Wall Street moves lower on Apple, interest rate worries| Reuters
Aug 05, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
Wall Street ended lower on Tuesday for a third straight session as investors worried about a rise in interest rates while Apple's shares hit their lowest in over six months.The iPhone maker's shares fell 3.21 percent to $114.64, firmly below their 20...
Apple and interest rate jitters weigh on Wall Street| Reuters
Aug 05, 2015 at 00:45 | Source:
Wall Street extended losses on Tuesday as investors worried about a rise in interest rates while Apple's shares hit their lowest in over six months.The iPhone maker's shares fell as much as 4.4 percent to $113.25, slipping firmly below their 200-day ...
Wall Street lower as Apple slips to 6-month low| Reuters
Aug 05, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
REUTERS - Wall Street fell on Tuesday as Apple's shares remained under pressure, hitting their lowest in more than six months, and investors digested earnings reports from a host of companies.The iPhone maker's shares fell as much as 4.4 percent to $...
Drugmaker Shire bids $30 bln for Baxter spin-off Baxalta| Reuters
Aug 04, 2015 at 23:45 | Source:
LONDON Drugmaker Shire (SHP.L) said on Tuesday it was seeking to buy Baxalta (BXLT.N), a company spun-off by Baxter International (BAX.N) last month, for $30 billion to forge the leading global specialist in rare diseases.The London-listed group went...
China breaks India's 2010 Guinness record for largest umbrella
Aug 04, 2015 at 17:42 | Source:
Beijing: A giant umbrella of around 23 metres in diameter and 14.4 meters in height made by a Chinese firm has set a new Guinness World Record for the world's largest umbrella, breaking record set in India in 2010.The umbrella company in east China's...
Monsoon washout: How Modi govt lost the plot, and what it needs to do now
Aug 04, 2015 at 15:36 | Source:
With the monsoon session of parliament a near-total washout and with the NDA government more or less abandoning its reforms agenda for now, Narendra Modi has more or less lost the political initiative for now. With the suspension of 25 Congress MPs f...
Bradesco to acquire HSBC Brazil unit, biggest-ever buy| Reuters
Aug 03, 2015 at 23:45 | Source:
SAO PAULO Banco Bradesco SA agreed to buy HSBC Holdings Plc's Brazilian unit for a surprisingly high 17.6 billion reais ($5.2 billion), narrowing the gap with larger rivals while boosting its base of affluent customers in Latin America's largest econ...
Secular-Left opposition to death penalty is often driven by hidden motives
Aug 03, 2015 at 17:15 | Source:
The current debate about the death penalty boils down to a simple moral question about natural justice: does a killer have greater rights than the people he kills? A priori, one would have to say that no, killers do not have greater rights than their...
ICICI Bank Q1 net profit rises 12% to Rs 2,976 cr; scrip jumps 6%
Jul 31, 2015 at 14:44 | Source:
New Delhi: Private sector lender ICICI Bank today reported a 12.08 percent growth in net profit at Rs 2,976.16 crore, its record quarterly profit, for the quarter ended June despite increase in stress on asset quality.The bank had a standalone net pr...
Indian Ocean debris almost certainly from Boeing 777 | Reuters
Jul 31, 2015 at 03:46 | Source:
SAINT-DENIS, Reunion Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially providing some answers for families of those aboard ...
Barclays to speed up cost-cuts after new mis-selling hit| Reuters
Jul 30, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
LONDON Barclays' (BARC.L) new executive chairman sought to stamp his mark on the bank on Wednesday by accelerating the sale of assets and cost cutting, after the group reported an 12 percent rise in profit and another big charge to compensate custome...
Global stocks rally as China fears dwindle, oil prices steady| Reuters
Jul 29, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
NEW YORK U.S. and European stock markets climbed 1 percent or more on Tuesday, reversing five days of declines, as investors looked past China's equities sell-off and took buying cues from earnings and mergers news.Prices of safe-haven government bon...
No Indo-Pak series amid terror strikes: Ganguly backs BCCI
Jul 28, 2015 at 17:14 | Source:
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly today backed BCCI's stance of not resuming bilateral cricketing ties with Pakistan until the cross-border terrorism stops.PCB had requested its Indian counterpart to host a bi-lateral series in December this year a...