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Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: United Nations

Risk Management       Jun 19, 2018

  A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said today. By the end of 2017, the number was nearly three million higher than the previous year and...

Non-life insurers clock 10% growth in premium at Rs 10,516 cr in May

Non Life-News       Jun 15, 2018

  Mumbai: The gross premium of non-life insurers increased by 9.6 percent to Rs 10,515.91 crore in May from the same month a year ago, according to the Irdai data. The non-life insurance firms had recorded gross written premium of Rs 9,597.84 crore in May 2017.  ...

Life insurers new premium collection grows 9 per cent in May

Life-News       Jun 13, 2018

  Hyderabad: New premium collection of life insurance companies rose by nearly 9 per cent to Rs 12,838.24 crore in May compared to the same month last year, according to the Irdai data.   All the 24 life insurers had written new gross premium of Rs 11,801.01...

India:Passenger vehicle sales rise 5.22 per cent in December; car sales slip

Non Life-News       Jun 12, 2018

New Delhi: Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 5.22 per cent to 2,39,712 units in December from 2,27,823 units in December 2016.Domestic car sales, however, declined marginally to 1,58,326 units as against 1,58,617 units in December 2016, according to the data released by the Society of ...

India:Over 1,300 new FPIs register with Sebi in FY18

Economy       Jun 11, 2018

  More than 1,300 fresh foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) were registered with Sebi in 2017-18 on continued interest in the Indian capital markets, as per the regulator's data. In comparison, close to 3,500 new FPIs were registered with Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) in...

Currency with public doubles from demonetisation low; hits record at over Rs 18 lakh cr

Economy       Jun 10, 2018

  NEW DELHI: Currency with the public has reached a record high level of over Rs 18.5 lakh crore, more than double from a low of about Rs 7.8 lakh crore it had hit post-demonetisation decision in late 2016, as per RBI data.   At the same...

India moves one notch up to 136th place in Global Peace Index

Economy       Jun 06, 2018

India has moved one notch higher to 136th position in the 2018 Global Peace Index prepared by the international think-tank Institute for Economics and Peace(IEP), which was topped by Iceland.    The report that covers 99.7 per cent of the world's population and uses 23 qualitative...

FDI inflows to India decline by $4 bn in 2017: World Investment Report

Economy       Jun 06, 2018

  Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to India declined to $ 40 billion in 2017 from $ 44 billion in the previous year, said UNCTAD'S World Investment Report 2018.   "FDI inflows to South Asia contracted by 4 per cent to $ 52 billion, owing to a drop...

Foreign investors dumped $12.3 billion in emerging market assets in May: IIF

Wealth Management       Jun 05, 2018

  A heavy emerging markets sell-off last month saw foreigners dump a combined USD 12.3 billion of bonds and stocks, Institute of International Finance figures showed on Tuesday.   Outflows were evenly split between debt and equities while regionally the biggest moves were USD 8 billion out...

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