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Free trade fails to boost exports, imports grow

According to the government, these agreements are meant to provide opportunities for exports to these trading partners at preferential duties.

13 Dec 2019 1:26 AM

Traders say etail majors have predatory pricing

A draft e-commerce policy was prepared by the government and put up in the public domain on February 23, 2019, for comments and suggestions.

12 Dec 2019 1:36 AM

FoF infuses Rs 700 crore in startup cos

Till November, SIDBI has committed `3,123.20 crore to 47 Sebi registered AIFs.

12 Dec 2019 1:28 AM

MFIs raise Rs 14,000 crore via securitisation in H1

The rise in securitisation is being driven by the inadequate funding available to NBFC-MFIs from conventional sources, finds Icra.

12 Dec 2019 1:20 AM

E-ride overtakes e-food in volume terms in Q2

The average order value of food tech has also been coming down over the last few quarters.

11 Dec 2019 1:34 AM


Engineering students learn Japanese

Japanese companies require graduates skilled in latest technologies like AI, Machine Learning, etc.

10 Dec 2019 1:33 AM

Gold bonds gather less than 1 per cent of total spend in four years

After 33 tranches in four years, just about 28.6 tonnes of gold has been bought by investors through the SGB scheme.

10 Dec 2019 1:26 AM

Share of third party cover rising in motor premia

The past three years have seen a steady rise in this share and from this year onwards the growth momentum could spike higher.

09 Dec 2019 1:19 AM

Consumer confidence dips to 5-year low

The Future Expectations Index that assesses the one-year ahead expectations also fell to 114.5 from 118.0. It has been falling since March 2019.

07 Dec 2019 1:49 AM

Most weavers earn less than Rs 10,000

The census claims that there is an improvement in the income levels of the weaver households from the 2007 census.

07 Dec 2019 1:43 AM


Soon, govt agencies will procure foodgrains only in jute bags

“The production of jute goods over the last few years by the jute mills has remained consistent,” Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani said.

06 Dec 2019 4:26 AM

NABH rule will deny cover to 95 per cent Ayush hospitals

While NQAS is mainly meant for government institutions, private hospitals require NABH accreditation.

06 Dec 2019 4:23 AM

Thomas Cook gets brand right for India, Sri Lanka

TCIL has signed an agreement with AlixPartners, Thomas Cook UK’s appointed Special Managers in this regard.

04 Dec 2019 2:35 AM

Gold imports surge 78 per cent in November

The country imported 71 tonnes of gold in November, compared with 40 tonnes in October, reports quoting government officials said.

04 Dec 2019 2:22 AM

Online B2B investments grow multi-fold in last two years

The increased interest clearly indicates the growth potential in online B2B companies.

03 Dec 2019 1:50 AM


154 mn debit cards out of use as magnetic strips, zero balance go

There were about 836 million debit cards and about 53 million credit cards in circulation at the end of September quarter.

03 Dec 2019 1:47 AM

Salary growth to crawl in 2020

Among the high growth countries, Egypt’s salaries are expected to increase by 13.5 per cent and a 6.6 per cent real-wage increase.

03 Dec 2019 1:43 AM

Sum insured limit cut for basic health policy

In February, it had proposed that the sum insured for the product should be in the range of Rs 50,000 and Rs 10 lakh.

30 Nov 2019 1:48 AM

Gold hallmarking must from 2021

The Department of Consumer Affairs will issue a notification in this regard by January 15, 2020.

30 Nov 2019 1:40 AM

FASTags pose serious data privacy and security threat

It can also be a serious security threat for women owners.

30 Nov 2019 1:38 AM