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Investment Planning: How gold can help balance equity risks in portfolio

While negative correlation is rare to find, gold is the perfect candidate for diversification as it has close to zero and sometimes negative correlation with the equity

Money News

Q2 earnings: Margins pressured as input costs soar

Revenues do well but not enough to offset the much faster increase in raw material costs.

infosys, it sector, it industry News

Advertisers to spend more on digital videos, TV to lose its share in upcoming time; here’s why

Advertising spends on digital video platforms are tipped to grow by about 50% this year.

smart television sets, tv sets, entertainment industry News

Smartphone obsession: An average spends more than 90 minutes a day online

Average Indian user spends more than 90 minutes a day on online activities.

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With majority government… hard decisions have to be taken now: Bimal Jalan, ex-Governor, RBI

Former RBI governor Bimal Jalan talks about the 1997 Asian financial crisis, underlines the need to decentralise power, says currency should not be seen as strong or weak, adds that while there is consensus that demonetisatio

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RBI against idea of setting up separate regulator to deal with payments system

Tells government panel payments system a sub-set of currency, which is regulated by central bank.

rbi, central bank, reserve bank of india. economy News

Essar Steel creditors declare ArcelorMittal as highest bidder at Rs 42,000 crore

Declared highest bidder by CoC to acquire the bankrupt firm, pips Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta.

essar steel, arcelormittal, steel industry, syeel sector News

Bonds over bank credit? corporate bond market dominated by private placements

While bank loan growth has improved to 14% y-o-y in Q2FY19, from 7% in Q2FY18, going ahead, it could slow down to less than 10% as mutual funds (MFs) find it hard to finance housing finance companies and NBFCs

banks, bonds News

Maharashtra Cooperative Bank seeks RBI permission to takeover urban cooperative banks

Vidyadhar Anaskar, chairman of the administrative board of the MSC Bank, said the move has been considered to strengthen UCBs that are currently struggling for survival.

rbi, maharashtra cooperative bank News

Change in tax structure, VAT in UAE hit Gujarat textile industry, 40% dip in pre-festival business

Diwali may be lacklustre this year for Gujarat’s textile and garment manufacturers as the pre-festival business has gone down by about 40-50% on account of lower purchasing power, disturbed payment systems and weak expo

textile, gujarat, diwali News

Low output to push up prices of groundnut oil this festival season

Following lower production estimate of groundnut, this festive season may cost consumers more to buy groundnut oil.

oil, groundnut oil News

MG Motor India to mentor 12 startups in auto-tech space under its innovation programme

Startups in auto-tech space to get assistance with market access for their domain-transforming ideas.

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Upgraded electric scooter Flow launch early next year, comes with reserve battery on board

Twenty Two Motors’ Flow electric scooter gets Kymco’s Ionex treatment.

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Rich India! The country has 7,300 millionaires in 2017-18, wealth dominated by property and real assets

India's millionaire club added 7,300 in the year through mid-2018, driving up its total number of dollar-millionaires to 3,43,000, with 1,500 of them holding wealth over $100 million each, according to a Credit Suisse report.

cash, economy, real estate sector News

Aadhaar-based eKYC: No discontinuation of mobile services, says government

Not mandatory for subscribers to get re-verified using alternative paper-based documents.

aadhar, supreme court, sc News

Big relief: Petrol, diesel prices cut for the first time in two months on softer crude

Oil marketing companies on Thursday reduced the prices of petrol and diesel, for the first time in over two months, citing a drop in their cost of production.

petrol, diesel, crude oil News

Former SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya joins Reliance Industries’ board

Former SBI chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya has joined the Reliance Industries board as an independent additional director, the Mukesh Ambani-led conglomerate said in a regulatory filing.

Arundhati Bhattacharya , sbi, reliance News

After Hours: Swati Jain, Marketing Director, Avon

One of the best things about working in a beauty company is that you are the first one to know about the fashion and beauty trends, she says.

business, avon News

Reliance Jio July-September quarterly result: Mukesh Amabani-led teleco maintains upward ride

Posts profit for fourth consecutive quarter, but growth of operating metrics slowing down.

jio, reliance jio, reliance industries News

Reliance Industries acquires Den-Hathway, gets 24 million ready users

The deal will help Jio achieve chairman Mukesh Ambani’s next target of acquiring 50 million wired broadband subscribers.

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Its advantage JSW in a three-cornered fight for Bhushan Power and Steel

Lenders to the bankrupt Bhushan Power and Steel are understood to have backed the revised offer of Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Steel, which means that rival Tata Steel and UK’s Liberty House have lost out in the race to acquire t

steel sector, steel industry, jsw News

Good news for flyers: Domestic air passengers to get in-flight net connectivity, here is how

Voice services would require more time to be allowed as there are some gateway issues that need to be resolved.

trai, aviation sector, aviation industry News

Delhi HC accepts plea challenging validity of anti-profiteering provision

The Delhi High court on Wednesday admitted a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the anti-profiteering provision under the Goods and Services Tax.

Delhi High court , high court, delhi News

Crisis in making: Coal shortage shuts 10,500 MW power plants amid rising demand

Most of these plants are located in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana and Chhattisgarh, all far away from the coal mines.

power sector, coal industry, coal sector News

Steller show: RIL posts record profit at Rs 9,516 crore as core businesses generate strong cash flows

The integrated refining and petrochemicals biz generated strong cash flows in a period of heightened volatility in the commodity and currency markets, RIL said.

ril, reliance industries News

Adani Enterprises, Total SA reach agreement on retail network, LNG businesses

A day after Total SA’s chairman and chief executive officer Patrick Pouyanne said the company is eyeing to enter various energy segments in India, the French hydrocarbon major on Wednesday announced that it has tied up

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Mahindra and Mahindra, Ford sign two pacts on powertrains, connected solutions

The BS-VI-compliant powertrain will help Ford extend and strengthen its existing offering of petrol engines.

mahindra and mahindra, ford News
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