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  Business   Economy  17 Oct 2017

Business, Economy, 17 Oct 2017

Indians likely to spend less this Diwali due to GST, note ban after-effects

The survey titled 'Pulse of the Nation Diwali Poll' was conducted online on October 14.

17 Oct 2017 9:18 PM

Immediately pay interest on gold under GMS: RBI to banks

Gold can be deposited under the GMS with a designated bank in the account of the Central government.

17 Oct 2017 8:31 PM

DIPP eases FDI mechanism to boost ease of doing business

FDI inflow into India increased by 9 per cent to USD 43.48 billion in 2016-17. 

17 Oct 2017 7:37 PM

No shine in gold sales this Dhanteras despite kYC norms relaxation

Dhanteras is considered to be an auspicious day for buying gold, silver and other valuables.

17 Oct 2017 7:18 PM

Wait till December to get Rs 200 notes in ATMs

To dispense the Rs 200 notes, the ATM machines require recalibration them, which entails re-configuring the cassette.

17 Oct 2017 4:52 PM


Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar against reservation in jobs in private sector

Rajiv Kumar however admitted that more efforts are needed to generate more employment.

17 Oct 2017 4:23 PM

India Inc's investment in foreign units falls 39 per cent in Sept

In August 2017, India Inc had invested USD 1.34 billion in their overseas ventures.

17 Oct 2017 3:49 PM

India likely to maintain 3.2 per cent fiscal deficit target: Surjit Bhalla

EAC member Surjit Bhalla said the government could accelerate sales of its stakes in banks and other companies.

17 Oct 2017 2:50 PM

CCEA likely to take call on commercial coal mining methodology soon

This announcement comes amid some of the power producers facing low coal stocks at their plants.

17 Oct 2017 2:21 PM

Domestic worker draft policy for minimum wages, social security

Policy will also provide for model contract of employment with well defined period of work and rest.

17 Oct 2017 2:05 PM


Is there a case for fiscal stimulus? Niti's Rajiv Kumar, EAC's Surjit Bhalla seem to differ

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently struck down reports of a possible fiscal stimulus of over Rs 40,000 crore.

17 Oct 2017 1:25 PM

WPI to moderate further; to average 2.8 pc in 2018: Nomura

Wholesale price index had soared to a four-month high of 3.24 per cent in August 2017.

17 Oct 2017 12:35 PM

Infra sector investment, bankruptcy reforms priorities for govt: Garg

Economic Affairs Secretary says reform in this sector would bring in an state-of-the-art kind of system.

17 Oct 2017 11:07 AM

'India gets $10 billion investment commitment in food processing'

The World Food India event will see participation of 30 countries and over 50 global CEOs.

17 Oct 2017 10:29 AM

Govt debt limit auction attracts strong demand from FPIs

Debt auction quota gives overseas investors the right to invest in the debt up to the limit purchased.

17 Oct 2017 9:50 AM


Softening food prices help inflation cool to 2.6 per cent in September

Data released earlier showed retail inflation at 3.28 per cent in September, unchanged from August, even as vegetable and cereal prices softened.

17 Oct 2017 12:44 AM