Asia shares waver in Wall Street's shadow| Reuters
May 02, 2015 at 03:45 | Source:
TOKYO (Reuters) - An index of Asian shares recovered from session lows but struggled to stay positive on Friday after weak corporate earnings dented Wall Street, while the dollar clawed back some losses after suffering its worst monthly performance i...
FM Jaitley warns India Inc against profiting from liberal tax regime
May 01, 2015 at 21:21 | Source:
Warning corporates not to take unfair advantage of the liberalised tax environment, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the world is moving towards a more transparent regime that would remove the veil of secrecy from unlawful transactions.&q...
Jaitley tries to buy peace with RBI, foreign investors | Reuters
Apr 30, 2015 at 22:20 | Source:
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sought to placate the Reserve bank of India (RBI) and foreign investors on Thursday by putting on hold a major overhaul of financial regulation and offering tax concessions on stocks and bonds. Jait...
Shares fall on U.S. GDP data; dollar pares losses after Fed| Reuters
Apr 30, 2015 at 01:30 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stock markets worldwide fell on Wednesday after weak corporate results and data showing U.S. economic growth braked more sharply than expected in the first quarter, while the dollar pared losses after a Federal Reserve policy sta...
U.S. shares rebound; oil pares gains after Iran ship seizure| Reuters
Apr 29, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two of three major U.S. stock indexes rose modestly on Tuesday as Merck posted strong earnings and IBM raised its dividend, while European stocks slid on weak corporate results and oil prices were flat to lower on expectations th...
U.S. shares edge higher; oil pares gains after Iran ship seizure| Reuters
Apr 29, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. shares rebounded in afternoon trading on Tuesday, boosted by strong earnings from Merck and a dividend hike by IBM, while oil prices pared gains on expectations that U.S. crude stockpiles have reached record highs.Merck (MRK...
Global stocks cool, dollar slides ahead of Fed| Reuters
Apr 29, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
LONDON (Reuters) - World shares slipped from record highs on Tuesday as surging Chinese stocks took a breather and investors began to move to the sidelines before the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.The dollar also weakened and Wall Street was expec...
Asian shares at seven-year highs, cheered by Apple earnings| Reuters
Apr 28, 2015 at 06:45 | Source:
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks scaled fresh seven-year peaks on Tuesday as Apple's upbeat earnings offset underlying caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting scheduled to start later in the session.The dollar, meanwhile, clawed back some...
Deflation? Oil's 45 pct rebound could be markets' next headache| Reuters
Apr 28, 2015 at 01:30 | Source:
LONDON (Reuters) - Whisper it, but the next challenge for financial markets and policymakers may not be deflation, but the remarkable surge in oil prices from the six-year low touched in January. Since then, Brent crude futures have risen 45 percent....
For Hong Kong regulator, HSBC presents major challenges | Reuters
Apr 27, 2015 at 23:45 | Source:
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A move by British banking giant HSBC to relocate its headquarters back to Hong Kong would present major challenges to the city's banking watchdog, regulatory experts said.The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is regarded as on...
108 people from West Bengal yet to be traced in Nepal: Mamata Banerjee
Apr 27, 2015 at 18:28 | Source:
Siliguri: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said 108 people from the state who were in Nepal on various purposes were yet to be traced and efforts were on to locate them."As per the information available, another 336 people of...