The rupee appreciated 34 paise to 69.86 against the US dollar in opening trade Friday amid weakening American currency and positive opening of the domestic equity market.
The BSE benchmark Sensex Friday rebounded nearly 200 points and the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 10,700 mark, driven by recovery in auto, metal and banking stocks amid buying by domestic institutional investors.
The printing of Rs 2,000 bank note, introduced post-demonetisation in November 2016, has been reduced to the "minimum" by the Reserve Bank, a top finance ministry official said on Thursday.
Fears over a slowdown in global economic growth, coupled with sustained selling by foreign funds and a weak rupee, pulled the benchmark Sensex down by 378 points on Thursday.
Around 82 per cent of start-ups in the country are yet to receive any benefit under the Centre's Startup India initiative, a report said on Thursday.
The famous Saibaba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra received donations worth Rs. 14.54 crore over the 11-day period starting before Christmas and ending on the New Year day,
Finnish company HMD Global, which sells Nokia-branded smartphones, on Thursday refreshed its feature phone segment with Nokia 106 for Rs 1,299
Supreme Court on Thursday revived the government's case in the NCDRC against Nestle India seeking damages of Rs 640 crore for alleged unfair trade practices, false labelling and misleading advertisements
The Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for continuation of five schemes under the 'Umbrella Scheme for Family Welfare and Other Health Interventions' during the 14th Finance Commission period 2017-18 to 2019-20.
The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the merger of public sector lenders Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank with Bank of Baroda (BoB).