RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das arrives to attend a news conference. Reuters
Further monetary policy easing is expected as the economy struggles with a demand downturn, liquidity constraint and a high finance cost, sources said on Friday. It is learnt that Reserve Bank of India would stick with its stance and further lower the repo rate, which will in turn reinvigorate consumer
State-run United Bank of India (UBI) on Monday said it has posted a net profit of Rs95.18 crore in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-19 (FY19), after seven quarters of consecutive losses. The lender had reported a net loss of Rs260.62 crore in the March quarter of the fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18).
Getting a leg-up from the demonetisation of Rs500 and Rs1,000 currency notes in November 2016, the share of e-Money in India’s payment systems grew to 21.5 per cent in 2017 from 0.8 per cent in 2012,
Housing finance major HDFC Limited has partnered with the India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (IMGC) to offer a mortgage-guaranteed home loan product. The partnership aims to make it possible for HDFC to further penetrate the home loan market and access an enlarged customer base, helping them to own a home of their choice, HDFC said.
Saudis share photos and videos of the crown prince, who made the IPO the centrepiece of his plan to diversify the kingdom's economy away from oil and open up its society.
London stocks and the British pound jumped on Friday after an election triumph for Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson that analysts said will bring clarity to Brexit proceedings and unlock stronger economic growth.
India’s benchmark index Sensex traded near its life-time highs on Friday after signs of easing in US and China trade tension. The Sensex hit an intraday high of 41,030.92, which is a little over 100 points away from a record high of 41,163.79.