French lensmaker Essilor to buy Italy's Luxottica for $24 bn
French lensmaker Essilor International SA yesterday struck a deal to buy Italy's Luxottica Group SpA, for about 22.8 billion ($24 billion) in stock, in order to become the world's largest player in the 95-billion eyewear market
India's richest 1% own 58% of country's total wealth
AN oxfam study shows that just 57 Indian billionaires have same wealth as that of the bottom 70 per cent population of the country
IMF cuts India's FY17 growth rate to 6.6% from 7.6%
Citing the negative impact of demonetisation on the country's economic activity, the IMF has cut its estimate of India's growth rate to 6.6 per cent from its earlier forecast of 7.6 per cent
Reliance Q3 net up over 10% to Rs8,022 cr despite dip in refining margins
RIL's gross refining margin for the December quarter stood at $10.8 per barrel of crude, down from $11.5 per barrel in the third quarter of 2015-16 and higher by $4.1 per barrel compared to Singapore complex margins
 
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