Online Current Affairs based on Economics

16 Aug, 17

16 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

The international exchange from BSE, IndiaINX, received an approval from the regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), to commence trading in Gold Options contracts – the first for India at GIFT IFSC

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16 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund has launched a new website ‘PlanYourGoal.com’ to help users plan their investments according to their future financial goals

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12 Aug, 17

12 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

Facebook launched YouTube competitor called Watch; a redesigned video platform for creators and publishers.

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12 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

BitBay, one of the top ten cryptocurrency trading platforms in the world, has launched a dedicated platform for trade and exchange of digital currencies such as bitcoin, litecoin, ether, Lisk, monero, dash and gamecredits.

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12 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

IOC buys more US crude oil ; it became the first Indian refinery to purchase 950,000 barrels of light sweet Eagle Ford shale oil and 950,000 barrels of heavy sour Mars crude

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12 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

SEBI ties up with Securities & Exchange Organization (SEO) of Iran for technical assistance.

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12 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

State-run Canara Bank unveiled two new digital services for online payments; 1. Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS), 2. Bharat QR (Quick Response).

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12 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

The Multi Commodity Exchange Ltd (MCX) has received markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) approval to launch country’s first gold options contract soon.

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11 Aug, 17

11 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

Lok Sabha passed the bill approving merger of associate banks with SBI under the amendment in State Bank of India Act, 1955.

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10 Aug, 17

10 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

ICICI Bank announced the launch of Instant Credit Card Service, which will enable its savings account customers to get a credit card instantly, in a completely digital and paperless manner.

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10 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

For promoting an e – payments solution, private lender IDFC Bank has partnered with digital payments brand Zeta.

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10 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

Vijaya Bank opens Self Employment Training Institute (VIBSETI) in Bhenslay Village, Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

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9 Aug, 17

9 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

Private sector Kotak Mahindra Bank will offer debit card at a special price of Rs 99 for the first year for customers who will open account under its zero balance account scheme till September 15

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8 Aug, 17

8 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

Mastercard and PayPal have extended their partnership into Asia Pacific to enhance the consumer experience and make Mastercard a clear payment option with PayPal

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7 Aug, 17

7 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

India signed a loan agreement with Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for financing USD 329 million dollars.

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4 Aug, 17

4 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has approved the proposed merger between Bharti Airtel and Telenor India

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4 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

After Grofers and Amazon India, online grocery firm BigBasket received the government’s nod for foreign direct investment, to products which are manufactured or produced in India

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3 Aug, 17

3 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

Regulator SEBI set up a committee on ‘fair market conduct’ which will suggest measures for improving surveillance of the Markets.

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3 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

The State Bank of India (SBI) and Samsung India announced the availability of Samsung Pay for higher variants of SBI debit card, to boost ‘Digital India’ initiative.

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3 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

RBI widens Basel-III-compliant asset base of banks, helping banks to shore up their capital buffers and improve liquidity coverage ratios.

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3 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

RBI cuts Repo rate by 25 bps to 6% & Reverse Repo Rate by 25 basis points to 5.75 %. Loans may get cheaper.

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2 Aug, 17

2 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

Airtel Payments Bank, has tied up with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited for enabling all its petrol stations that are typically cash surplus to be used as ATM points for customers of the bank.

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2 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

E-commerce major Flipkart has completed the merger with eBay India’s operations.

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2 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

The State Bank of India (SBI) and Samsung India on announced the availability of payment platform Samsung Pay for higher variants of SBI debit Card.

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2 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

Public sector Indian Overseas Bank has offered Bharat Bill Payment System, introduced by the National Payments Corporation of India, for its customers.

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1 Aug, 17

1 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

The State Bank of India, the country’s largest lender, has slashed interest on savings account deposits by 50 basis points to 3.5 per cent on balance up to Rs 1 crore.

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1 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

RBI slaps Rs 3 crore penalty on Union Bank for KYC non-compliance in two cases.

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1 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics National

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) entered into nine Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (UAPAs) with Indian taxpayers in the month of July, 2017.

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31 Jul, 17

31 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

Public sector lender Canara Bank has launched its first ‘Digital Banking Branch’ at Spencer Towers in MG Road, Bengaluru.

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29 Jul, 17

29 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

RBI sets up Supervisory Colleges for six Scheduled Commercial Banks

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