Finance - general

The Indian rupee strengthened by 11 paise to 83.29 against the US dollar

01 Dec 2023

In the early hours of Friday 1 December, 2023, trading session, the Indian rupee showcased resilience, appreciating by 11 paise to reach 83.29 against the US dollar.

Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger passes away at age 99

29 Nov 2023

Charles Thomas Munger, the oracle of Pasadena and one of the most important figures in Berkshire Hathaway, passed away on Tuesday, 28 November 2023, at the age of 99.

Tech giant Apple set to break ties with Goldman Sachs for credit card business

29 Nov 2023

Apple has decided to terminate its credit card partnership with banking giant Goldman Sachs. Apple had sent a proposal to the Wall Street Bank to end the contract in the next 12 to 15 months.

RBI Governor Das: Increased risk weight is a precautionary approach to ensuring sustainable lending

23 Nov 2023

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das said that the recent instruction to increase risk weights for unsecured consumer loans by banks and non-banking financial companies (NBFC) is a cautious measure taken to ensure sustainable lending.

IndiGo's parent company, InterGlobe Aviation, set to contest tax claims exceeding Rs 1,666 crore

23 Nov 2023

IndiGo’s parent company, InterGlobe Aviation, stated on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, that they would challenge tax demands worth over Rs 1,666 crore.

Government explores legality of transferring unclaimed Sahara-Sebi funds to Consolidated Fund of India

20 Nov 2023

In the wake of Sahara Group founder Subrata Roy's recent demise, the Indian government is reportedly examining the legality of transferring the unclaimed funds from the Sahara-Sebi Refund Account to the Consolidated Fund of India.

Australian trading bourse and TCS to partner up to create trading software

20 Nov 2023

ASX Ltd., an Australian bourse operator, has partnered with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to create a product-based solution to replace its trading, clearing, and settlement systems.

RBI clears Hinduja Group acquisition of Reliance Capital

19 Nov 2023

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday approved a Rs9,650 crore debt resolution plan submitted by IndusInd International Holdings Ltd (IIHL), allowing the Hinduja Group firm to take over the assets of Reliance Capital.

Fedbank Financial Services IPO to open on 22 November

17 Nov 2023

Fedbank Financial Services Ltd, a non-banking financial company promoted by Federal Bank Ltd, has come out with an initial public offer (IPO), which will open for subscription on 22 November

IREDA looks to raise Rs2,150 through IPO priced at Rs30-32 a share

15 Nov 2023

State-run Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency’s (IREDA) Rs2,150-crore initial public offer (IPO) will open for subscription on Tuesday.

Sahara Group founder Subrata Roy passes away

15 Nov 2023

Subrata Roy, founder of the Sahara Group, an all-inclusive business empire that spanned sectors, including finance, real estate, aviation, media, health and hospitality, passed away on Tuesday.

RBI stops Bajaj Finance from digital lending

15 Nov 2023

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed Bajaj Finance Ltd to stop sanction and disbursal of loans under its two lending products ‘eCOM’ and ‘Insta EMI Card’, with immediate effect.

Byju's faces a $1.2 billion loan default fallout as lenders assume control of key units

10 Nov 2023

In a significant development for Byju's, once considered one of India's premier tech startups, lenders have formally declared a default on a $1.2 billion loan as they take control of a vital unit of the education technology provider

Adani Green Energy initiates negotiations with international financial institutions for a $1.8 billion loan

03 Nov 2023

Adani Green Energy, the renowned renewable energy company owned by industrialist Gautam Adani, is reportedly in advanced discussions with a consortium of international lenders to secure a potential loan of up to $1.8 billion.

WeWork faces imminent bankruptcy filing amid mounting debt woes

01 Nov 2023

Troubled flexible workspace provider WeWork is on the brink of filing for bankruptcy as early as next week. The SoftBank Group-backed company, grappling with a staggering debt load

Study reveals global billionaire tax could generate $250 billion annually

23 Oct 2023

The EU Tax Observatory suggested on Monday, 23 October, 2023, that governments should introduce a global minimum tax on billionaires

Direct tax collection on track to exceed budget target, says CBDT chairman

11 Oct 2023

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman Nitin Gupta, during a recent address, expressed his strong confidence that the current fiscal's direct tax collection

RBI’s digital currency has 1.5 million users, 300,000 merchants, says governor

10 Sep 2023

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday said the central bank digital currency (CBDC) now has around 1.5 million users and that over 300,000 merchants

India’s GST collection at record 1.87 lakh crore in April 2023

08 May 2023

India’s direct tax collections increased by over 160% between FY14 and FY23

15 Apr 2023

GST collection for February up 12% y-o-y at Rs1,49,577 crore

08 Mar 2023

Direct tax collections for FY23 up 24.09% at Rs15.67 lakh crore

13 Feb 2023

Persons with income up to Rs7 lakh will not have to pay INCOME tax; exemption limit raised to Rs3 lakh

01 Feb 2023

Budget projects FY24 revenue deficit at 5.9% of GDP

01 Feb 2023

Delhi excise case: Court to hear Pernod Recard ED’s bail plea on 19 January

16 Jan 2023

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