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Bangladesh’s current account surplus rises


July 9th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 9 (IANS) Bangladesh's current account balance recorded a surplus of $754 million in July-May period of the 2011-12 fiscal ended last month, a central bank official said.Quoting Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Sharp fall expected in industrial growth


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A sharp fall is expected in the growth of industrial sectors such as textile machinery, cement and fertiliser in the April-June quarter owing to the ... Read more...

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US stocks drop


April 4th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 3 (IANS) US stocks fell into the negative territory Tuesday, after the latest data on factory orders came in weaker than expected, as investors were awaiting the ... Read more...

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Australian manufacturing activity contracts


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) The Australian manufacturing sector moved into negative territory in March as softer demand dampened activity in the sector, a survey released Monday by the Australian Industry ... Read more...

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Wall Street ends lower amid mixed economic data (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) US stocks closed lower Thursday as disappointing housing sales offset the optimism from the Federal Reserve's decision to maintain low interest rate through 2014, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Food inflation continues in the negative


January 12th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India's annual food inflation continued to be in the negative for the week ending Dec 31, official data showed Thursday on lower prices of vegetables, ... Read more...

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US stocks slide on Europe concerns (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) US stocks dropped Wednesday with the S&P; 500 back to negative territory for the year, as sentiment was still pressured by lingering European concerns.Italy Wednesday ... Read more...

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Market snaps two-day rally, ends 75 points down (Roundup)


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities closed 75 points down in volatile trade Friday, snapping a two-day relief rally. Selling pressure was dominant in power, ... Read more...

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No policy paralysis, Indian economy will bounce back, says Pranab


December 13th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Blaming the weakness in the global economy for the recent slowdown in India's industrial output and economic growth, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday ... Read more...

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Reforms implementation key to turnaround growth: Montek


December 12th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Expressing concern over the slump in industrial output that plunged to minus-5.1 percent in October, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said key economic ... Read more...

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Government, industry to discuss growth slump


December 12th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will hold a government-industry consultation next week to discuss the slump in factory output, an official statement said Monday."The ... Read more...

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US stocks fall on European recession fears


November 15th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) US stocks fell Monday as weak industrial data from Europe coupled with ongoing debt crisis caused recession fears, Xinhua reported.Industrial production in the eurozone fell ... Read more...

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July factory output slowest in 21 months, eyes on rate hike


September 12th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A sharp fall in capital goods production and overall manufacturing sector resulted in India's factory output in July growing at its slowest pace in 21 ... Read more...

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Wall Street down as Bernanke rules out immediate stimulus


July 15th, 2011 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 15 (IANS) US stocks pared early gains and ended in negative territory after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke seemed to back off from his previous remarks on ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 264 points on political concerns, oil prices (Roundup)


March 7th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell 264 points Monday on soaring crude oil prices and concerns of political uncertainty after an ally decided ... Read more...

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Political developments pull down key Indian indices


March 7th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Indian equities opened weak Monday on account of a regional ally's decision to withdraw its six ministers from the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and ... Read more...

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Budget proposals sharply push up Indian equities (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Indian equities were ruling sharply higher Tuesday, a day after the presentation of the federal budget, as investor sentiment was particularly boosted by the steps to attract ... Read more...

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Spain posts positive revision of 2010 GDP figure


February 12th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish economy shrank 0.1 percent in 2010, a better showing than the 0.3 percent contraction forecast by the government, said the National Statistics Institute, or INE.The INE's ... Read more...

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Tourist arrivals in Spain rises in 2010


January 25th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Last year Spain welcomed 52.6 million foreign tourists, 1 percent more than in 2009, authorities said.The figures released previously by the Industry, Tourism and Trade Ministry indicated a ... Read more...

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Canadian markets hit pre-recession levels


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 2 (IANS) Canadian markets hit a new high Wednesday after the global meltdown, with the composite index on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) closing at 13,148.35 points.The last ... Read more...

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European inflation slips back amid signs of slowing economies


September 15th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 15 (DPA) Price pressures in the 16-member eurozone eased in August, data released Wednesday showed, as the euro gained ground and energy costs slipped back. The European Union's (EU) statistics office ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 143 points up; realty, banks rally (Roundup)


August 9th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Monday climbed 143 points, backed by gains in realty, banks and metal stocks. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 143 points up; realty, banks rally (Lead)


August 9th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Monday climbed 143 points, backed by gains in realty, banks and metal stocks. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay ... Read more...

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Obama job rating slips into negative territory again: Fox Poll


May 21st, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Views continue to be mixed on President Obama's job rating, and for the first time, his approval rating has dipped below 80 percent among Democrats, a Fox News ... Read more...

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Sensex down 78 points in morning trade


February 8th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities was ruling with a negative bias -- 78 points lower than its previous close -- about 90 minutes into Monday morning ... Read more...

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Selling spree continues, Sensex down 353 points


February 5th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Indian equities markets were in a slump Friday with most traders still preferring to sell, resulting in a benchmark index trading 353 points in the red, about ... Read more...

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Sensex 121 points in the red in morning trade


February 4th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities was ruling in negative terrain Thursday morning and was 121 points lower than its previous close 90 minutes after opening bell. Around ... Read more...

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Sensex volatile, ruling 0.61 percent in red (Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading on a volatile note a little after Friday noon and was down 0.61 percent from its previous ... Read more...

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Indian equities open lower yet again after previous day’s losses


November 20th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) After ending nearly 215 points down a day before, a key Indian equities index opened on a weak note yet again Friday in line with the mood ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 226 points down (Third Lead)


November 19th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian equities closed lower Thursday on intense selling, with a key index shutting shop 226 points lower than its previous close. The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of the ... Read more...

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Sensex continues to fall, down by 269 points (Second Lead)


November 19th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) A key Indian equities index extended its losses Thursday afternoon and was ruling 269 points lower than its previous close. The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) of ... Read more...

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Sensex 111 points down early afternoon (Lead)


November 19th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) A key Indian equities index was 111 points in the red early Thursday afternoon on weak sentiments in other Asian markets. At 1.22 p.m., the 30-share sensitive index ... Read more...

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Indian equities drop after opening marginally higher


November 19th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) A key Indian equities index opened marginally higher Thursday but soon registered a decline, in line with the sentiments in other Asian markets on worries over the ... Read more...

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Indian equities open lower despite strong cues


November 18th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Indian equities opened lower Wednesday and fell further within a few minutes into trading, even though sentiments remained positive on account of positive cues both in ... Read more...

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Indian equities end tad higher after volatile session (Roundup)


November 17th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian equities managed to end marginally higher Tuesday after a bout of heavy volatility, which saw a key index swing in a range of nearly 200 points, ... Read more...

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