The Indian rupee gained in the early trade on Friday. It opened higher by 18 paise at 71.79 per dollar versus previous close 71.97.

New Delhi, Nov 14 (KNN) The representatives of Indian industries are demanding the Finance Ministry to set up a dedicates fund od as much as Rs 25000 crore for providing credit to the key micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector on easier terms.

Union Minister Pratap Chandra Sarangi on Thursday said the MSME sector plays a crucial role in achieving the Centre's target of making the country a $ 5 trillion economy.

MUMBAI: The tax department has started questioning top companies and banks if they were passing on some of the common costs like salaries of chief executives to their branch offices.

Canada’s department of toxic substances control (DTSC) recently proposed to list treatments containing perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for use on converted textiles or leathers like carpets, upholstery, clothing and shoes as ‘priority products’ under the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) regulations.

The government is working on a proposal to levy an 18 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) on salaries of CEOs and CXOs of companies, sources told CNBC-TV18.