US stocks opened lower as tech stocks declined and investors took a breather to assess Wall Street's recent record-setting run.
India has potential to grow faster and plans are underway to reduce poverty and create jobs in rural areas, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
The Railways said top focus will be laid on expanding rail network in Odisha, while priority will be to link unconnected areas of the state.
China plans to intensify efforts to scout for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) which showed signs of decline last year, newly appointed Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said.
LIC said its total premium income grew by 12.43 percent to Rs 1,45,031 crore during the April-December period of the current fiscal.
Sebi said it has amended FPI regulations to allow overseas investors to invest in unlisted non-convertible debentures and securities debt instruments.
RBI announced the launch of the latest 'Inflation Expectations Survey of Households' across 18 cities aimed at capturing subjective assessments on price movements.
Sebi is looking at imposing a bigger penalty for misuse of high-speed algo trades as also "following up" on implementation of directions it issued in NSE case.
The budget session of the Maharashtra legislature will begin here on March 6, amid severe strains in ties of the ruling partners BJP and Shiv Sena after a bitter faceoff.