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  • Putin says claims that Russia interfered in US elections are 'lies'

    Putin says claims that Russia interfered in US elections are 'lies'   

    Accusations that Russia interfered in last year's U.S. elections are "lies" used for "domestic American politics," Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.

    30 Mar 2017, 8.56 pm  |  Source: CNBC

  • US fourth-quarter economic growth revised higher, boosted by consumer spending

    US fourth-quarter economic growth revised higher, boosted by consumer spending  

    US economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending spurred the largest increase in imports in two years.

    30 Mar 2017, 7.20 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • UK publishes White Paper to replace EU law post-Brexit

    UK publishes White Paper to replace EU law post-Brexit  

    The UK government today published a White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill, which will convert the EU law into British law to give businesses, workers and consumers certainty after Britain leaves the economic bloc.

    30 Mar 2017, 7.12 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Xi Jinping to meet Donald Trump in Florida next week

    Xi Jinping to meet Donald Trump in Florida next week  

    "Xi will meet Trump at Mar-a-lago, Florida from April 6 to 7," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang announced at a daily press briefing here today.

    30 Mar 2017, 3.55 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Theresa May woos European press on Brexit deal

    Theresa May woos European press on Brexit deal  

    In columns published across a series of European publications, the British Prime Minister writes that a good exit deal for Britain from the European Union (EU) was in "all our interests".

    30 Mar 2017, 2.27 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • H1B visa system needs 'common sense' reforms: Congressman Ro Khanna

    H1B visa system needs 'common sense' reforms: Congressman Ro Khanna  

    Khanna, who represents the Silicon Valley where a large number of Indians and other immigrants work, said many Americans believe the H1B visa programme needs to be reformed.

    30 Mar 2017, 1.30 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Shares in China's Fosun drop after management reshuffle

    Shares in China's Fosun drop after management reshuffle  

    Shanghai-based Fosun said on Tuesday that CEO Liang Xinjun had resigned from all his posts due to unspecified "health reasons", prompting questions over the direction of a diversified company that has made wide-ranging acquisition...

    30 Mar 2017, 1.09 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Hyundai Motor working on dedicated platform for electric vehicles: Executive

    Hyundai Motor working on dedicated platform for electric vehicles: Executive  

    While the platform will not be completed at least until next year, Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors plan to roll out small electric sport utility vehicles based on existing platforms, said Lee Ki-sang, a senior vice presiden...

    30 Mar 2017, 10.35 am  |  Source: CNBC

  • Amazon plans layoffs at Quidsi unit after losses

    Amazon plans layoffs at Quidsi unit after losses  

    The move underscores a shift in Amazon's focus to groceries and other areas since it closed its $500 million cash acquisition of Quidsi in 2011. Fresh food represents a large and fledgling market for online retailers, in c...

    30 Mar 2017, 7.50 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Ford recalls 570,000 vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

    Ford recalls 570,000 vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble  

    The recalls will hit the company's bottom line in the first quarter of this year. Ford said in a today's filing with securities regulators that the recalls will cut pretax earnings by USD 295 million.

    30 Mar 2017, 7.45 am  |  Source: PTI

  • US pending home sales surge to 10-month high

    US pending home sales surge to 10-month high  

    Contracts to buy previously owned US homes jumped to a 10-month high in February, pointing to robust demand for housing ahead of the busy spring selling season.

    29 Mar 2017, 10.25 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • Greece, EU/IMF lenders agree on key labour reforms, pension cuts - sources

    Greece, EU/IMF lenders agree on key labour reforms, pension cuts - sources  

    Greece has agreed with its lenders on key labour reforms, spending cuts and energy issues, moving closer to clinching a deal before a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on April 7, sources close to the talks said on Wednesday.

    29 Mar 2017, 9.36 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • EU rapid drug approval plan worries some national agencies

    EU rapid drug approval plan worries some national agencies  

    A push by the European Medicines Agency to speed up the approval of new drugs that show promise is running into resistance from some of the national agencies that will ultimately decide whether the medicines are worth buying.

    29 Mar 2017, 8.46 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • VW files complaint over searches of its dieselgate law firm

    VW files complaint over searches of its dieselgate law firm  

    Volkswagen has filed a legal complaint with a Munich court against the searches carried out by German prosecutors at the law firm it hired to investigate its emissions scandal.

    29 Mar 2017, 8.38 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • Despite Brexit, Britain still partner in NATO, Europe: Germany

    Despite Brexit, Britain still partner in NATO, Europe: Germany  

    Britain remains a key ally for the European Union and NATO, a spokeswoman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today, as London formally launched the process to quit the bloc.

