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US plays spoilsport with OPEC

President Donald Trump's proposal to sell half of the United States' strategic oil reserve runs counters OPEC's efforts to control supply in order to boost prices. 4 days ago
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New GST rates leave service providers worried

The Goods and Services Tax will have rates of 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent for services such as telecoms, insurance and restaurants, and experts feel the four rate bands could complicate compliance and give more power to tax authorities. 7 days ago
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Sensex, Nifty zoom to close at record highs

Positive global cues, coupled with retail inflation and factory output data released last Friday, and early monsoon lifted stock markets; Piramal Enterprises zooms on upbeat Q4 results. 12 days ago