Both benchmark indices - BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty extended their gains for the fifth straight session on Thursday with the Sensex closing above 40,000 for the second consecutive day. In absolute terms, the fiscal deficit stood at Rs 6,51,554 crore as on September 30, 2019. WhatsApp attributed the attack to NSO Group and its parent company Q Cyber Technologies. Read for more top stories from the world of business and economy:
With benchmark indices clocking huge rally, investors have become richer by Rs 4.82 lakh crore in last five trading sessions.
The government had kept the fiscal deficit target for the current financial year at Rs 7.03 lakh crore, which is equivalent to 3.3 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP).
WhatsApp attributes the spyware attack to Israeli tech firm NSO Group and its parent company Q Cyber Technologies; the company says it sent special WhatsApp messages to approximately 1,400 users who may have been affected by the attack.
The report said there is a need to correct the perception that Regional Trade Agreements (or FTAs) have not benefitted India and trade partners have grown at India's cost.
The company's revenue from operations dipped 12.66 per cent to Rs 1.32 lakh crore in the second quarter of current financial year, compared to Rs 1.52 lakh crore in the year-ago period, dented by decline in fuel consumption amid a slowing economy.