India needs to grow faster to make up for contraction during Covid-19: IMF

That said, there are some recent emergencies of the new variants in the localised lockdowns that are seen as one of the threats to this recovery, Brooks noted.

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S&P 500, Dow at all-time high as banks, industrial rise

The banks will kick off the first-quarter earnings season next week, and analysts expect profits for S&P 500 firms to have jumped about 25% year on year, the strongest performance for the…

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Sensex ends 155 points lower, Nifty below 14,850

As per provisional closing data, the barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, declined 154.89 points or 0.31% to 49,591.32. The Nifty 50 index lost 37.05 points or 0.25% to 14,836.75. 

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India Inc set to login 15-17 per cent revenue growth in Q4 FY'21: Report

The robust revenue growth rides on a low base of the year-ago quarter, besides higher government capex and higher realisations amid a commodity upcycle, among others.

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Payments banks can now hold max balance of Rs 2 lakh/customer

The extant norms allow payments banks (PBs) to hold a maximum balance of Rs 1 lakh per individual customer.

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Bitcoin can be 'Chinese financial weapon' against US, warns cryptocurrency investor Peter Thiel

Former US secretary Mike Pompeo and former National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien were also present at the event

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Will the world boycott China's Winter Olympics?

Have Olympic Games been boycotted? The answer is yes. The last time this happened was in 1980. That's when the US had led a diplomatic boycott against Moscow.

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Sensex ends at 49,661, Nifty above 14,800

Banking and financial stocks outperformed on Wednesday with the Nifty Bank, Private Bank, and PSU Bank indices settling higher in the range of 1.5 per cent to 2 per cent.

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IT spending in India to reach $93 billion in 2021: Gartner

The growth in India will be lower than the global average, as worldwide IT spending is projected to total $4.1 trillion in 2021, an increase of 8.4 per cent from 2020.

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Supporting growth paramount for RBI now: Governor Shaktikanta Das

Announcing the first monetary policy of fiscal 2022, the Indian central bank left key policy rate unchanged at 4 per cent for the fifth time in a row, after the rash of rate cuts last fiscal.

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Cryptocurrency market value crosses $2 trillion mark for first time

Cryptocurrencies are now valued on par with big conglomerates like Apple and Saudi AramCo who’ve also hit the $2 trillion milestone in the last few years

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Tyler Perry are in Forbes billionaires list

Topping the Forbes list was Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, for the fourth time in a row

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US auto industry calls for government help as it warns of impact of chip shortage

US President Joe Biden in February ordered several Federal agency actions to address the chip crisis and is also seeking $37 billion in funding for legislation to supercharge chip manufacturing in…

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Forbes' annual world's billionaires: Bezos, Musk top record-setting list

Bernard Arnault, chief executive of luxury goods firm LVMH, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg round out the top five of the world's richest billionaires

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Sensex ends 42 points higher, Nifty above 14,650

The benchmark Sensex index settled at 49,201 levels, up 42 points, or 0.09 per cent, and the Nifty closed at 14,683 levels, up 46 points or 0.3 per cent. In the intra-day deals, the indices had…

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