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Japan slips into recession, slump set to worsen as pandemic wreaks havoc

The world’s third-largest economy shrank for second consecutive quarter in three months to March, intensifying challenge for policymakers

18 May 2020 8:42 AM

India's farmers gather record wheat crop, but cannot move it

The largest crop gathered globally during the pandemic, which is worth more than $26 billion

15 May 2020 10:13 AM

US weekly jobless benefits to stay elevated as coronavirus layoffs widen

The economy lost a staggering 20.5 million jobs in April, the steepest plunge in payrolls since the Great Depression of the 1930s,

14 May 2020 10:08 AM

Kotak Mahindra Bank announces 10% pay cut for staff earning above Rs 25 lakh

The move comes weeks after the top management voluntarily surrendered 15 per cent of their payments for 2020-21

07 May 2020 1:43 PM

Consumers won't benefit from lower crude oil prices as govt hikes taxes on fuel

Taxes and duties on petrol and diesel were increased by 10 rupees/litre and 13 rupees/litre, respectively

06 May 2020 10:27 AM

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Varun Beverages March quarter profit rises 50% to Rs 60 crore

The company said though the demand in domestic and international markets is curtailed, it is expected to get normal in the near term

05 May 2020 3:59 PM

ITC faces union backlash over coronavirus work warnings

ITC has warned some workers of disciplinary action and pay cuts for missing work during the coronavirus crisis

05 May 2020 10:32 AM

Indian bank bad debt could double in coronavirus crisis

A fresh surge in bad debt could hit credit growth and delay India’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic

04 May 2020 10:35 AM

Oil prices lower on storage crisis as virus saps demand

Oil markets have been in turmoil for weeks as the virus strangles demand due to business closures and travel restrictions

04 May 2020 9:01 AM

FPIs in selloff mode, pull out Rs 15403 cr in April amid coronavirus crisis

In March, FPIs had withdrawn a record Rs 1.1 lakh crore on a net basis from the Indian capital markets

03 May 2020 12:58 PM

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Coronavirus lockdown curbs buffalo meat exports hitting Ramazan supplies

Most meat processing plants in India have been shut as the South Asian nation fights to contain the pandemic

03 May 2020 10:02 AM

Nearly half of global workforce at risk of losing livelihood due to covid19: ILO

The first month of the crisis is estimated to have resulted in a drop of 60 per cent in the income of informal workers globally

01 May 2020 1:04 PM

RBI unveils Rs 50,000 cr credit line for mutual funds

RBI also stressed it remains vigilant and will take whatever steps are necessary to mitigate the economic impact of Covid-19

27 Apr 2020 11:24 AM

Indian government brushes off proposal to impose coronavirus tax on super rich

Some 50 officers of Indian Revenue Service recommended raising highest tax rate to 40% for people with annual income above 10 million rupees

27 Apr 2020 8:26 AM

India’s crude crash as coronavirus chokes fuel demand

Indian state retailers sold 50% less refined fuel in the first two weeks of April

23 Apr 2020 11:46 AM

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Coronavirus second wave may be even worse: US health chief

The White House emphasised on continuing with preventive measures to fight the coronavirus and increased testing

22 Apr 2020 2:19 PM

WHO becoming tool of 'Chinese propaganda': US

US President Donald Trump recently announced he would put a hold on America's funding to the World Health Organization

22 Apr 2020 11:08 AM

US crude plunges to 20-year low as coronavirus hits demand

Oil markets have plunged in recent weeks as lockdowns and travel restrictions to fight the coronavirus around the world batter demand

20 Apr 2020 9:40 AM

Allow home delivery by all retailers, says RAI

Retailers Association of India said allowing neighbourhood stores to do home delivery will help fulfil consumer needs

19 Apr 2020 5:23 PM

FPIs pull out Rs 12,650 cr in April amid covid19 crisis

Between April 1 to 17, FPIs pulled out a net sum of Rs 3,808 crore from equities

19 Apr 2020 12:44 PM

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