Biscuit makers want a cut in GST rate to 12%
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Biscuit makers want a cut in GST rate to 12%

Biscuits eaten mostly by poor: IBMA The Indian Biscuit Manufacturers’ Association has called for a reduction in the GST rate on biscuits to 12% from the current 18%,…

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Samsung’s profit jumps 64 % to record high on chips
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Samsung’s profit jumps 64 % to record high on chips

What drove Samsung’s monstrous year was the company’s semiconductor division, which has been cashing in on the skyrocketing demand and prices of memory chips. Samsung Electronics said that…

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India rejects U.S. solar claim at WTO, explores new defence
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India rejects U.S. solar claim at WTO, explores new defence

India hit back on Monday at Washington’s latest legal assault on its solar power policies at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), rejecting a U.S. legal claim and exploring…

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Stock market: Sensex at new high on fund inflows; Nifty above 10,600
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Stock market: Sensex at new high on fund inflows; Nifty above 10,600

The 30-share Sensex soared by 178 points, or 0.52%, to 34,331.85 points, breaching its previous record high (intra-day) of 34,188.85 hit on January 5. The BSE Sensex soared…

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Sensex, Nifty hit new record high on fund inflows
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Sensex, Nifty hit new record high on fund inflows

Expectations of encouraging third quarterly earnings from blue-chip companies, to be released next week too influenced sentiment. The BSE Sensex on Friday soared to the lifetime high of…

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BSE Sensex recovered by over 123 points in early trade on Thursday
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BSE Sensex recovered by over 123 points in early trade on Thursday

The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered by over 123 points in early trade on Thursday, halting its three- session falling streak on fresh spell of buying in recent losers…

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Govt extends mandatory jute packaging for foodgrains, sugar
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Govt extends mandatory jute packaging for foodgrains, sugar

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday extended the mandatory packaging of foodgrains and sugar products in jute bags for the year ending June 2018. The…

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Eight core sectors grow 6.8 pc in November
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Eight core sectors grow 6.8 pc in November

Coal output records a negative growth during the month. Activity in the eight core sectors of the economy accelerated to a 13-month high of 6.7% in November, according…

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Sensex jumps 216 points after exit polls give BJP an edge
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Sensex jumps 216 points after exit polls give BJP an edge

The benchmark equity indices gained ground on Friday after exit polls predicted a win for the ruling BJP in the keenly-followed Gujarat elections. Incidentally, the Indian markets largely…

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Exit poll results give Sensex a lift
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Exit poll results give Sensex a lift

The impact was visible as all sectoral indices led by metal and capital goods jumped by up to 1.87 per cent. Riding high on exit polls that predict…

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