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Nizam’s heirs seek Pakistani intervention to unfreeze bank account (With Image)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) The descendants of the Nizam have appealed to Pakistan to reciprocate to India's offer of an out-of-court settlement over the wealth of the ruler of ... Read more...

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Now withdraw cash with your phone


June 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Mobile phones could soon be used at ATMs to withdraw cash. A new application has been developed in Britain that will allow people to take out ... Read more...

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London worst place to do business, say top bankers


February 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) The continuing row over bonuses is damaging Britain's reputation as a place to do business, leading international bankers has warned.Ministers have been accused of trying to ... Read more...

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British bank chief’s high bonus criticized (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Nearly one million pounds ($1.6 million) of share bonus given to Stephen Hester, boss of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), was strongly criticized by ... Read more...

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British bank chief criticized over bonus


January 28th, 2012 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Head of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Stephen Hester has been criticized for receiving nearly one million pound bonus.The 963,000-pound share bonus is on ... Read more...

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RBS to cut 3,500 jobs worldwide


January 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has said it is planning to cut 3,500 jobs across the globe, with most of them to happen this year, ... Read more...

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Britain to launch campaign for more exports to Asia


December 8th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Britain will soon launch a campaign to encourage more British companies to export to Asia's emerging markets, including India, the Foreign Office said.As part of the ... Read more...

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S&P; slashes top US banks’ credit ratings


November 30th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Standard & Poors Ratings Services said Tuesday it has slashed top US banks' ratings as part of a process of "applying its new ratings criteria ... Read more...

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Fitch downgrades three European banks ratings


October 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Fitch ratings agency has cut three European banks' credit ratings and put another seven international financial institutions on the negative watch list.The global rating agency ... Read more...

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12 British banks downgraded by Moody’s


October 7th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The rating service Moody's Friday downgraded its credit ratings of 12 British banks, including state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds TSB."Moody's Investors Service has today ... Read more...

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China’s exports rise to $173 bn in August


September 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) China's exports surged by 24.5 percent year-on-year in August to reach $173.31 billion, officials said Saturday.Imports expanded by 30.2 percent to $155.56 billion, a record high ... Read more...

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Swiss bank UBS to cut 3,500 jobs


August 24th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Swiss banking giant UBS, which employs 6,000 staff in Britain and 65,000 across the world, will chop 3,500 jobs, a media report said.The job cuts were ... Read more...

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65 percent top banks ‘back to business’


April 13th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 13 (IANS) In a cheering news for the financial world, two-thirds of the world's top banks say they are back to business as usual after the global economic ... Read more...

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Finance dominates IIM-Calcutta placements


March 10th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) The finance sector ruled the final placements process at the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) with renowned firms from the field making up 31.3 percent of ... Read more...

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Some of the top Indian women bankers (Sidebar)


March 6th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A list of banks and financial institutions with Indian women at the helm:- ICICI Bank: Chanda Kochhar- ICICI Venture: Lalita D. Gupte- ICICI Securities: Madhabi ... Read more...

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Charles Li: China’s New CEO Of ANZ


January 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australia & New Zealand Banking Group has decided to incorporate Charles Li, as its new CEO in China. The company said that through this move, it ... Read more...

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Amazon tops list of UK’s best brands


November 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Amazon has topped a new list of Britain's most famous brands.The Internet giant even left behind Waitrose and Marks n Spencer in a consumer survey of 163 household ... Read more...

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BJP reiterates demand for JPC probe into CWG, 2G scams


November 18th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari Thursday called upon Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to break his "silence" over the Commonwealth Games and 2G spectrum scams, and concede ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain Haider reveals ’suspicious’ incident involving Butt, Amir in domestic cricket


November 15th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15(ANI): Runaway wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider has revealed a suspicious incident in Pakistan domestic cricket, claiming that Lahore Eagles coach Sajad Akbar had forced him to stand down as captain for ... Read more...

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Liverpool owners block sale by US court’s temporary restraining order


October 14th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14(ANI): Liverpool owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett have claimed that a US court has granted a temporary restraining order stopping the sale of the English Premier League club.The American ... Read more...

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Liverpool’s American owners accept selling club now ‘inevitable’


October 13th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Liverpool owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett have finally accepted that they must sell the club this month, and promised not to force the club into administration if ... Read more...

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Premier League approves Liverpool 300 million pound-takeover bid


October 9th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9(ANI): The English Premier League has approved the 300 million pound takeover of Liverpool by US-based New England Sports Ventures (NESV).The Premier League however made it clear that NESV still ... Read more...

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Foreign banks slashed workforce, loaned less in 2009-10


September 24th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) In a year when India's economy started shrugging off the negativity of the global financial crisis and companies began posting better profits, foreign banks in the country slashed ... Read more...

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Spiderman Arrested for Scaling Skyscraper in Sydney


August 31st, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spiderman, who was arrested last year and fined 750 Australian dollars for climbing the Royal Bank of Scotland, a forty one story building which is located in ... Read more...

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‘Harried’ Brit woman says dumping cat in bin was ‘just a joke’


August 25th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): The British woman, who was caught on CCTV dumping a cat in a wheelie bin, has said that she did it as a joke, and cannot see what ... Read more...

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Likely Chinese owners plan to make Liverpool highest-spending club


August 7th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): Liverpool's would be Chinese owners are planning to turn the club into the biggest spenders on the planet.Marc Ganis, whose Sportscorp company has helped form a group of ... Read more...

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Ambani, Subrata Roy to compete with Chinese Govt. to buy Liverpool


August 5th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): India's richest man Mukesh Ambani and billionaire businessman Subrata Roy face competition from the Chinese Government in the battle to buy English Premier League club Liverpool.The Indian ... Read more...

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Britain’s national debt reaches four trillion pounds


July 14th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Britain's national debt stands close to a staggering four trillion pounds, nearly four times higher than officially estimated, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has said. The total debt ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth II to become great-grandmother


July 9th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will soon become a great-grandmother. The wife of her eldest grandson Peter is expecting. The queen's first great-grandchild is expected to be born in December ... Read more...

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UAE bank to acquire Royal Bank of Scotland’s retail business


June 17th, 2010 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 17 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) has signed a deal to acquire the Royal Bank of Scotland's (RBS) retail banking business in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ... Read more...

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French spiderman foiled in attempt to scale Sydney skyscraper


June 1st, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 1 (ANI): A French stuntman, who is known as spiderman for his ability to free climb tall buildings without safety equipment, has had to put his plans to scale a ... Read more...

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Hyderabad-based BPO to use `cheap’ prison labour to process bank work


May 13th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 13 (ANI): In what has been billed as "a unique public-private experiment", an Indian outsourcing company that claims Royal Bank of Scotland and Goldman Sachs as its clients, is to ... Read more...

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Royal Bank of Scotland cuts 2,600 jobs


May 10th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by BNO News
EDINBURGH (BNO NEWS) -- The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) on Monday said it plans to cut a total of more than 2,600 jobs across its insurance and retail divisions, a spokesman ... Read more...

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British watchdog to investigate Goldman Sachs


April 20th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (DPA) Britain's financial watchdog said Tuesday it would launch a formal enforcement investigation into investment bank Goldman Sachs following fraud charges in the US. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) ... Read more...

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Financial sector key recruiter at IIM-Kozhikode


March 15th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Strengthening the economic revival story, financial sectors made a beeline to hire students from Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode (IIM-K). The elite B-school Monday said that a whopping ... Read more...

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