Free Press Journal
  • India based mobile subscribers nearly touch 100 million

    New Delhi: Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the apex industry association representing the country’s major telecom, Internet, technology and digital services companies, recently released the latest telecom subscriber numbers, for the month ending January 2018.

  • Sensex closes after biggest intra-day record high in almost 1.5 years

    New Delhi: The markets during the closing on Monday posted its biggest intraday gain in approximately 1.5 years, with the Sensex up 610.80 points at 33917.94. Nifty, on the other hand traded up 194.50 points at 10421.40, at the close of day.

  • BSE Sensex

    Sensex rallies 301 pts ahead of IIP, inflation data

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex surged over 300 points in early trade and the Nifty reclaimed the 10,300-level on fresh capital inflows by foreign funds ahead of key IIP and inflation data to be released after market hours today. Asian markets too were trading in the green on strong cues from Wall Street after a better-than-expected US jobs report on Friday.

  • GST Council likely to simplify tax returns

    New Delhi: The Goods and Services (GST) Council in its 26th meeting on Saturday is likely to simplify tax returns, sources from Ministry of Finance told ANI. The council, chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is also expected to discuss the extension of 3B returns, and the current position of revenue generated from GST.

  • BSE Sensex

    Sensex rallies 300 pts, metal stocks rebound

    Mumbai: Snapping its four-day losing streak, the benchmark Sensex recovered over 300 points in early trade today after metal stocks witnessed a rebound as concerns over a potential trade war faded, boosting global investor sentiment. Metal stocks surged up to 3.48 per cent, led by gains in Jindal Steel, Vedanta, JSW Steel, Tata Steel, NMDC, Nalco, SAIL, Hindalco and Hindustan Zinc.

  • BSE Sensex

    Sensex falls 250 pts; Nifty slips below 10,400 level

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex fell 252 points to drop below the 34,000 mark and NSE Nifty shed over 90 points in opening trade today on heavy losses in metal, auto, oil and Gas, banking and PSU stocks after US President Donald Trump fuelled concerns of a global trade war. Asian markets too turned negative as the fallout from Trump’s steel and aluminium tariffs continued to spook investors and dampen market sentiment here,

  • Markets open on a negative note on Wednesday

    Mumbai: The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a negative note during the morning session of the trade. The Sensex of the BSE after opening at 34,155.63 points, touched a high of 34,174.37 and low of 34,076.45 points.

  • Reliance Jio to cover 99% population by Diwali

    Barcelona: Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio is aiming to cover 99 per cent of the country’s population by this Diwali, said a top company official.

  • Union Budget 2018-19: A comprehensive overview of insurance sector

    In the aftermath of the Union Budget 2018-19, experts from the sector highlight how factors like increase in per capita income and demographic factors such as growing middle class, young insurable population, growing awareness along with initiatives made by the government would be additive to general insurance growth in the years to come

  • Sensex rises 208 pts; Nifty tops 10,400-mark ahead of F&O expiry

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex opened 208 points higher today, snapping its three-day falling streak, as investors and domestic institutions widened their bets amid firm Asian cues. Short-covering by speculators ahead of February F&O expiry tomorrow added to the upward move.

  • Trip to India is not about handshakes, photo-ops: Canada PM Justin Trudeau

    Mumbai: There has been a lot of criticism across social media over the seven-day visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to India. But at the India-Canada Business Forum, Trudeau set a tone to his visit by announcing that this visit will help generate 5,000 new jobs and a billion dollar of investments in Canada.

  • Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to meet Justin Trudeau in Amritsar

    Chandigarh: Ending long-standing uncertainty and speculation, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Monday he would discuss business as well as people to people ties with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Amritsar on February 21, officials said.

  • BSE Sensex

    Sensex slips below 34,000 level, down 131 pts in early trade

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex slipped below the 34,000-mark by falling nearly 131 points in early trade today, extending Friday’s losses as investors cut bets amid weak domestic sentiment and absence of Asian cues. The 30-share barometer dropped by 130.54 points, or 0.38 per cent, to 33,880.22 in early trade led by fall in Tata Steel, SBI, Reliance Industries and L&T.

  • Sensex recovers 260 points, Nifty above 10,500-mark

    Mumbai: Stocks staged a strong comeback in early trade with the BSE Sensex gaining over 260 points and the Nifty recapturing the 10,500-level on continued buying by domestic funds ahead of inflation data to be released after market hours today. Asian markets were also trading in the green after a late-day rally on Wall Street on Friday. The 30-share Sensex recovered by 260.12 points, or 0.76per cent, to 34,265.88 in opening trade.

  • Eight lakh companies on IT dept radar for not filing tax returns

    New Delhi: Director of 8 lakh companies may be prosecuted if their companies fail to file income tax returns from April 2018. In the recently announced Budget, the Government removed Tax liabilty cap of Rs. 3000. According to earlier provision companies having tax liability of below Rs. 3000 were exempted to file income tax returns. In this budget this cap has been removed, making Mandatory to all the registered companies to file