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Has India actually jumped 12 spots or 4?

Has India actually jumped 12 spots or 4?

World Bank’s Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist Kaushik Basu said on Wednesday that India moved up only four places not 12 -- from 134 to 130. Confusion prevailed over whether the World Bank ranking of India’s ease of doing business improved by 12 points or moved up only four places. The Confederation of Indian Industry and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, too, noted India’s improvement was by 12 notches. However, World Bank’s Senior ..., 1 month ago

After Fed holds rates again, does zero mean forever?

Three major central banks have hit the zero limit, the Fed, the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan. When the Federal Reserve drove its target interest rate near zero in late 2008, it sparked an economic debate about the risks of having nowhere lower to go, and in particular the financial bubbles it might stoke. Six years later few bubbles are in sight, but a new risk has emerged: that the zero has become an effective anchor on interest rates that is proving far more difficult to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

10 facts you didn't know about Ola

Cab-hailing service Ola is on the fast track on the back of a $500 million funding from investors including Japan's SoftBank Group, Baillie Gifford, Falcon Edge, Tiger Global and DST Global. Image: Ola is now present across 100 cities in India. Photograph, courtesy: Ola     Take a look at 10 facts you didn’t know about Ola … * Ola, started by two IITians, Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati, has now raised a total of $1.3 billion (Rs 8,600 crore). * At $5 billion (Rs ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Energy, health care sectors gain from Modi's UK visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-day visit to Britain has seen India and the UK agreeing on Rs 90,000 crore (Rs 900 billion) in commercial deals and concluding negotiations over a deal that seeks to increase bilateral cooperation in the field of civil and military technology and nuclear research projects. The major investments made by the private sector on both sides include: Energy Lightsource Renewable Energy Holdings has announced a Rs 20,000 crore (Rs 200 billion) investment in ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

RBI bumper rate cut lifts Sensex by 162 points; Nifty ends above 7,800

Financials were the top gainers led by HDFC, HDFC Bank along with select index heavyweights. Benchmark shares indices recouped early losses to end higher on expectations that higher-than-expected rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India would boost growth. The 30-share Sensex ended up 162 points at 25,779 and the 50-share Nifty gained 48 points to end at 7,843 . The broader market ended mixed, the BSE MidCap index ended up 0.4% and the BSE SmallCap index closed 0.1% lower. Market breadth ended ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Markets snap 6-day losing streak; Nifty ends above 8,050 amid volatility  Rediff.com3 weeks ago Sensex gains on Fed rally; posts best week since mid-June  Rediff.com1 month ago Sensex, Nifty rise on positive Wall Street cues; bluechips rule  Rediff.com2 months ago

Japan floods: 10,000 flee as island nation hit by 'unprecedented' rains

Unprecedented rainfall in Japan unleashed heavy floods on Friday that ripped through parts of the island nation on Thursday, forcing more than 1 lakh people from their homes. A man holding a tray of belongings wades through a road at an area flooded by the Omoigawa River, caused by typhoon Etau in Oyama, Tochigi prefecture, Japan. Photograph: Kyodo/ Reuters Rescue helicopters picked marooned residents from the roofs of their homes after waters surged over a wide area when a river burst its ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

India to grow at 7% in FY15, deficit to remain low: Moody's

Moody's said India’s current account deficit or CAD has narrowed significantly from 4.8 per cent in 2012 to 1.4 per cent in 2014. Workers make Indian national flags inside a textile printing workshop ahead of the Independence Day celebrations in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said India's current account deficit is likely to remain low supported by declining oil prices but a slow recovery in industrial output and investment would drag ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Markets remain subdued ahead of Q2 GDP nos; bluechips weigh

Markets have slipped into the red in mid morning trade  on weak global cues. However, hope is ignited on the passage of the crucial Goods and Services Tax bill in the current session of the Parliament. The announcement of the central bank’s fifth bi-monthly monetary policy and the expectations from Q2 GDP numbers, which will be unveiled later today will dictate trend for the day. At 10:40 am, the Sensex was at 26,127, 11 points down while the Nifty is trading at 7,934 , 4 points ...
 Rediff.com3 hours ago

Global brokerages remain overweight on India

Foreign investors continue to bet on India in the Year of the Monkey At the start of the calendar year, India seemed invincible and there seemed no end to the ‘hope rally’ which pushed up the benchmark Sensex by 30 per cent in 2014. Much of the optimism has settled since then, as earnings show no sign of picking up and reforms have stumbled. Growth in gross domestic product continues to be well below potential as the economy continued to deflate through the year and demand failed to ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Markets clock highest gain since Oct on US Fed stance

Indian equity markets registered their highest single-day percentage gains since early October on across-the-board buying tracking a rally in global stocks after the minutes of the US Federal Reserve released on Wednesday indicated that the US central bank would hike interest rate but the pace of increase going forward would be gradual.   Overnight, the Wall Street jumped euphorically post the released of US Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes that hinted at raising the interest ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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