regional markets

Exim Bank offers $60 million loan to Central African Republic

March 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The government-run Export-Import (Exim) Bank of India Monday offered $60 million concessional loan to the Central African Republic for development of agriculture and mining ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan, Turkey agree to swap currency

November 1st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari and his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul have agreed to finalise the currency swap agreement between the two countries.The two presidents held wide-ranging ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Abu Dhabi readies for European road show

July 7th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) will next week spearhead a European road show spanning seven cities across six countries to promote the travel sector ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Invest in Sri Lanka, says minister

April 19th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Having crushed the Tamil Tigers, Sri Lanka holds tremendous trade and investment potential, a Sri Lankan minister has said.Senior Minister Sarath Amunugama highlighted the growing trade ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s media, entertainment sector now a $14.5 bn industry (Lead)

March 21st, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Indian media and entertainment industry logged an 11-percent growth in 2010 to touch $14.5 billion (Rs.652 billion) and is projected to expand at a ... Read more...

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Consumers open up to wide varieties of garlic

November 4th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that the demand for various varieties of garlic is growing in the world, with results of a recent study of 10 garlic cultivars touted to help ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India, Poland should target $5 bn trade in five years: CII

April 23rd, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India and Poland should target raising the bilateral trade from $1 billion to $5 billion in the next five years, an Indian industry lobby report ... Read more...

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HSBC sees possibility of second quarter economic recovery in Asia

January 14th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 14 (DPA) Asia's economy might recover from the recession as early as the second quarter of this year, supported by the governments' policy responses to the downturn and the sharp ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China shares close flat on weak investor confidence

December 17th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 17 (Xinhua) In contrast to gains on regional markets following an overnight strong rally on Wall Street, Chinese stocks closed merely 0.09 percent higher amid heavy trading Wednesday. Earlier gains ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Deutsche Bank sets up largest research facility in Middle East

June 16th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 16 (IANS) Germany's Deutsche Bank has said it is moving ahead with a plan to establish a Middle East research platform, expected to be the largest facility of its kind ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China index sinks 5.6 percent on Wall Street sell-off

April 14th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 14 (Xinhua) China's benchmark stock index plunged 5.62 percent Monday, the biggest one-day loss since late January, as sell-offs on Wall Street and regional markets further undermined investor confidence. As ... Read more...

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IFC becomes strategic investor in Meghmani Finchem

March 13th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, March 13 (IANS) For the first time while financing a project, World Bank affiliate International Finance Corporation (IFC) has decided to make an equity investment of up to 25 percent in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Madagascars turtles and tortoises face threat of extinction

February 8th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): A new study has indicated that Madagascars turtles and tortoises are facing the threat of extinction, unless major conservation measure are enacted. According to the study, conducted by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |