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Global firms line up with offers for IIM-B grads

November 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 2 (IANS) Global consulting and financial firms have queued up with pre-placement offers and interviews to hire the post-graduate programme (PGP) course students of the premier Indian Institute ... Read more...

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Oil hits $100 mark

February 24th, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US crude oil price crossed $100 a barrel Wednesday, hitting the triple digits for the first time since October 2008, as violence in Libya caused anxiety in ... Read more...

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China’s 2010 ‘lowered trade surplus’ trend to continue in first half of 2011

January 11th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 11 (ANI): Chinese economists have claimed that the country's trade surplus had narrowed in 2010 for the second straight year, and the trend is reportedly expected to continue for the ... Read more...

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Fed Reserve gave $9 trillion emergency loans to US banks

December 2nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) The Federal Reserve, America's central bank, made $9 trillion in overnight loans to major banks and Wall Street firms during the financial crisis, according to ... Read more...

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Brit bank exec sends serial staff emails warning about randy workmate

July 1st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): An executive PA at investment giant Barclays Capital has sent hundreds of staff an email warning them off a randy workmate.Miranda Barker had sent off the alert to ... Read more...

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Ex-Spice Girls manager eyes American Idol buy bid

May 30th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Ex-Spice Girls boss Simon Fuller has joined hands with an ex-Barclays Capital banker to buy a company that owns the rights to American Idol.Fuller is leading a ... Read more...

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US stocks rally on merger deals

September 29th, 2009 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 28 (Xinhua) US stocks rallied Monday as investors take the merger-and-acquisition deals as a sign of economic recovery. Xerox said Monday it is buying the business processing company Affiliated Computer ... Read more...

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Free agent Flintoff could earn 18 million pounds over next five years

September 17th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.17 (ANI): All-rounder Andrew Flintoff could earn an astonishing 18 million pounds in the next five years as a globetrotting all-rounder for hire.He will make almost 1.5 million pounds a ... Read more...

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India’s growth data has brightened revival hopes (Comment)

June 7th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Sushma Ramachandran A new Indian government under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has taken charge for the second successive term at a time when there appear to be glimmers of light on ... Read more...

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16 mn pound bonus for Indian-origin banker

April 12th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Karam Butalia, former global head of private equity at Standard Chartered, took home a 16 million pound pay packet before leaving the bank last year, making him the ... Read more...

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Despite global gloom, all students graduating from IIM-Lucknow get jobs

March 21st, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Despite the global economic meltdown the Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow (IIM-L) managed to find jobs for all its graduating students but with a dip in the ... Read more...

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Barclays seeks to reassure markets after share price slide

January 26th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (DPA) Britain's Barclays Bank Monday sought to reassure shareholders that its finances are sound despite a steep fall in its share price last week, and said it expected write-downs ... Read more...

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159,000 jobs lost in US in a month: official report

October 4th, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 4 (IANS) As many as 159,000 jobs were cut in the US in September, the worst ever retrenchment in a month for five years, the government has reported, heightening ... Read more...

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South-East Asia’s wealth management sector booming

April 22nd, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 22 (DPA) South-East Asia is seen as second only to China in growth potential for the wealth management field, a published survey said Tuesday. Some 60 percent of the wealth ... Read more...

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Western bankers head East amid sub-prime crisis: report

April 21st, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by admin
London, April 21 (IANS) More and more senior executives from London and New York are relocating to Mumbai and other Asian financial centres, driven by the recent economic downturn caused by the ... Read more...

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