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Turkey lira plunge: Minister pledges action to calm markets

The country's finance minister says it will unveil details of its plan on Monday morning.

UK growth boosted by warmer weather

The recent heatwave helped to lift the economy, but analysts say growth remains relatively subdued.

Immigration: Scrap targets after Brexit, CBI urges

The business group calls for a system that "ensures immigrants add to the economy" instead.

Japan's economy rebounds in the second quarter

The economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the second quarter of the year, figures show.

Smart meter deadline 'should be extended'

The deadline for installing smart meters should be delayed to 2023, Citizens Advice has said.

Is Turkey heading for an economic crisis?

A weak currency, high borrowing, and falling share prices point to long-term economic problems for Turkey.

Supply shortage could push rents up 15% says RICS

Rents could rise by 15% over the next five years as the supply of new rental properties dries up.

Skripal case: US sanctions over Novichok hit Russian rouble

Russia is punished for a nerve agent attack on ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the UK.

China to hit US with tariffs on US imports worth $16bn

China is to start imposing 25% import duties on $16bn worth of US goods.

Iran sanctions: Trump warns trading partners

Anyone doing business with Iran will not be doing business with the US, the president says.

Down the sofa?: 169 million old £1 coins not returned

More than nine months after they stopped being legal tender, about 169m round £1 coins are outstanding.

Electronics boss: 'You need to think 10 years ahead'

Electronics boss Simon Shen says firms should think how people may be living in 10 years' time.

Cancer survivor grabs Instagram opportunity

Adeline is a cancer survivor in north-east India who started posting creative Instagram videos as a hobby, and now earns money from it.

What do Indians make of Ikea?

Ikea has opened its first store in India. So what do locals make of it?

Can you speed-read these news stories?

The BBC is experimenting with a way of delivering the news more quickly.

Panel suggests Passport Act amendment to prevent borrowers from fleeing out

Committee has suggested amendments in Passport Act under which a persons with “a very high amount of financial risk” would be asked to stay back if banks red flag any case
1.11 crore farmers register on e-NAM to sell produce online: Radha Mohan Singh

Singh said in the Lok Sabha that farmers wishing to join e-NAM platform need to register themselves on e-NAM portal and can sell their produce on e-NAM platform in any e-NAM mandi.
Government appoints 2 new CBDT members

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Aditya Vikram and Pramod Chandra Mody as the CBDT members.
India never imposes development projects on any country: V K Singh

India has offered 262 concessional Lines of Credit (LOCs) amounting to USD 25.7 billion to 61 countries and it never imposes any developmental projects on any nation, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said today.
SC refuses RBI plea to Allahabad HC hearing on Feb 12 circular

In a hearing held on Aug 2 in the Allahabad high court, the government recommended extension of the RBI circular deadline by another 180 days.
Kerala Flood Fury: Helpline numbers, location of rescue camps
Kerala is facing the heaviest rains and floods witnessed in the state since 1924 which by now have caused massive destruction with damages to crops and properties estimated to be thousands of crores. The Central government...
Kerala flood: Centre asks domestic airlines to keep check on fares for flights in state
Keeping ahead "humanitarian cause", the Centre government on Thursday asked all domestic airlines to keep a check on air fares for flights operating to and from Kerala. The advisory comes as the state suffers from one...
Nifty sets new closing high on firm global cues; Sensex ends near 38,000
Broadly positive global cues lifted the key Indian equity indices on Friday with the NSE Nifty50 ending at a record closing high of 11,470.75 points. According to market observers, healthy buying activity was witnessed in...


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