Category: Finance

Volkswagen in final talks to seal biggest M&A deals in China EV sector: Sources

HONG KONG | FRANKFURT: Volkswagen AG is in final talks to seal its largest investment deals with Chinese electric vehicle (EV) firms, two sources said,...

economy: Mega lockdown puts India’s animal spirits to sleep in April

By Anirban Nag India’s economy was pushed into a state of dormancy in April as the world’s strictest stay-at-home measures to contain the coronavirus took...

Sebi’s exchange exit option and what it means for Franklin Templeton investors

MUMBAI: For investors in Franklin Templeton’s funds, being allowed an exit via the stock exchanges is a definite relief as it would prevent money being...

Private lenders resort to video KYCs for opening accounts

MUMBAI : At least four private sector lenders– Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank, RBL Bank and IDFC First Bank — have started using video for...

New laws on agriculture trade and contract farming in the works

NEW DELHI: The Centre is creating a new law that will help farmers in physical and electronic trade across the country, involving a major role...

bharti airtel: Tuesday’s Market Movers: IT stocks, Airtel take a beating; cement stocks rally; 66 stocks flash ‘buy’ signals

NEW DELHI: Indian blue chips pared morning gains and closed in the red on Tuesday, while the broader market outperformed amid a sharp rise in...

Why do equity and debt MF investors react differently?

The Indian retail equity mutual fund investor has continued to baffle commentators and policymakers by her behaviour across the previous few mega market mayhem events....

At 17%, positivity rate at private labs 3 times that of government labs

NEW DELHI: Private laboratories are reporting a Covid-19 positivity rate that’s three times higher than government labs even though they account for less than a...

Financial stocks outlook: Bajaj Fin, HDFC Bank & ICICI Bank attractive bets from medium to long term perspective: Motilal Oswal AMC

IT stocks will continue to give high single digit returns to long term investors even though in the short term it may remain volatile, says...

Non-execution of pro-buyer orders a black spot on Rera

It’s been more than four years since the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, was enacted on 1 May 2016. The implementation of the...

Foreign Direct Investment: China cos’ India arms raise ECBs to scale FDI wall

MUMBAI: Several companies with China connections are raising funds through the external commercial borrowing (ECB) route after the government tightened foreign direct investment (FDI) norms,...

How India should navigate the border standoff with China

Should the current Chinese intrusions into undisputed Indian territory be seen as a local and bilateral problem? Or as part of Beijing’s opportunism and exertions...

FMPs are touted to be as safe as FDs, but understand the risks before investing

Fixed maturity plans (FMPs) have fixed opening and maturity dates, and if they are held to maturity, they can give predictable returns like fixed deposits...

India’s top military brass meets PM Modi amid escalating border tension with China

NEW DELHI: In the midst of escalating border tension between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a...

Delhi Metro staff gear up to resume services once nod comes

NEW DELHI: As the fourth phase of the lockdown nears completion, the Delhi Metro is all geared up to resume services in compliance with the...

How & Why Should You Buy Foreign Stocks

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Floods: Assam asks Deputy Commissioners to make arrangement as per relief manual, three killed in landslide in Arunachal Pradesh

GUWAHATI: With Assam affected by first wave of flood effecting 1.95 lakh people in seven districts, state government has asked the Deputy Commissioners to make...

Lockdown, Day 63: India faces volley of shots

With the GDP numbers expected on May 29, the growth forecast is becoming more pessimistic by the day. While SBI’s forecast points to a contraction...

Top Army commanders to deliberate on situation in Eastern Ladakh

NEW DELHI: Top commanders of the Indian Army will carry out an in-depth review of the tense standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in several...

5 things to note before booking tickets

According to data shared by EaseMyTrip.com, an online travel booking portal, 35.51% of the total bookings on its platform came for travel to or from...

india gdp growth rate: India’s GDP growth seen at 1.2 pc for Q4 FY20: SBI report

MUMBAI: The country’s GDP is estimated to have grown at 1.2 per cent in the last quarter of the previous fiscal as economic activity came...

Supreme Court notices to 4 states on Sharjeel Imam’s plea for clubbing multiple FIRs against him

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday sought replies from Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur on a plea by JNU student and anti-CAA activist...

Money gifted over Rs50,000 by an NRI friend in a financial year can be taxable

I am a small business owner in India and planning to open a chain of stalls. A Dubai-based friend of mine is contributing to the...

Prototype vaccine protects monkeys from coronavirus

By Carl Zimmer A prototype vaccine has protected monkeys from the coronavirus, researchers reported Wednesday, a finding that offers new hope for effective human vaccines....

Are your ultra short duration funds really ultra short?

By Rushabh Desai “Ultra-short” duration funds are meant to invest in very short-term fixed income instruments. The average maturity of the funds in the category...