New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) All wholesale and commercial markets across Delhi kept their shutters down on Tuesday to protest against the ongoing sealing drive which is expected to lead to loss of business ...
Chief executives are more optimistic about the economic outlook than they have been for many years although anxieties are rising about geopolitics, cyber threats and terrorism, a survey showed on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. The PwC survey of nearly 1,300 CEOs found that 57 percent
South Korea and China protested on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump slapping steep import tariffs on washing machines and solar panels in a move that stirred fears in Asia of more protectionist measures coming out of Washington. For all his rhetoric to win votes, Trump's actions on trade
Oil prices rose on Tuesday, lifted by healthy economic growth as well as the ongoing supply curtailments by a group of exporters including OPEC and Russia. Brent crude futures were at $69.38 a barrel at 0756 GMT, up 35 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last close, not far off the three-year high of
Gold was mostly unaffected by the shutdown in the previous session, trading in a tight range defined on the low end by safe-haven demand amid the U.S. government closure and on the high end by the resiliency of the wider financial markets. Spot gold rose 0.2 percent to $1,336.26 per ounce at 0703 GMT
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices on Tuesday climbed to new highs as investor sentiments were uplifted by bullish global cues, combined with fresh inflows of foreign funds and buying support ...
Singapore's anti-corruption watchdog said it is reviewing the country's primary anti-graft law amid mounting pressure on the government to toughen the rules in the wake of revelations of criminal wrongdoing at companies in the city-state. Keppel Corp, which counts state investor Temasek Holdings
Bengaluru, Jan 23 (IANS) There has been a 17 per cent decrease in the Distribution Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in the third quarter of 2017 as compared to the second quarter, a new report said on Tuesday. Verisign, a global leader in domain names and Internet security, saw a 70 per cent decrease
By Jessica Kuruthukulangara REUTERS - The NSE Nifty on Tuesday sailed past the 11,000 mark, while the BSE Sensex breached the 36,000 level for the first time after an International Monetary Fund report ...
Bengaluru, Jan 23 (IANS) Chinese multinational technology company Lenovo on Tuesday launched the "Yoga 920 limited edition Vibes" convertible laptop in India for Rs 1,27,150. "The 'Yoga' ...
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's state-backed Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) will take its electric vehicle unit public by injecting it into another listed subsidiary, boosting its financial muscle as the battle for the country's hotly contested green car market heats up. The de facto
Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after U.S. senators struck a deal to end a three-day government shutdown, sending Wall Street's main indexes to record highs, while the dollar inched down against the yen after the Bank of Japan kept policy steady. U.S. lawmakers passed a short-term measure on Monday
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) With mobility on the rise amid enterprises aspiring to create modern, connected workplaces, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)-owned wireless networking major Aruba is looking for double-digit growth in India, top company executives have reiterated. Aruba saw its business growing
Two people died on Monday in a fire at the catalyst storage site in Indian Oil Corp's Panipat oil refinery, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. Refinery units were not hit by fire, and the 300,000 barrel ...
Republicans on Capitol Hill, who this week are to begin considering economist Marvin Goodfriend for a Federal Reserve board seat, will find much they like in his criticism of Fed bond buying, support for low inflation, and agreement that Congress should put tighter limits on the central bank. Dig deeper
Indian auto enthusiasts are excited about Auto Expo 2018, what with a slew of new auto launches the event promises. Premium carmakers will turn up at the car show. Considering there are many budget offerings, it is a good event for buyers to track what the automobile industry plans to make available
A quasi-sovereign Chinese fund focused on Southeast Asia is targeting raising up to $3 billion in a new dollar fund, adding to its firepower for planned investments under Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, people close to the matter said. The China-ASEAN Investment Cooperation Fund
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Projection of India's healthy economic growth outlook, along with bullish global cues lifted the key Indian equity indices to their new highs during the morning trade session on Tuesday. Accordingly, the S&P BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 breached their previous respective
Japan's central bank kept monetary settings unchanged on Tuesday and offered a more upbeat view on inflation expectations than three months ago, signalling its conviction a strengthening recovery will gradually push price growth to its 2 percent target. As widely expected, the BOJ maintained a pledge
India could see more integration among state oil companies, its oil minister said on Monday, following top producer ONGC's $5.8 billion deal last week to buy a majority stake in refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd. India wants to build bigger oil companies to better compete with global energy giants
LG Display Co Ltd said it would begin making plastic organic light-emitting diode panels at a new line in South Korea in the third quarter, driving up its shares as investors cheered the clearer timeline for mass production of the small screens. This is a big step forward for LG that - despite being
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Projection of India's healthy economic growth outlook, along with bullish global cues lifted the key Indian equity indices to their new highs during the early morning trade session ...
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) The key domestic equity indices -- the S&P BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 -- zoomed to their new respective high levels during the early morning trade session on Tuesday. Accordingly, ...
Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day U.S. government shutdown, approving the latest short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the future of young illegal immigrants. The fourth temporary funding bill since October easily passed the Senate
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, giving a boost to Whirlpool Corp and dealing a setback to the renewable energy industry in the first of several potential trade restrictions. The decisions in