Free Press Journal
  • Sensex recovers 900 points after plummeting 1,100 points; Nifty reclaims 11,100

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex recovered nearly 900 points after plummeting over 1,100 points within a matter of minutes in afternoon session on major selloff in finance stocks, despite firm global cues and rupee recovery. The 30-share index had plunged 1127.58 points, or 3.03 per cent, to hit an intra-day low of 35,993.64. It, however recovered nearly 900 points within minutes of the fall.

  • Bhopal: Congress to develop cultural religious tourism circuit

    Congress party is going to develop cultural religious tourism circuit in the state, said Congress state media president Sobha Oza. “The party wants to develop cultural and religious tourism circuit when it comes to power in the state, said Oza while talking to media here on Thursday. The tourism circuit will generate employment for local youths and also help in growth of business at local level, she said.

  • Apple, Apple's new product, iPhone XS, iPhone XS launch event, iPhone XS features, electrocardiograms, smartwatch, US, business

    Apple launches new premium iPhone XS, health features for watch

    Cupertino (US): Apple on Wednesday unveiled updated versions of its priciest iPhones along with a new smartwatch that allows users to take their own electrocardiograms, as the US tech giant looks to boost its momentum in a sputtering market. The California tech giant revealed its iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, updating the top-of-the line handsets released a year earlier. The new devices are aimed at maintaining Apple’s share in the premium

  • Sensex zooms 305 points on value-buying; ends at 37,717

    Mumbai: Market benchmark Sensex Wednesday surged about 305 points to end at 37,717.96, spurred by bargain-hunting in FMCG, metal and capital goods stocks amid a recovery in the rupee.

  • Sensex rebounds over 150 points in opening trade

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded over 150 points in opening trade Thursday on value-buying in select bluechip stocks, recovery in rupee and fall in global crude oil prices, but pared some gains on mixed Asian trend. The 30-share BSE index recovered by 164.46 points, or 0.43 per cent, to 38,182.77 in opening trade. It, however, lost some steam and was trading 48.46 points, or 0.13 per cent, higher at 38,066.87 at 0940

  • HDFC AMC IPO subscribed 35% in the first few hours on Day 1

    New Delhi: The initial public offer of HDFC Asset Management Company was subscribed 35 per cent within the first few hours on the first day of bidding today. The mutual fund firm’s Rs 2,800-crore public offer received bids for 64,90,705 shares against the total issue size of 1,88,04,290 shares, data available with the NSE till 1215 hrs showed.

  • How to write a Press Release! A 6-point guide

    It’s essential to realize that while associations utilize Press Release to advance their merchandise and ventures, they’re not adverts. Truth be told, writers rush to spot associations who dress something up as news keeping in mind the end goal to get free publicizing.

  • Sensex slides 146 points on profit-booking, political developments  

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex tumbled from its all-time high to end 147 points lower at 36,373.44 in choppy trade today after a no-confidence motion against the government was moved in the Lok Sabha. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she would announce the date for a debate on it in “2-3 days”.

  • finmin, finance ministry, capital influsion, business, PNB, PSU Banks, lenders

    Finance Ministry approves Rs 11,336 crore capital infusion in 5 PSU Banks

    New Delhi: The finance ministry today approved infusion of Rs 11,336 crore in five state-owned lenders including PNB, Corporation Bank and Andhra Bank to help them meet regulatory capital requirement, sources said. This is the first ever capital infusion in the current fiscal and the remaining amount of Rs 53,664 crore would be disbursed during the course of the year. As per the plan, the sources said, Punjab National Bank (PNB), hit

  • Rupee rises 21 paise to 68.36 against US dollar

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened 21 paise to trade at 68.36 against the US dollar in morning session at the interbank forex market today. Fresh selling of the American unit by exporters and banks and fall in global crude oil prices boosted the domestic currency.

  • Tripura government presents Rs 16,387 cr tax-free budget for 2018-19

    Agartala (Tripura): Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma presented a Rs 16,387.21 crore tax-free budget for the financial year 2018-19. Tabling the budget on the first day of the assembly session on Tuesday, Dev Varma, who holds the Finance portfolio, said that there is no deficit in the budget.

  • Sensex, Nifty turn choppy on weak global cues                 

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex turned negative after opening 76 points higher in early session today amid weak global cues on rising concerns of a global trade war. The 30-share index was trading lower by 84.09 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 35,538.05. The gauge had gained 22.32 points in the previous session.

  • Find Out Which Metrics Best Support Your KPI’s And How to Start Implementing Them

    Data and metrics are all over the place and are so called “Key Performance Indicators” (KPIs) – metrics that signal a business is performing well (or not). Calculating and observing business performance is essential but concentrating on the wrong metrics can be destructive (as time and money are spent calculating, observing and trying to enhance metrics that don’t matter much). So, can be poorly structured KPIs, or KPIs that are too tough and overpriced

  • Sensex opens in green on value-buying, up 83 points  

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded over 83 points in opening trade today, breaking its five-session losing streak on value-buying in select blue-chips amid a strengthening rupee. Overseas, most Asian shares were trading higher, tracking strong closing in the US market overnight as investors applauded easing of trade tensions between the US and China, traders said.

  • Wholesale Price Index inflation rises to 3.18 percent in April on costlier fuel, fruits

    New Delhi: Inflation based on wholesale prices shot up to 3.18 per cent in April on increasing prices of petrol and diesel as well as fruits and vegetables.  The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation stood at 2.47 per cent in March and 3.85 per cent in April last year. According to government data released today, inflation in food articles was at 0.87 per cent in April 2018, as against a deflation

  • Sensex climbs 134 pts ahead of macro data

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex rose about 134 points in early trade today as investors looked forward to release of key macroeconomic data amid positive global cues.  Optimistic buying in blue-chip stocks ahead of industrial production and inflation data, to be released after market hours, drove stocks higher, brokers said. The 30-share index went up 133.60 points, or 0.38 per cent, to 35,379.87. The gauge lost 73.08 points in the previous session.

  • IRB Infra subsidiary bags Rs 2,043 crore road project from NHAI

    New Delhi: IRB Infrastructure Developers today said its subsidiary has won a road project worth Rs 2,043 crore from state-run NHAI in Gujarat.  “VK 1 Expressway Pvt Ltd – wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, has now executed concession agreement with NHAI for the project of eight lane Vadodara Kim expressway from 355 to 378.740 km (Padra to Vadodara section of Vadodara Mumbai expressway) in Gujarat,”  IRB Infrastructure Developers said in a BSE

  • Sensex slips 82 points on weak global cues

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell over 82 points in early trade today on weak global cues after President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the landmark Iran nuclear deal, fanning fears of an escalation in geopolitical tensions.  Crude oil prices zoomed past USD 76 per barrel mark amid foreign capital outflows and depreciating rupee. Asian shares ticked down as renewed US sanctions on Tehran were seen as disruptive for oil supplies.

  • Making online purchases less risky

    How many of you find it most convenient to buy your groceries and vegetables online? I do. But I have also realised that I end up spending hours, sometimes, for the so-called convenience of buying from home. It takes time to compare products, sift through the different weightages and figure out whether the many ‘offers’ and discounts flashed at you are genuine or a problem.