    29 Mar 2017, 8.18 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Brexit countdown begins as Article 50 triggered

    Brexit countdown begins as Article 50 triggered   

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May today said there could be "no turning back" as the countdown to Britain's exit from the EU began after the British envoy to the economic bloc delivered her letter to the European Council in Brusse...

    29 Mar 2017, 6.52 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Sterling climbs, shares fall, after Brexit formally triggered

    Sterling climbs, shares fall, after Brexit formally triggered  

    Sterling hit the day's high on Wednesday in volatile trade while shares in British companies slipped after British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Council President Donald Tusk said Britain had formally triggered its d...

    29 Mar 2017, 6.12 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • After crippling cost overruns, Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy

    After crippling cost overruns, Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy  

    Bankruptcy will allow Pittsburgh-based Westinghouse, once central to Toshiba's diversification push, to renegotiate or even break its construction contracts, though the utilities that own the projects could seek damages. It co...

    29 Mar 2017, 5.26 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • What to watch for in the Samsung Galaxy S8 launch

    What to watch for in the Samsung Galaxy S8 launch  

    Besides excitement over new features the Galaxy S8 is expected to debut, all eyes are on whether the electronics giant's latest offering will restore trust among its customer base as Samsung's competitors attempt to ramp u...

    29 Mar 2017, 11.55 am  |  Source: CNBC

  • Samsung faces 'biggest test' with Galaxy S8 launch

    Samsung faces 'biggest test' with Galaxy S8 launch  

    Samsung Electronics was forced to discontinue the Galaxy Note 7, originally intended to compete with Apple's iPhone, after a chaotic recall that saw replacement devices also catching fire.

    29 Mar 2017, 10.38 am  |  Source: PTI

  • China's Fosun CEO and VP Liang Xinjun step down in surprise reshuffle

    China's Fosun CEO and VP Liang Xinjun step down in surprise reshuffle  

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    29 Mar 2017, 10.22 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Toshiba approves Chapter 11 filing for nuclear unit Westinghouse: Report

    Toshiba approves Chapter 11 filing for nuclear unit Westinghouse: Report  

    A bankruptcy filing would allow Westinghouse to renegotiate or break its construction contracts, although the utilities that own the projects would likely seek damages.

    29 Mar 2017, 8.16 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Ford announces $1.2 bn investment in US auto plants

    Ford announces $1.2 bn investment in US auto plants  

    Ford said all but USD 200 million of the new investment was part of its labor contract with United Auto Workers, the union representing Ford plant employees, which secured a commitment for USD 9 billion in investments in US plants...

    29 Mar 2017, 7.59 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Trump signs order to roll back Obama climate change measures

    Trump signs order to roll back Obama climate change measures  

    "With today's executive action, I am taking historic steps to life the restrictions on American energy, to reverse government intrusion and to cancel job-killing regulations," Trump said after signing the order at the headquar...

    29 Mar 2017, 7.55 am  |  Source: PTI

  • EU to block LSE-Deutsche Boerse merger: Sources

    EU to block LSE-Deutsche Boerse merger: Sources  

    The decision was widely expected after LSE last month said it had refused the European Commission's request to divest its majority stake in Italian trading platform MTS.

    29 Mar 2017, 7.50 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Theresa May signs letter to trigger Brexit

    Theresa May signs letter to trigger Brexit  

    The letter, giving official notification to other 27 European Union (EU) members that Britain has invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, will be delivered to European Council President Donald Tusk by British ambassador to the EU...

    29 Mar 2017, 7.50 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Amazon launches innovation centre in China to support startups

    Amazon launches innovation centre in China to support startups  

    The Qingdao-Amazon Web Services (AWS) center, launched by Amazon's cloud-computing arm, aims to provide cloud-computing services -- including web services, new technologies such as cloud-computing and big data, and capital and...

    29 Mar 2017, 7.42 am  |  Source: PTI

  • H1B issue: Are there enough talented Americans to meet needs, asks US senator

    H1B issue: Are there enough talented Americans to meet needs, asks US senator  

    North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis said there is a need to "scale up and ramp down" the number of H-1B work visas, highly popular among Indian techies and IT companies, based on the needs of the American economy.

    29 Mar 2017, 7.40 am  |  Source: PTI

  • US House votes to revoke internet privacy rules

    US House votes to revoke internet privacy rules  

    Republicans passed the measure 215 to 205 which would overturn Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule of requiring internet service providers to get customers' permission before selling sensitive consumer data such as br...

    29 Mar 2017, 7.35 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Tesla deal boosts Chinese presence in US auto tech

    Tesla deal boosts Chinese presence in US auto tech  

    Tencent's investment, revealed in a U.S. regulatory filing, provides Tesla with a deep-pocketed ally as it prepares to launch its mass-market Model 3. Tesla's shares rose 2.7 percent to $277.45 on Tuesday, closing in o...

    29 Mar 2017, 7.25 am

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