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February 2020
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News Headlines
China says significant drop in coronavirus cases; death toll climbs to 1,665        Two more Indians test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan        Agarwal back among runs, Pant too gets some form back        India to play day-night Test in Australia        Chennaiyin FC beat ATK 3-1 to boost play-off hopes        17 people from Delhi who returned from abroad before coronavirus screening showed symptoms, hospitalised        Kejriwal calls ministers-designate for dinner ahead of swearing-in, discusses development roadmap        Shaheen Bagh protesters say ready to meet Shah, but onus on govt to call them for talks        Surendran new Kerala BJP President        France confirms first coronavirus death outside Asia        Making efforts to disembark Indians from cruise ship after quarantine period ends: Indian Embassy        Kerala beat Chattisgarh by nine wickets in C K Nayudu trophy        Ishant passes fitness test, to join Indian team in NZ for Test series        Kerala Blasters register first win over Bengaluru FC in Hero ISL        Smriti Mandhana rises to 4th in ICC T20 rankings        Bopanna-Shapovalov pair enters semifinals in Rotterdam        DoT withdraws order that asked for no coercive action against defaulting telcos        Sensex, Nifty fall for 2nd day as banking, auto stocks slide        Erdogan raises Kashmir in Pak Parliament, says issue close to both countries        Born on a boat: new baby among 87 rescued off Canary Islands        
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Business News
Sensex tumbles 268 pts; Tata Motors tanks 9 pc
 
Mumbai: Benchmark equity index Sensex slumped 268 points on Wednesday, dragged by losses in ITC, HDFC, L&T and ICICI Bank as investors remained wary of an economic slowdown.

After plunging 305 points, the 30-share Sensex settled 267.64 points, or 0.72 per cent, lower at 37,060.37. It hit an intra-day high of 37,406.55 and a low of 37,022.52.

The broader NSE Nifty too ended 98.30 points, or 0.89 per cent, down at 10,918.70. During the day, it swung between a high of 11,034.20 and a low of 10,906.65.

Tata Motors was the biggest laggard in the Sensex pack, plummeting 9.29 per cent, followed by Yes Bank at 8.21 per cent.

Other losers included Tata Steel, ONGC, IndusInd Bank, SBI, L&T, ITC, Vedanta, HCL Tech, ICICI Bank and M&M, which declined up to 4.26 per cent.

Hero MotoCorp, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, HUL, Bajaj Auto, Maruti, NTPC and HDFC Bank bucked the weak market trend, rising up to 1.78 per cent.

Globally, markets are keenly awaiting comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, US.

Investors will also be tracking the G7 Summit during August 25 27 in France.

Elsewhere in Asia, Shanghai Composite Index, Hang Seng and Kospi ended on a positive note, while Nikkei settled in the red.

Equities in Europe were trading significantly higher in their respective early sessions.

Meanwhile, the Indian rupee appreciated 22 paise to 71.49 against the US dollar intra-day.

Brent crude futures, the global oil benchmark, spurted 1.28 per cent to USD 60.80 per barrel.


DoT withdraws order that asked for no coercive action against defaulting telcos
Sensex, Nifty fall for 2nd day as banking, auto stocks slide
Sensex rallies over 300 pts ahead of IIP, inflation data releases
ABB India wins orders worth Rs 191 cr
Rupee settles 10 paise higher at 71.30 against USD on easing crude prices, weak dollar
Market falls for second day as coronavirus worries persist
PURE EV to set up second EV scooter unit in Telangana with Rs 100 Cr investment by 2021
Anil Ambani to pay USD 100 mn in conditional order for Chinese banks: UK court
Rupee slips 22 paise to 71.40 against USD on strong dollar demand
Not moving out of Andhra Pradesh, says Kia Motors
Deposit insurance hike: RBI says not to hit banks balance-sheets
Let's work together to make India USD 5-trn economy: PM
Volkswagen opens bookings for two new SUVs
Our target is USD 5 billion of defence export in next five years: Modi
RBI to come out with last monetary policy for FY20 on Thursday
New tax structure gives option to save tax: Revenue Secy
Govt allocates Rs 11,500 cr for Jal Jeevan Mission for FY21
FM proposes to hike customs duty on imported electric vehicles
Rupee rises 25 paise to 71.33 against US dollar
GST collection crosses Rs 1.1 lakh cr in Jan
KERALA NEWS
Surendran new Kerala BJP President
 Thiruvananthapuram: Young firebrand leader K Surendran has been named as the President of BJP Kerala  
Student who tested Positive for coronavirus discharged
CM Assembly Election : Kerala CM congrats Arvind Kejriwal for AAP''s victory
Coronavirus: 15 Kerala students stranded in China's Hubei reach Kochi
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
China says significant drop in coronavirus cases; death toll climbs to 1,665
 Beijing: China on Sunday announced a “significant drop” in coronavirus cases, as the WHO team scramb
Two more Indians test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan
France confirms first coronavirus death outside Asia
Making efforts to disembark Indians from cruise ship after quarantine period ends: Indian Embassy
NATIONAL NEWS
Kejriwal calls ministers-designate for dinner ahead of swearing-in, discusses development roadmap
 New Delhi: On the eve of his swearing-in as chief minister of Delhi, AAP national convener Arvind Ke
Shaheen Bagh protesters say ready to meet Shah, but onus on govt to call them for talks
SC allows Karti Chidambaram to travel to UK, France
Trump visit: Cong says AMC building wall to mask slum area
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