Budget 2020

Gold rate today: Yellow metal trades flat, silver tops Rs 70,000

NEW DELHI: Gold prices were almost flat on Wednesday, as concerns over possibility of a higher US interest rates countered a subdued dollar, while palladium held firm after scaling a record high in the previous session. The gain in US treasury yields over the comments of rate hikes from Treasury secretary Jennet Yellen pressured gold […]

Budget 2020

Gold rate today: Yellow metal trades lower, silver near Rs 70,800

NEW DELHI: Gold and silver futures prices dropped lower up on Tuesday, as a stronger dollar and optimistic comments from US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on the economy weighed on the metal’s safe-haven appeal. The dollar index was up 0.1 per cent against its rivals, making gold more expensive for other currency holders. The […]

Budget 2020

Ram Navami Holiday | Bank holiday April 2021: Is it a bank holiday today?

Banks across many states are closed today (i.e., April 21) on account of Shree Ram Navmi (Chaite Dashain)/Garia Puja. However, in states like Mizoram, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Manipur, Kerala, West Bengal, Delhi and few others, banks are open today. Click here to find out if banks in the state you reside in are open […]


One guy completely beat us today, Harshal Patel bowled well and RCB will continue to back him: Virat Kohli

Premier all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja’s brilliance may have ruined the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore’s plans in the IPL here on Sunday but with one eye on this year’s T20 World Cup, the India captain was not complaining. In fact, Kohli seemed delighted to see his India teammate make an excellent return after a long injury […]

Budget 2020

Bank Strike Today: Key services to be hit as unions call 2-day agitation to protest privatisation

Banking services such as cash withdrawals, deposits, cheque clearing and business transactions were impacted across the country on Monday, the day one of the PSU bank union’s strike, against the proposed privatisation of two more state-owned lenders. United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), an umbrella body of nine unions, had given a strike call for […]

Budget 2020

Gold prices today fall below Rs 46,800; silver recovers to Rs 69,550

NEW DELHI: Gold futures prices traded with cuts on Wednesday following the trend in the international market, thanks to rise in the bond yield while silver futures continued to gain on industrial demand. Benchmark US Treasury yields gained more than 1.3 per cent to their highest since February 2020. Higher bond yields increase the opportunity […]

Budget 2020

Personal finance Budget expectations: 5 expectations of individuals from Budget 2021 today

All eyes are on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as she will be presenting the Union Budget 2021 today, i.e., February 1. There is more interest and expectations this year from the budget due to the novel coronavirus pandemic and the impact it has had on various segments of the economy. For the salaried class, the […]

Budget 2020

Market Watch: What really spooked market today? | The Economic Times Markets Podcast

Welcome to ETMarkets Watch, the show about stocks, market trends and money-making ideas. I am xxxx. and here are the top headlines at this hour. Eco Survey projects robust 11% growth in FY22Investors lose Rs 2 lakh cr as Sensex slumps 588 ptsSurvey urges govt to act without fear on fiscal frontSurvey calls for revamping […]