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Seven of top-10 firms lose Rs 86,878 cr in m-cap; ITC takes biggest knock

In contrast, the valuation of TCS zoomed Rs 31,538.79 crore to Rs 8,43,367 crore and that of Infosys jumped Rs 11,746.94 crore to Rs 3,44,419 crore

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Bernie and Bloomberg and Biden (And Liz and Amy and Pete), oh my!

The Abbreviated Pundit Round-up is a daily feature at Daily Kos. That ABC poll can be found here. With the new NPR/PBS Marist poll, Mike Bloomberg makes the debate and gets a chance to see how he takes a punch. That should help Bernie and hurt Bloomberg, bu

Coronavirus impact: Will disruption in China lead to a flood of stainless steel imports?

China is the largest producer of stainless steel in the world.

Debt funds see inflow of over Rs 94,000cr in December quarter on fund infusion in liquid funds

Liquid funds, with investments in cash assets such as treasury bills, certificates of deposit and commercial paper for shorter horizon, witnessed flows amounting to Rs 28,983 crore during the quarter under review.

Overnight funds’ avg AUM grows 5x in 9 months; investor accounts double

After the default of ILFS hit liquid schemes in September 2018, mutual fund houses went on a spree of launching overnight funds that prove to be less risky

Financial institutions may continue to face challenging operating environment: Fitch Ratings

The rating agency expects the real GDP growth to slow to 4.6 per cent in 2019-20 from 6.8 per cent in 2018-19, led by a squeeze in credit availability from non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) and deterioration in business and consumer confidence.

IRDAI wants insurers to weed out low-selling products after annual reviews

The idea is to encourage insurers to have products with a high rate of sale, Subhash Khuntia, Chairman, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), said.

How to Watch: Nintendo to livestream Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct on Thursday - CNET

We're getting 25-minutes of details about the upcoming Switch game.

Cosmic strings from the Big Bang may have left behind ripples in space-time

A new study may help answer one of the universe's biggest mysteries.

Neanderthal burial suggests the ancient humans had symbolic thought

These are the most complete articulated Neanderthal remains to be found in more than 25 years.

Photos: Squashed skull of 70,000-year-old Neanderthal discovered in cave

Archaeologists found the upper body of a Neanderthal who lived about 70,000 years ago.

Online learning marketplace Udemy raises $50M at a $2B valuation from Japanese publisher Benesse

The internet has, for better or worse, become the default platform for people seeking information, and today one of the companies leveraging that to deliver educational content has raised some funding to fuel its next stage of growth. Udemy, which provides a

Bottas leads Perez as 2020 F1 testing begins

On a fine and sunny day at the Barcelona track, Bottas – who will hand over the W11 to Lewis Hamilton for this afternoon's running – set the best time of 1m17.313s on the C3 Pirelli rubber, the middle compound in the manufacturer's range for testing, as h

WATCH: South African university transforms into a flaming battleground as protests turn ugly

Students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in South Africa set up flaming barricades and pelted police with various missiles as demonstrations against fees spiralled into violence. Read Full Article at RT.com

Shree Cement could see Rs 700 cr inflows on inclusion in Nifty 50

On an absolute basis, the firm's stock will be the most expensive in the 50 share index

Farrells face off in father-vs.-son clash in Six Nations

It's a rare case of father vs

Ranked teams meet as No. 20 Iowa hosts No. 25 Ohio State

Two ranked teams meet as No. 25 Ohio State visits No. 20 Iowa in a late season showdown

Gardner-Webb, Hampton meet in conference play

Big South foes meet as Gardner-Webb battles Hampton

Towson looks to sweep William & Mary

Towson goes for the season sweep over William & Mary after winning the previous matchup in Williamsburg

Hofstra looks to extend streak vs Drexel

Hofstra looks for its seventh straight win in the head-to-head series over Drexel

UConn looks to sweep Temple

UConn goes for the season sweep over Temple after winning the previous matchup in Storrs

Market Wrap, Feb 19: Sensex ends 429 pts higher, Nifty at 12,126

Shares of Vodafone Idea jumped as much as 48 per cent to Rs 4.49 on the BSE on the back of heavy volumes on report that the government is unlikely to invoke bank guarantees for now

Pete Buttigieg attacks a straw-man version of Bernie Sanders, and media plays along

Buttigieg consistently calls Sanders a purist who drives people away. But who or what is he really talking about?

