Rupee

  • News 360: Another Navy mishap, gas leak inside INS Kolkata kills 1 07-03-2014 08:30 PM

    Just weeks after a fire on board submarine Sindhuratna killed two Navy officers, another officer was killed in a gas leak on board India's most advanced destroyer ship, the INS Kolkata. ...
  • RBI to withdraw pre-2005 currency notes to unearth black money 23-01-2014 11:02 AM

    The RBI has announced that currency notes issued before 2005 will no longer be accepted. The notes can be exchanged at banks till July. The old notes are being withdrawn because they do not display the year they were printed. The move is being seen as an effort to crack...
  • Markets reacting positively due to exit polls, says Credit Suisse 05-12-2013 11:45 AM

    The euphoria over exit polls will keep market enthusiastic on hopes of a change in the political scene in the country, says Neelkanth Mishra of Credit Suisse, but maintained both elections and US Fed's taper programme do not matter much. The Sensex regained the 21,000 level on Thursday, rising over...
  • US shutdown: How will it affect India? 04-10-2013 11:46 PM

    If the shutdown in the US continues further, the rupee could depreciate and markets could be hit by global mood. The visa processing could delay. ...
  • The Last Word: Has the US federal reserve move brought an end to India's economic worries? 19-09-2013 10:15 PM

    The rupee surged 2.6 per cent on Thursday, hitting its highest in nearly five weeks, as the US Federal Reserve's decision not to dial back its easy money policy is expected to provide a reprieve to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its policy making. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Food inflation to ease soon, says economist Rangarajan 16-09-2013 06:49 PM

    Indian economist C Rangarajan has said that inflation can ease soon as rupee has stabilized and important commodities in terms of rupee will also come down. ...
  • The Last Word: What are the key challenges facing the new RBI governor? 04-09-2013 11:48 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. The currency has plunged nearly 20 per cent since May as Asia's third-largest economy...
  • 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. ...
  • What would a war on Syria mean for India and the World? 04-09-2013 12:08 AM

    Israel's joint missile test in the Mediterraneam Sea raised fear of an attack on Syria. The world was spooked after Russia on Tuesday detected the launch of two ballistic "objects". The Indian markets plunged 650 points and the rupee breached 68 marks against the US dollar following the reports. ...
  • Rupee fall is the biggest problem for India's economy, says Adi Godrej 01-09-2013 01:21 PM

    Godrej group chairman Adi Godrej expressed hope for growth in the Indian economy in the second half of the financial year. However he raised concerns over the depreciation in the value of rupee and said that corrective steps need to be taken soon and it should not be allowed to...
  • FTP: Is the new Land Acquisition Bill anti-industry? 29-08-2013 11:58 PM

    The Land Acquisition Bill, which seeks to provide just and fair compensation to farmers while ensuring that no land can be aquired forcibly, was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-08-2013 11:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Sonianomics: Is pro-poor politics anti-growth? 29-08-2013 11:45 PM

    As India battles economic slowdown, the timing of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's aggressive push for food bill and the land acquisition bill is being questioned by economists. ...
  • Using gold reserves was just a suggestion, clarifies Anand Sharma 29-08-2013 11:43 PM

    Clarifying his stand on the use of gold reserves to control the fiscal deficit said that it is not the government's decision but was just his suggestion. He added that despite the volatility in the economy there is no need for panic noting that the macro fundamentals of the country...
  • Slowdown in growth due to governance issues: Subbarao 29-08-2013 11:14 PM

    In his last speech before retiring, Subbarao said that the slowdown in growth was not due to the RBI's tight monetary policy but due to governance issues. ...
  • Land Bill's sanctity has been diluted: Lalu 29-08-2013 08:06 PM

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav said that the sanctity of the Land Bill has been diluted and urged the government to give a prompt answer. The Land Acquisition Bill was on Thursday tabled in the Lok Sabha amidst chaos with the opposition parties demanding a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • Uproar in Parliament over economic crisis, falling rupee 29-08-2013 01:43 PM

    The Opposition hit out at the government over the economic crisis and falling rupee in Parliament. There was an uproar in the House as members demanded the Prime Minister to make a statement over the current economic situation. The Prime Minister will make a statement tomorrow in the Rajya Sabha....
  • 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. ...
  • News 360: Rupee continues its free fall, hits life low 28-08-2013 11:50 PM

    The rupee touched its lowest ever and closed at 68.80 to the dollar on Wednesday. The sensex recovered after plunging 500 points down in morning trade. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Five reasons for the fall of the rupee 28-08-2013 08:40 PM

    The rupee on Wednesday touched another lifetime low ending at 68.80 vs dollar. With a continuous depreciation in the value of the Indian currency, we take a look at five reasons for the tumbling rupee. ...
  • Watch: Analysts discuss the market as rupee hits lifetime low 28-08-2013 07:48 PM

    Despite the Finance Minister's statements, the efforts to talk up the economy have not been effective. ...
  • Government has no control over its administration, say investors 28-08-2013 07:28 PM

    The depreciation in the value of rupee has left the investors on the Dalal Street worried. As rupee hit its life low and closed at 68.80 on Wednesday, investors believe that the way in which the fiscal deficit is stressed and increased and the way the policy decisions are being...
  • 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. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the rupee hitting its life low 25-08-2013 10:28 AM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't,Cyrus Broacha talks about the politicians celebrating Raksha Bandhan, Tunda's link with underworld don Dowood Ibrahim, and much more. ...
  • Modi compares PM to rupee, says both have lost value 24-08-2013 11:09 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the rupee crisis. "Both the rupee and the country's Prime Minister have lost their value," said Modi. ...