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  Business   Economy  09 Nov 2017

Business, Economy, 09 Nov 2017

Govt non-committal on cutting excise duty on petrol, diesel

After the cut, petrol price came down to Rs 68.38 per litre and diesel to Rs 56.89 in Delhi on October 4.

09 Nov 2017 7:41 PM

India to see 10 per cent salary increase in 2018: report

The highest projected salary rise is seen in the energy, FMCG and retail sectors.

09 Nov 2017 6:59 PM

SBI Chairman says little scope of further lowering lending rates

Last week, State Bank of India (SBI) reduced its lending rate for home and auto loans by 0.05 percentage point.

09 Nov 2017 4:01 PM

GST Council may prune items in top slab, review tax on non AC food joints

The Council, comprising state finance ministers, is also set to review the GST returns filing cycle and make it taxpayer friendly.

09 Nov 2017 3:39 PM

Gold demand in India seen falling to lowest in 8 years in 2017: WCG

Two-thirds of India’s gold demand comes from rural areas, where jewellery is a traditional store of wealth.

09 Nov 2017 11:42 AM


RBI faces space crunch in vaults, cuts note printing order for 2018

According to sources, the space crunch in RBI chests and vaults is due to the stock of scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

09 Nov 2017 11:25 AM

GST Council meets today in Guwahati; more relief for SMEs on cards

Tax rates on 80 per cent of items in the top slab is likely to be reduced to 18 per cent, said Bihar Chief Minister Sushil Modi.

09 Nov 2017 9:58 AM

Aadhaar mandatory for insurance policies: Irdai

There are 24 life insurance companies and 33 general insurers (including standalone health insurers) operating in India.

09 Nov 2017 9:15 AM

India touts bank note ban, opposition fumes and Nepal short-changed

The pain from demonetisation is also being felt in Nepal, where thousands of migrant workers still have old currency notes.

09 Nov 2017 8:58 AM

India slips in business optimism

Drops to 7th from 2nd, Indonesia tops, Finland second.

09 Nov 2017 6:09 AM


7-8 per cent contribution of mining sector in GDP can create 25 million jobs in India

Mining was important in the ancient times and mining is important today and for the future survival of mankind.

09 Nov 2017 12:11 AM