Share price of FMCG company Dabur surged 1.5 percent higher as the company reported market share gain across 95 percent of its portfolio in Q2FY23 and also announced an acquisition to expand its food business. At 10 am, the stock was quoting R s 541 on the National Stock Exchange, up by 1.6 percent. In […]

Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Wednesday, paring losses from the previous session, as concern over tight supplies following reports of lower inventories in the United States offset fears of lower demand from top oil importer China. Brent crude futures rose 73 cents, or 0.8%, to $90.76 a barrel by 0100 GMT. U.S. […]

Gold prices rose slightly on Wednesday, extending mild gains into a third session as pressure from the dollar abated, although hawkish signals from Federal Reserve officials prevented further gains. Spot gold rose 0.1% to $1,653.49 an ounce, while gold futures rose 0.2% to $1,658.90 an ounce by 19:20 ET (23:20 GMT). Both instruments spent a second […]

Oil prices were muted on Tuesday as markets weighed signs of tightening crude supply against increasing fears that a global economic slowdown will erode crude demand this year. Crude markets marked a slow start to the week, retaining most of last week’s losses amid growing signs that the United States will enter a recession within […]

Asian currencies kept to a tight range on Thursday as fears of a hawkish Federal Reserve grew ahead of key data that is expected to show U.S. CPI inflation stayed close to 40-year highs. The Chinese yen fell 0.1%, while South Koren Won lost 0.2%. The Japanese Yen was little changed but was close to […]

Oil prices fell for a third straight session on Wednesday as investors fretted about a hit to fuel demand from growing risks of a global recession and tightening COVID-19 curbs in China Brent crude futures fell 51 cents, or 0.5%, to $93.78 a barrel by 0033 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was at $88.66 […]

Oil prices rose further on Tuesday as markets positioned for the biggest supply cut by OPEC since the 2020 COVID crisis, with weakness in the dollar also helping. London-traded Brent oil futures the global benchmark, rose 0.6% to $89.28 a barrel, while West Texas Intermediate crude futures rose 0.2% to $83.82 a barrel. Both contracts jumped […]

Gold prices steadied above a major support level on Monday as growing risks of an economic recession spurred some safe-haven demand for the yellow metal. Prices also recovered marginally from a bruising September, where they dropped 3%. Bullion prices marked their worst quarter since March 2021 with a 7.5% drop. Spot rose 0.2% to $1,663.99 an ounce, while gold futures were flat around $1,672 an ounce […]

The Union Cabinet has hiked the  Dearness Allowance (DA) of central government employees and pensioners by 4 percent under the 7th Pay Commission, The hike takes DA to 38 percent from the current 34 percent of basic pay/pension. The Finance Ministry said that the central government employees and pensioners will become entitled to a higher […]

Oil prices held near eight-month lows on Monday after falling sharply last week as markets feared that slowing global economic activity will dent demand for crude. Anderson-traded Brent oil futures rose 0.3% to $85.29 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures were unchanged at $78.67 a barrel by 21:30 ET (01:30 GMT). Both contracts […]