Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Topic: traders

Homeland in crisis under Taliban, fewer Afghan vendors turn up for trade fair 2021

The India International Trade Fair, which draws traders from around the globe every year, was inaugurated Sunday and will go un till 27 November.

PM Modi hails inclusion of retail & wholesale trade under MSME as ‘landmark step’

Taking to Twitter, the prime minister underlined his govt's commitment to empowering traders and said this move will help crores of traders get easier finance.

RBI faces key auction of Rs 32,000 crore of bonds as traders demand higher yields

The auction Friday will show if the RBI can begin bending traders to its will, or whether the market could lose confidence entirely in its recent move toward quantitative easing.

Traders brace for heavy losses as Covid hits Holi for second consecutive year

Traders' associations estimate the impact on businesses could be around Rs 25,000 crore this year, as against a hit of around Rs 20,000 crore in 2020.

Traders’ body calls BJP’s Raghubar Das ‘mentally bankrupt’ as his article targets ‘middlemen’

Confederation of All India Traders has said BJP must act against the Jharkhand ex-CM who called traders 'mafia and snake'. Raghubar Das says he wasn't talking about 'honest traders'.

Traders’ body to ask Deepika, Ranbir, Virat, Aamir, Katrina to stop endorsing Chinese brands

CAIT gen secy Praveen Khandelwal says it’s stepping up ‘boycott Chinese goods’ campaign due to Galwan Valley clash, in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed.

Traders’ body calls for boycott of 3,000 Chinese products over ‘continued’ border clashes

Confederation of All India Traders condemned the Chinese ‘military aggression’ at the LAC and decided to step up its nationwide campaign to boycott Chinese goods.

Lockdown sees more than a million new stock traders in India

About 1.2 million new accounts were opened with the Central Depository Services (India) Ltd. in March and April, up from a combined 900,000 in January and February.

Delhi traders say BJP ‘punished’ them with GST & by sealing shops, but AAP not the solution

Sealing of shops in Delhi in 2017 to crack the whip on ‘unauthorised constructions’ is one of biggest issues weighing on the minds of the traders this election.

Indian protests & probe against Amazon: Right message to investors in a slowing economy?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is visiting India for the Smbhav summit, a gathering for small and medium businesses.

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.