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Hindustan Motors reports Rs.35.5 cr loss in Q1


August 13th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Kolkata-based Hindustan Motors, makers of the iconic Ambassador, Monday reported a loss of Rs.35.49 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, against a net profit ... Read more...

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Micron to acquire Japanese chipmaker


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) US semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology has announced acquiring the bankrupt Japanese chipmaker Elpida Memory for approximately $2.5 billion. Under the agreement, Boise, Idaho-based Micron will ... Read more...

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Rupee sinks to 56.18 against dollar (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian rupee breached another psychological level of 56 against a dollar Wednesday and plunged to a low of 56.18 in the intra-day, hitting a ... Read more...

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Rupee slides below 56 against dollar


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian rupee breached another psychological level of 56 against a dollar Wednesday, hitting a new low for the sixth session in a row.This follows ... Read more...

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South Korea’s foreign reserves over $300 bn


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 3 (IANS) South Korea's foreign reserves grew to a record high of $316.84 billion last month due to an increase in investment profits and a growth in conversion ... Read more...

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South Korea’s foreign reserves go up


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 3 (IANS) South Korea's foreign reserves grew to a record high of $315.95 billion last month as a reduction in conversion value of non-dollar denominated assets was offset ... Read more...

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India’s external debt rises to $335 billion


March 30th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India's external debt rose to $334.9 billion at December-end 2011, an increase of 9.4 percent in the first nine months of the current financial year, ... Read more...

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India wants to keep getting oil from Iran: Pakistani daily


January 30th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) India intends to keep importing oil from Iran and it appears that Indians, and even Chinese, will explore paying Tehran "with gold, the Japanese yen ... Read more...

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India’s external debt rises to $326.6 bn


December 30th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) India's external debt climbed 6.6 percent to $326.6 billion by September-end from $306 billion at the beginning of the current financial year on account of ... Read more...

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Japanese PM vows to combat yen’s rise


October 28th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda told parliament Friday that Japan is ready to take all measures to tackle the yen's appreciation to record highs, suggesting further intervention ... Read more...

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Japan’s Panasonic to scale down TV business


October 20th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 20 (IANS) Japan's Panasonic Corp decided to sharply scale down its money-losing television-making business, reducing production of plasma display panels and cutting over 1,000 jobs, Japanese media reported ... Read more...

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Toyota to raise car prices from Oct 1


September 7th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota Wednesday said it will increase the prices of its cars between 1.5 percent-to-2 percent from Oct 1 due to the rising ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves rise by $59 million


June 26th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by $59 million to $310.56 billion for the week ended June 17 due to increase in the value of foreign ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves drop by $2.4 billion


June 18th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by $2.40 billion to $310.50 billion for the week ended June 10 from $312.90 billion in the previous week due ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves soar $2.69 bn; up $5.41 bn in three weeks


June 11th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves soared by $2.69 billion to $312.90 billion for the week ended June 3 on the back of a sharp increase in ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves rise by $1.68 billion


June 4th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by $1.68 billion to $310.21 billion for the week ended May 27 on the back of a sharp increase in ... Read more...

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India to introduce new rupee symbol on currency soon


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) India will soon introduce new rupee symbol and extra security features on its bank notes in a bid to tackle the problem of fake ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves fall by $2.04 billion


May 21st, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves dipped by $2.04 billion to $307.49 billion for the week ended May 13 partly due to revaluation of non-dollar assets and ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves fall by $24 million


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by $24 million to $303.48 billion for the week ended March 25 due to a fall in the value ... Read more...

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‘No immediate impact of Japanese tsunami on Indian auto sector’


March 28th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) The Japanese earthquake and tsunami may not adversely affect the Indian automobile sector in the short term, but the impact over medium to long term will ... Read more...

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Japan quake jolts Bangladesh used car market


March 20th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 20 (IANS) Bangladesh, which imports around 40,000 used or reconditioned cars annually from Japan, has been badly hit by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.Prices of imported used ... Read more...

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US stocks rise on yen intervention, banking shares


March 19th, 2011 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 19 (IANS) US stocks rose Friday after the Federal Reserve announced it will allow banks to boost or restart dividend payments this year and the Group of ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves rise $3.4 billion


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves increased by $3.4 billion to $297.41 billion for the week ended Jan 14 on the back of rise in the value of foreign ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves dip $3.32 bn


January 15th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by $3.32 billion to $294.01 billion for the week ended Jan 7 mainly due to the slump in the value of foreign ... Read more...

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India’s external debt soars to $296 billion


December 31st, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) India's external debt rose to $295.8 billion by Sep 30, 2010, an increase of $33.5 billion during the first six months of current fiscal, on increased short-term ... Read more...

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RBI keen on finding solution to Iran payment crisis (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday favoured an early solution to the Iran payment crisis as it may affect Iranian crude imports to India."We have to ... Read more...

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India discussing solutions for Iran payment crisis


December 30th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) India's petroleum and finance ministry are holding talks to work out an alternate settlement mechanism for Iranian crude imports, after the Reserve Bank of India said Indian ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves fall by $971 million


December 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by $971 million to $295.42 billion for the week ended Dec 10 due to a slump in the value of foreign currency ... Read more...

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Honda launches hybrid car ‘Fit’


October 11th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Honda on Friday launched a rival version of Toyota’s Prius. The company launched the hybrid version of its popular Fit model in Japan.This car has become ... Read more...

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Japanese Yen falls against the Dollar


September 24th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Japanese yen took a dip on Thursday against the United States dollar amid suspicion that the country's authorities have taken action to weaken the currency.The yen hit ... Read more...

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Japanese Yen Falls Against US Dollar


September 24th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Speculation has risen today that Japan has began to take actions which weakens it’s currency as the Japanese yen dipped in value against the American dollar.The Bank of ... Read more...

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Govt. approves new symbol for Indian Rupee


August 26th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved new symbol for the Indian Rupee to be used by all individuals/entities within and outside India after its incorporation in `Unicode Standard', ... Read more...

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Rupee gets a symbol, may take two years for widespread use(Lead)


July 15th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India finally got a symbol for the Rupee Thursday, denoting the strength of its economy, and joined a select club of countries whose currencies have a ... Read more...

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I thought I had an edge, says designer of rupee symbol


July 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) He knew his design would be chosen as it incorporated Indian ethos, says a jubilant D. Udaya Kumar, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) assistant professor who ... Read more...

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Indian Rupee gets its new symbol


July 15th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday selected the symbol for rupee, which is an amalgamation of the Devanagri 'Ra' and the Roman 'R' without the stem.Addressing press ... Read more...

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