Business and Economy

Sunday, February 28, 2021Petrol, diesel prices unchanged across metros

NEW DELHI: Fuel prices, which have been soaring to unprecedented levels in the country of late, remained unchanged on Sunday.

In the national capital, petrol was priced at Rs 91.17 per litre, same as on Saturday.

Similarly, in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, the fuel was sold for Rs 97.57, Rs 93.11 and Rs 91.35 a litre respectively.

Oil marketing companies pressed the pause button after rai


Friday, February 26, 2021After petrol & diesel, consumers face cooking gas price rise

New Delhi: Government seems to be in no mood to subsidise the price of common man’s cooking gas which like the price of auto fuels petrol and diesel has maintained consistent increase for past few months.

The price of domestic 14.2-kg LPG cylinder was increased by Rs 25 on Thursday, the third increase in the month of February itself, taking its price to Rs 794 a cylinder in Delhi.

While the


Friday, February 26, 2021Sensex slumps 1,000 points in initial trade amid global sell-off

Mumbai, Feb 26: The key Indian equity indices plunged on Friday morning with the BSE Sensex falling over 1,000 points. The market had a gap down opening on back of negative cues from global bourses.

Around 9.45 a.m., Sensex was trading at 50,216.64, lower by 822.67 points or 1.61 per cent from its previous close of 51,039.31.

It opened at 50,256.71 and has so far touched an intra-day high o


Friday, February 26, 2021Petrol, diesel prices remain same for third day

New Delhi, Feb 26: Amid softening of crude oil in the international market, prices of petrol and diesel on Friday remained stable for the third consecutive day in the domestic market.

Petrol in the capital Delhi is currently pegged at Rs 90.83 per litre and diesel at Rs 81.32 per litre.

On Tuesday, prices of both the fuels increased by 25 paise and 35 paise per litre respectively.



Friday, February 26, 2021Finance Minster for talks to reduce fuel prices

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said there should be less burden on consumers and both the Centre and states should talk with each other over reducing taxes on diesel and petrol whose prices have risen sharply in recent times.
Asked if the Centre is mulling to reduce cess or other taxes on fuel to give some respite to consumers from high prices of diesel and petr


Thursday, February 25, 2021Kashmir willow wicker products to be made available on e-commerce platforms

Srinagar: Kashmir willow wicker products are set to attain new heights through e-commerce platforms like Amazon and Myntra under the World Bank funded Jhelum Tawi Flood Recovery Project (JTFRP), an official spokesman said.

For the Willow Wicker Project Ganderbal, domain expert having vast experience in working with natural plant fibres - KADAM has been engaged for the development of the Cluste


Thursday, February 25, 2021Sensex rallied over 400 pts


Mumbai, Feb 25: The BSE Sensex on Thursday surged by 468.69 pts at 51,250.43 following gains in Metal, Oil and Gas, Power and Technology stocks. The Nifty gained by 153 pts to 15,135.75.

The Sensex registered intra days high and low at 51,386.12 and 51,057.74 pts respectively.

The Nifty registered intra days high and low at 15,170.85 and 15,065.35 respectively.

The Mid Cap rose by 1.09 a


Wednesday, February 24, 2021Sensex up 400 points; banking, finance stocks rise

Mumbai, Feb 24 : The key Indian equity indices opened on a positive note on Wednesday, with the BSE Sensex gaining around 400 points.

Around 10.10 a.m., Sensex was trading at 50,149.60, higher by 398.19 points or 0.80 per cent from its previous close of 49,751.41.

It opened at 49,763.94 and has touched an intraday high of 50,162.21 and a low of 49,736.97 points.

The Nifty50 on the Nation


Wednesday, February 24, 2021Fuel price relief as oilcos spare petrol, diesel from price hike

New Delhi, Feb 24: Oil marketing companies on Wednesday gave momentary relief to consumers from skyrocketing fuel prices by keeping retail price of petrol and diesel unchanged.

Accordingly, the price of petrol continued to be at Rs 90.93 a litre and diesel Rs 81.32 a litre in the capital.

Elsewhere in the country as well, fuel prices remained unchanged after oil companies increased its pump


Tuesday, February 23, 2021After two days, petrol and diesel price rise again

New Delhi, Feb 23: Petrol and diesel prices were raised again on Tuesday after a two-day stay domestically due to rising crude oil prices in the international market.

Today, petrol in the capital Delhi increased by 25 paise to Rs 90.83 per liter and diesel rose by 35 paise to Rs 81.32 per liter.

London Brent crude has crossed $ 65 a barrel in the international market. It has also impacted t


Tuesday, February 23, 2021#Market_Update || Sensex recovers over 250 pts

Mumbai, Feb 23: The BSE Sensex on Tuesday recovered by 250 pts at 49,994.85 as fresh buying was seen in Capital Goods, Oil and Gas, Realty and Industrials stocks.

The Nifty gained by 35 pts to 14.,711.20.

The Sensex registered intra days high and low at 50.128.85 and 49,659.85 pts respectively.

The Nifty registered intra days high and low at 14,782.35 and 14,651.85 respectively.

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