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Bank stocks tank as hopes of RBI rate-cut fade away (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Bank stocks tanked Monday as hopes faded away of a rate-cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its mid-quarter review of monetary policy ... Read more...

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India’s central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged (Fourth Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to control high inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday kept key lending rates unchanged but said it is ready to provide ... Read more...

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Brazil criticises developed countries’ monetary policy (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 2 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Thursday accused the developed countries of adopting a monetary expansion policy which would lead to a "monetary tsunami" and hurt the emerging ... Read more...

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How much do the corrupt earn? (To go with: Corruption has ‘taken over India’ but can be eliminated: Book)


December 9th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Public officials in India may be cornering as much as Rs.92,122 crore ($18.42 billion), or 1.26 percent of the GDP, through corruption, says a new ... Read more...

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Corruption has ‘taken over India’ but can be eliminated: Book


December 9th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Corruption has virtually enveloped India, growing annually by over 100 percent, but systemic graft can be ended for good, says a new book by two ... Read more...

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Top economic voices question US downgrade


August 8th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Leading economic experts from Democratic and Republican parties alike have voiced outrage over Standard & Poor's downgrade of the US credit rating but disagreed on ... Read more...

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Putin calls US ‘hooligans’ for printing excess money


July 11th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Monday accused the US of hooliganism over the American government's efforts to ease its financial problems by reportedly injecting billions ... Read more...

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Pakistan government ready to tax farm income


April 8th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) The Pakistan government has concurred with economic experts to tax farm income, a media report said Friday.The government Thursday accepted the advice of economic advisers to ... Read more...

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‘Double-Dip’ recession 2011


February 11th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world was hoping that the recession that did hit the world almost three years ago was slowly getting to an end.While the 2011 predictions were ... Read more...

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Ben Bernanke defends the Fed’s decision to pump up the economy


November 7th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jekyll Island, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Federal Reserve Chairman - Ben Bernanke has assured Americans that the Fed’s decision to pump extra hundreds of billions into the United State economy will not ... Read more...

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US economic experts bat for UNSC seat for India


October 30th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) As President Barack Obama travels to India next week, two leading economists have strongly backed India's case for a permanent seat of the UN Security ... Read more...

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TARP Bailout Costs Lesser Than Expected According To Government


October 6th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly controversial Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) has officially come to an end on October 3 and the Barack Obama Administration released a statement at ... Read more...

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Recession Over, But Not Unemployment: Say The Experts


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The economic experts in the United States are of the opinion that the recession is over but the menace of unemployment still looms large. United States ... Read more...

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Brits taking up daredevil sports to escape recession


September 20th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Brits are widely taking up daredevil sports to escape financial problems arising out of the recent economic crisis.Days out sky diving, bungee jumping and powerboat racing have ... Read more...

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US visa fee hike can sour ties with India: US experts


September 16th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Two noted US economic experts have warned that the new US law steeply hiking visa fees could sour US relations with India and send wrong ... Read more...

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Singapore government wants locals to speak better English


September 9th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Singapore, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singapore may have a better economic edge, if the citizens speak better English or rather Slingish.Slingish has become the unofficial language of the country with a population ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama ‘bends it like Beckham’ to promote anti-obesity campaign


March 6th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 6 (ANI): Michelle Obama showed off some fancy footwork while promoting her "Let's Move" anti-obesity campaign on a football pitch in Washington.The US First Lady took to the ground with ... Read more...

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IBM Layoff Alarm Sounded By Allianz


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recession is over and according to the economic experts the economy is also showing signs of recovery. However, the shadow of layoff still ... Read more...

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Two-day Delhi conference to focus on managing volatility and growth


November 20th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): As the global energy market grapples with the world economic crisis and continued volatility, and India tries to understand these new dimensions, top energy and economic experts will ... Read more...

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US to give Iran ’space’ to mull nuclear fuel deal


November 10th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Vienna/Tehran, Nov 9 (DPA) The US is willing to give Iran time to come up with a response to a proposed multinational nuclear fuel deal, the US ambassador to the International Atomic ... Read more...

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Audi partners World Economic Forum’s India summit


November 5th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) German luxury car maker Audi will partner with the World Economic Forum's India Economic Summit by providing its premium model cars for facilitating the travel of delegates attending ... Read more...

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Wal-Mart & Amazon indulge in book price war


October 20th, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wal-Mart and Amazon are slugging it out by reducing prices on best sellers and other top thrillers. The prices of many of the highly anticipated books ... Read more...

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US ’struggling’ to create mechanism to prevent ‘misuse’ of aid to Pak


September 22nd, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.22 (ANI): While Pakistan is pushing the United States to approve the Kerry Lugar bill, which aims to provide 1.5 billion dollars to Islamabad as aid over the next five ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s economic growth may drop to 3 percent


April 7th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Making a gloomy economic forecast, Sri Lanka's Central Bank said Monday that economic growth rate might drop to as low as 3 percent in 2009 from 6 percent ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan, Eurasia take heart from G-20 measures to control global meltdown


April 4th, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, Apr.4 (ANI): Economic experts are of the unanimous view that access to investments, new technologies, knowledge, goods, services and interaction with transnational companies exert a positive influence on ... Read more...

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Global financial crisis claims another 651,000 jobs in America


March 7th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 7 (ANI): The ongoing global economic meltdown has claimed the loss of another 651,000 jobs in America, boosting the nation''s unemployment rate to 8.1%, its highest figure since ... Read more...

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Experts slam ban on bailed-out firms hiring H1-B holders


February 17th, 2009 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb (IANS) Economic experts have slammed a provision in the $787 bailout package that President Barack Obama signs into law Tuesday barring banks and other financial institutions receiving government funds from ... Read more...

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US financial crisis unlikely to hit Sri Lanka badly: experts


October 2nd, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 2 (IANS) The current financial crisis in the US, which has affected several banks and other financial institutions around the world, is unlikely to hit Sri Lanka's financial market very ... Read more...

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1 in 5 Brit youths want to quit credit crunch-hit Britain


September 24th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.24 (ANI): One in five young Brits wants to quit the UK because the credit crunch is so depressing. But it has sparked fears of a brain drain generation as Britain''s ... Read more...

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China records $173 billion fiscal surplus


August 7th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug 7 (Xinhua) China's fiscal surplus hit 1.19 trillion yuan ($173 billion) in the first half of the current year, the finance ministry said Thursday. Statistics issued by the ministry showed ... Read more...

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RBI to hike in interest rates soon, warn economists


April 15th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 15 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India will soon hike its interest rates to contain money supply and thereby the inflation, feel influential economists. A panel consisting of Planning ... Read more...

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‘Strengthen public distribution system to check inflation’


April 14th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Economic experts Monday suggested the public distribution system (PDS) be strengthened as an effective measure to rein in increasing inflation, which has hit a 41-month high of ... Read more...

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Thirteenth Finance Commission begins with a head start


January 23rd, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Thirteenth Finance Commission held its first meeting with economic experts and administrators of the country here today, and held wide ranging discussions on the review of ... Read more...

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East European migrants cause loss of jobs for 100,000 young Brits


December 18th, 2007 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.18 (ANI): Over 100,000 young Britons may have been pushed into unemployment by the new wave of Eastern European immigrants. According to an economic analysis undertaken by the Ernst and Young Item ... Read more...

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