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In Europe, bond yields and interest rates go South

Published on 01-Mar-2015

At first, Eva Christiansen barely noticed the number. Her bank called to say that Christiansen, a 36-year-old entrepreneur...

Buffett's letter doesn't name successor

Published on 01-Mar-2015
Ajit Jain. AP

Warren E Buffett released his annual letter to shareholders on Saturday, expounding on business, reflecting...

Robert Benmosche, rescuer of AIG, dies at 70

Published on 01-Mar-2015

Robert H Benmosche, a former MetLife chairman who engineered one of the greatest financial turnarounds in American corporate history...

Shell kicks off costly sunset phase of oil extraction

Published on 22-Feb-2015
Shell estimates that cleaning up the whole field, which has four platforms, will require a decade and cost billions of pounds.

Cleaning up an oil field in a forbidding environment like the North Sea may be almost as formidable a task as developing one, and in...

Budget subsidy cuts may not exceed $8 b

Published on 22-Feb-2015

India may slash its food and fuel subsidy bill by about $8 billion in next week's Budget, two sources said, but despite the impressive headline,...

'Our main target consumers are women'

Published on 22-Feb-2015
MTRFoods Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Sharma

The chief Executive Officer of the nearly Rs 600-crore MTR Foods, Sanjay Sharma, speaks of the company's strategies and growth plans in the coming years......

India, the world's refuge for affordable medicines

Published on 15-Feb-2015
The Indian pharmaceutical industry, which ranks third largest in the world in volume terms and 10th largest in value terms, has emerged as an important producer and supplier of affordable medicines. As the world's largest producer of generic drugs, the industry makes significant contribution towards making available affordable medicine to people in many parts of the world.

The Indian pharmaceutical industry, which ranks third largest in the world in volume terms and 10th largest in value terms, has emerged...

$300 million for a Gauguin canvas? That's rich

Published on 15-Feb-2015

Are Imps & Mods, the ultimate trophy art of the 1980s, making a comeback? Over the past few days news has trickled out that a...

Apple $1-tn Mcap could be years away

Published on 15-Feb-2015
Apple's stock closed at $127.68 on Friday at the NASDAQ.

After Apple trampled Wall Street's expectations for quarterly earnings in January with record iPhone sales, stock market analysts increased their 12-month stock price targets.

IPO pick-up in Feb brings hope back to Europe

Published on 09-Feb-2015
going gung-ho: Companies debuted their shares on exchanges across Europe, paving the way for the strongest start to a year since the beginning of the           financial crisis. Among them, British furniture retailer DFS said it plans to list its shares in London and hopes to raise about $160 million. AFP

Enthusiasm for initial public offerings (IPO) returned with strength in Europe on Friday after having dimmed...

Photo Gallery
Trucks stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund on Friday. The highway...

Trucks stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund on Friday. The highway...

Students looking Aero models at 2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air...

Students looking Aero models at 2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air...

Fishermen from India stand behind bars in a cell, after being detained in Pakistani waters...

Fishermen from India stand behind bars in a cell, after being detained in Pakistani waters...

New CC TV camera polls installing in MG Road, Bengaluru...

New CC TV camera polls installing in MG Road, Bengaluru...

2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air Show organised by Rotary Club...

2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air Show organised by Rotary Club...

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith...

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith...

Ola Head of Operations (Mangaluru) Sadhanandhan N with Ola Sedan category car during the launch...

Ola Head of Operations (Mangaluru) Sadhanandhan N with Ola Sedan category car during the launch...

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel celebrate Holi festival in Amritsar, Punjab on Friday...

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel celebrate Holi festival in Amritsar, Punjab on Friday...

Indian Hindu women from Nandgaon village beat the shield of a man from Barsana during Lathmar...

Indian Hindu women from Nandgaon village beat the shield of a man from Barsana during Lathmar...

Trays filled with colored powder and flower petals lie on a floor to be used by widows...

Trays filled with colored powder and flower petals lie on a floor to be used by widows...

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