A look at the headlines in the sector right now:

  1. Insurance regulatory body makes linking of Aadhaar to policies mandatory: The directive has statutory force and insurers have to implement it without waiting for further instructions.   
  2. Tata Motors’ net profit surges three times year-on-year in July-September quarter: The strong growth was led by the better-than-expected performance of its United Kingdom subsidiary Jaguar Land Rover.   
  3. Sensex, Nifty snap two-day losing streak ahead of GST Council meeting: The top gainers on the BSE were Bharti Airtel, BHEL, Asian Paints, ICICI Bank and Tata Steel.    
  4. Uber ties up with Nasa to make flying taxis possible, plans to launch services in US, Europe by 2023: The company said it would begin testing such cars in Los Angeles by 2020.   
  5. Sebi fines Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s family, 21 other entities for unfair trade practices: The market regulator has imposed a Rs 6.9-crore fine on 22 accused entities.   
  6. Goldman Sachs to appoint 33 Indians as managing directors from January 1, 2018: A total of 509 employees will be promoted to the post.
  7. Salaries in India to rise 10% in 2018, says study: India’s projected salary rise for 2018 is the highest in the Asia-Pacific region.