BUSINESS

  • No truth in rumours that Sharp will quit or sell solar business, says executive 10 hours 21 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Sharp Corp will continue making solar cell products at its Sakai plant and there is no truth to speculation it will sell or exit the business, an executive at the money-losing electronics maker said on Monday. "There is no truth to talk that we will quit, or sell, the solar...
  • Sensex breaks 7-day losing trend, but volatility continues 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex on Friday ended at 27,458.64, up by a marginal 1.06 points to technically snap the seven-session losing streak in a highly volatile trade amid continuing geo-political tensions. The NSE Nifty, however, settled the day in the red at 8,341.40, ending the week on a negative...
  • IIT, IIM and ISI to offer a joint course 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Three premier institutions of IIT Kharagpur, IIM Kolkata and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Kolkata, have come together for the first time to offer a joint course in business analytics. Starting from this session, the Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) will allow students the rare opportunity to become students...
  • Facebook making Messenger a platform for direct business 4 days ago

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc on Wednesday opened up its Messenger service for developers to create apps and for shoppers to communicate directly with retailers, as the Internet company seeks to expand its reach. The new features mark Facebook's latest effort to transform its mobile messaging service into a full-featured platform with...
  • Facebook's Messenger app evolving into a multitasking tool that mixes business with more pleasure 4 days ago

    San Francisco: Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next. In an effort to pull off the transformation, Facebook is opening Messenger so outside programmers can build...
  • Samsung to pre-install Microsoft apps on its Android devices 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has announced that it has expanded its partnership with Samsung in a bid to provide mobile productivity services to more consumers. The South Korean electronics giant will pre-install Microsoft services and apps on its range of Android devices and deliver secured mobile productivity for businesses through a...
  • World Bank finds Bhubaneswar best place to do business in India: Sushma Swaraj March 20, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: Hailing Odisha for its rich culture, ancient trade links and growth potential, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said the World Bank has ranked Bhubaneswar as the best place to do business in India. "The city of Bhubaneswar has a unique distinction of having rich history which goes back...
  • Insurance sector to get lot of foreign investment: Arun Jaitley March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: With the passage of three key economic legislations in Parliament, Finance Minster Arun Jaitley on Friday exuded confidence that the insurance sector is expected to get a lot of foreign investment. "Three major pieces of legislations-- the insurance law, the mining law, the coal allocation bill have all been...
  • Rupee gains for the 4th day vs US dollar, up 17 paise on Federal stance March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending its string of gains to the fourth straight session, the Indian rupee on Thursday appreciated by 17 paise to end at 62.52 against US dollar after the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on rates eased outflow concerns. Persistent selling of dollars by banks and exporters due to weakness of dollar...
  • IOTY 2014: Nominees for business category March 18, 2015

    With their far-reaching vision and ideas, these leaders and astute entrepreneurs have not only charted growth stories for their businesses but have also positively impacted the lives of millions of consumers across the country. ...
  • N Chandrasekaran awarded Indian of the Year 2014 in business category March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: CEO and MD of Tata Consultancy Service N Chandrasekaran awarded the Indian of the Year 2014 in the business category. He is known for his management and leadership style. His ability to push boundaries and inspire his leadership team to do the same has helped the $13 billion-plus...
  • Live: Indian of the Year 2014 March 17, 2015

    In a star-studded ceremony, CNN-IBN will declare the 'Indian of the year' on Tuesday. CNN-IBN's 'Indian of the Year' recognises the Indians whose contribution to the country has strengthened the foundation of our society and has helped build Brand India in the process. This is the ninth edition of the...
  • Watch: CNN-IBN 'Indian of the year 2014' awards March 17, 2015

    In a star-studded ceremony on Tuesday, CNN-IBN declared the Indian of the Year. CNN-IBN Indian of the Year recognises the Indians whose contribution to the country has strengthened the foundation of our society and has helped build Brand India in the process. ...
  • Sensex rebounds 299 points on hopes US Fed won't hike rates soon March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Tracking positive global cues, the benchmark Sensex on Tuesday logged its first rise in three days, gaining about 299 points to end at 28,736.38 as a batch of tepid US economic indicators triggered hopes that Fed will not raise interest rates soon. In a highly volatile session, initial sharp...
  • 'Chappie' tops slow weekend, 'Unfinished Business' tanks March 9, 2015

