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Sensex up 161 pts in early trade; IT stocks lead recovery


Mumbai: The BSE benchmark Sensex on Wednesday recovered over 161 points in early trade after yesterday's steep fall, on the back of rally in IT, healthcare and metal sector stocks due to fresh buying

PM for orderly exit from unconventional monetary policies

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New Delhi: Amid imminent phasing out of the fiscal stimulus by US Federal Reserve, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday called for an ‘orderly exit’ from unconventional monetary policies being

No proposal to convert idle gold into bullion: RBI


Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Saturday said it is not contemplating any proposal to buy idle gold and convert it into bullion.
"The RBI clarifies that no such proposal is under its consideration at thi

Rupee gains 85 paise to 65.70 per dollar after PM's comments

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Mumbai: The rupee got a boost on Friday from the Prime Minister's assurances in Parliament on combating the currency's fall and reviving economic growth, gaining 85 paise to close at 65.70 against th

Sensex rises 219 points after PM's assurances on rupee, growth


Mumbai: In a day of see-saw trade, the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rose 219 points to the highest level in more than two weeks after the Prime Minister's optimistic comments on the rupee and economy

In no other country, do MPs shout PM chor hai: Manmohan attacks BJP in Rajya Sabha

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New Delhi: A combative Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday made a scathing attack on the BJP in the Rajya Sabha, accusing them of hurting investors' sentiment by repeatedly disrupting Parliament,

Reduce our appetite for gold: PM


New Delhi: Under attack in Parliament over the sliding rupee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made a statement on India's economic condition in Lok Sabha on Friday. 
Highlights of his speech: 

India looks at NRIs to defuse crisis


New York/ Mumbai: The patriotism of wealthy overseas Indians has helped the country avert economic crises in the past and it is little surprise that embattled policymakers are turning to them again t

Lateral hiring dips 6-10 per cent in Q2


Bengaluru: Contrary to predictions of headhunters earlier this year, lateral hiring has been a non-starter in FY 2014. Flat to negative demand for lateral hires by IT services firms in the January-Ma

Rocky road ahead for India, says Standard & Poor's

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Global rating agency Standard and Poor's, on Wednesday, cautioned that large deficit economies including India could face more economic problems in the near term.

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