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Australian economy recovering slowly


July 18th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Australia's economic conditions are at their strongest since September 2011, but the growth rate of future economic activity remains below long-term trend, according to a survey ... Read more...

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Australian GDP rises


March 7th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 7 (IANS) Australia's gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 0.4 percent in the December quarter of 2011 after a revised increase of 0.8 percent in the September quarter, ... Read more...

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Canada’s economy grows 2.5 percent in 2011


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, March 3 (IANS) Canada's economy grew 2.5 percent in 2011, down from 3.2 percent in the previous year, but it is much better than the economists' estimates a few ... Read more...

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One third British business bosses fear recession in 2012


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Around 35 percent of directors of British business firms think there is a high risk of a recession this year, says a survey.A poll by the ... Read more...

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US to intensify exports to India, China


December 16th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) The United States plans to intensify focus on India, China, Brazil and other priority markets where its exports have the best potential for continued growth.The ... Read more...

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US Q3 growth revised downward


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) US gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 2 percent in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, revising its initial estimate that ... Read more...

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Virginia governor to lead trade mission to India


November 11th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will lead a high-powered delegation to India next week in a bid to attract Indian investment to his state as also promote ... Read more...

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US economy grew 2.5 percent in third quarter


October 28th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS/EFE) Spurred by robust consumer spending, US gross domestic product grew at an annualised rate of 2.5 percent in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Thursday ... Read more...

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Japan’s central bank sees economy improving


October 11th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 11 (IANS) Japan's economic activity has continued to increase as production and exports strengthen, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) said Tuesday in its monthly economic report for October.According ... Read more...

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Tata investments in America lauded


August 26th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Highlighting Tata investments in the United States, a top US official has stressed the importance of foreign direct investment (FDI) to create jobs and economic growth ... Read more...

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Spanish economy slowed in second quarter


August 7th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) Spain's economy grew 0.2 percent in the second quarter, down from a 0.3 percent pace in the first three months of the year, the central bank ... Read more...

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Eurozone inflation rate drops slightly to 2.5 percent


July 29th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that the eurozone's annual inflation is expected to be 2.5 percent in July, slightly lower than the prior month.The flash estimate ... Read more...

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UAE, Western Australia keen to boost commercial cooperation


June 4th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 4 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Western Australia have discussed ways to enhance and strengthen bilateral relations in future.UAE's Minister for Foreign Trade Sheikha Lubna bint ... Read more...

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New Zealand to chnage business migration policies


May 9th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), May 9 (IANS) New changes to business investment migration policies will come into effect from mid-2011 and it will promote the business investor immigration option to migrants ... Read more...

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Russia held back by corruption: US Vice President


March 11th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar.11 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden, has said Russia is being held back by corruption and the Kremlin's reluctance to embrace democracy, adding that attempts to modernize Russia's economy without ... Read more...

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Qatar Amir close to buyung Manchester United


February 11th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.11 (ANI): Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is understood to have made a bid for Manchester United.According to the Daily Express, Manchester United's owners, the Glazer family, are ... Read more...

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New Zealand raises interest rate to 2.75 percent


June 10th, 2010 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 10 (DPA) New Zealand's central bank Thursday raised the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 2.75 per cent, the first hike in over a year. Reserve Bank governor Alan ... Read more...

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Kentuckiana Curb to expand in Louisville, creating 50 jobs


March 17th, 2010 - 4:15 am ICT by BNO News
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Kentuckiana Curb will expand its operations in Louisville, Kentucky, creating 50 jobs in a $2.5 million investment, Governor Steve Beshear and Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson announced on ... Read more...

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US economy up 2.2 percent in third quarter


December 22nd, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (DPA) The US economy grew slower than expected 2.2 percent in the third quarter of 2009, revised government figures showed Tuesday. The rise in gross domestic product (GDP) was weaker ... Read more...

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UAE wins media award


November 22nd, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 21 (IANS)The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has won an award for the openness of its media environment, WAM news agency reported Saturday. The prize is given by the Public Opinion ... Read more...

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US central bank sees economic recovery in coming months


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (DPA) The US Federal Reserve sees an end to the economic crisis in the second half of the year even as problems are expected to remain on the ... Read more...

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Spanish economy shrinks 4.2 percent


August 28th, 2009 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (EFE) Spain's gross domestic product fell 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2009 compared with the same period in 2008, the largest such decline since 1970, the National ... Read more...

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President Obama’s prepared remarks for Federal Reserve announcement


August 25th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by BNO News
MARTHA'S VINEYARD, Massachusetts (BNO NEWS) -- President Obama announced on Tuesday that he has re-appointed Ben Bernanke as Chairman of the Federal Reserve. The following are his complete, prepared remarks. "Good morning everyone. ... Read more...

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Thumbs up for new code to govern journalists


June 21st, 2009 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) In the cutthroat news gathering environment of 24 X 7 television channels and newspapers, journalists are no less accountable than politicians, says a new code of ... Read more...

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TATA-owned Land Rover offered 27 million pounds to produce ”Green Car”


March 12th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.12 (ANI): The British Government has offered a grant of up to 27 million pounds to TATA-owned Jaguar Land Rover for the production of a new ''green'' car. According to ... Read more...

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Shilpa joins IPL bandwagon, buys stake in Rajasthan Royals (Roundup)


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Shilpa Shetty Tuesday became the latest Bolywood star to join the Indian Premier League (IPL) bandwagon when she and London-based NRI businessman Raj Kundra bought a 11.7 percent ... Read more...

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Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty buys 12 percent stake in Rajasthan Royals


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 3, (ANI): Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on Tuesday became the third celebrity after Shah Rukh Khan and Preity Zinta to invest in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Shilpa Shetty bought ... Read more...

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Shilpa and Kundra enter IPL, buy stake in Rajasthan Royals (Lead)


February 3rd, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty and London-based NRI businessman Raj Kundra Tuesday bought a 12 percent stake in the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals.The couple has invested ... Read more...

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Shilpa and boyfriend Raj buy stake in Rajasthan Royals


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty and London-based businessman Raj Kundra Tuesday announced that they had bought a 12 percent stake in the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan ... Read more...

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South Korean economy shrinks 5.6 percent


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 22 (DPA) South Korea's economy contracted at a more-than-expected rate of 5.6 percent in the final quarter of 2008 - its biggest drop since the Asian financial crisis a decade ... Read more...

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India ranked second best place for business investment by US executives


August 1st, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.1 (ANI): India has been ranked as the second best country outside the United States for business investment, according to a "Winning Strategies in Economic Development Marketing" survey. Top US ... Read more...

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Despite double-digit inflation, India’s GDP growth still healthy: Moody’s


June 20th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Despite double digit inflation, India is expected to record a GDP growth of 'a still-healthy 7.6 percent', the global rating agency Moody's Economy.com said Friday. "Household consumption ... Read more...

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