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Indian troops begin Maldives pullout after quit order

India has begun withdrawing military personnel operating surveillance aircraft in the Maldives after the new pro-China president ordered them to leave, local media reported Tuesday

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Bandwidth import from India surges

Bandwidth imports from India have surpassed that from submarine cables due to a surge in internet usage, India’s more attractive pricing and enhanced redundancy, and the saturation of Bangladesh’s existing undersea cables’ capacity.

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Rupee weakens

The Indian rupee fell on Tuesday as elevated US Treasury yields and broad strength in the greenback weighed on Asian currencies.

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India could sell more wheat in open market

The Indian government could sell more wheat in the open market to control prices that have reached their highest in nearly eight months, the country’s food secretary said on Monday.

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iPhone gaining market share in India

Apple is expected to gain a larger share of India’s smartphone sales, with the high-end iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max models accounting for more of its shipments.

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Rupee weakens slightly

The Indian rupee weakened slightly on Friday, weighed by crude marking fresh year-to-date highs but the downside was likely capped by dollar selling orders and expected equity inflows.

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India’s trade deficit widens in August

India’s merchandise trade deficit in August was wider than expected and stood at $24.16 billion, according to a Reuters calculation based on export and import data released by the government on Friday.

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India has no immediate plan to scrap import duty on wheat

India has no immediate plans to abolish the import duty on wheat, but it will reduce the limit on the number of stocks that traders and millers can hold, Food Secretary Sanjeev Chopra told reporters on Thursday.

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India rupee ends marginally down as traders await fresh triggers

The Indian rupee declined slightly on Thursday as the impact of equity inflows and some softness in Brent crude oil futures was more than offset by importer hedging and oil companies’ dollar demand, traders said.

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Sugar output in Maharashtra set to fall

Sugar output in Maharashtra, India’s top producing state, is likely to fall 14% in the 2023/24 crop year to its lowest in four years due to lower cane yields following the driest August in more than a century, industry and government officials told Reuters on Wednesday.

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India’s retail inflation eases to 6.83% in August

India’s annual retail inflation eased to 6.83 percent in August from a 15-month high of 7.44 percent in July as food prices moderated, government data showed on Tuesday.

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IMF urges pact to boost its resource quota, strengthen world economy

It is vital to increase quota resources for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) before year-end, its chief, Kristalina Georgieva, said on Sunday, while urging members of the G20 bloc to deliver on a promise of $100 billion a year in climate funds.

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India makes clean energy push at G20 with global biofuel alliance

India announced on Saturday the launch of a global biofuel alliance at a G20 summit in New Delhi to boost the use of cleaner fuels.

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India seeks more natural gas

India is seeking additional volumes of natural gas and has asked utilities to expedite completion of power plant maintenance, as part of emergency steps to stop electricity outages, according to a government note seen by Reuters.

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Rupee weakens for third day

The Indian rupee weakened for a third straight session on Wednesday as elevated US Treasury yields and rising global crude oil prices weighed on the local unit.

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India’s palm oil imports set to jump

India’s palm oil imports are set to jump 26 percent to a record high in the 2022/23 year ending on October 31, as a recovery in consumption and competitive prices prompt refiners to increase purchases, the country’s top palm oil buyer told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Rupee weakens to nearly 2-week low

The Indian rupee closed weaker on Tuesday as the local unit slipped to the 83 level for the first time in nearly two weeks due to broad weakness in Asian currencies and likely dollar outflows.

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India’s services growth slows

Growth in India’s dominant services industry lost some steam in August but overall conditions remained strong despite elevated inflationary pressures, according to a business survey that showed exports were at a record high on robust foreign demand.

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