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.
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This BPCL unit will remain a PSU despite privatisation: Here’s why Numaligarh Refinery won’t be sold

Even as the government announced strategic divestment of the entire stake in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Numaligarh Refinery, in which BPCL holds a majority stake, has been kept out of the plan.

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Rs 2000 notes being hoarded less and less; could this be real reason

The hoarding of Rs 2,000 currency notes has fallen as the seizure of unaccounted cash stocked in this denomination has seen a marked decline over the last three financial years, the government said.

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IRCTC’s online e-ticketing revenue nearly doubles! Indian Railways’ PSU posts robust numbers; details

In the first earnings announcement after listing, IRCTC recorded a 14 per cent rise in profit, buoyed by a substantial boost in the online ticketing segment in the first half of FY20.

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EXPLAINED | Why Sensex, Nifty are soaring when economy is seeing slowdown

The economy is seeing a slowdown at a time when the stock markets are scaling new highs comes as a surprise to many.

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Jio, Bharti Airtel may gain share after AGR verdict; Vodafone Idea may have no cash left for capex

Vodafone Idea may have no cash left for capex in case of full payment to the government following an order by the Supreme Court on Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR), brokerages said.

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Sensex ends lower at 39,020, Nifty below 11,600; key reasons

The benchmark equity indices -- Sensex and Nifty -- ended on a negative note tracking fall in banking and IT heavyweights such as Infosys, State Bank of India, HDFC Bank and IndusInd Bank.

Both the Sensex and Nifty lost about 1% on Thursday News

IRCTC share price up 197% from issue price; what now for those who want to buy

Shares of Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) that made a stellar debut earlier this month, are on an upward trajectory, recording one of the best stock market listings in recent times.

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Amid stock market volatility, this sector may offer good value to investors

On the ongoing slowdown, Dheeraj Singh of Taurus AMC said it would take a couple of more quarters for recovery to set in.

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Sensex falls over 150 points, Nifty below 11,500; key reasons

The benchmark equity indices -- Sensex and Nifty -- on Monday fell owing to a heavy selloff in the banking stocks as investors turned watchful on the financial services sector.

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Will RBI go for 5th straight rate cut on Oct 4? Here’s what analysts say

The central bank has slashed the repo rate four times by 110 bps to 5.40 per cent in this calendar year so far, with the last being an unconventional 35 bps reduction on August 7.

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FPI inflow up after govt’s eco reforms, nearly Rs 8,000 cr invested in Sep; will flow continue?

After remaining sellers for the previous two months, FPIs poured in nearly Rs 8,000 crore in September following a slew of economic reforms announced by the government.

The dollar’s share in import transactions remained unchanged at about a third. (Representational Image) News

Govt reforms positive, but trade war needs to be closely watched, says IIFL Wealth’s Anirudha Taparia

Even as the economic reforms announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over the past few weeks are expected to boost the economy, there is a need to watch the impact of the trade war and negative interest rates closely

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Nirmala Sitharaman on GST rate cut demand: GST Council to take call, it’s not in my hands

Amid demand for GST rate cut by automobile companies, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that it’s for the GST Council to decide as she can’t do it alone.

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Subramanian Swamy slams govt again: Bold reforms must for 10% GDP growth, or say goodbye to jobs

With the Indian economy reeling under an ongoing slowdown, veteran BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has slammed the Narendra Modi-government, calling for immediate actions to turn the economy around to a 10% GDP growth rate.

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FPI surcharge withdrawal good, but stock market still watching these concerns: INTERVIEW

Even as the government withdrew the controversial FPI surcharge providing much-needed relief to the stock markets, the continued participation of the foreign funds would depend on the economy's ability to fight domestic and g

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Govt move on debenture redemption reserves may improve liquidity, but investors need to watch out

Even as the government's move to remove the debenture redemption reserve requirement (DRR) may provide the companies additional funds to meet their other capital requirements, the risk for debenture holders is expected to inc

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Wealth creation in smaller cities is triggering growth of wealth management biz: IIFL Wealth’s Sandeep Jethwani

The sustained economic expansion has created enough wealth over the last decade, boosting the prospects of wealth management business in India.

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SAIL Chairman A K Chaudhary attacked by unidentified assailants in Delhi; probe on

In a shocking incident, a murderous assault on the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) Chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary by four unidentified assailants was reported on Wednesday night in New Delhi while he was on h

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IIFL set to buy L&T wealth to add Rs 26,000 cr business, as it sets eyes on Kotak’s throne

With an aim to bridge the gap with the industry leader Kotak in wealth management business, India Infoline Finance Ltd (IIFL) Wealth and Asset Management is in advanced talks to buy wealth management unit of Larsen & Toubro (

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US Fed just made RBI’s job easier; may nudge Shaktikanta Das to ease monetary policy further

With the US Federal Reserve cutting interest rates for the first time in just over a decade, the possibility of another rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has opened up.

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IMF forecasts slower growth rate for India; is another rate cut in offing?

With the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projecting a slower growth rate for India in 2019 and 2020, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may come up with another interest rate cut to boost the sluggish economy, analysts said.

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Amrapali Group’s license revoked: What’s next for stranded homebuyers

Supreme Court’s decision to revoke the license of real estate major Amrapali Group will not only help hundreds of stranded homebuyers but also have a positive impact on the domestic housing sector, experts said.

The court added that Noida and Greater Noida colluded with the realty group in allowing diversion of the home buyers' money and not acting as per the law. (File photo) News

Does Patanjali sell different sharbat in US than in India? What Baba Ramdev’s firm says on USFDA report

Denying report of having differential medicinal and dietary claims for sharbat bottles earmarked to be sold in the Indian and the US markets, Patanjali Ayurved on Tuesday said that the accusation only seeks to malign the comp

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CARE Ratings sending boss on leave may do more harm than good; here are unintended consequences

CARE Ratings has sent its MD & CEO Rajesh Mokashi on leave following a complaint received by capital markets regulator SEBI, in an action that experts say may do unintended harm to the markets rather than stabilising the cond

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As govt bond yields fall, corporate debt remains unaffected; what’s holding up private bond yields?

Even as yields on 10-year government bonds fell to the lowest level since demonetisation in 2016, the corporate bonds have remained largely unaffected.

The funds raised thus can flow out of fixed deposit to the SPV if the public buys the bonds, it said, adding this will not have an impact on bank deposits or credit growth. (Representational image) News

Sensex ends higher, Nifty Bank snaps three-day losing streak; key reasons

After opening on a positive note for the first time post budget, benchmark equity indices -- Sensex and Nifty -- closed on higher levels Thursday amid upbeat global market sentiment after US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Po

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Budget 2019: From bank recap to Aadhaar, Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden budget had something for everyone

Union Budget 2019 India: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden budget may not have announced big bang reforms, it definitely had something for everyone.

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