MUMBAI - Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor S. S. Mundra said the latest April-June earnings from state-owned lenders showed "stability" in terms of non-performing assets (NPAs), but added the central bank would remain "watchful."
SHANGHAI - Chinese shares fell for a fourth consecutive day on Wednesday, but the declines were modest as Beijing's efforts to prop up values appeared to have brought a measure of stability to its unruly stock market.
SINGAPORE - Oil prices fell in Asian trade on Wednesday as concerns over global oversupply outweighed the impact of a likely larger than expected draw in U.S. crude stocks and a weakening dollar.
MANILA - Gold steadied at just below $1,100 an ounce on Wednesday, trading not far from a 5-1/2-year low, as investors awaited the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting for more clues on the timing of this year's interest rate increase.
Tue, Jul 28 2015
MUMBAI - Three of India's leading state-run lenders reported a drop in their first quarter net profits, weighed down by rise in provision for bad loans and cooling expectations of a turnaround in the country's dominant but ailing government banking sector.
NEW DELHI - Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, India's top-selling carmaker, said on Tuesday first-quarter net profit rose 56 percent helped by lower costs, favourable foreign exchange rates and higher sales, but still missed bullish analyst estimates.
MILAN - Talks on the sale of indebted Italian car designer Pininfarina to Indian vehicle maker Mahindra & Mahindra will resume after the summer after the parties failed to strike a deal in July, two sources close to the matter said on Tuesday.
MUMBAI - The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has ordered the cancellation of Sahara conglomerate's fund management business permit in six months, saying it failed to meet a "fit-and-proper" rule with the group founder in jail.
NEW DELHI - Punjab National Bank (PNB), India's fourth-largest state lender by assets, could take control of some of the country's most heavily indebted steel companies and sell them on as part of a restructuring backed by New Delhi, bank officials said.
MUMBAI - The Competition Commission of India (CCI) fined the local unit of Hyundai Motor Co 4.2 billion rupees ($65.8 million) on Tuesday after an investigation found it had engaged in anti-competitive practices.