A look at the headlines in this sector right now:

  1. Sensex ends over 150 points down, Nifty manages to stay above 10,300: Losses made by Reliance Industries and Bharti Airtel dragged both indices down.
  2. Twitter rolls out 280 character limit for most users: The company said the new limit would not apply to tweets in Japanese, Chinese and Korean as they can convey more information in a single character.
  3. CBI says it has arrested 47 people accused of illegally exchanging demonetised notes: CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma had asked the agency’s officers to give top priority to demonetisation-related cases, a spokesperson said.
  4. PayPal launches its operations in India Operations: The American company has begun to offer online payments on local e-commerce websites.
  5. Civil aviation minister summons IndiGo staff, passenger over video of assault: The clip showed two personnel pushing the 53-year-old man to the ground and beating him up.
  6. Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on corruption sends oil prices soaring to highest since July 2015: Banks have begun to freeze accounts of several suspects, and private jets were not allowed to take off from some airports, local reports said.
  7. Delhi court asks Vijay Mallya to appear before it by December 18: The ED approached the Patiala House Court, seeking to declare the businessman a proclaimed offender in connection with a FEMA violation case.