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Global entrepreneurship summit boost for SMEs

Marrakech , Nov 22

Nine agreements were signed between the Moroccan General Confederation of Enterprises (CGEM) and several small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as between major Moroccan banks and start-ups at the 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2014) held in Morocco.

FPIs stay invested in Indian growth story

Mumbai , Nov 22

The growing anticipation of any dovish sign from the central bank in its upcoming monetary policy review kept the foreign investors interest focused on Indian equities.

Gold price gains marginally

New Delhi , Nov 22

The price of the yellow metal gained marginally Saturday following better demand due to the ongoing wedding season.

RBI rate cut keeps Sensex hopes alive

Mumbai , Nov 22

With the hope against hope of seeing the centrral bank cut key interest rates and following an encouraging set of inflation and factory output numbers, the Indian equities markets made healthy gains of more than one percent in weekly trade.

India's strong leadership led to ending WTO impasse: Sitharaman

New Delhi , Nov 21

India's strong leadership and negotiating from a position of strength on the food security issue paved the way for ending the impasse at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Friday.

Telecom bodies seek LG's support to provide better service in Delhi

New Delhi , Nov 22

Telecom industry bodies have written to Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to initiate public awareness programmes, in order to allay the misconceptions pertaining to mobile towers, which in turn will help the service providers to lay more to provide better service.

No relook on new delisting norms: SEBI

New Delhi , Nov 22

India's market regulator Saturday ruled out any relook on its new delisting norms and said the new rules would make promoters reach out to the investors.

More broadband connections to boost GDP growth in Asia Pacific: GSMA

New Delhi , Nov 22

Increased broadband connections in Asia Pacific will generate $1.2 trillion of GDP growth and create up to 35 million new jobs by 2020, according to a new report from GSMA.

India's forex up $419 mn

Mumbai , Nov 22

India's foreign exchange reserves grew by $419.4 million to $315.55 billion for the week ended Nov 14, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.

Hyderabad IT industry poised to reach $50 bn by 2025

Hyderabad , Nov 21

The Information Technology industry in Hyderabad is poised to grow to $50 billion by 2025, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) said Friday.