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Brazil’s industrial production shows recovery signs


September 13th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (IANS) Brazil's industrial production is showing signs of recovery, central bank President Alexandre Tombini said.At a public Senate hearing Wednesday, Tombini said that now Brazil ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 78 points down (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Thursday closed almost 78 points down after FMCG, metal and consumer durables stocks came under selling pressure.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Sugar output may drop by 1 mn tonne


August 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India's sugar output is likely to drop by one million tonne to 25 million tonnes in the marketing year beginning Oct 1 due to poor ... Read more...

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Facebook share price slumps below $20


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is with fear of its growth. Yesterday, 2nd March for the first time since it came in to being, Facebook shares dropped to below 20 ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 18 points down (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday closed 18 points down, recouping losses made early in the day. Metal, auto and banking stocks were ... Read more...

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Flood-hit North Korea requests UN food aid


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 3 (IANS) North Korea has urged the UN to provide emergency supplies, including food and fuel, after one of the country's worst floods have left over 100 ... Read more...

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Left seeks universal public distribution system


July 26th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday demanded a universal public distribution system and scrapping of the Planning Commission's "highly dubious poverty estimates".The CPI, CPI-M, Forward Bloc and ... Read more...

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Syria to use chemical weapons against foreign attack


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria may use chemical weapons only in the case of external aggression, Syrian foreign ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said Monday.The official said in Damascus that ... Read more...

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Himachal defers ban on gutka till October


July 17th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Less than a week after imposing a blanket ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutka' (tobacco paan masala) and its variants in the state, ... Read more...

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Sensex surges 236 points (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 236 points higher Tuesday with robust buying in FMCG, capital goods and banking stocks.The 30-scrip sensitive index ... Read more...

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US stocks drop on economic, euro concerns


July 10th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 9 (IANS) US stocks opened lower Monday as disappointing Asian data raised more economic concerns, Xinhua reported.On economic front, Japan's core machinery orders dropped worse-than-expected 14.8 percent ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 148 points down (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed 148 points lower Monday due to a sell-off in metal, power and automobile stocks.The 30-scrip sensitive index ... Read more...

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Riquelme in talks with Brazil’s Flamengo


July 8th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 8 (IANS) Former Argentina international midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme is in talks with Flamengo about a possible move to the Brazilian club.Riquelme announced his decision to ... Read more...

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Monsoon delayed but situation not serious: Pawar


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) There had been a two-week delay in the monsoon but the situation was not serious, union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said here Tuesday and added ... Read more...

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US stocks mixed on disappointing data


June 13th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 13 (IANS) US stocks opened mixed Wednesday on negative data, although more and more investors believe that a new round of quantitative easing will come.On the economic ... Read more...

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South Korean investment in foreign securities grows


May 30th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 30 (IANS) Foreign securities invested by South Korea's financial institutions grew in the first quarter due to rises in the share price of major investment destinations, the central ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 100 points; auto, IT stocks rally


May 29th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading almost 100 points up in the afternoon session Tuesday, led by good buying support in IT, ... Read more...

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US stocks open mixed


May 25th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) US stocks opened mixed Thursday on mixed economic reports and ongoing euro zone concerns.On the economic front, orders for durable goods increased a slight 0.2 ... Read more...

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US stocks rebound to start week


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) US stocks rebounded Monday after major indexes suffered their worst weekly losses in the previous week.Investors were wary after leaders of eight industrial countries ... Read more...

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Sensex rises, capital goods, metal and IT stocks buying picks up


May 15th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading high from its previous close around noon Tuesday on account of buying activity picking up in ... Read more...

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JP Morgan announces trading losses


May 11th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 11 (IANS) JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the US, acknowledged Thursday trading losses of $2 billion for the past six weeks.The losses came from derivatives ... 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 stocks rise on upbeat manufacturing data


May 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 1 (IANS) US stock jumped Tuesday, with the blue-chip Dow rallying to a fresh four-year high, as market sentiment was boosted by upbeat manufacturing data.According to the ... Read more...

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US stocks open lower


April 30th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 30 (IANS) US stocks opened lower Monday as investors worried about the economic recession in Spain.Spain's GDP contracted by 0.3 percent for the first quarter. Although the ... Read more...

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Nearly 58 lakh tonnes wheat arrives in Haryana grain markets


April 27th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) Grain markets in Haryana have received nearly 58 lakh tonnes of wheat in the first 26 days of the current procurement season, a minister said here ... Read more...

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‘Allow wheat exports to Pakistan, CIS countries’


April 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) Punjab Tuesday asked the central government to allow the export of wheat to Pakistan and CIS countries through the Attari checkpost as the state's produce may ... Read more...

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H1N1 cases in Kerala touches dozen


April 24th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) The number of H1N1 cases in Kerala has touched a dozen, a health official said Tuesday, adding that the authorities were fully prepared to deal with ... Read more...

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Sensex down 21.31 points in the afternoon trade


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 21.31 points or 0.12 percent down Monday, amidst a choppy session ruled by major selling pressure.The ... Read more...

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India’s Sensex down after previous rallies


April 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Indian equities were ruling in the red intra-day Friday after a key index opened lower, after rising more than 400 points this week due largely ... Read more...

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US stocks continue downward trend


April 11th, 2012 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 11 (IANS) US stocks continued the downward trend Tuesday as concerns over European debt problems resurfaced amid rising borrowing costs in Spain and Italy.US stocks logged four ... Read more...

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India ‘well prepared’ in case of war: Antony


April 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India is well prepared to defend itself in the face of a war, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Tuesday, dismissing as "rumours" reports about ... Read more...

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Sensex slumps 220 points on weak Asian cues


April 9th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell 220 points in the afternoon trading Monday on sustained selling pressure due to weak cues from Asian ... Read more...

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US stocks fall as stimulus hopes fade


April 5th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 4 (IANS) US stocks continued to fall Wednesday as investors were told that the Federal Reserve was not willing to launch more stimulus measures amid steady improvement ... 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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Sensex gains 100 points; DLF, NTPC rise


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading with a gain of nearly 100 points in the afternoon session Monday on the back of ... Read more...

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