    Los Angeles: Neither a hyper-intelligent robot nor Vince Vaughn could save the box office this weekend, which is down 38.5 percent from the same weekend last year, according to Sunday estimates from box office firm Rentrak. While Neill Blomkamp's R-rated "Chappie" might have taken the No. 1 spot in its 3,201...
  • India gold demand muted, eyes cut in import duty February 27, 2015

    Mumbai: India's demand for gold was muted this week as buyers in the world's top consumer of the metal held off purchases ahead of an expected cut in import duty and a likely drop in local prices. But dealers hope to step up purchases, if the import duty is lowered from...
  • Google tests live chat service for businesses in search results February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Google is reportedly testing a service that lets businesses listed in its search results to have live chat with users. The feature shows whether a business is currently available and immediately launches the chat via Google Hangouts. The service resembles Path Talk's direct messaging platform with local businesses that...
  • HDFC Chairman questions PM Modi, says its time to deliver February 19, 2015

    HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said nothing has changed on ground in first nine months of his government. He said, "After nine months, there is a little bit of impatience creeping in as to why no changes are happening and why this is taking so...
  • Campus calling: What does young India want from Budget 2015? February 16, 2015

    Ahead of Budget 2015, CNN-IBN's Kajori Sen visits Indian School of Business in Hyderabad and asks students, how this Modi Budget will impact a common man. ...
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly session begins tomorrow February 16, 2015

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Assembly session will begin in Chennai on Tuesday amid jubilation among the ruling AIADMK members over the party's impressive win in the bypoll to the Srirangam Assembly seat. AIADMK nominee S Valarmathi trounced her DMK rival N Anand in the by-election held to fill up the vacancy...
  • Watch: What ISB Hyderabad students demand from 2015-16 Budget February 16, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will table the 2015-16 Budget on February 28, Saturday. Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, students demand focus on health care. Another student demands clarity on Goods and Service Tax even if it is not implemented immediately so that MNCs that are waiting and watching to invest...
  • Modi government needs to take proactive steps as IIP dips, inflation rises February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Reflecting sluggishness in the economy, the industrial production growth has slipped to 1.7 per cent in December month-on-month, while inflation rose to 5.11 per cent in January, raising demands for proactive steps in the forthcoming Budget to boost economic expansion. The growth in factory output, as measured by...
  • Facebook rolls out new features to improve buying and selling in Groups February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Facebook has introduced new features to its For Sale Groups which will help improve buying and selling experience of the users. For Sale Group members can now choose the Sell feature when creating a post. They can add a description to what they're selling, include a price and set...
  • India pegs 2014/15 growth at 7.4%; GDP grows 7.5 % y/y in December-quarter February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central government on Monday forecast annual economic growth to accelerate to 7.4 per cent in the fiscal year ending in March 2015 after Asia's third-largest economy grew 7.5 per cent in the quarter to end-December. The latest estimate compares with a revised 6.9 per cent growth a year...
  • Indian of the year 2014: Business nominees February 4, 2015

    Year 2014 brought a new zeal in corporate India with new govt setting in and Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushing for long impending economic reforms but there were Indian entrepreneurs who excelled despite tough economic environment. Nominees for the Businessman of the year are - IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh...
  • Nominees in the business category of CNN-IBN's annual Indian of the year award February 4, 2015

    Here is a look at the nominees in the business category in CNN-IBN's annual Indian of the year award. ...
  • RBI disappoints markets; Sensex drops 122 points to end at 29,000 February 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Extending losses for the third straight day, benchmark BSE Sensex on Tuesday slipped by 122 points to close at 29,000.14 as RBI keeping interest rate unchanged disappointed investors. Interest rate sensitive realty and baking stocks bore the brunt of selling after the Reserve Bank of India left repo rate...
  • Can CEOs' demands affect Indo-US policies? January 27, 2015

    The CEOs' roundtable put forward a number of points that CEOs' from both India and US aspire for good trade opportunities, the question arises will this affect Indo-US policies? ...
  • Is business major issue between India, US? January 27, 2015

    With CEOs' roundtable the question that takes centre stage is importance of business between India and US relationship. ...
  • Indian rupee rises to over 2-month high, up 16 paise Vs US dollar at 61.71 January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday jumped by 16 paise to end at over two-month high of 61.71 against the greenback on good inflows in local markets and sustained dollar sales by exporters, extending its winning trend to third straight day. A weak dollar overseas also boosted the sentiment in favour of...