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ECB pumps adrenaline with open-ended bond buying

Published on 25-Jan-2015
Acting with ado: The shadow of three men under the logo of the European Central Bank (ECB) at its headquarters in Frankfurt, western Germany. ECB chief Mario Draghi's announcement that the guardian of the euro would go on a 1.14-trillion-euro ($1.27-trillion) bond-buying spree to drive up inflation in the euro area sent global stock markets soaring in the second half of January and pulled down borrowing costs. AFP

Mario Draghi has delivered - for now, at least. After more than a year of speculation, Draghi, the never-predictable...

'We see the regional market growing'

Published on 25-Jan-2015
Air Costa Chairman Ramesh Lingamaneni

Air Costa, promoted by the Vijayawda-based LEPL Group, hit the skies in October 2013. The airline, which started operations...

Oil price plunge should prompt new fuel taxes in Asia

Published on 25-Jan-2015

One worthy side-effect of the plunge in crude oil prices is that several Asian governments have ended costly fuel subsidies, but it's time to go...

Rural slide threatens Modi's 'better days' vow

Published on 18-Jan-2015

Sugarcane grower Nilesh Kadam has abandoned plans to buy a tractor. He doesn't have enough money, like many farmers hit by erratic weather and sliding...

Will public, private markets deliver an encore in 2015?

Published on 18-Jan-2015
calling for a change: Nick Woodman (centre), the chief executive officer GoPro, celebrated the company's IPO in June, 2014. About 40 per cent more companies went public last year than in the previous year. AP

After months of hype and breathless anticipation, the Alibaba Group - China's answer to eBay and Amazon...

Corporate interiors space comes of age

Published on 18-Jan-2015
Cherry Hill Managing Director Rajiv Mohan

A corporate office today is not what it used to be a decade ago or for that matter a couple of years ago...

Cyber space needs a fix to tame the bad guys

Published on 11-Jan-2015
keeping a vigil: Cyber security skills are in great demand and the cyber security market, which is presently around $100 billion, is expected to exceed $150 billion by the end of the decade.

It is time to look at the happenings in the cyber space. Last year, McAfee Labs detected more than 307...

'We are the hub of Philips' digital journey'

Published on 11-Jan-2015
Philips Innovation Campus CEO Srinivas Prasad

Amsterdam-based Philips is a household name in India with its consumer lifestyle products and lighting...

Life insurance: Your rock solid long-term ally

Published on 11-Jan-2015

Life insurance is in for exciting times as a long-term savings tool. With optimism around a stable...

Let India make cheap medicines

Published on 04-Jan-2015

Last November, the United States and India announced an important breakthrough concerning India's "right-to-food" programme...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi awarding a winner cadet during the Prime Minister's NCC Rally, in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi awarding a winner cadet during the Prime Minister's NCC Rally, in...

An illuminated Raisina Hills after the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony in...

An illuminated Raisina Hills after the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony in...

Ranchi Rays and Dabang Mumbai Hockey players in action during their HIL match in Ranchi on...

Ranchi Rays and Dabang Mumbai Hockey players in action during their HIL match in Ranchi on...

International body builder Ricardo Corriea at the BodyPower Expo 2015 in Bengaluru on Wednesday. PTI

International body builder Ricardo Corriea at the BodyPower Expo 2015 in Bengaluru on Wednesday. PTI

Kingfisher East Bengal (red & yellow) and Bengaluru FC (blue) in action during their I-League...

Kingfisher East Bengal (red & yellow) and Bengaluru FC (blue) in action during their I-League...

Kingfisher East Bengal (red & yellow) and Bengaluru FC (blue) in action during their I-League...

Kingfisher East Bengal (red & yellow) and Bengaluru FC (blue) in action during their I-League...

Supporters of AAP listen to convener Arvind Kejriwal during an election campaign in Shakurpur...

Supporters of AAP listen to convener Arvind Kejriwal during an election campaign in Shakurpur...

A MiG-27 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashes in Barmer district in Rajasthan on Tuesday...

A MiG-27 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashes in Barmer district in Rajasthan on Tuesday...

Goods trucks waits on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway during fresh snowfall...

Goods trucks waits on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway during fresh snowfall...

Indian and Chinese army officials standing near a rangoli, made on the occasion of Republic Day...

Indian and Chinese army officials standing near a rangoli, made on the occasion of Republic Day...

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