Key Indian equity indices open flat

Mumbai, Oct 17 : The key Indian equity indices on Monday opened flat following cues from Asian markets. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 52.97 points or 0.19 per cent higher soon after opening. The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 19 points or 0.22 per cent higher […]

Modi calls on business communities to work with BRICS

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to business leaders to work with BRICS governments to boost trade and promote innovation. Addressing a meeting of the BRICS Business Council on Sunday at the 8th BRICS Summit in Goa, Modi also called on the BRICS Business Council to enhance business opportunities, building investment […]

China’s risk clamp down hits commodity trades, niche broker business

By Ruby Lian and Engen Tham SHANGHAI, Oct 17 : New rules in China aimed at curbing risk and speculation have triggered an exodus of institutional cash from the country’s commodities futures markets and hobbled a thriving niche business for brokers. Before the ban, futures brokers were launching hundreds of structured products a month offering […]

Modi meets Nepal, Bangladesh PMs

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with his Nepal and Bangladesh counterparts, Pushpa Kumar Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and Sheikh Hasina, respectively following the BRICS-Bimstec Outreach Summit here on Sunday. “Post dinner, still much work to do! PM @narendramodi meets Prime Minister of Nepal for a bilateral,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson […]

Food fortification a proven strategy to meet nutritional needs: Patel

New Delhi, Oct 16 : Food fortification is the proven and effective strategy to meet nutritional needs across various sections of the society, Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel said on Sunday. “Food fortification is a proven and effective strategy to meet the nutritional needs of a large number of people across various sections […]

Bimstec countries condemn terror, want constructive partnership with BRICS

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Benaulim (Goa), Oct 16 : Bimstec leaders on Sunday called for sustainable development, economic progress, poverty eradication and comprehensive stamping out of terrorism and closer relation with BRICS even as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the region faces many challenges but also has many economic opportunities. Speaking at the inauguration of […]