IMF, World Bank, U.N., OECD form new group to stop tax erosion| Reuters
Apr 20, 2016 at 01:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank said on Tuesday they are joining forces with other international organizations to cooperate on tax issues and develop new tools and standards to halt tax base erosion and evasion.The new g...
HDFC to list up to 10 percent stake in life insurance JV| Reuters
Apr 20, 2016 at 00:30 | Source:
MUMBAI Indian mortgage lender Housing Development Finance Corp (HDFC.NS) said on Tuesday it plans to list up to 10 percent of its life insurance joint venture with Britain's Standard Life Plc (SL.L) in an initial public offering (IPO). The Indian len...
EXCLUSIVE - Iran struggles to find enough ships for oil exports| Reuters
Apr 19, 2016 at 23:45 | Source:
LONDON Iran faces a struggle to increase oil exports because many of its tankers are tied up storing crude, some are not seaworthy, and foreign shipowners remain reluctant to carry its cargoes.Tehran is seeking to make up for lost trade to Europe fol...
Panama president seeks global efforts to tackle tax haven scandal
Apr 19, 2016 at 18:51 | Source:
Tokyo: Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela called on Tuesday for global efforts to tackle the "Panama Papers" scandal, insisting it is not a problem just for his country but the international financial system as a whole.Panama is scramb...
DBS strikes the right balance between best of both worlds
Apr 19, 2016 at 12:31 | Source:
In this increasingly globalized, hyper-connected world that we live in, banks and financial institutions are going through a silent yet powerful process of change. Profoundly impacted by new technologies and changing customer expectations, banking ha...
Odd-even: Delhi's air quality fluctuates between poor & moderate levels
Apr 18, 2016 at 22:38 | Source:
New Delhi: The city's air quality continued to fluctuate on the third day of the anti-pollution measure odd-even, with the level of Ozone showing an upward swing as per Centre's System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) agenc...
Inspired by Haryana, Patel agitation in Gujarat gets a second wind
Apr 18, 2016 at 13:44 | Source:
Revival of the agitation by Patels for reservation was guaranteed the day Mohan Lal Khattar's Haryana government genuflected in front of the Jats.By accepting the demands of Jats for reservation, the Haryana government reinforced the old adage: Jiski...
China launches pollution probe after hundreds of students fall sick
Apr 18, 2016 at 13:30 | Source:
Authorities in China have launched an investigation after a report that hundreds of children attending a language school built near a polluted former industrial site developed health problems, including cancer, state news agency Xinhua reported on Mo...
China drops plan on regulating halal food
Apr 18, 2016 at 13:17 | Source:
Beijing: China has dropped a plan to bring a national law regulating halal food following mixed reactions from public and scholars who accused the atheist government of meddling in religious affairs.The drafting of a law on halal food was not listed ...