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  1. Gold, silver soften on muted demand

    Siasat.com - Finance 02.25 / 06:02 siasat.com
    Mumbai: Gold prices eased by Rs 20 per 10 grams today owing to slackened demand from investors and stockists. Elsewhere, silver almost ended flat owing to lower demand from consuming industries. Standard gold (99.5 purity) eased by Rs 20 to close at Rs 29,305 per 10 grams from Wednesday’s level of Rs 29,325. Pure gold &…
  2. Rupee gains 14 paise to 66.82 against dollar

    Siasat.com - Finance 02.25 / 06:02 siasat.com
    Mumbai: The rupee today staged a smart recovery by gaining 14 paise to close at 66.82 a dollar on fresh selling of the American currency by banks and exporters on the back of weakness of greenback in the overseas market. The rupee resumed stable at its overnight level of 66.96 and hovered in a range…
  3. Sensex surges 106 points in early trade on F&O expiry

    Siasat.com - Finance 02.25 / 05:22 siasat.com
    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex climbed about 106 points in early trade today on widespread gains as retail investors and domestic institutional investors indulged in buying. Short-covering of outstanding positions — today being the last session of February series expiry in the derivatives segment — kept the ongoing rising trend strong. The 30-share index, which …
  4. Was January a good month for our manufacturers or not?

    Themiddleground.sg - Finance 02.25 / 02:31 themiddleground.sg
    by Bertha Henson TODAY: Singapore’s manufacturing output growth slows sharply in January ST: Factory output grows 2.2% in January CNA: Singapore’s manufacturing output up 2.2% in January BT: Dip in biomedical production hampers January’s factory output All the headlines on January’s production output are correct. It just depends on what sort of spin you want to put on it. So TODAY is juxtaposing it against December’s figures, which is a gigantic 22.1 per cent. Remember how this …
  5. The Unilever CEO pledges to continuing long-term business in Vietnam

    Hanoitimes.com.vn - Economy 02.25 / 02:06 hanoitimes.com.vn
    At the meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi on February 17, CEO of Unilever Paul Polman said that Vietnam is an important market of Unilever and committed to continuing long-term business in the…
  6. Chinese companies to fuel hiring growth in 2017: survey

    En.xinfinance.com - Finance 02.24 / 23:37 en.xinfinance.com
    More than half of firms on the Chinese mainland are expected to take on staff this year, according to a recruitment survey released Thursday. The report by global recruiters, Michael Page, surveyed nearly 1,000 employers and found that 55 percent of domestic firms set to recruit more staff this year, compared to 41 percent of multinational corporations. Peter Smith, managing director of Michael Page East China, said, "The reason for the gap is that domestic companies are more…
  7. Chinese economy expected to continue stabilizing in 2017: economist

    En.xinfinance.com - Finance 02.24 / 23:37 en.xinfinance.com
    The Chinese economy is expected to continue to stabilize in 2017 as several factors will combine to support the trend, a Chinese economist said Thursday. Domestic demand is expected to improve in 2017 as there is still much room for infrastructure investment to grow while manufacturing investment might also pick up, said Li Wei, head of the Development Research Center of the State Council. The country's export growth may enter positive territory this year, he said during the…
  8. French PM eyes more investment between China, France

    En.xinfinance.com - Finance 02.24 / 23:37 en.xinfinance.com
    French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve eyed more investment between China and France during his visit to Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, from Wednesday to Thursday. Cazeneuve paid an official visit to China from Feb. 21 to 23. Wuhan was his second stop after Beijing. Jiang Chaoliang, Party chief of the province, welcomed Cazeneuve and his delegation. Jiang said Hubei and France had established close collaboration in various sectors including environmental…
  1. Get ready for costlier ice creams this summer

    Business-standard.com - Companies 02.25 / 08:46 business-standard.com
    Begins/Get ready to shell out more for your favourite summer dessert this year, ice creams as makers have already raised prices in the range of 5-8 per cent. Input costs for ice creams have gone up considerably in the last one year; skimmed milk powder prices have moved from Rs 140 a kg last year around the same time to over Rs 240 a kg now. Besides, prices of sugar, another key ingredient in ice creams too have risen by around 30-40 per cent, and milk fat prices have grown by around 35…
  2. Priyanka Chopra to attend Oscars this year too

