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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...

Youngsters prone to smoking habits:ICICI Lombard General Insurance

Health       May 30, 2018

  On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, a survey commissioned by the ICICI Lombard General Insurance has found out that the younger respondents demonstrated a more vocal and acceptance approach towards smoking than their middle aged counterparts.   Assessing  the smoking patterns and the behavior...

Older generation opts for healthier living

Health       Jun 01, 2018

  Max Bupa one of India’s leading standalone health insurance players, has released a study - ‘Max Bupa Pulse 2018’ on the occasion of ‘Global Day of Parents’  which delves deeper into the shifting trends in the health insurance segment among the older generation.    Max Bupa...

India-FPI outflows hit 18-month high of Rs 29,714 cr in May

Economy       Jun 03, 2018

  Foreign investors pulled out a massive Rs 29,714 crore from the capital markets in May, making it the biggest outflow in 18 months, primarily due to a surge in global crude prices.  This comes following an outflow of Rs 15,561 crore from the capital markets...