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European economy gets hit by massive snowfall (Second Lead)

December 20th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Holiday plans of thousands of people have been thrown into disarray after many places across Europe were severely affected by heavy snowfall, even as the freezing winter has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

June Employment Report Disappoints Economists

July 3rd, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, July 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, the U.S. Labor Department released the June employment report which brought in front of the U.S. citizens the stark reality that the economy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Forecasters announce $3 a gallon for gas probable in the impending months

March 23rd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Charges at the pumping stations are not expected to get in touch with the shocking and unbelievable $4 and plus heights of 2008. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US economy grew 2.8 per cent in third quarter

November 24th, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 24 (DPA) The US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.8 percent in the third quarter of this year, according to an updated government estimate Tuesday that confirmed the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US economy suffers worst decline in 26 years

March 26th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 26 (IANS) The US economy suffered its largest drop in 26 years during the last three months of 2008 with the nation's gross domestic product declining by 6.3 ... 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...

Posted in World |

Dubai to host 17th International Electronics Forum

May 7th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 7 (IANS) Leaders of global electronic industry are set to discuss the current trend and future of the sector when they meet here at the 17th International Electronic Forum (IEF) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rising Gulf demand may curtail oil exports in summer

April 6th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
(Gulf Business Capsule)Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Increasing energy demand across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, along with a gas supply crunch, may lead to a fall in oil exports from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s economy overestimated by 40 pct: World Bank

December 18th, 2007 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec.18 (ANI): India is the fifth largest economy in the world, while the Chinese economy, the second largest, is overestimated by 40 percent, according to a World Bank study that was ... Read more...

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