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ONGC slumps 9%, BPCL 5% on reports of windfall tax plans

BUSINESS

ONGC slumps 9%, BPCL 5% on reports of windfall tax plans

Oil stocks moved lower amid reports that the government could seek to capitalise on global windfalls boosting oil and gas revenues to offset inflation and burgeoning subsidies

Ray Dalio’s Power Score Index: US, China on top, India at 7

BUSINESS

Ray Dalio’s Power Score Index: US, China on top, India at 7

The inaugural edition of billionaire investor Ray Dalio’s Country Power Score Index lists the top 24 countries based on the aggregate of a range of parameters. This report highlights the factors analysed and the outcomes predicted for countries

Chances of US recession not really strong but stagflation stalks

WORLD

Chances of US recession not really strong but stagflation stalks

The current food security crisis, oil price fluctuations and precarious market positions amid the Russia-Ukraine war and China’s sustained lockdown are ringing warning bells

MC Exclusive | Growth forecast range reasonable despite monetary tightening, says CEA Nageswaran

INDIA

MC Exclusive | Growth forecast range reasonable despite monetary tightening, says CEA Nageswaran

The question of whether monetary tightening will set back the recovery or not will have to be evaluated empirically based on the evolution of the economy, CEA Nageswaran has said

This is time to do homework and make money in the next couple of years: Adrian Mowat

BUSINESS

This is time to do homework and make money in the next couple of years: Adrian Mowat

Nathan Sheets talks about macro fears and their impact on the US Federal Reserve policy and the markets

Bitcoin on a tumble, cryptocurrency down 28 percent over the year

BUSINESS

Bitcoin on a tumble, cryptocurrency down 28 percent over the year

As per analysts and watchers, the Russia-Ukraine war and changing economic policies impacted the cryptocurrency market as investors flee to more stable havens

IndiGo names Venkataramani Sumantran as new chairman as airline gears up for overseas expansion

BUSINESS

IndiGo names Venkataramani Sumantran as new chairman as airline gears up for overseas expansion

Venkataramani Sumantran has been an independent non-executive director since May 28, 2020 and succeeded M Damodaran as chairman on May 3

Nitin Gadkari: Alternate energy space can create 50-60 lakh jobs

BUSINESS

Nitin Gadkari: Alternate energy space can create 50-60 lakh jobs

Nitin Gadkari added that the government is committed to the environment, and that managing the cost of power is key to making green hydrogen viable for India.

CNG prices hiked in Delhi NCR, check new rates effective from today

INDIA

CNG prices hiked in Delhi NCR, check new rates effective from today

This is the seventh such hike in CNG prices after five consecutive increases in March this year and the last hike on April 1. Check prices here

Crypto fund for Ukraine: How cryptocurrencies are funding Ukraine’s fight against Russia

BUSINESS

Crypto fund for Ukraine: How cryptocurrencies are funding Ukraine’s fight against Russia

Just four days after its calls for donations began, Ukraine’s official wallets attracted over $10.2 million (9.2 million euros). Since then, close to $100 million in cryptocurrency has been raised

Have to wait till mid-April to see impact of crypto tax, says WazirX’s Nischal Shetty

BUSINESS

Have to wait till mid-April to see impact of crypto tax, says WazirX’s Nischal Shetty

After a slow January-February, March was surprisingly buoyant for crypto in India and globally, WazirX CEO Nischal Shetty says

Indian Hotels Company to launch Rs 2,000-core QIP, issue floor price set at Rs 203.48

BUSINESS

Indian Hotels Company to launch Rs 2,000-core QIP, issue floor price set at Rs 203.48

Sources said ICICI Securities and Credit Suisse have been roped in to help the Tata Group backed hotel chain raise funds from a clutch of local and global institutional investors

February crude oil production at 2272.26 TMT, 5.60% lower than target

BUSINESS

February crude oil production at 2272.26 TMT, 5.60% lower than target

Crude oil production failed to meet target while also lower in terms of year-on-year (YoY) data for the period; while natural gas production was higher in YoY terms, but still lower than the monthly target

US commodity crisis to give rise to new world order, says Credit Suisse’s Zoltan Pozsar: Key takeaways

BUSINESS

US commodity crisis to give rise to new world order, says Credit Suisse’s Zoltan Pozsar: Key takeaways

Credit Suisse short-term rate strategist Zoltan Pozsar also said the new order would weaken the US dollar and create higher inflation in the western world.

Explained | What does US ban on Russian oil means for global economy?

WORLD

Explained | What does US ban on Russian oil means for global economy?

The US has banned Russian oil and with the UK and EU also planning to slash energy imports from Russia, we look at the immediate impact and possible fallout of these unprecedented decisions

Russia-Ukraine War: Russia faces barrage of sanctions – an overview

BUSINESS

Russia-Ukraine War: Russia faces barrage of sanctions – an overview

The global sanctions on Russia have been unprecedentedly united – with even historically neutral countries Finland, Sweden and Switzerland declaring support to Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine Crisis | Explained: What is Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2?

BUSINESS

Russia-Ukraine Crisis | Explained: What is Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2?

Russian state-run gas giant Gazprom has said the Nord Stream 2 pipeline will complement existing pipelines running through Belarus and Ukraine and help meet Europe’s increasing demand for affordable natural gas even as critics accuse Moscow of using gas as a bargaining chip

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Cryptocurrencies plunge from impact, Bitcoin in red

BUSINESS

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Cryptocurrencies plunge from impact, Bitcoin in red

Bitcoin's price is currently down 4.35%, while Ethereum slipped 4.81 percent. Cardano and XRP, which tanked 11.31% and 11.16%, respectively, are the biggest losers.

India FMCG market grows 10% in January: Report

BUSINESS

India FMCG market grows 10% in January: Report

According to Bizom, which tracks data from 7.5 million stores in India, commodity products grew 43 percent and packaged foods grew 38 percent, while sale of home and personal care products declined

Supply shortage rather than surplus demand is driving inflation, finds BlackRock report

BUSINESS

Supply shortage rather than surplus demand is driving inflation, finds BlackRock report

The BlackRock report states that the “new era” of supply driven inflation has been ushered due to shutdowns amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the restart that followed, and this trend will “likely bring more macro volatility and force policymakers to live with higher inflation”

SEBI says its Charter is empowering investors, shares initiatives to promote transparency in markets

BUSINESS

SEBI says its Charter is empowering investors, shares initiatives to promote transparency in markets

The regulator has developed separate Investor Charters for investor-related activities of various intermediaries in consultation with the respective entities, which are published on their websites

Budget Expectations | 75% businesses positive on economic growth, expansion, finds Deloitte survey

BUSINESS

Budget Expectations | 75% businesses positive on economic growth, expansion, finds Deloitte survey

Over 90 percent of the surveyed business leaders feel RBI measures and Aatmanirbhar Bharat help bring the economy back on track and expect the Union Budget 2022 to continue the momentum

MD Ravindar Takkar rules out government takeover of Vodafone Idea: Top 5 things to know

BUSINESS

MD Ravindar Takkar rules out government takeover of Vodafone Idea: Top 5 things to know

Vodafone Idea MD Ravinder Takkar said that promoters will control governance rights as long as the Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Plc. Holdings have a 26% stake

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton takes over as interim CEO of Signal: 5 reasons why this is significant

BUSINESS

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton takes over as interim CEO of Signal: 5 reasons why this is significant

Acton co-founded WhatsApp in 2009 but walked out in 2017 following differences with Mark Zuckerberg over the use of customer data. A year later, Moxie Marlinspike and he started the non-profit Signal Foundation, which oversees the messaging app

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