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China’s July exports slow sharply (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) China's export growth slowed sharply in July to a six-month low following dwindling demand from Europe and Japan, official data showed Friday.Exports rose 1 percent year ... Read more...

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China July exports slow down


August 10th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) China's exports rose 1 percent year-on-year to $176.9 billion in July, slowing sharply from the 11.3 percent in June, authorities said Friday.The figure was well below ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing sector growth slows


August 1st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing sector expanded at its slowest pace in eight months, China Daily reported Wednesday.The purchasing managers index (PMI) for the sector eased to 50.1 percent ... Read more...

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Brazil’s central bank cautious over fresh interest cut


July 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 20 (IANS) Brazil's central bank has said it would remain cautious about "any additional steps toward monetary flexibility" despite extensive market expectations of a fresh rate cut.A report ... Read more...

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China’s June export growth slows


July 10th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) China's exports rose 11.3 percent year on year to $180.21 billion in June, slowing from the 15.3-percent spurt in May, authorities said Tuesday.Imports increased 6.3 percent ... Read more...

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US stocks up in holiday-shortened session


July 4th, 2012 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 4 (IANS) US stocks traded higher in a holiday-shortened session Tuesday, as the latest weak data added to speculations that the central bank may take more steps ... Read more...

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More Johannesburg-Mumbai flights


June 14th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) South African Airways Thursday said it will increase its flight frequency between Johannesburg-Mumbai to five services a week effective June 16 from the current four ... Read more...

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China’s exports up 15 percent


June 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) China's exports rose by over 15 percent in May, from the previous year, as shipments to the US increased significantly and trade with the European Union ... Read more...

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Tata Motors scrip down on concerns over JLR


May 30th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) The scrip of automobile giant Tata Motors slid Wednesday as concern grew over the company's plans to expand capital expenditure on its Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) ... Read more...

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US unemployment rate drops in April


May 5th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The US unemployment rate fell slightly to 8.1 percent in April despite fewer job gains, the Labor Department said Friday.The reading was generally in line with ... Read more...

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China confident in 10 percent trade growth (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China is confident about achieving the full-year target of 10-percent growth in foreign trade, despite slowed growth in the first quarter due to cumulative factors, the ... Read more...

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China’s GDP growth slows to 8.1 percent (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) China's economy expanded 8.1 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2012, slowing from 8.9 percent in the fourth quarter of last year, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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US stocks edge mixed (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 25 (IANS) US stocks edged narrowly mixed Tuesday with the S&P; snaping a 5-day winning streak, amid failed Greek negotiations and mixed earnings.European Union ministers Tuesday rejected ... Read more...

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Spain sells bonds at sharply lower yields


January 18th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury raised 4.9 billion euros ($6.2 billion) Tuesday from its auction of 12-month and 18-month bonds, selling the debt at sharply lower yields.The successful auction ... Read more...

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South Korea’s central bank leaves key rate unchanged


January 13th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 13 (IANS) The Bank of Korea (BOK) left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 3.25 percent Friday, keeping its rate freeze stance for a seventh straight month due ... Read more...

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Japan’s core consumer prices rose in September


October 28th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 28 (IANS) Japan's core consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.2 percent in September from a year earlier, marking the third successive month of increase, authorities said Friday. The ... 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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China stocks plummet after US credit downgrade


August 8th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) Chinese shares plummeted at midday Monday following the US losing its top-tier AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's.The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index tumbled 3.68 percent ... Read more...

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Sensex slumps 525 points on rate hike, weak global cues (Weekly market review)


July 30th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets slumped almost 3 percent in weekly trade as a more than expected rate hike by the Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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US economy expands 1.3 percent in Q2


July 30th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) The US economy slowed to an annual growth rate of 1.3 percent during the second quarter of 2011, falling short of market expectations of around 1.7 ... Read more...

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Sensex slumps 223 points on rate hike, weak global cues (Roundup)


July 28th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped 223 points Thursday, taking the last three-day losses to 659 points, as a more than expected rate ... Read more...

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Infosys suffers 10 percent tumble on disappointing earnings


April 15th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Share price of Infosys Technologies, India's second largest software exporter, plunged almost 10 percent Friday, the sharpest fall in almost two years, after the company's fourth ... Read more...

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Mohandas Pai quits Infosys Board


April 15th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 15 (ANI): In a major setback to information technology (IT) giant Infosys, the company on Friday announced that Mohandas Pai has resigned as member of the Infosys Board and as ... Read more...

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Indian equities fall after opening higher


March 18th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) A day after the central bank hiked key policy rates much in line with market expectations, Indian equities opened slightly higher Friday but successively fell ... Read more...

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Sensex snaps 3-week losing streak, gains 830 points (Weekly Market Review)


December 4th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets gained 830 points this week, snapping three-week of losing streak, on the back of better than expected economic growth data ... Read more...

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India’s 8.9 percent July-September growth beats forecasts (Roundup)


November 30th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Indian economy grew by 8.9 percent in the second quarter of this fiscal, latest data on gross domestic product (GDP) showed Tuesday, beating the government's ... Read more...

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Global oil supplies ‘will run out long before substitutes roll out’


November 10th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study based on stock market expectations by the University of California, Davis, has suggested that global oil will run out 90 years before replacement technologies are ... Read more...

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Sensex falters while rest of Asia gain (Roundup)


July 14th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Wednesday closed 47 points lower as selling pressure built up in the last session of trade, tracking European markets where investors ... Read more...

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Sensex rises after a lull, strong Asian cues help


July 14th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Wednesday crawled up about 80 points in afternoon trade on strong cues from other Asian markets.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries net up 6.1 percent (Lead)


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) India's largest private sector company Reliance Industries (RIL) Friday reported a 6.1 percent increase in net profits at Rs.16,236 crore ($3.6 billion) for the fiscal ended March, compared ... Read more...

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Markets to remain close on Dr. Ambedkar’s birth anniversary


April 14th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 14 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the National Stock Exchange (NSE), forex, money and oilseeds markets will remain closed on Wednesday on the 119th birth anniversary of Dr. B. ... Read more...

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Wipro net profit up 21 percent, projects higher IT revenue (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) Wipro Ltd beat market expectations Wednesday by registering 21 percent year-on-year (YoY) increase in net profit at Rs.1,217 crore (Rs.12.17 billion/$265 million) for the third quarter (October-December) and ... Read more...

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Kraft and Cadbury confirm ‘finalising’ takeover


January 19th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (DPA) Britain's oldest chocolate maker Cadbury and US food giant Kraft Foods confirmed Tuesday that they were "finalising" the terms of a takeover deal reported to be worth 11.5 ... Read more...

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New warning system unmasks corporate fraud


November 10th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Companies committing fraud can find innovative ways to fudge numbers, making it hard to detect wrongdoing. But researchers have unveiled a new warning system that sees through such ... Read more...

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My loyalty to Karan can’t be bought: Tarun Mansukhani


August 1st, 2009 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Director Tarun Mansukhani made his debut with the hit "Dostana" under Karan Johar's banner and he has no plans to shift to any other production house ... Read more...

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