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  • World stocks rally on encouraging economic data

    World stocks today rallied on encouraging global economic data and assurances from U.S. President Donald Trump that the U.S.-China trade deal remained fully intact after confusion over its fate had emerged. Japan’s Nikkei-225 Index gained half a percent while Singapore’s Straits times, South Korea’s KOSPI and China’s Shanghai Composite index added marginally by 0.2 percent. […]

    EPFO adds 1.39 crore subscribers in last two financial years

    Employees’ Provident Fund Organization – EPFO has added one crore 39 lakh  subscribers in last two financial years. Ministry of Labour and Employment in a statement said that net addition to subscriber base has gone up from 61.12 lakh  in 2018-19 to 78.58 lakh in 2019-20, registering a 28 per cent growth. The Ministry said, […]

    Gold prices down by Rs 85 to Rs 48,811 per 10 gram in Delhi

    Gold prices in the national capital fell 85 rupees to 48,811 rupees per 10 gram amid rupee appreciation. Silver, however, rose 144 rupees to 49,880 rupees per kg

    Rupee appreciates 17 paise to close at Rs 76.03 against dollar

    The rupee today appreciated 17 paise to close at 76 rupees and three paise against the US dollar in line with positive equity markets amid sustained foreign fund inflows. Forex dealers said, besides, a weak US dollar against major global currencies also aided the rupee’s upward movement.

    India becomes 12th largest holder of US govt securities at April end

    India has become the 12th largest holder of US government securities at the end of April, with holding worth 157.4 billion dollars. The data from the US Treasury Department showed that after significantly reducing the exposure in March to 156.5 billion dollars, India marginally hiked the holding by 0.9 billion dollars to 157.4 billion dollars the next […]

    Ship owners worldwide invited to flag their ships in India to take advantage of Make in India policy

    The Shipping Ministry has invited ship owners worldwide to flag their ships in India to take advantage of the Make in India policy. Government has recently revised its Make in India Policy for public procurement, among others, of all services.  Under the revised policy, no global tender enquiry shall be issued, except with the approval […]

    India’s forex reserves rise to touch a life-time high of 507.64 US billion in the second week of June

    India’s forex reserves rose to touch a life-time high of 507.64 US billion in the second week of this month, helped by a significant jump in the foreign currency assets (FCA), RBI data showed. In the previous week ended June 5, the foreign exchange reserves had crossed the half-a-trillion mark for the first time after […]

    Govt closely monitoring transmission of repo rate cut by Banking Sector

    Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that Government is  closely monitoring transmission of repo rate cut  by the Banking Sector. Addressing a virtual meeting with PHD chamber of commerce members, she said government recognises efforts of wealth creators in ing India’s growth story. The Finance Minister acknowledged that the Prime Minister has always facilitated a […]

    Govt, AIIB sign 750 million US dollar ‘COVID-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support Programme’

    The Central Government and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) today signed a 750 million US dollar  ‘COVID-19 Active Response and Expenditure Support Programme” to assist India to strengthen its response to the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on poor and vulnerable households. Ministry of Finance in a statement said that this is the […]

    Gold rises Rs280 to Rs 48,305 per 10 gram in Delhi

    Gold in the national capital today gained 280 rupees to 48,305 rupees per 10 gram reflecting rally in international prices. Silver also rose by 260 rupees to 49,452 rupees per kg.