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Over 55,000 thefts reported in trains in last 3.5 years: Railways data

Risk Management       Sep 10, 2018

  NEW DELHI: A total of 55,369 cases of theft and 1,570 robberies took place inside running trains in the last three and a half years, officials said on Sunday.  According to data collated by Indian Railways, between January and June this year, 9,222 cases of...

International tourism arrivals hit record high in 2017, India leads growth in South Asia: UN report

Economy, Non Life-News       Sep 03, 2018

  The number of people travelling abroad hit record levels in 2017 with a total of 1,323 million international tourist arrivals recorded in destinations around the world, with India leading the growth in the South Asian region, according to data from the UN's tourism organisation.   The...

India:Foreign investors remain bullish on India, infuse Rs 51-bn in August

Economy       Sep 02, 2018

  Foreign investors have infused over Rs 51 billion into the country's capital market in August -- the second consecutive month of inflow -- on improvement on the macro front, better corporate earnings and correction in the mid and small-cap space.   The latest inflow comes following...

FPIs stay bullish; pour in Rs 67 bn in August on better corporate earnings

Economy       Aug 26, 2018

  Mumbai: Foreign investors have pumped in a little over Rs 67 billion into the Indian capital markets so far this month on improvement on the macro front, better corporate earnings and correction in the mid and small-cap space.   The latest inflow comes following a net...

Indian payroll data: 47 lakh jobs created in 10 months till June

Economy       Aug 21, 2018

  Retirement fund body EPFO's payroll data suggests that as many as 47.13 lakh jobs were created during September 2017 to June this year.   However, the retirement body lowered earlier estimate of new members enrolment by 12.38 per cent, from 44.74 lakh to 39.20 lakh member...

India:SIPs' contribution to mutual funds up 53% in July at Rs 75.54 billion

Wealth Management       Aug 20, 2018

  Retail investors are increasingly opting for systematic investment plans (SIPs) in mutual funds as the industry garnered Rs 75.54 billion (Rs 7,554 crore) through this route in July, a surge of 53 per cent from the year-ago period.      This followed investments of over Rs 670...

BSE investors base crosses 4 cr mark

Economy, Wealth Management       Aug 13, 2018

  Leading stock exchange BSE has achieved yet another milestone with its registered investors base crossing the four-crore mark today. The bourse saw its investor base increasing by 14.25 per cent over the previous year, 2.75 per cent over previous quarter and 1.03 per cent over...

FPIs invest Rs 8,500 crore in just 8 sessions in August

Economy       Aug 12, 2018

  Mumbai: FPIs infuse Rs 85 bn in capital markets in just 8 trading sessions have pumped in over Rs 85 billion into the Indian capital markets in the last eight trading sessions on improvement in crude oil prices, stabilising rupee and better corporate earnings.   The...

​​​​​​​Banks collect Rs 5,000 crore from customers in FY18 for breaching min balance

Economy       Aug 05, 2018

  As many as 21 public sector banks and three major private sector lenders collected a whopping Rs 5,000 crore from customers for non-maintenance of minimum balance in their accounts in 2017-18, according to banking data. India's largest lender State Bank of India, which suffered a...