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Gold set for first weekly gain in a month

Spot gold was up 0.3% at $1,503.20 per ounce, as of 03.53 GMT, and was on track for its first weekly gain, having risen nearly by 1% so far this week. U.S. gold futures were also up by 0.3% at $1,…

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Nifty, Sensex gain ahead of tax council meet

The broader NSE Nifty was up 0.21% at 10,727.6, as of 0412 GMT on Friday, while the benchmark BSE Sensex was trading 0.3% higher at 36,205.52.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman likely to unveil measures to boost economic growth: Sources

The measures include a review of import tariffs on certain items ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States, the sources said.

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Economy hopes support shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions

'MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.15 per cent though it is on course to post its first weekly decline in five, hit by sizable losses in Hong Kong and India.'

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No recession in global economy, India's external sector shows great resilience, viability: RBI governor

"The Indian economy remains a preferred habitat for foreign direct investment (FDI) and is among the top 10 destinations for greenfield projects," said RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.

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Aviation watchdog may ask Boeing to set up 737 MAX simulators in India

Budget carrier SpiceJet has about a dozen Boeing 737 MAX planes in its fleet and a total of 155 on order - among the largest single orders for the narrow-body plane.

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Sri Lanka's second quarter GDP growth slumps to over 5-year low as Easter attacks weigh

Sri Lanka's economy is expected to slump to a nearly two-decade low in 2019, a Reuters poll showed, as tourism, foreign investment and business activity have eased sharply in the wake of the…

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Flipkart, Amazon, others rush to pull vaping devices after India ban

Warning of an 'epidemic' among young people, India banned the sale, production, import and advertising of e-cigarettes.

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Volkswagen, Porsche to recall around 227,000 cars over airbag, seatbelt issues: Report

Volkswagen (VW) said that 227,000 VW and Porsche cars were affected, citing possible problems with airbags in some of them and adding that new software needed to be installed.

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Nifty, Sensex end over 1% lower; banks, metal stocks take a beating

The broader NSE Nifty ended 1.25 per cent down at 10,704.80, while the benchmark BSE Sensex fell 1.29 per cent to 36,093.47.

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Sensex drops by 496 points while Nifty hovers around 10,710

At 2 pm, the BSE S&P Sensex was down by 496 points or 1.3 per cent at 36,068 while the Nifty 50 slipped by 129 points to 10,711.

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US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, signals holding pattern for now

Describing the US economic outlook as 'favourable,' Fed Chair Jerome Powell said the rate cut was designed 'to provide insurance against ongoing risks' including weak global growth and resurgent…

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Sensex falls by 268 points; Nifty at 10,000

Nifty PSU bank slipped by 1.7% while the private bank was down by 1.2%, metal by 1.4% and pharma by 1.2%.

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Nifty, Sensex end higher on rally in steelmakers, energy stocks

The broader NSE Nifty closed up 0.21% at 10,840.65, while the benchmark Sensex index rose 0.23% to 36,563.88.

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Airbus ups estimate of 20-year demand for new planes

In its latest Global Market Forecast for the next 20 years, the European aircraft maker said it expects air traffic to grow by 4.3 per cent annually, a drop from the 4.4 per cent annual growth it…

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