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New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) Following are the top business stories at 1900 hours: DEL33 BIZ-LD STOCKS Bears maul D-St: Sensex plunges 1,145 pts, Nifty slumps below 14,700 Mumbai: Spiralling lower for the fifth straight session, the Sensex plummeted 1,145 points while the Nifty crashed below the 14,700-level on Monday as across-the-board selling hammered stocks amid a prolonged spell of weakness in global equities.

DCM7 BIZ-DHFL-FRAUD DHFL case: Auditor Grant Thornton unearths another fraudulent transaction of Rs 6,182 cr New Delhi: Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL) on Monday said its transaction auditor, Grant Thornton, has reported another fraudulent transaction of Rs 6,182 crore in the company.

DEL27 BIZ-RUPEE-CLOSE Rupee surges 16 paise to close at 72.49 against US dollar Mumbai: The rupee gained 16 paise to settle at 72.49 (provisional) against the US dollar on Monday supported by sustained foreign fund inflows and expectation of improved macroeconomic data.

DCM39 BIZ-STOCKS-INVESTOR WEALTH Investors lose Rs 3.7-lakh crore as markets tank New Delhi: Investor wealth slumped by Rs 3.7 lakh crore on Monday, as the equity market recorded its biggest single-day fall in two months.

DCM31 BIZ-TELECOM-RAID DoT wireless wing cracks down on illegal signal boosters in Delhi New Delhi: The wireless monitoring wing of the Department of Telecom has brought down over 48 mobile signal boosters in Connaught Place area of the national capital, a senior official of the department said on Monday.

DCM28 BIZ-LABOUR-SURVEYS Five labour surveys including on migrants, domestic workers to begin across India by Apr 1 New Delhi: The Labour Bureau is all set to launch its five major surveys, including on migrant and domestic workers, across the country by April 1 as two out of three mandated pre-testings of the studies yielded 'encouraging and positive results'.

DEL35 BIZ-GOLD-PRICE Gold gains Rs 278 to Rs 46,013/10 gms; silver jumps Rs 265 to Rs 68,587/kg New Delhi: Gold prices in the national capital jumped Rs 278 to Rs 46,013 per 10 grams on Monday, supported by recovery in international prices even as rupee appreciation capped the price of the precious metal, according to HDFC Securities.

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