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Housing Finance stocks slide; PNB Housing hits fresh all-time low

2 hours 13 min ago
In the past two months, LIC Housing Finance (down 27 per cent) and PNB Housing Finance (down 19 per cent) have underperformed the market

Nalco announces it paid its highest ever dividend for FY19, stock gains 4%

2 hours 50 min ago
At the bourses, shares of Nalco have underperfomed market by falling 32 per cent year-to-date (YTD) while the benchmark Nifty50 index has remained flat, down 0.20 per cent.

Govt issues ordinance to ban e-cigarettes; jail term, fine for violations

3 hours 1 min ago
First time violators will face a jail term of up to one year and a fine of Rs 1 lakh

Bond traders on edge over possible stimulus; seek assurance on fiscal goals

3 hours 15 min ago
The government will make every effort to ensure that the revenue loss from its latest booster won't affect its goal to narrow the fiscal gap to 3.3 per cent of GDP

YES Bank trades lower for fourth straight day, stock tumbles 6%

3 hours 28 min ago
CARE Ratings downgraded ratings of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) of Morgan Credits, one of the promoter entities of the private sector lender.

Steel stocks dip after Icra predicts consumption growth to slow in FY20

3 hours 40 min ago
According to Icra, the demand environment is expected to improve somewhat in the second half of FY2020, following a likely pick-up in infra spending.

Paper, jute product stocks extend rally amid single-use plastic ban buzz

3 hours 52 min ago
Ludlow Jute & Specialities, Star Paper Mills, Orient Paper & Industries and Ruchira Papers have seen their market value appreciate in the range of 50 to 150 per cent from their respective August lows.

Indian Bank gets board nod to raise Rs 5,000 cr, merge with Allahabad Bank

4 hours 42 min ago
Indian Bank to be anchor in the merger, which will create country's seventh largest lender

Advance tax mop-up posts dismal growth, rises by just 6% in H1FY20

5 hours 23 min ago
Direct tax collection needs to grow by about 27% from here on to meet FY20 Budget target

MARKET LIVE: Sensex, Nifty trade flat in pre-open; Rupee opens weaker

5 hours 29 min ago
Catch all the live market updates here

Rate cut, infusion of liquidity will end credit crisis: Edelweiss chairman

5 hours 46 min ago
The premium that top-rated non-bank lenders pay over sovereign debt to borrow fell to the lowest in a year last week

Stocks to watch: Axis Bank, IIFL Wealth, Nalco, RITES, and Madhav Infra

5 hours 47 min ago
Here's a look at the top stocks that may remain in focus today -

From components to working: All you need to know about e-cigarettes

5 hours 56 min ago
Hundreds of varieties of vape juice (with and without nicotine) and e-cigarettes are there in the market, mostly imported from China

Top 10 biz headlines: Advance tax collection, Bakshi's deal, and more

5 hours 59 min ago
From advance tax collection showing dismal growth to NCLT refusing to entertain RCom's bid, here are the top 10 business headlines for Thursday

US Fed cuts interest rate for the second time in a row: Top 4 highlights

6 hours 32 min ago
Moderate economic activity, weak business fixed investment and exports, and global uncertainties promoted the Fed to lower the key interest rates, a second since the recession of 2008

Want an iPhone 11? You can pre-order on Amazon, Flipkart from September 20

6 hours 48 min ago
The iPhone 11-series includes three smartphones; the iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. All three phones will go on sale in India from September 27

Nifty outlook and trading ideas by CapitalVia: Buy HUL, Nestle India

6 hours 55 min ago
Technical Calls by Gaurav Garg, Head of Research at CapitalVia Global Research Limited- Investment Advisor

Best of BS Opinion: India's FTAs, misuse of agriculture credit and more

7 hours 6 min ago
Here's a selection of Business Standard opinion pieces for the day

US Fed cuts key interest rate a quarter point, citing 'uncertainties'

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 21:43
The Fed's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee lowered the policy interest rate by 25 basis points to a target range of 1.75 to 2.0 per cent

Attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war', says Pompeo

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 21:42
Iran, which has denied involvement in the attack, warned the US it will retaliate immediately if it is targeted