Economy

  • Markets break records, Sensex, Nifty ends at an all time high 07-03-2014 09:04 PM

    The Nifty on Friday ended at a record closing of 6526.65, after hitting a new high of 6538 intra-day. The Sensex too ended at a closing high of 21919.79, after hitting a peak of 21961. The situation is quite different from the upswing last December ahead of state elections when...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-02-2014 10:35 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Major fire in cracker factory in Mumbai, 9 dead 27-02-2014 08:28 PM

    A major fire broke out on Thursday evening at a cracker factory in Alibaug near Mumbai. At least nine people are feared dead in the incident. The incident took place around 3 pm. ...
  • A Billion Votes: India is in desperate need of investment, says Modi 27-02-2014 07:30 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday made a pitch to corporate India in the national capital. Speaking to a gathering of corporates, bankers and investment houses, Modi said that the country is in dire need of investment in infrastructure in all sectors. Modi also endorsed Foreign...
  • Rahul Gandhi has all the qualities of a good leader: Chidambaram 20-02-2014 11:16 PM

    Chidambaram was speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate. He also spoke about the state of the Indian economy and the situation in Parliament. ...
  • Duty relief helpful if it works for a long time: FICCI 17-02-2014 06:13 PM

    FICCI president Sidharth Birla said that the government has given some duty relief but we have to see the duration of it. But if it works for a long time, it will be very helpful. The auto-mobile industry was in a bad state and he has tried to help it...
  • Growth rate could to go up to 5 per cent in current fiscal year: FM 17-02-2014 05:02 PM

    Rejecting allegations of policy paralysis in UPA's tenure, Finance Minsiter P Chidambaram said that there has been an unparallaled growth under UPA I and II. In the interim budget presented on Monday, he kept the fiscal deficit below the redline at 4.6 per cent and expressed hope that the GDP...
  • Watch: Experts rate P Chidambaram's interim budget 17-02-2014 01:19 PM

    In an election year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented an Interim Budget on Monday highlighting the Congress-led UPA Government's achievements of the last 10 years. Faced with a massive economic slowdown and staring at prospects of a Congress rout in the Lok Sabha elections, the Finance Minister tinkered with excise...
  • Budget 2014: Watch P Chidambaram's full speech on vote on account 17-02-2014 12:37 PM

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday refuted the allegations of policy paralysis saying the UPA-II has brought schemes and has contained the fiscal deficit. Chidambaram also announced excise cuts, leading to cars, mobile phones and two-wheelers getting cheaper even as not sops were announced. ...
  • Infosys Innovating for a Better Tomorrow 16-02-2014 03:53 PM

    Societies progress through innovation in science and technologies, business and social sector. Is there enough innovation happening in India? CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose in conversation with Infosys Executive Chairman Narayan Murthy and asks that what does innovation mean to him and what is the role of innovation in the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: RCB bags Yuvraj for 14 cr in day one IPL auction 12-02-2014 08:37 PM

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. ...
  • The Last Word: What is the true state of Indian economy? 10-02-2014 09:05 PM

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday expressed confidence that the economic growth rate for the current financial year will be revised to not less than 5 per cent. Growth in 2012-13 slipped to a decade-low of 4.5 per cent. The economy expanded 4.6 per cent in the first half (April-September)...
  • Household budgets hit again, food inflation at a 3-year high 16-10-2013 07:30 PM

    The festive season is not bringing as much joy to people as prices of food commodities have pushed food inflation to a 3-year high of 18 per cent in August. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 23-09-2013 11:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Battle over economic numbers: UPA vs NDA 23-09-2013 11:16 PM

    War of words continued between Finance Minister P Chidambaram and the Bharatiya Janata Party over country's growth rate during UPA and NDA regime. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said, "Chidambaram's statement was a fake encounter of facts." Earlier in the day, Chidambaram said, "Modi's claim that India grew...
  • SBI increases its minimum rate of lending to 9.80 per cent 19-09-2013 06:14 PM

    The SBI on Thursday increased its minimum rate of lending to 9.80 per cent and made the loans costlier. ...
  • Factory output rises by 2.6 per cent in July 12-09-2013 06:01 PM

    India's industrial output has risen by 2.6 per cent in July after been shrinking for the last two months. Manufacturing growth has also risen to 3.3 per cent from -2.2 per cent. ...
  • News 360: Raghuram Rajan takes over as RBI governor 04-09-2013 09:35 PM

    Raghuram Rajan, a suave, unflappable University of Chicago economist, stepped into the heart of the storm roiling India's economy on Thursday as the Reserve Bank of India's new governor and chief defender of a nose-diving rupee. ...
  • Markets, rupee crash due to fears over syria 03-09-2013 05:40 PM

    The sensex on Tuesday plunged almost 670 points to close at 18,234. The rupee too breached 68 to the dollar after a 3 day rally. ...
  • Churning point: HR and Technology in a new talent economy 02-09-2013 09:43 AM

    Hear the experts talk about the changing face of the HR Management and ways to transform HR through technology. ...
  • Manmohan Singh's aggression a sign of weakness? 30-08-2013 11:24 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh fought for his reputation as the architect of India's economic reforms on Friday, insisting that the current growth and currency crunch was no repeat of the 1991 balance of payments crisis that made him a household name. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-08-2013 11:16 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Next few months difficult for economy: CII President 30-08-2013 03:57 PM

    CII President Kris Gopalakrishnan has said that even as the government is taking steps to overcome the economic crisis, the next few months will be uncertain for the investors due to the coming elections. ...
  • Markets open in the green; rupee opens stronger, at 67.20 vs dollar 29-08-2013 10:10 AM

    After Wednesday's free fall, the rupee opened stronger at 67.20 versus the US dollar on Thursday. The markets also opened in the green, the Sensex opened over 190 points up and Nifty over 50 points up. ...
  • Watch: How rupee can be revived, economy be saved 29-08-2013 09:45 AM

    Rupee closed at an all-time low of 68.80 versus the US dollar on Wednesday. IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to a panel of experts who list out various solutions to revive rupee and save economy. ...
  • How to revive the economy and save the falling rupee? 28-08-2013 11:50 PM

    The rupee is trading at 67.81 against dollar. The markets has also recovered, the Sensex is up 80 points at 18,048.19 and Nifty is up 22 points at 5,310.30. ...
  • Economic crisis: BJP asks UPA government to quit 28-08-2013 10:33 PM

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram admitted that the economic crisis was on account of domestic policies as well. ...
  • Watch: Reactions on rupee, markets fall 28-08-2013 03:55 PM

    The rupee breached the 68-mark on Wednesday, hitting a record low of 68.92 against the dollar. The markets too crashed with Sensex losing more than 300 points. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-08-2013 11:55 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...