Shaleen Agrawal

Shaleen Agrawal is Editor, Markets at Financial Express Online. He has 14 years of experience in business news reporting and editing. During his stint with media organisations across print, electronic and newswires, he has covered corporate, industry and policy issues spanning all major industry sectors. Shaleen is fascinated by how markets work and money moves.

Reliance Jio inching closer to Airtel, still not the 2nd largest telecom operator in India

Reliance Jio has not overtaken Airtel as 2nd largest telecom operator as Airtel's quarter results are not out yet.

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Ericsson moves Supreme Court against returning Rs 580 crore to Anil Ambani’s RCom

Ericsson had received the sum of Rs 580 crore from RCom as a Supreme Court-monitored settlement, pending insolvency proceedings on RCom in NCLT.

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Why Ericsson may be asked to return Rs 580 crore to RCom; all that happened so far, and what’s next

Since financial creditors get preference over operational creditors under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code of 2016, and Ericsson being an operational creditor, it will be expected to return the money it got in dues.

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Our car got scratched, but we saved it from total wreck: Lakshmi Iyer EXCLUSIVE on Kotak-Essel FMP payout

Lakshmi Iyer, head of fixed income products at Kotak AMC, tells Shaleen Agrawal where Kotak mutual fund investors stand now after part FMP payments were held back, and what the fund has done to mitigate risk from Essel dues.

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Anil Ambani saves himself from jail; settles Rs 550 crore Ericsson dues

Anil Ambani has saved himself from possibly going to jail, by paying up Rs 550-crore dues to Swedish equipment maker Ericsson.

Ericsson case: Clear dues of Rs 453 crore or face 3-month jail, SC tells Anil Ambani News

ArcelorMittal wins Essar Steel IBC case as NCLT clears Rs 42,000-crore bid; but has the wait ended?

NCLT Ahmedabad on Friday cleared the Resolution Proposal of ArcelorMittal in the high-profile Essar Steel's IBC case.

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It’s time to buy in share market ahead of election, not wait and watch; PMS manager shares top stock buys

With the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019, stock market seems to be in a cautious mood since the start of the year, with Sensex and Nifty falling nearly 1% each in the last two months.

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Arun Jaitley to resume duty as Finance Minister by 18 Feb; appointment note likely soon

Arun Jaitley, who has recently returned home from the US after treatment of an illness, is likely to resume charge as the Finance Minister by 18 February 2019. Piyush Goyal was appointed as Minister of Finance and Minister of

Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel's resignation as RBI Guv News

NPS annuity is not going away anytime soon: PFRDA Chairman EXCLUSIVE

In a recent interview with Financial Express Online, Hemant Contractor spoke about various issues ailing the smooth growth of the NPS. He also answers why the annuity component in the withdrawal of NPS corpus may not be going

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PMEAC member Ashima Goel calls for 25 basis points repo rate cut ahead of RBI Monetary Policy | EXCLUSIVE

Ahead of new Governor Shaktikanta Das’ first RBI Monetary Policy announcement today, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council member Ashima Goel called for a 25 basis points cut in repo rate, saying that the central ban

RBI MPC meeting: RBI likely to cut policy rates by 25 basis points News

In Anil Ambani’s RCom’s bankruptcy, here’s how Ericsson has managed to stay in the game

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday agreed to hear plea filed by Swedish firm Ericsson against Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications (RCom) on February 12, while passing an interim order that no ass

Ericsson's claimed amount of Rs 1,150 crore was admitted by National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) in May last year News

In Anil Ambani’s RCom bankruptcy, government is likely a loser

With RCom undergoing insolvency, DoT, which is an operational creditor, is likely to be paid after financial creditors as per the IBC rules.

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Budget 2019 Expectations: Bankruptcy resolution, tackling NBFC crisis among expectations of financial markets

Pre-Budget Expectations from Union Budget 2019: The key expectations of financial markets include tacking the ongoing liquidity crisis in the NBFC sector, and propose a framework for effective resolution of financial firms.

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Ahead of Essar Steel IBC verdict, what keeps Ruias in the game? Can they spoil ArcelorMittal party?

NCLT is expected to give its final judgement by 31 January on resolving one of the marquee cases to be admitted under the IBC, in which Lakshmi Mittal’s ArcelorMittal emerged as the winning bidder for buying bankrupt Essar

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Budget 2019 to be presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal as Arun Jaitley remains indisposed

Piyush Goyal, appointed interim Finance Minister for second time in the absence of Arun Jaitley, will present the upcoming Budget 2019.

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Modi’s direct tax overhaul at work: Relief for taxpayer, small businesses on cards as election looms

The ongoing overhaul of direct tax may provide the government with an avenue outside of the Budget to outline intended relief for taxpayers, including small businesses.

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Crucial RBI board meet: ‘PCA, Basel norms not for India, homegrown rules needed’

As a crucial meeting of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) board is underway over a range of issues, Charan Singh, former RBI Chair Professor at IIM-Bangalore, opines that banks should not be stopped from lending as it is their

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Volatile stock market must not derail your listing plan; key things to consider while filing for IPO

Short term stock market volatility must not deter companies from planning IPOs, as India's growth momentum will continue for next 3-4 years. Dara Kalyaniwala of Prabhudas Lilladher reveals key things to consider before stock

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Did this Amitabh Bachchan scene inspire Narendra Modi’s Air India sale bid?

In the iconic Bollywood movie Deewaar, there is a scene in which Amitabh Bachchan tells a seller that he does not know how to do business. Did this scene inspire Narendra Modi for Air India stake sale?

Did this Amitabh Bachchan scene inspire Narendra Modi's Air India sale bid? News

Budget 2018: Legal system must improve further to enable factoring business growth, says SBI Global Factors MD

Budget 2018: Since its inception, factoring business has made a significant progress in India. Considering the large MSME framework existent in the country, strengthening of factoring business makes much more sense. However,

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India Economic Survey 2018: GDP growing, GST collection rising, deficit in check; an analysis

India’s Economic Survey 2018, first since the implementation of GST, today painted a rosy picture of the economy ahead of the Union Budget 2018 due later this week, pointing out that the growth is on track, revenue collecti

India Economic Survey 2018 highlights: All key takeaways from GST, demonetisation, inflation, oil price News

Air India 49% FDI approval: Modi is right in taking off without waiting for opposition to get on board

Air India has long been a mascot for brand India, but by 2009 the state-run carrier began reeling under a huge pile debt and its services started deteriorating.

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ONGC HPCL mega oil PSU merger approved: Minority shareholders lose, but who wins?

The government has left the minority shareholders of HPCL flummoxed by deciding to not share with them the gains arising out of the company’s mega acquisition by ONGC.

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Interview: Bonanza PMS buying midcap banks but keeps away from these stocks as Nifty eyes 10000

Bonanza PMS tells FE Online in this interview that there is no apparent concern over Indian equity markets, if investors stay put for long term. Read on to know which stocks are on this fund's radar and which ones it is avoid

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Donald Trump puts India in the dock over Paris climate deal, but real culprits are elsewhere

The Paris agreement considered developing nations' need for greater investments in traditional energy resources to meet their growth requirements, and hence, rightly recognized that the developing countries will take longer t

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Donald Trump slammed on Paris agreement but have others done enough on climate change?

The Paris climate agreement shows developed nations' unwillingness to enter into commitments that will bind them into taking concrete actions or hold them accountable in case they miss targets. Instead, it keeps the burden on

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