    Business-standard.com - Business 02.25 / 08:46 business-standard.com
    She was one of the presenters at the 88th Academy Awards last…
  3. No Place For Senseless Violence, Bigotry In Society: Nadella

    Businessworld.in - Business 02.25 / 08:46 businessworld.in
    32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was working at GPS-maker Garmin headquarters in Olathe, was killed after he was shot by a US navy veteran yelling 'get out of my…
  4. Govt warns banks over non-acceptance of PMGKY tax

    Businesstoday.in - Business 02.25 / 08:12 businesstoday.in
    The Government has warned banks of "de-authorisation" of branches if they refuse to accept taxes under the amnesty scheme PMGKY, which ends on March…
  5. PM urges steps for global export boost

    Clickittefaq.com - Business 02.25 / 08:04 clickittefaq.com
    Ittefaq Report Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged all concerned to expand Bangladesh’s export market with diversified products in the world market, which will accelerate export earnings. “We’ve to diversify our products in order to boost export earnings alongside learning how to add value to products and increase the RMG share,” the Bangladesh premier said…
  6. On The Road To Fitness: GOQii Aims To Make Significant Improvements In Healthcare

    Businessworld.in - Business 02.25 / 07:32 businessworld.in
    'We need to ensure that our workforce is healthier and disease free,' says Vishal Gondal, CEO and founder of…
  7. Tax code bogs down Vietnam's cement exporters

    Dtinews.vn - Business 02.25 / 07:17 dtinews.vn
    Local cement producers worry that their exported products could struggle to compete with foreign firms in term of price, a concern voiced at an online forum held in Hanoi on February 22.Saturday, 25 February 2017 12:29…
  8. Apple vowed to revolutionise TV. Why hasn't it happened?

    Bangkokpost.com - Business 02.25 / 07:15 bangkokpost.com
    Earlier this month, Apple Inc poached the chief of Amazon's Fire TV unit to run its television operations. Timothy Twerdhal brings hardware and content experience to his new gig, and his hiring suggests a renewed focus on the Apple TV set-top…
  1. White House blocks CNN, NYT, LA Times, others from media briefing

    Business-standard.com - Markets 02.25 / 06:15 business-standard.com
    Development came hours after Trump mocked the news media and called it 'enemy of the…
  2. Trump's deportation push has turned US dream into a nightmare for Indians

    Business-standard.com - Markets 02.25 / 06:15 business-standard.com
    Up to 8 million people in the country illegally could be considered priorities for…
  3. Muhammad Ali's son detained by immigration, asked 'are you a Muslim'

    Business-standard.com - Markets 02.25 / 05:35 business-standard.com
    When Ali Jr. replied that he's Muslim, officers quizzed him about his religion and where he was…
  4. British man dupes lady by using Saif Ali Khan's photo on his Tinder profile

    Business-standard.com - Markets 02.25 / 05:35 business-standard.com
    The hoaxer kept their relationship on for 14 months and repeatedly asked her to marry…
  5. Gold traders 'buy the dips'

    Scrapregister.com - Markets 02.24 / 23:11 scrapregister.com
    Gold is remaining bid even though the U.S. economy has performed well and markets expect the Federal Reserve to tighten interest rates this year, said TD Securities , these factors normally hurt…
  6. Berkshire Hathway's top 10 investments

    Business-standard.com - Markets 02.24 / 22:00 business-standard.com
    Berkshire Hathaway substantially increased its holdings of Apple stock in the December…
  7. VX nerve agent killed Kim Jong Nam

    Business-standard.com - Markets 02.24 / 21:23 business-standard.com
    The United Nations classifies the chemical as a weapon of mass…
  8. Samsung tightens donation rules after scandal

    Business-standard.com - Markets 02.24 / 20:48 business-standard.com
    President Jay Y Lee is accused of pledging 43 bn won in bribes to a…
  1. Chennai floods cost Rs 30,000 crore to city’s realty sector: Report

