Sensex 27676.04 -210.17 -0.75%
Nifty 8377.75 -70.35 -0.83%
Finance Minister P Chidambaram has reportedly said that bills on FDI in insurance and pension will be passed in Parliament for which he will soon open dialogue with the opposition parties including the BJP.
Economic situation is still very challenging, FM P Chidambaram reported.
Chidambaram also said all insurance companies have supported the IRDA proposal for raising the cap to 49%, reports said.
After Nifty witnessed 900-point flash crash, Chidambaram reported that the matter is being investigated and regulator SEBI would take necessary actions in this regard.
India Infoline Research Team / 15:28, Mar 13, 2015
Markets are now reinforcing the perception of an early interest rate hike by US Federal Reserve, with consensus calling for the hike taking place in June, when compared with the prior expectations of a hike in September.