Budget 2020

Jubilant Food shares rise 0.41% as Nifty gains

Shares of Jubilant Foodworks Ltd. traded 0.41 per cent up at Rs 2879.55 on Friday at around 11:24AM (IST), while the benchmark BSE Sensex declined 29.86 points to 49716.35. As many as 5,400 shares changed hands on the counter with a total value of Rs 1.56 crore. The stock quoted a 52-week high price of […]


Ash Barty, Daniil Medvedev rise to challenge on tough day at Miami Open

Aryna Sabalenka clearly labored in the final set of her match. Frances Tiafoe seemed to barely have the energy needed to reach the post-match handshake. Conditions were tough at the Miami Open. The top seeds, however, were up to the challenge. World No. 1 Ash Barty of Australia won the final nine points to finish […]

Budget 2020

Perpetual bond yields see sharp rise on MF selling

MUMBAI: Monday’s trading session wasn’t for the faint hearted – regardless of asset class. Stocks were roiled for much of the day while bonds – of the perpetual variety – were pummelled, stretching for their investors a nerve-jangling ride that began last week after a regulatory fiat on valuing these debt instruments. On a day […]

Budget 2020

Stocks slip as COVID-19 cases rise, inflation worries flare

Indian shares ended lower on Monday, as COVID-19 cases surged again and government data showed that retail inflation rose to a three-month high in February. The NSE Nifty 50 index closed 0.67% lower at 14,929.50, while the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex ended down 0.78% at 50,395.08. Both indices fell as much as 1.9% and 1.96%, […]

Budget 2020

LPG consumption up 7.3% despite price rise: Oil companies

Cooking gas LPG consumption rose 7.3% in the last three months despite a steep price rise, with usage among the PMUY beneficiaries, who are mostly poor rural households, jumping near 20%, State-owned oil companies said. “LPG consumption has improved amongst PMUY customers,” Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said in a statement. Cooking gas consumption between December […]

Budget 2020

Rise in the number of women investors since pandemic began: Elearnmarkets

There has been a rise in the number of women investors since the pandemic began, says data from e-learning platform Elearnmarkets. The stock market is largely male dominated, but now women investors are gradually moving towards financial independence and promoting equal representation in this field. The platform, which focuses exclusively on providing financial education to […]

Budget 2020

GST collections rise 7% to ₹1.13 lakh crore in February

The collection is, however, lower than the record ₹1,19,875 crore collected in the previous month GST collections crossed the ₹1 lakh crore-mark for the fifth month in a row in February, rising 7% to over ₹1.13 lakh crore, indicating economic recovery, the Finance Ministry said on Monday. The collection is, however, lower than the record […]