'What a brute of a player': Fans stunned by powerhouse Champions League display from Dortmund's teenage sensation Erling Haaland

Borussia Dortmund's wunderkind Erling Haaland underscored his growing reputation with two goals against Paris Saint-Germain in a performance hailed as sensational by supporters. Read Full Article at RT.com

'In the end I'm the one suffering': Neymar hits out at PSG management following Dortmund defeat in Champions League

Paris Saint Germain's Brazilian ace Neymar has taken aim at the managerial team at the club for forcing him to sit out the last four games as PSG crashed to UEFA Champions League defeat in Dortmund. Read Full Article at RT.com

'Utter nonsense': UK Home Secretary Patel hits back at 'Dave' after British rapper calls BoJo a 'real racist' at music awards show

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has lashed out at British rapper, Dave, after the musician used his performance at the BRIT music awards to brand PM Boris Johnson a racist. Patel called the accusation «utter nonsense.» Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia may grant ex-presidents immunity from prosecution & ban ministers from holding foreign bank accounts

When Vladimir Putin announced his intention to amend Russia’s Constitution, it drove the pundits and pontificators into a frenzy of speculation. Since then there’s been a raft of proposals but two in particular stand out. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Unreasonable & unacceptable’: Beijing slams Washington for press freedom hypocrisy after Chinese media branded ‘foreign missions’

China has denounced Washington for advocating freedom of the press while obstructing media, after it tightened control over Beijing-run outlets operating in the US by equating them to diplomatic missions. Read Full Article at RT.com

'What a brute of a player': Fans stunned by powerhouse Champions League performance from teenage sensation Erling Haaland

Borussia Dortmund's wunderkind Erling Haaland underscored his growing reputation with two goals against Paris Saint-Germain in a performance hailed as sensational by supporters. Read Full Article at RT.com

Judge dismisses Huawei suit challenging US government's equipment ban - CNET

The Chinese company challenged the constitutionality of elements of the National Defense Authorization Act last March.

China, Southeast Asia hold emergency meet on viral outbreak

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) - China’s top diplomat arrived Wednesday in Laos for an emergency meeting with counterparts from Southeast Asian countries, which have expressed alarm over a viral outbreak that started in China. Foreign Minister Wang Yi is expected to

India can become third-largest consumer retail destination in world: Report

The report expects India’s e-commerce market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30 percent due to growing internet penetration and increasing smartphone usage along with the rising number of online shoppers.

Bajaj Auto now sells more bikes outside India than at home

This is the first time in nearly two years that Bajaj’s two-wheeler exports have surpassed that of its domestic volumes

Coinbase becomes a Visa Principal Member to double down on debit card

Cryptocurrency company has been working with Paysafe to issue the Coinbase Card, a Visa debit card that works with your Coinbase account balance. The company is now a Visa Principal Member, which should help Coinbase rely less on Paysafe and control a bigger

Saudi Arabia’s oil exports dropped 11% in 2019

Saudi Arabia’s oil exports dropped by 10.75 percent year on year in 2019, according to data from the Joint Organisations Data Initiative (JODI), as carried by local news outlet Mubasher. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tech insight: A closer look at the Alfa Romeo C39

Alfa Romeo C39 detailPhoto by: Alfa RomeoAlfa led the charge last year when it came to the ‘unloaded’ style front wing, perhaps with even the most aggressive variant on the grid. It’s business as usual on that front for 2020 too, with the team still emp

Chadwick joins Jaguar for Marrakesh FE test

W Series champion Chadwick will be making her third outing at the wheel of FE machinery following previous runs for NIO in Riyadh in 2018 and in Marrakesh last year.She will be one of two drivers in action for Jaguar during the post-race test on March 1.&laqu

Venezuela slams US sanctions on Russia's Rosneft as an attempt at grabbing control of global oil market

Russian oil giant Rosneft’s investments and commercial activities in Venezuela are legal, says state energy firm PDVSA, pledging to provide the necessary support for the producer’s “operational and commercial continuity.” Read Full Article at RT.com

India poised to be third-largest consumer retail destination in world: Report

The report expects India’s e-commerce market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30 percent due to growing internet penetration and increasing smartphone usage along with the rising number of online shoppers in India

HUL, Bajaj Finance, Nippon Life and 22 other BSE500 stocks hit record high

ICICI Securities, Nippon Life India Asset Management, AU Small Finance Bank, and CreditAccess Grameen also scaled their fresh peaks today.

‘Worst case scenario’: Kremlin slams Turkey's threat of military operation against Syrian government in Idlib

Turkey sending troops to Syria to fight against the government would be the ‘worst case scenario’, Kremlin spokesman said after Ankara threatened that such an operation was imminent. Read Full Article at RT.com
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