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Brazil’s economy growing again, says finance chief


September 20th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian economy is accelerating after a slow first half of 2012 and will remain on a growth trajectory, the country's finance minister said Wednesday in ... Read more...

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12th Plan growth projection lowered to 8.2 percent


September 14th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Planning Commission has lowered its estimate of annual average economic growth rate for the 12th Plan period (2012-13 to 2017-18) to 8.2 percent, from ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 7.55 percent in August


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's inflation soared to 7.55 percent in August compared to 6.87 percent in July, largely driven by a sharp hike in prices of food items, ... Read more...

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Delay in oil price hike to increase inflation: Parekh


September 12th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With the union government having deferred a hike in oil prices, Planning Commission member Kirit Parikh Wednesday said failure to revise fuel prices would result ... Read more...

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China’s inflation accelerates (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a key gauge of inflation, rose 2 percent year-on-year in August, accelerating from a 1.8 percent growth in July, the National ... Read more...

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Helium shortage sends prices sky high


August 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is widely known that natural resources are hard to get and they are only extracted from specific areas. It was recently reported that the balloon ... Read more...

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BJP to hold protest rallies in Rajasthan on Aug 11


August 9th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit would hold protest rallies all over the state Aug 11 highlighting the drawbacks of the state's Congress government, including ... Read more...

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China’s Producer Price Index goes down


August 9th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China's Producer Price Index (PPI), a main gauge of inflation at the wholesale level, fell 2.9 percent in July from a year earlier, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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China’s Consumer Price Index eases


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a key gauge of inflation, grew to 1.8 percent year on year in July, the slowest pace since February 2010, the ... Read more...

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Young India wants jobs, girls, social status: Chetan Bhagat


August 6th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) "Meri Naukri, Meri Chokri (My job, my girl)". Young India's rallying cry is simple. They want love, they want money and they want stature ... Read more...

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Spanish consumer confidence at all-time low


August 4th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) Spain's ICC consumer confidence index dipped in July to its lowest level since the monthly survey was launched, the official Center for Sociological Research said.The ICC, ... Read more...

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Berger Paints to double capacity by 2013-end


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) With its greenfield project in Andhra Pradesh to become operational by May next year, Kolkata-based Berger Paints will double its capacity to 42,000 tonnes per month ... Read more...

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RBI keeps key rates unchanged as inflation persists


July 31st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday kept key policy rates unchanged for the second time since June, saying lowering of rates would aggravate inflationary pressure.In ... Read more...

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Mamata ‘disappointed’ with petrol price hike, demands rollback (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West BengaL Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday expressed her "disappointment" over the announcement of a petroleum price hike, and demanded ... Read more...

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Trinamool disappointed with petrol price hike, demands rollback


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Expressing "disappointment" over the announcement of a petrol price hike, Congress' estranged ally Trinamool Congress Monday demanded an immediate rollback and wider consultation with all ... Read more...

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Chinese premier promises more jobs


July 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has promised to generate more jobs, especially for fresh university graduates, migrant labourers and disabled people, even as the country's employment situation ... Read more...

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Subbarao moots producer price index to measure inflation


July 17th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India Tuesday mooted a producer price index (PPI) that would be able to measure inflation more accurately.According to Reserve Bank of India ... Read more...

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Magma Fincorp Q1 net jumps 93 percent


July 12th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) City-based non-banking finance company (NBFC) Magma Fincorp Thursday reported a 92.76 percent jump in its consolidated net profit to Rs.33.02 crore for the quarter ended June ... Read more...

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Brazil cuts basic interest rate to record low


July 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 12 (IANS) Brazil's central bank cut its benchmark Selic interest rate Wednesday by half a percentage point to a record low of 8 percent in the ... Read more...

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China’s inflation eases


July 9th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.2 percent year-on-year in June, the slowest pace since January 2010, the National Bureau of ... Read more...

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India Inc has to live with dollar at Rs.50: Kaushik Basu


July 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) India Inc is suffering from sharp rupee depreciation against the US dollar, but should be "realistic" about the Indian currency's fall and learn to live with ... Read more...

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US jobless rate holds steady


July 7th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS/EFE) The US unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent last month as the economy created only 80,000 net new jobs, authorities said Friday.Analysts had expected a gain ... Read more...

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Brazil’s GDP growth forecast lowered


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 3 (IANS) For the eighth consecutive week, Brazil's financial market decreased its projected growth figure for this year's gross domestic product (GDP) from 2.18 to 2.05 percent, according ... Read more...

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Measures to improve market conditions Monday: Pranab (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said he was "concerned, not depressed" over signs of weakness in the Indian economy and announced that the central government ... Read more...

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Inflation can’t be curbed without sacrificing growth: RBI governor


June 15th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor D. Subbarao Thursday said inflation can't be controlled without sacrificing some growth.Delivering the Obayya memorial lecture here, he said that ... Read more...

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China’s consumer price index growth eases


June 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, slowed to 3.0 percent year-on-year in May, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Saturday.It marked ... Read more...

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China’s Producer Price Index down


June 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China's Producer Price Index (PPI), a main gauge of inflation at the wholesale level, fell 1.4 percent in May from a year earlier, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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Interest rate not main reason for growth slowdown: RBI


June 8th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) High interest rate is not the main reason for the slowdown in economic growth that slumped to a nine-year low of 5.3 percent in the quarter ... Read more...

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Bharat Bandh spells long working hours, loss for TV industry


May 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by opposition parties Thursday against rising prices and inflation forced the television industry here to take a day off spelling extra work ... Read more...

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Have deepest regard for PM: Team Anna (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 30 (IANS) Faced with a frontal attack from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Team Anna said Wednesday it had the "deepest regard" for him but wanted to know ... Read more...

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Country heading towards another Emergency, says BJP


May 25th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The BJP Friday anticipated the imposition of another Emergency in the country, saying the situation was similar to the pre-emergency era of 1974."The situation ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike a necessity but no decision yet: Jaipal Reddy


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 22 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Tuesday said no decision had been taken on increasing fuel prices in the country but added that it ... Read more...

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US stocks rally after worst week of year (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) US stocks rebounded Monday after major indexes suffered their worst weekly losses of the year in the previous week.The Dow Jones industrial average gained ... Read more...

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Walk out of UPA over special package demand: Rajnath to Mamata


May 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Asking Trinamool Congress to withdraw support from the 'incompetent' UPA government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Monday said his party will support Mamata ... Read more...

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Argentina’s economic growth slows down


May 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 19 (IANS) Argentina's economic growth rate slowed down significantly in the first quarter of 2012, compared on a yearly basis, according to a report published by the ... Read more...

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