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Putin bans internet alcohol advertisements


July 21st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday signed a law prohibiting advertising of alcohol drinks over the Russian segment of the internet and print media, the Kremlin ... Read more...

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Russian lower house bans internet alcohol ads


July 7th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's lower house of parliament, the Duma, Friday approved a law that prohibits advertising alcohol drinks in the Russian segment of the Internet and print ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 59 points as bearish mood prevails (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities fell for the third day Thursday as concern over European economies and the depreciating rupee weighed on the markets. Metals, ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 67 points down as bearish mood prevails (Roundup)


May 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Indian equities fell for the second day Wednesday as concern over European economies and the depreciating rupee weighed on the markets. Banks, oil and gas, ... Read more...

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Government probing speculation in agri commodities


April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Concerned over excessive speculation leading to price fluctuation of some essential commodities being traded at the Forward Markets Commission recently, the government Friday said it ... Read more...

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Russia to ban cattle imports from all EU states


March 6th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's food safety and sanitary watchdog will ban cattle imports from all EU countries from March 20 following the spread of the Schmallenberg and Bluetongue ... Read more...

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Eurozone ministers agree to expand rescue fund


November 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 30 (IANS) Eurozone finance ministers agreed Tuesday to expand a rescue fund and to turn to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for help to contain the spreading debt ... Read more...

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Disinvestment department gets new website


December 1st, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday launched the new website of the disinvestment department that contains details of 49 listed public sector undertakings and the government guidelines ... Read more...

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India’s growth will have global effect, says HBS


February 1st, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Harvard Business School (HBS) says India's economic growth will impact the global market place and Monday announced three India-specific executive programmes. "India's economic development will have ... Read more...

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Dubai commodities exchange marks record volumes in 2009


January 10th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) recorded 1.5 million contracts in 2009 valued at $79 billion. Surpassing its 2008 volume of 1.142 million contracts, the DGCX recorded ... Read more...

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Trading hours extended at Indian bourses


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian markets regulator Friday agreed to extend trading hours at the bourses to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. In a circular issued to stock exchanges and market participants, the ... Read more...

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Commodity futures do affect spot prices: Unctad


September 7th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) In sharp variance to the findings of an expert panel set up by India, a UN agency says futures trading in commodities affects spot prices of physical markets ... Read more...

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Sensex bounces back


July 14th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): The benchmark Sensex bounced back to record a hefty gain of 453.38 points at 13,853.70 on the BSE on Tuesday, following Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee statement ... Read more...

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Union Budget 2009-10: Sensex Falls Drastically


July 6th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by GD
The Bombay Stock Exchange(BSE) benchmark fell drastically by nearly 450 points as Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee presented the Union Budget for the year 2009-10 today at the Parliament.Market participants and analysts ... Read more...

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Robust growth seen in Indian aviation supplies market


May 6th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's civil aviation suppliers market, including components and maintenance, is seen growing annually at 16.1 percent over the next five years to top $3.89 billion, says a ... Read more...

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Wishful betting can be contagious in financial markets


March 12th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Wishful bettors, who make overly optimistic investments, not only harm themselves financially but contaminate the entire markets as well, say researchers.The research team from the University of ... Read more...

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US Fed has other tools besides rate cuts: Bernanke


January 14th, 2009 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (Xinhua) US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Tuesday said the bank has other powerful tools to fight the economic downturn besides short-term liquidity to financial institutions.He said the first ... Read more...

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World summit aims at closing gaps in finance market rules


November 15th, 2008 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (DPA) The leaders of the world's top economic powers are expected to agree Saturday to close off all gaps in the regulation of world finance markets following a financial ... Read more...

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National Spot Exchange launches pulses contracts


November 8th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL), a national level electronic spot exchange, launched Saturday pulses contracts for spot trading based on compulsory delivery, a NSEL statement released here said.“These ... Read more...

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Dubai bourse makes changes to rupee futures contract


October 27th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Even as the Indian rupee hovered around the 50-mark against the dollar, the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) Monday announced changes to its rupee futures contract.The revised ... Read more...

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Bush administration pledges rapid response to financial crisis


October 6th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (Xinhua) The Bush Administration pledged Monday to move rapidly to deal with the current financial crisis."Conditions in US and global financial markets remain extremely strained," said the President's Working ... Read more...

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Lehman Brothers files for bankruptcy, Bank of America buys Merrill (Lead)


September 15th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (DPA) The embattled investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy Monday, hours after financial services firm Merrill Lynch agreed to sell itself to Bank of America.Negotiations throughout the weekend ... Read more...

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Movie market to be launched in Dubai film fest


September 1st, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 1 (IANS) A new film market will be launched during the course of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) in December to promote Arab, Asian and African filmmakers.The Dubai Film ... Read more...

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New Bahrain firm to fund India’s first logistics city


July 16th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 16 (IANS) Bahrain's Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KCB) has launched a new firm, Global Logistix Navi Mumbai Investment Company, to fund the development of India's first integrated logistics city project in ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks corporate not to be lax in governance


July 1st, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said Indian firms will not be able to compete in the world unless they follow the globally recognised norms for ... Read more...

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Oil soars past $143 mark


June 30th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London/New York, June 30 (IANS) Oil prices Monday surged past $143 a barrel, an all-time high, as the dollar remained weak amid tension between Iran and Israel. The front-month August Brent contract ... Read more...

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RBI governor hints at tough measures to check inflation


June 23rd, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Y.V. Reddy Monday hinted at further tightening of monetary policies, saying the central bank would take "determined and calibrated measures" to rein ... Read more...

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Dubai commodities exchange to launch Brent Crude futures trading


May 21st, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 21 (IANS) Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX), Middle East's leading derivatives exchange, has announced the launch of West Texas Intermediate Light Sweet Crude (DWTI) and Brent Crude oil (DBRC) ... Read more...

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SEBI allows MFs to sell government securities


April 16th, 2008 - 10:54 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) In an effort to further develop the debt market, market regulator Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to allow mutual funds (MFs) to sell government securities ... Read more...

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BSE to launch Sensex Futures in the US


April 3rd, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) will launch trading of Sensitive Index-based Futures on the US Futures Exchange (USFE) in Chicago from Friday. Trading of Sensex Futures at USFE ... Read more...

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Sensex falls ahead off Union Budget


February 29th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, February 29: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex fell by 189 points in early trade on Friday as funds and general investors reduced their holdings ahead of the Budget 2008-09. The ... Read more...

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‘Global tea output to touch 4 billion kg by 2010′


February 19th, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, Feb 19 (IANS) World tea production will maintain its healthy growth in the next four years and touch the four-billion-kg mark by 2010, according to a leading industry expert. ... Read more...

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