Stocks end stronger as investors look beyond mixed earnings| Reuters
Apr 23, 2015 at 03:30 | Source:
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended stronger on Wednesday as Visa's potential expansion into China and talk of a turnaround at McDonald's helped investors look beyond a mixed bag of quarterly earnings.All of the 10 major S&P 500 sectors rose, with the ...
Jayalalithaa's DA case: SC verdict on SPP appointment on 27 April
Apr 22, 2015 at 13:13 | Source:
New Delhi:The Supreme Court will pronounce its decision on 27 April on the issue of legality of appointmentof advocate Bhawani Singh as special public prosecutor(SPP) toargue before Karnataka High Court against the appeal filed byAIADMK supremo J Jay...
Why real estate Ponzi scheme will continue despite new Real Estate Bill
Apr 21, 2015 at 14:59 | Source:
On 7 April 2015, the Union cabinet cleared the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill. The Bill essentially mandates that every state needs to set up a Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA), to protect consumer interests. Every commercial as...
Trillions of dollars needed for new bid to end poverty by 2030| Reuters
Apr 18, 2015 at 22:45 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders have drawn up ambitious goals to end extreme poverty by 2030 and promote development over the next 15 years, but now they have to figure out how to pay the bill. Trillions of dollars would be re...
Don't get disillusioned, support Modi: Ratan Tata to Corporate India
Apr 17, 2015 at 18:44 | Source:
Mumbai: Cautioning the industry against getting "disillusioned so fast", top business leader Ratan Tata today asked it to give 'support and opportunity' to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for delivering on his promises.Stating that the Modi go...
Jaitley pitches for low taxes, taxpayers as 'partners not hostages'
Apr 17, 2015 at 15:49 | Source:
Washington: Promising a 'modern tax system' with low and globally competitive rates, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has assured foreign investors against any retrospective action and said taxpayers will be seen as "partners and not as potential ...
Ex-IMF head Rato in preliminary corruption probe| Reuters
Apr 17, 2015 at 06:46 | Source:
MADRID (Reuters) - The home and office of former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato were searched on Thursday as part of a tax and money laundering investigation into his personal wealth, Spanish judicial officials said.Earlier, cameras s...
Goldman's stock trading boom turns up heat on Morgan Stanley| Reuters
Apr 17, 2015 at 05:45 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's (GS.N) blockbuster performance in stock trading last quarter has some Wall Street watchers wondering whether it knocked rival Morgan Stanley (MS.N) out of the top spot in equities.Goldman was head-and-sh...
Home of ex-IMF head Rato searched in tax investigation | Reuters
Apr 17, 2015 at 02:46 | Source:
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish judges ordered a search of the Madrid home of former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato as part of an investigation into tax paid on his personal wealth, a court statement said on Thursday.Spain's state prosecut...
Wall Street mixed as Netflix surges and investors eye earnings| Reuters
Apr 17, 2015 at 02:30 | Source:
(REUTERS) - U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday afternoon as soaring Wall Street debuts by online retailer Etsy and trading firm Virtu offset lingering worries about upcoming corporate earnings reports. The S&P 500's top gainer, Netflix (NFLX.O), ...
Sponsored: The way you travel can decide the way you invest too
Apr 16, 2015 at 11:20 | Source:
Deciding Where to Travel (Deciding where to invest)Think of how you travelled in school or college trips. Full of energy and excitement, you would pack up in buses, huddle up in dormitories and wouldnt mind going for a few adventurous treks also.As y...
From Ramanuja to Periyar: Re-integrating Brahmins into Dravidian narrative
Apr 13, 2015 at 21:11 | Source:
By Rohit ViswanathFor nearly a hundred years, advocates of Dravidianism often deceived the people of Tamil Nadu into believing that they knew higher truths than the vedantins - or students of Vedanta. They aggrandised power at the cost of cleaving so...
Scandals, gaffes could haunt Hillary Clinton in her 2016 presidential bid
Apr 13, 2015 at 17:00 | Source:
Hillary Clinton looks ahead to 2016 as the year Americans may finally elect their first-ever female president, but her past is freighted with blemishes and gaffes that could compromise if not sink her campaign.Clinton intends to draw on her wealth of...
Full text: PM Modi's address at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris
Apr 10, 2015 at 16:35 | Source:
Director General, Madam BukovaExcellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,I am truly honoured to address UNESCO.I feel specially privileged to visit this great institution in its 70th anniversary year.This milestone reminds us of a fundamental achievement of ...