    The report also said that Chennai residential market has noted a decrease of new launch supply in 2016 compared to its previous year, an approximate 57% downfall has been witnessed, it…
  2. Google images to help Chennai civic body speed up building nod process

    The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) will initiate the process to quickly provide approval, using Google…
  3. EPFO to start housing scheme for members in March

    Under the scheme it is envisaged that there should be 20 members at least in the group housing society to avail the…
  4. Honda buys 380 acres in Gujarat to set up new plant

    Honda has an assembly line each in Greater Noida and Tapukura in Rajasthan with a combined capacity of 2.40 units. But in 2016, its sales plunged to 1,58,658, a steep 25.3 per cent decline from…
  5. Mahindra Lifespace's Chennai JV project with Japan's Sumitomo on final approval stage

    Mahindra Lifespace Developers, through its subsidiary Mahindra World City Developers has signed a JV with Japan's Sumitomo…
  6. Delhi's IGI airport will have own Metro connecting all terminals

    At present, passengers transit between terminals by buses. Till the tunnel road was ready, buses used to go via NH-8 in front of Radisson — something that could take upto 45 minutes. The tunnel route has cut commute time to half an h…
  7. Nod for India's tallest residential building's refuge areas on hold

    The municipal commissioner’s decision was pursuant to an order of the HC in January 2016 which held the 13 upper floors of the 56-storey building as well as a 15-storey public parking tower next to it were “completely ill…
  8. Canadian pension fund manager looks at logistics investment in India

    Sify.com - Real Estate 02.24 / 23:09 sify.com
    By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) - The real estate arm of Canada's second-largest pension fund manager is looking at India's logistics sector following the announcement this week of its first investment in the country for more than six years, President Daniel Fournier said on Friday. Ivanhoe Cambridge, the real estate unit of Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, announced a $250 million residential investment in India on Thursday, the first in the country since Fournier was put…
  1. Paytm Mobikwik throw lifeline to laid off empolyees of Snapdeal

    Financialexpress.com - Industries 02.25 / 08:56 financialexpress.com
    Interestingly, there are other startups ready to absorb those employees. . This is exactly what is happening at Paytm and Mobikwiik which are essentially mobile payment platforms. They are throwing a lifeline to the technology employees that Snapdeal has laid off. The post Paytm Mobikwik throw lifeline to laid off empolyees of Snapdeal appeared first on The Financial …
  2. MRP should be published on all medical devices, reveals survey

    Financialexpress.com - Industries 02.25 / 08:17 financialexpress.com
    According to a survey conducted by online citizen-engaging platform LocalCircles, over 90 percent participants have stated that the Maximum Retail Price (MRP) of medical instruments, particularly stents and orthopaedic implants, should be printed on the device itself. The post MRP should be published on all medical devices, reveals survey appeared first on The Financial …
  3. Delhi: Majority of capital up for pollution fight

    Ready To Take Individual Action; Support Ban On Diesel…
  4. PSA to carry out autonomous car testing with 'non-experts' drivers

    Tests start from March 2017 with customers behind the wheel of the PSA Group’s autonomous c…
  5. Abusive tweets may get your account locked

    Financialexpress.com - Industries 02.25 / 07:04 financialexpress.com
    Complying with its mission to curb hate speech and abusive language, Twitter is locking the accounts that swear at other people, especially at those who are prominent. The post Abusive tweets may get your account locked appeared first on The Financial …
  6. State-run oil firms pulled up by National Green Tribunal on diesel truck data

    National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rapped public sector oil companies for not submitting status report on their 10-year old diesel trucks used for transporting petrol or petroleum…
  7. OPINION: Smart car applications on the move

    The role of storage in connected cars has evolved with the increased use of infotainment systems. Today’s infotainment systems can do a lot more than just present m…
  8. Volkswagen shaking up its executive pay with cap on earnings

    Under new rules approved by the supervisory board on Friday, Volkswagen will cap total pay for its chief executive at 10 million euros ($10.6 million) and other top managers at 5.5 million…