Several banks announce attractive festive season offers. Check details

Many banks have introduced attractive offers for customers ahead of the festive season in order to boost credit availability. Banks are looking to make the most of higher optimism among citizens by offering loans at lower interest rates. The goal is to boost demand during the upcoming festive season when citizens…

Cryptocurrency prices today: Bitcoin, Ether prices weaken after they have minor correction in virtual coin market

Cryptocurrency prices weakened over the past 24 hours due to minor consolidation in the virtual coin market. Trading volumes for some cryptos also fell on Friday after most virtual coins rebounded a day ago. Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, fell marginally to $47,873.08 or 1.06 per cent over the past 24…

From petroleum products to food delivery apps, what’s on the GST Council meet’s agenda

For the first time since March 2020 when the Covid-19 pandemic hit India, the GST Council meeting on Friday in Lucknow will have all the members present physically. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair the meeting, and it will be attended by representatives of 28 states and three Union Territories to discuss…

Gold and Silver prices today: Yellow metal records marginal dip; silver trading higher on MCX| Check latest rates here

HIGHLIGHTS Gold is trading at Rs 46,100 per 10 grams, recording a marginal dip. Silver futures stand at Rs 61,168 per kg, witnessing a hike of Rs 162. Globally, spot gold was flat at $1,754.86 per ounce, today. On Friday, the prices of both gold and silver changed on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX). Recording a…

Sensex, Nifty extend record momentum on banking boost

Indian shares scaled record highs on Friday and were set to post a weekly gain of more than 1%, as banking stocks jumped a day after the country’s finance minister laid out details for the establishment of a bad bank. The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index rose 0.52% to 17,721.0 by 9:27 am, having hit a record of…

Online food delivery services may attract GST soon. Check details

There could be bad news for individuals who frequently order from online food delivery platforms like Zomato and Swiggy. Food delivery services offered by app-based e-commerce operators (ECOs) may soon attract Goods and Services Tax (GST). At the upcoming GST Council meeting to be held on September 17, one of the…

Final Bids For Air India Disinvestment Today; Tata, SpiceJet In Race

The government has initiated the process of financial bids for the debt-laden national carrier Air India (AI) on Wednesday as Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia made it clear that September 15 date for the process is fixed and will not change. After failing to find any buyer for a 76 per cent stake in Air India in…

Gold and Silver Prices today: Both metals record dip on MCX| Check latest rates here

HIGHLIGHTS Gold is at Rs 47,185 per 10 grams on the MCX today. Silver stands at Rs 63,398 per kg with a downfall of 0.26 per cent. Globally, gold was steady above $1,800 on Wednesday. Both gold and silver are trading on the lower side of the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) today. Observing a marginal dip of 0.07 per…

Domestic shares rise on auto, telecom boost ahead of cabinet meeting

Indian shares edged higher on Wednesday, boosted by gains in some energy stocks, while automobile and telecom companies jumped after local media reported that the government was considering incentives and financial relief for the sectors. The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index was 0.19% higher at 17,412.60 by 9:25 am, and…

Cryptocurrency prices today: Bitcoin up over 3%, Ether rebounds as virtual coins gain momentum

The cryptocurrency market witnessed a rebound on Tuesday even as remains on the higher side. Most cryptocurrencies have rebounded supported by higher trading volumes. Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, was trading at Rs 45,813.65 or 3.09 per cent higher compared to its value 24 hours ago at 2 pm.…