Aegon Life Insurance plans to tie up e-commerce players, build brand equity

With a business strategy of acquiring policy-holders through digital mode sans intermediaries, Aegon Life Insurance Company plans to tie up with e-commerce players, expand product portfolio and build brand equity, said a... Read more »

Canadian court frees Huawei CFO on bail

Vancouver, Dec 12 A Canadian court has granted bail to Chinese tech company Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who has been accused of helping the firm dodge American sanctions on Iran, while... Read more »

Sensex rallies by 363 85 pts after appointment of new RBI Governor

Mumbai, Dec 12: The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Wednesday rebounded 363.84 points to 35,513.85 in early trade after former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das was named as the new Governor... Read more »

Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor

New Delhi, Dec 11 – The government on Tuesday appointed Shaktikanta Das, who as Economic Affairs Secretary steered the monetary situation post-demonetisation, as the new RBI Governor, a day after Urjit Patel resigned... Read more »

Financial inclusion cannot happen without economic activity: Niti Aayog

New Delhi, Dec: Questioning the success of the Modi government’s ambitious financial inclusion campaign, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Tuesday said it is more about creating jobs and businesses rather... Read more »

Equity market up on global cues, factors in poll results (Roundup)

Mumbai, Dec 11: Short-covering, along with supportive global cues, buoyed the Indian stock exchanges on Tuesday after an initial volatile trade session, with the S&P BSE Sensex closing 190 points higher. In... Read more »

Rural economy dominates assembly polls as Twitter records 66 lakh tweets

New Delhi, Dec 11:  In the run-up to the assembly polls in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Mizoram, the rural economy emerged as the most talked about election-related topic over the past... Read more »

Global cues, politics hit equity indices; banking stocks plunge

Mumbai, Dec 10 Negative global markets along with caution ahead of the results of Assembly elections in five states and a rise in crude oil prices suppressed the key Indian equities indices... Read more »

Uber to double down on hiring techies in India, files for an IPO

Bengaluru/San Francisco, Dec 8 Online ride-hailing platform Uber has announced to double its workforce in the product and engineering departments — from over 500 to more than 1,000 ‘technologists’ — at its Bengaluru... Read more »

What does Meng Wanzhou’s arrest means for US-China conflict

On the same day global attention zeroed in on a highly-anticipated meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping in the Argentine capital, thousands of kilometres away, on Canada’s western coast, a new,... Read more »