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FDI will help create 1 crore new jobs in retail: Government


September 21st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government Friday claimed that foreign direct investment (FDI) will help create over 1 crore (10 million) new jobs in the retail sector and benefit ... Read more...

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Brazil’s middle class swells as 35 mn climb out of poverty


September 21st, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Roughly 35 million Brazilians have climbed out of poverty over the last decade and 53 percent of the country's nearly 194 million people now ... Read more...

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Federal Reserve to pump more liquidity into US economy


September 14th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) The US Federal Reserve Thursday announced further steps to stimulate a struggling economy and pledged to keep short-term interest rates at near zero until 2015.At the ... Read more...

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Chinese firm to invest $2 bn to expand operation in Britain


September 12th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) China's telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies has announced that it planned to invest 1.3 billion British pounds ($2 billion) to expand its operation in Britain ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless rate drops to 8.1% as people give up searching for work


September 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- With employers in the United States adding just 96,000 jobs last month, the national unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent as nearly four times as many people ... Read more...

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Unemployment goes up in France


August 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 28 (IANS) As many as 41,300 people joined the ranks of the unemployed in France in July, a rise of 1.4 percent compared to June, reaching a record ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s targets 400,000 new jobs this year


August 13th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan government is executing a major social uplift scheme covering both rural and urban areas to create at least 400,000 new jobs this fiscal, with ... Read more...

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Toyota to invest $500 mn in Brazil


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 9 (IANS) Japan's automobile manufacturer Toyota has announced an investment of 1 billion reais ($500 million) to set up an engine factory in Brazil.The announcement Wednesday ... Read more...

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China’s urban unemployment rate reaches 4.1 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) China's urban registered unemployment rate stood at 4.1 percent at the end of June, authorities said Wednesday.The rate remained unchanged from the first quarter of 2012, ... Read more...

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Chinese premier warns of `complicated, grim’ job situation


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Premier Wen Jiabao has warned of new employment pressures amid China's economic slowdown, saying the country will face a more complicated and more severe situation in ... Read more...

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Spain’s policy will create jobs: Germany


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Palma (Spain), July 23 (IANS/EFE) German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has expressed his support for the economic policy of Spain's Mariano Rajoy government, because, though it will be "very hard ... Read more...

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Millions set to join job market: are we ready? (Comment)


July 9th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
The growth slowdown is here with us. Usually, slow growth curtails opportunities for employment. Studies have concluded that employment intensity of economic growth is 0.5 - if the economy expands 10 ... 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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US stocks wobble despite rate cuts


July 6th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 6 (IANS) US stocks wobbled around the breakeven line Thursday, as rate cuts in both China and Europe failed to ignite the market.The European Central Bank cut ... Read more...

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Brazil unveils $57 bn agricultural loan programme


June 29th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, June 29 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff Thursday unveiled a 115-billion-reais ($57 billion) loan programme aimed at reinforcing agriculture's role as a lever of Brazilian economic growth.Rousseff defined the plan ... Read more...

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Putin calls for 27 percent GDP investment by 2018


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia should increase investment from its current level of 20 percent of GDP to 27 percent by 2018, President Vladimir Putin has said.Addressing at the ... Read more...

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US stocks plunge after weak jobs report


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 2 (IANS) US stocks plunged Friday after a highly-anticipated report showed the recovery in the jobs market was sharply slowing down.According to the Labor Department, the US ... Read more...

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‘Take 12th Plan to states’ meet in Lucknow May 16


May 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) "Take the plan to the states" is the new mantra of the Planning Commission to ensure successful implementation of the manufacturing component of the 12th ... Read more...

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U.S. unemployment rate drops to 8.1 percent, lowest in 3 years


May 5th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The unemployment rate in the United States fell to 8.1 percent in the month of April, reaching its lowest level in three years, the U.S. Labor Department ... Read more...

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US stocks tumble on disappointing jobs data


May 5th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 4 (IANS) US stocks tumbled Friday after the highly-anticipated government monthly jobs report came in weaker than expected.According to the Labor Department, the economy only added 115,000 ... Read more...

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US economy slowed in first quarter


April 28th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS/EFE) The US economy grew 2.2 percent in the first three months of this year after expanding 3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011, the US ... Read more...

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China’s urban unemployment rate at 4.1 percent in Q1


April 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) China's urban registered unemployment rate stood at 4.1 percent in the first quarter of this year, authorities said Wednesday.The rate remained unchanged from the last quarter ... Read more...

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Canada adds over 80,000 new jobs


April 6th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 6 (IANS) Canada added 82,300 new jobs in March, bringing the country's unemployment rate down 0.2 percentage points to 7.2 percent, Statistics Canada announced.It was Canada's best single ... Read more...

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Salvadoran remittances rise


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Remittances to El Salvador rose 10.1 percent in the first two months of this year compared with the same period in 2011, the nation's central ... Read more...

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Britain unveils annual budget


March 21st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) British Finance Minister George Osborne Wednesday unveiled the budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal in parliament, announcing wide ranging tax reforms to reward work and support growth.Osborne ... Read more...

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China faces huge employment challenges


March 7th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China faces huge employment challenges in 2012 brought about by a large number of job seekers and unbalanced job market, a minister said Wednesday.Chinese cities and ... Read more...

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Americans still need jobs, housing help: Obama


March 7th, 2012 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) While the US economy was "clearly" recovering, millions of Americans still needed jobs and housing help, President Barack Obama has said.US businesses have created about ... Read more...

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South Africa to create 100,000 jobs in infrastructure


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, March 2 (IANS) Around 50,000 to 100,000 people may get new jobs in the construction sector in South Africa in the government goes ahead with its large-scale infrastructure plan, ... Read more...

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US economy grew faster than thought in fourth quarter


March 1st, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS/EFE) The US economy grew at a 3 percent annual rate in the last three months of 2011, faster than the 2.8 percent initially thought, the Commerce ... Read more...

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US jobless claims at lowest level in four years


February 17th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The number of people filing applications for unemployment benefits fell last week by 13,000 to 348,000, their lowest level since March 2008, the US Labor Department ... Read more...

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Indian IT service industry to cross $100 bn revenue mark


February 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India's IT and related services sector will cross $100 billion revenue mark in the current fiscal, but growth may dip in 2012-13 with rising global ... Read more...

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China plans to create 45 mn jobs


February 8th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) China Wednesday put forth a plan to boost employment during the 2011-15 period, which aims to create 45 million jobs and keep the registered urban unemployment ... Read more...

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Small and medium industries complain of neglect in UP


February 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) Monday criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for neglecting the sector."Chief minister of Uttar Pradesh could ... Read more...

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US economic recovery speeds up: Obama


February 4th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) US economic recovery was speeding up with the labor market improving, but the nation needed to take more steps to bolster the faltering recovery, President ... Read more...

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British navy can now intercept supersonic missiles


January 30th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Britain's Royal Navy is building a new defence system that would be able to intercept enemy missiles travelling at supersonic speeds.The Sea Ceptor missiles fired from ... Read more...

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