Pick of the week (April 4)
As economic activities gain momentum, unemployment rate falls to 6.5%
Investors should add to cyclical stocks on weakness: Greed & Fear
No plans to exit India business: Franklin Templeton
Ad hoc restrictions will impact biz, warns retailers association
  • Ad hoc restrictions will impact biz, warns retailers association(20:26)

    Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) As local level restrictions and lockdowns come up in several parts of the country amid resurging Covid cases, the Retailers Association of India (RAI) has raised concerns that such ad hoc measures have started to impact the retail businesses.

In Contention: Reliance Retail extends deadline for Future deal
CSK market cap pegged at Rs 2,465 crore
  • CSK market cap pegged at Rs 2,465 crore(18:56)
    By Sanjeev Sharma

    New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The current market cap for IPL team Chennai Super Kings with a price of Rs 80 per share is Rs 2,465 crore, as per a report by Altius Investech.

Pandemic-hit India server market crashes by 11.2% in Q4 2020
  • Pandemic-hit India server market crashes by 11.2% in Q4 2020(15:34)

    New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Owing to deals spill over and weakening demand in the pandemic, the overall server market in India witnessed a year-over-year (YoY) decline of 11.2 per cent in terms of revenue to reach $266.1 million in Q4 2020, an IDC report showed on Thursday.

Cong slams Centre for flip-flop on small saving interest rates
  • Cong slams Centre for flip-flop on small saving interest rates(14:18)

    New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday launched a direct attack on the ruling BJP-led Central government hours after Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the new interest rates on small savings were being withdrawn.

World trade to grow by 8% in 2021: WTO
  • World trade to grow by 8% in 2021: WTO(03:38)

    Geneva, April 1 (IANS) The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Wednesday that global trade is primed for a strong but uneven recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic shock, forecasting an increase in the volume of world merchandise trade of 8 per cent this year.

Covid surge, bond yields rise pull equity down, IT stocks sink (Roundup)
Pandemic drives employees to invest more in their jobs: Adobe
  • Pandemic drives employees to invest more in their jobs: Adobe(17:56)

    New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) After learning their lesson the hard way during the pandemic as millions lost jobs or were left with salary cuts, employee engagement with their jobs is currently on the rise globally and the number of workers who reported feeling invested in their jobs grew from 79 per cent to 81 per cent last year, an Adobe report said on Wednesday.

UP gives major boost to medical equipment manufacturing
Investors shy away from fossil stocks, says Carbon Tracker
  • Investors shy away from fossil stocks, says Carbon Tracker(11:58)

    New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The value of share offerings in fossil fuel producing and related companies dropped by $123 billion in the last decade underperforming a key world equities index by 52 per cent, while levels of new shares issued in the sector fell sharply, a Carbon Tracker study published on Wednesday said.

India Inc raised all-time high of Rs 1.88L cr through public equity markets
Sensex zooms 800 points; banking, metal stocks surge (Ld)
AEPC seeks steps to curb export of cotton yarn
'Raj cows fast-tracking village economy & clearing air'
WeWork to go public in $9B merger with Vivek Ranadive-led BowX
  • WeWork to go public in $9B merger with Vivek Ranadive-led BowX(10:10)

    San Francisco, March 27 (IANS) WeWork has now entered into an agreement with Indian-American Vivek Ranadive-led blank-check firm BowX Acquisition Corp., providing for a business combination that will result in the co-sharing workspace company becoming a publicly listed company.

India's online smartphone market hits record 45% in 2020
  • India's online smartphone market hits record 45% in 2020(10:06)

    New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Led by Flipkart again, Indias online smartphone market reached its highest-ever share at 45 per cent in 2020, registering a growth of seven per cent (on-year) in a pandemic-hit year, according to a new report.

TECNO adds to Holi celebrations with easy finance options on smartphones
'Crash Bandicoot: On the Run' now available on iOS, Android
95 Kanpur tanneries shut indefinitely
  • 95 Kanpur tanneries shut indefinitely(14:43)

    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has ordered closure of 95 tanneries in Jajmau area with immediate effect for an indefinite period as pumping station number 3 and Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) are overflowing.

No effect of Bharat Bandh, business running as usual: CAIT
  • No effect of Bharat Bandh, business running as usual: CAIT(14:35)

    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Despite the call for Bharat Bandh across the country by some farmer organisations, markets stayed open and business was going on as usual on Friday across the country, according to the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT).

'DotPe' raises about Rs 200cr from Google, PayU, Info Edge Ventures