cause of celebration yet, with the impending refunds set to bring the collection back down to nor

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Air travel may become costlier amid aviation sector blues; here’s what analysts say

Even as the aviation sector battles the challenges, especially after Jet Airways crisis, flyers may have to pay extra for tickets, analysts tracking the sector said.

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Axis Bank Q4 net profit at Rs 1,505 crore on lower provisions; key figures in nutshell

Axis Bank on Thursday posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 1,505.1 crore for the fourth quarter on lower provisions as against a net loss of Rs 2,188.74 crore in the corresponding quarter last year.

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Neogen Chemicals IPO sees robust demand; issue gets subscribed 2.02 times on second day

The initial public offering (IPO) of chemical manufacturer Neogen Chemicals has been subscribed 2.02 times at the close of the second day of bidding.

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Sensex falls below 39,000 again; here’s what to expect in coming days

Sensex finished at 38,730.86, down by 323.82 points, or 0.83 per cent.

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Tata Group’s jewelry maker Titan shares at record high; m cap surges past Rs 1 lakh crore

Tata Group’s jewellery major Titan share price on Thursday hit a record high taking the market capitalisation to over Rs 1 lakh crore.

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How Donald Trump’s move to end Iran oil waiver may hurt India

Even as India downplays the recent move by the US asking it to stop buying Iranian oil, the economy may be up for more shocks going ahead, analysts said.

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Sensex falls nearly 500 points, Nifty below 11,600: 3 key reasons for plunge

The benchmark BSE Sensex settled nearly 500 points down in trade Monday amid weak global cues, weakening rupee and surging crude oil prices.

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Dividend payout, L&T’s open offer makes Mindtree good bet for investors; here’s what brokerage says

Robust dividend payout and open offer by infra major L&T makes Mindtree stock a good bet for the investors in the near term, a brokerage said in a report.

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