8.96 lakh jobs created in January, 76.48 lakh in last 17 months: EPFO payroll data

The EPFO has been releasing payroll data from April 2018, covering the period starting September 2017

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Sensex snaps 8-day winning run on profit-booking; logs weekly gain

The 30-share index opened on a positive note at 38,452.47, but soon succumbed to heavy selling pressure, touching an intra-day low of 38,089.36. It finally closed at 38,164.61, down by 222.14…

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Levi Strauss shares surge 31 per cent in stock market return

The 165-year-old US company's return to the public market comes at a time when stocks are near all-time highs and the popularity of denim is surging, driven by the resurgence of 1990s styles such…

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Fitch cuts India growth forecast for upcoming financial year to 6.8%

The Indian economy grew 7.2 per cent in the 2017-18 fiscal year. 

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Rupee rises 6 paise to 68.57 against US dollar

The rupee Wednesday had recovered by 13 paise to close at 68.83 against the US dollar.

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Markets open in green; Sensex rises over 100 points, Nifty goes beyond 11,500-mark

NSE Nifty, on the other hand, hovered above 11,500-mark at 11,549.20 in opening trade. It previously closed at 11,521.05. 

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Oil prices near 2019 highs amid OPEC supply cuts

Brent crude oil futures were at $67.82 per barrel at 0122 GMT, down 4 cents from their last close but within a dollar of the $68.69 per barrel 2019-high marked the day before.

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Asian shares hit 6-1/2-month high on tech hopes

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 per cent, led by 0.5 per cent gains in the infotech sector, while Japan's Nikkei bucked the trend and lost 0.2 per cent.

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UK facing 'national emergency' on Brexit: Business, unions leaders

The heads of Britain's biggest employers' grouping, the Confederation of British Industry, and union umbrella organisation the Trades Union Congress, urged May to change tack and find a "Plan B"…

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Pound slides after UK requests Brexit delay

On eve of an EU summit in Brussels, May told parliament that she has written to EU President Donald Tusk to ask for the withdrawal date to be moved from March 29.

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Sensex rises for 8th session, ends marginally higher

The 30-share index began the session on a firm note at 38,433.86 and hit the session's high of 38,489.81 on steady inflow of buying by foreign funds as well as retail investors

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SBI Chairman insists bankruptcy 'last option' for Jet Airways

Jet has racked up over $1 billion in debt, and owes money to banks, suppliers, pilots and lessors - some of whom have started terminating their lease deals with the carrier.

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Murdoch's new Fox debuts on Nasdaq, names ex-Speaker Paul Ryan to board

The company also appointed former US House Speaker Paul Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of Formula One Group Chase Carey and two others to its board. Carey was president and chief operating officer…

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What Disney gets as its $71.3 billion buy of Fox assets closes

The acquisition comes as Disney plans to launch its streaming service Disney Plus later this year.

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Sensex, Nifty rise on sustained foreign fund inflow

However, gains were capped as Asian shares fell across the board in line with overnight drop in US stocks. Rising crude oil prices too worried investors.

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