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Spain auction sees lower borrowing costs for benchmark bond


September 21st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury sold 4.8 billion euros ($6.2 billion) worth of debt Thursday in an auction that attracted strong demand, paying a sharply lower interest rate on ... Read more...

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Moody’s changes EU rating outlook to negative


September 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Rating agency Moody's Investors Service has changed its outlook on the European Union's long-term debt ratings to negative from stable, sending a warning signal on ... Read more...

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EU must be more decisive to protect euro: Spain, France


August 31st, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) Financial markets' doubts about the strength of the euro can be blamed on a lack of decisive action by the European Union, French President Fran├žois Hollande ... Read more...

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SIDBI to be first to raise funds through ECB


August 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) Monday said it would be first finance company to raise funds through external commercial borrowing (ECB) after the ... Read more...

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Spanish economy contracts


July 31st, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 31 (IANS) The Spanish economy contracted 0.4 percent in the second quarter of the year, the Spanish National Statistical Institute (INE) reported.The main cause of this economic downturn ... Read more...

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Markets continue to hammer Spanish debt


July 24th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 24 (IANS/EFE) The yield on Spanish 10-year bonds rose Monday to a prohibitive 7.49 percent amid fears that nothing short of massive intervention by the European Central Bank ... Read more...

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Spain’s policy will create jobs: Germany


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Palma (Spain), July 23 (IANS/EFE) German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has expressed his support for the economic policy of Spain's Mariano Rajoy government, because, though it will be "very hard ... Read more...

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ICC calls for worldwide life ban on Kaneria, Westfield


June 27th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board Wednesday called for a life-time ban on Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria and England bowler Mervyn Westfield, who were punished ... Read more...

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Danish Kaneria cleared of spot-fixing charges


June 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was cleared in a spot-fixing investigation of a local Twenty 20 tournament after a local inquiry committee of the Karachi City Cricket ... Read more...

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ECB signs seven-year deal with ESPN Star


June 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Monday signed a seven-year contract with ESPN Star Sports for multi-platform rights to broadcast its domestic and ... Read more...

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Kevin Pietersen retires from ODIs and T20s


May 31st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of one-day international cricket.The 31-year-old, who will continue to play tests, cited the increasing ... Read more...

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ECB fines Kevin Pietersen for Twitter outburst


May 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) England's star batsman and former captain Kevin Pietersen was fined by the team management for his Twitter outburst against ex-cricketer and Sky commentator Nick Knight, the ... Read more...

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Spanish banks borrow a record $417 bn


April 14th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 14 (IANS/EFE) Spanish financial institutions borrowed a record 316.34 billion euros ($417 billion) from the European Central Bank last month, according to data released by Spain's central bank.The ... Read more...

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England pacer Stuart Broad likely to miss IPL V (Lead, superseding earlier story)


March 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 30 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab suffered a setback Friday as England pacer Stuart Broad was ruled out of the second Test against Sri ... Read more...

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Broad likely to miss IPL-5


March 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 30 (IANS) Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab suffered a setback Friday as England pacer Chris Broad was ruled out of the second Test against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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`Worst of Eurozone crisis is over’


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, March 23 (IANS) The worst of the Eurozone crisis is over and the situation is stabilizing, European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi has been quoted as saying.Draghi made ... Read more...

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Budget allows airlines to access foreign funds (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) In a bid to address concerns of the cash-strapped Indian civil aviation sector, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Friday domestic airlines could borrow up ... Read more...

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Budget allows airlines to access foreign funds, cuts customs duty on parts (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) In a bid to address concerns of the cash-strapped Indian civil aviation sector, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Friday domestic airlines could borrow up ... Read more...

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IMF urges euro zone to contain crisis


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The euro area should take more steps to check the debt crisis, as global recovery continued to be threatened by strains in the region and fragility ... Read more...

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Kaneria not cleared, say ICC and PCB


February 20th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said Monday that leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was never cleared for his alleged involvement in match-fixing ... Read more...

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PCB to co-operate with ECB on Kaneria’s role


February 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will co-operate with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) if cricket officials in England decide to hold an inquiry into ... Read more...

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ICC would be silly to reject Woolf report: CA


February 17th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland said Friday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board would be silly to reject the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Azhar Mahmood, now British citizen, is on IPL roster


February 4th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood, now a British passport holder, has been bought by Kings XI Punjab at Saturday's Indian Premier League players' auction in Bangalore.Azhar, ... Read more...

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Pirate websites biggest threat for cricket: ECB


January 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Giles Clarke said that pirate websites streaming live cricket illegally are the biggest threat to world cricket.The ECB last ... Read more...

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EU criticizes S&P;’s eurozone countries rating cut


January 14th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 14 (IANS) European Union's (EU) Economic Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn has criticized Standard & Poor's for its decision to downgrade credit ratings of nine eurozone countries.The commissioner Friday ... Read more...

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ECB offers three-month amnesty to whistleblowers


January 13th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has offered amnesty to players and officials till April 30 to report suspicious activities of corruption without any threat ... Read more...

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Weak rupee will hit corporate borrowers hard


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Even as they deal with rising input costs and high interest rates, Indian companies which have raised funds from overseas sources have been dealt another ... Read more...

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South Korea’s central bank leaves interest rates unchanged


October 13th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 13 (IANS) The Bank of Korea (BOK) left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 3.25 percent Thursday.Governor Kim Choong-soo and monetary policy board members decided to freeze the ... Read more...

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Bopara, Dernbach and Kieswetter earn incremental contracts


October 8th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, October 8 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has awarded incremental 12-month central contracts to Ravi Bopara, Jade Dernbach and Craig Kieswetter.The trio played crucial roles in ... Read more...

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Amazed my donkey remark caused a furore in India: Hussain


September 8th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain says he is amazed to learn that his "donkey" remark caused a furore in India."There are one or two donkeys" ... Read more...

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Bradshaw steps down as MCC’s chief executive


August 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has launched a search for a new chief executive following Keith Bradshaw's surprise resignation Wednesday after five years in the job.Bradshaw ... Read more...

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ECB to sign a 20 million pound deal with Investec


August 20th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is likely to sign and four-year deal worth 20 million pounds with asset management banking company Investec to replace ... Read more...

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India cricket team’s security upgraded


August 20th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is shelling out some extra money to upgrade the security of the Indian team following recent riots which have ... Read more...

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ECB may stop counties from participating in Champions League Twenty20


August 19th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England may stop counties from playing in next month's Champions League Twenty20 in India unless they are paid upfront by the Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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England to call former cricketers for World No.1 celebrations


August 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) England will invite all the players involved in their journey to the top of Test cricket to attend the celebrations of their feat on the final ... Read more...

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