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Tenable Research reveals over 40 bn records were exposed globally in 2021

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 09:50
This is up nearly 78% over 2020. While healthcare and education are most-targeted industries worldwide, APAC region shows another picture, with tech industry and govts being largest victims

Morgan Stanley raises exposure to financials as slew of tailwinds surface

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 08:38
Financials are now the biggest overweight for Morgan Stanley followed by consumer discretionary and industrials

'New Covid wave may shave off 100 bps growth in toll collections in FY22'

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 07:58
The recent surge in Covid infections as well as subsequent localised lockdowns emanating from Omicron spread are likely to shave off around 100 bps of growth in toll collections in fiscal year 2021-22

Key WTO members to hold virtual meet tomorrow to discuss reform measures

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 07:20
Issues like the WTO's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, proposed pact on fisheries subsidies and reform measures will figure in a virtual meeting of key members of the World Trade Organization

Stop auction of agri land of farmers who failed to repay loans: Raj CM

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 05:27
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday gave instructions to stop the auction of agricultural land of farmers who failed to repay the loans taken from commercial banks in the state.

India Ratings sees FY23 GDP growth at 7.6% on sustained govt spending

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 04:45
Economic recovery is encouraging, curbs put in place by many states to contain the current wave of Covid-19 not as severe as those imposed during the second wave

Centre to release Rs 47,541 crore to states as advance instalment of tax

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 04:36
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has authorised the release of an advance instalment of tax devolution to State Governments amounting to Rs 47,541 crore

Fintech Association applies to RBI for SRO role in digital lending space

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 04:31
This follows an RBI working group, tasked with studying digital lending by regulated and unregulated financial sector players, recommended creation of SROs to check the activities of such lenders

FDI flows to India drop 26% in 2021: UNCTAD

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 03:42
Global foreign direct investment flows showed a strong rebound in 2021, up 77% to an estimated $1.65 trn, from $929 bn in 2020, surpassing their pre-Covid level

Agri exports likely to cross $50 bn this fiscal: Commerce ministry

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 03:28
The country's exports of agricultural products increased 23.21 per cent to USD 31.05 billion in April-November 2021 and is expected to cross USD 50 billion for the "first time" this fiscal

Foreign Direct Investment flows to India slip 26% in 2021: UN report

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 01:41
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows to India in 2021 were 26 per cent lower, mainly because large M&A deals recorded in 2020 were not repeated, the UN trade body has said. The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Trends Monitor published on Wednesday said global foreign direct investment flows showed a strong rebound in 2021, growing 77 per cent to an estimated USD 1.65 trillion, from USD 929 billion in 2020, surpassing their pre-COVID-19 level. Recovery of investment flows to developing countries is encouraging, but the stagnation of new investment in the least developed countries in industries important for productive capacities, and key Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) sectors - such as electricity, food or health - is a major cause for concern, said UNCTAD Secretary-General Rebeca Grynspan. The report said developed economies saw the biggest rise by far, with FDI reaching an estimated USD 777 billion in 2021 - three times the exceptionally low level .

Safety of working class critical for 'Aatmnirbhar' India: Bhupender Yadav

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 21:36
Bhupender Yadav said that without ensuring safety, security and welfare of the working class, the fruition of the concept of Atma-Nirbhar Bharat cannot be imagined.

Govt agency ties up with Amazon for products by grassroot innovators

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 21:17
Student creativity-based innovative products will be available to millions of customers by virtue of a new partnership between NIFientreC and Amazon India launched on Wednesday.

Three R&D projects approved under India-Israel tech innovation fund

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 21:05
Deliberating on widening the scope of India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F), the two countries have approved three joint R&D projects worth $5.5 million and suggested measures to create a broader India-Israel collaborative ecosystem.

Amazon's legal tangles are a cautionary tale for other investors in India

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 20:40
The e-commerce giant's long drawn-out saga with Future Retail raises two questions for prospective investors, or those who already have business interests in India.

Delhi govt, CESL sign pact for installation of EV charging stations

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 15:43
The charges for usage of location will be paid by CESL to Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) every month at the rate of one rupee per kWh of energy dispensed

Economic recovery broadened in Q3FY22, but durability elusive: ICRA

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 12:45
The quarterly data suggested a modest broad-basing of the recovery in Q3 FY2022, relative to Q2 FY2022, when compared to respective pre-Covid volumes

Eye on fiscal deficit: Govt tells ministries to keep expenses in check

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 12:16
Departments to seek additional funds only for unavoidable expenditure

11.2 mn domestic air passengers in Dec; 6.6% higher than Nov: DGCA

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 10:10
Carriers flew 11.2 million passengers in December, a growth of 6.6 per cent over November

India's oil production continues to slip, ONGC output down 2% in Dec

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 08:34
India's production of crude oil, which is refined to produce petrol and diesel, continued to decline in December 2021