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Business Related Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations.

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and Union Women and Child Development and Textiles Minister Smriti Irani jointly launched Toykathon-2021 and Toykathon portal. Toykathon is being organized to develop India as a global toy manufacturing hub.
10 January 2021Business
Mauritius has been at the top of the list of most foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country. According to the data of the Reserve Bank of India, Singapore is second in terms of foreign direct investment. In the year 2017-18, Mauritius got foreign investment worth Rs 952 billion and Singapore 658 billion rupees.
3 September 2018Business
The first SAARC Agricultural Cooperative Business Forum started on 29 August 2018 in the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu.This forum is being organized jointly by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Asian Farmer Organization (AFA) with the International Agricultural Development Fund.The theme of this three-day forum is "Organize and strengthen familial farmers"
31 August 2018Business
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a license to the Bank of China for trading in India. It is China's second largest public sector bank, listed on Hong Kong and Shanghai Stock Exchange. Bank of China is the second bank in China, which will open its branch in India, its first branch will be opened in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
4 July 2018Business
American company Walmart has bought India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart on May 09, 2018. Wal-Mart CEO has announced to buy a 77% stake in Flipkart for $ 16 billion (one lakh five thousand 360 crore). This is Walholm's largest acquisition so far.
10 May 2018Business
India and Iran signed nine agreements, including avoiding double taxation, easing the visa process and confirming extradition treaty.
18 February 2018Business
India's largest IT services company Tata Consultancy Services has signed a $ 690 million deal with M & G Prudential, UK and European Savings and Investment Business Unit Prudential Plc, in order to convert their businesses digitally and convert them into UK Savings and Retirement Better service can be provided to customers.
17 January 2018Business
By overtaking Saudi Arabia, Iraq has become the top country in terms of export of crude oil to India in the current financial year.
19 December 2017Business
Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates to become the world's richest person with a net worth of $91.6 billion. 
28 October 2017Business
India on 02 october 2017 received its first ever shipment crude oil from the US, with State-owned Indian Oil Corporation Ltd importing 1.6 million barrels at the Paradip Port in Odisha. IndianOil became the first Indian public sector refiner from India to source US crude, has placed a cumulative order of 3.9 million barrels from the US.
2 October 2017Business
Reliance Industries ltd has jumped five places to rank as the world’s third-biggest energy company behind Russian gas firm Gazrpom and German utility E.ON, according to Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings.
30 September 2017Business
Chinese real estate giant Evergrande Group's Chairman Hui Ka Yan became Asia's richest man with a net worth of $41.1 billion.
23 September 2017Business
Microsoft's co- founder, Bill Gates overtook Spanish clothing brand Zara's Co-founder Amancio Ortega as the world's richest person.
2 September 2017Business
The Union cabinet approved a memorandum of understanding signed between India and Israel to set up USD 40 million funds for industrial research and technological innovation.
31 August 2017Business
Adani Transmission has acquired 100 per cent share capital of Hadoti Power Transmission Services Ltd from Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd (RVPN).
15 August 2017Business
ICICI Bank introduced an instant credit card which can be availed online and helps a customer to start shopping even before the plastic card gets delivered.
10 August 2017Business
Three Indian firms Hindustan Unilever (7th place), Asian Paints (8th place) and Bharti Airtel (78th place) are among Forbes list of the world's 100 most innovative companies, where has replaced Tesla Motors on the top position.
9 August 2017Business
The Union Cabinet approved sale of government's 51.11 per cent stake in oil refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) to India's largest oil producer Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).
20 July 2017Business
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) inked a pact with the defence ministry for production of a range of aircraft for the armed forces in the current fiscal, and set a revenue target of Rs 17,900 crore for the year.
12 July 2017Business
Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) and Israel's largest aerospace and defence firm Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced a strategic alliance for manufacturing composite aero structure parts and assemblies.
6 July 2017Business
Telecom operator Bharti Airtel announced the launch of *121# Digital Care platform in 11 Indian languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil.
26 June 2017Business
Telecom giant Verizon has acquired Yahoo’s core business for $4.48bn. 
16 June 2017Business
According to HSBC's recent Trust in Technology report, with advancements in the field of biometric technology, India has topped globally in adoption of biometrics techniques.
29 May 2017Business
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has upstaged Bajaj Auto to become the second largest bike maker in India during April.
4 May 2017Business
The Board of state-owned ONGC has approved signing of definitive agreements for buying debt- laden GSPC's entire 80 per cent stake in KG-basin natural gas block for $ 1.2 billion.
26 February 2017Business
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Saturday reduced its turnover fees by 25% to Rs 15 per Rs 1 crore worth of turnover from Rs 20 earlier.
15 January 2017Business
On 03 January 2017 PayTM, India’s largest wallet service has finally got the permission from Reserve Bank of India to launch the Paytm Payments Bank.
3 January 2017Business
Vodafone India launched Vodafone M Pesa Pay to enable merchants and retailers to receive payments from their customers on December 13, 2016. It will also enable to M Pesa customers.
13 December 2016Business
Construction company Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) became India’s first firm to get Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) approval for debt recast under Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets (S4A).
6 November 2016Business
India on 21 October 2016 signed a 650-million US dollar loan agreement with the World Bank for the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor-III (EDFC-III) Project. The project will benefit industries of Northern and Eastern India, which rely on railway network for transportation of material inputs and exports.
21 October 2016Business
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