Britain's FTSE closes down 3.2 pct, banks and housebuilders slump| Reuters
Jun 24, 2016 at 23:26 | Source:
LONDON Britain's top shares index fell on Friday, led lower by banks and homebuilders, but staged a sharp recovery from its initial slump caused by the country's decision to leave the European Union.The FTSE 100 index initially dived more than 8 perc...
Brexit: Sensex plunges 605 pts at close; 7 key developments of the day
Jun 24, 2016 at 17:33 | Source:
While several UK citizens rejoiced after the nation voted to leave out of the European Union, the decision, however, left world financial markets into a tizzy. Even as early results showed voters in favour of 'exit EU' option were slightly ahead, sto...
Brexit signal: Narendra Modi has tough task replacing Raghuram Rajan
Jun 24, 2016 at 13:40 | Source:
So, the Brits have decided to say goodbye to the European Union (EU) and choose independence even though it meant risking their political and economic future. Once the decision is ratified by both EU and British Parliament, Britian will have to rewor...
Trump will not seek refund of $50 million in campaign loans| Reuters
Jun 24, 2016 at 01:30 | Source:
WASHINGTON Republican Donald Trump has forgiven nearly $50 million in loans he made to his presidential campaign, he said on Thursday, signalling to donors that future contributions will be used to fight Democrat Hillary Clinton and not to repay hims...
VP Hamid Ansari backs Yoga, says it helps in improving one's health
Jun 22, 2016 at 16:19 | Source:
New Delhi: Stressing the importance of good health, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said that Yoga is a science that helps improve fitness level as well as overall health profile."A good deal of discussion has been held in many...
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London with opposing views may be a clincher
Jun 22, 2016 at 12:47 | Source:
London: When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union, London's voice may prove decisive. But for which side?Britain's capital, home to almost ninemillion people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country and t...
Trump shrugs off campaign funding lag, cites personal wealth| Reuters
Jun 22, 2016 at 04:45 | Source:
WASHINGTON U.S. Republican Donald Trump said on Tuesday his "unlimited" trove of personal wealth would help compensate for his poor presidential campaign fundraising, even as he took steps to court new donors to help win the White House.The...
Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh's son questioned by CBI
Jun 21, 2016 at 15:20 | Source:
The CBI on Tuesday questioned Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's son Vikramaditya Singh in connection with an alleged disproportionate assets case.Vikramaditya reached the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters in Delhi aro...
Ola on aggressive services expansion to take on Uber
Jun 21, 2016 at 11:14 | Source:
Ride hailing app Ola is taking on its global rival with an aggressive expansion strategy. Ola, which until now has been running only its point-to-point model is now expanding its scope with two new categories -- outstation, for intercity travel and r...
India wants private sector to explore for diamonds, gold| Reuters
Jun 20, 2016 at 23:48 | Source:
NEW DELHI India is seeking the participation of Rio Tinto and Anglo American's De Beers to explore for diamonds and gold, part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambition to make the country a major mineral producer, the mines secretary said.Balvinder...
Watch: Belgium fans outnumbered by Irish supporters in Bordeaux
Jun 19, 2016 at 15:50 | Source:
Belgium rediscovered their most blistering form to batter group E rivals Ireland 3-0 thanks to a brace from Romelu Lukaku and an Axel Witsel header on Saturday. However, off the field it was the Irishmen who scored over the Belgians as the fans in gr...
Wall Street ends week on down note as Apple weighs| Reuters
Jun 18, 2016 at 02:15 | Source:
Wall Street ended lower on Friday as Apple dragged down major indexes and investors girded for Britain's vote next week on its European Union membership.For the week, the three indexes each posted declines of at least 1 percent, with the Nasdaq falli...