Domestic stock markets started Monday's session sharply higher, shrugging off weakness in Asian peers and extending gains to a second straight day after the government decided to cut the corporate tax rates.
Petrol prices have surged in Delhi once again, this time by Rs 0.29. Therefore, the new rate for petrol in the national capital stands at Rs 73.91, a notch higher from the earlier Rs 73.62.
In one of its boldest economic initiatives - and easily one of the largest ever giveaways in India - the Narendra Modi government on Friday
GST Council more than doubles tax on caffeinated beverages to 40 per cent and slashes rate on hotel room tariffs;
Domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a positive note amid cautious trade, amid mild gains in Asian peers.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday that state-run banks will support stressed loans of small businesses till March 3 without classifying them as non-performing assets (NPAs).
Domestic stock markets are likely to start Thursday's session on a flat to lower note, amid mild gains in Asian peers after the US central bank lowered interest rates as expected but offered mixed signals on the next easing, keeping investors cautious.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process within the stated timeline of April 1, 2020.
Domestic stock markets started Wednesday's session on a higher note - a day after the benchmark Nifty index gave up all of the year's gains so far, tracking modest gains in Asian peers.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to announce more fiscal measures in the coming days, though the contours of those have not being disclosed, however, sources said infrastructure could be an area of action.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has tightened the noose around non-government organisations (NGOs) funded by foreign aid by tweaking the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules Act 2011.