Moneycontrol

World News

  • 24 Coptic Christians killed as gunmen attack bus in Egypt

    24 Coptic Christians killed as gunmen attack bus in Egypt  

    The bus came under attack when it was heading to Anba Samuel monastery in the Minya Governorate, 250 kms south of Cairo.

    26 May 2017, 6.00 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • 90% Brits expecting more terror attacks

    90% Brits expecting more terror attacks  

    The UK government has raised the threat level from 'severe' to the highest possible 'critical', meaning an attack is "expected imminently".

    26 May 2017, 3.23 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • China's reforms not enough to arrest rising debt, another downgrade possible: Moody's

    China's reforms not enough to arrest rising debt, another downgrade possible: Moody's  

    The comments came days after Moody's Investors Service downgraded China's sovereign ratings on Wednesday by one notch to A1, saying it expects the financial strength of the world's second-largest economy will erode in ...

    26 May 2017, 9.55 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Japan consumer prices rise in April, driven by energy costs

    Japan consumer prices rise in April, driven by energy costs  

    But the increase was due largely to the fading effect of last year's energy price falls, underscoring the challenges the Bank of Japan still faces after years of heavy monetary stimulus to reach its ambitious 2 percent inflati...

    26 May 2017, 9.50 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • General Motors is accused in lawsuit of cheating on diesel truck emissions

    General Motors is accused in lawsuit of cheating on diesel truck emissions  

    The proposed class-action lawsuit covers people who own or lease more than 705,000 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups fitted with "Duramax" engines from the 2011 to 2016 model years.

    26 May 2017, 8.05 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Donald Trump talks trade with EU, varied differences remain

    Donald Trump talks trade with EU, varied differences remain  

    "They agreed on the need to work together to deepen our security cooperation in fighting ISIS (Islamic State), combating radicalisation and responding to other common threats."

    26 May 2017, 8.05 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Amazon opens first brick and mortar New York bookshop

    Amazon opens first brick and mortar New York bookshop  

    Amazon, which launched as an online bookseller in 1995 but which now sells everything from designer clothes to groceries, bided its time before venturing into the US cultural capital. It launched brick and mortar bookstores in six...

    26 May 2017, 7.40 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Donald Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

    Donald Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court  

    In a 10-3 vote yesterday, the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit said the ban likely violates the Constitution. And it upheld a lower court ruling that blocks the Republican administration from cutting off visas for p...

    26 May 2017, 7.35 am  |  Source: PTI

  • US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in east Syria: Monitor

    US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in east Syria: Monitor  

    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes hit a series of residential buildings in Mayadeen, a town in Syria's oil-rich eastern province of Deir Ezzor.

    26 May 2017, 7.35 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Indians issued maximum work visas to UK in 2016

    Indians issued maximum work visas to UK in 2016  

    Indian nationals were issued the maximum number of skilled work visas to live and work in the UK last year, according to statistics released today.

    25 May 2017, 10.42 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • US warship challenges China's South China Sea claims

    US warship challenges China's South China Sea claims  

    The guided-missile destroyer, USS Dewey, conducted a patrol within 20 kilometres of Mischeef Reef, part of the Spratly Islands.

    25 May 2017, 8.20 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • German police: Manchester bomber passed through airport

    German police: Manchester bomber passed through airport  

    The suspected bomber in the concert attack in Britain passed through a German airport before the attack, police said today.

    25 May 2017, 6.56 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • China downplays UN report stating CPEC may fuel geo-political

    China downplays UN report stating CPEC may fuel geo-political  

    China today played down a UN report that cautioned that the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor could ignite "geo-political" tensions with India, saying it is an economic project and will not affect Beijing's stand...

    25 May 2017, 6.45 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • China should grant 'genuine' autonomy to Tibet: Sangay

    China should grant 'genuine' autonomy to Tibet: Sangay  

    China should grant "genuine" autonomy to Tibet within the framework of the Chinese Constitution and the Dalai Lama is not an "obstacle" to resolving the vexed issue, according to the leader of the Tibetan government in exile.

    25 May 2017, 6.35 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months: Delegate

    OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months: Delegate   

    The cuts are likely to be shared again by a dozen non-members led by top oil producer Russia, which reduced output in tandem with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries from January. Non-OPEC producers meet OPEC lat...

    25 May 2017, 3.51 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • OPEC meets to extend oil cuts for up to one year

    OPEC meets to extend oil cuts for up to one year   

    The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is to discuss in Vienna whether to prolong an accord reached in December in which it and 11 non-members agreed to cut oil output by about 1.8 million barrels per day in the fir...

    25 May 2017, 1.42 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • UK police make 2 more arrests in Manchester bombing case

    UK police make 2 more arrests in Manchester bombing case  

    The latest arrests take the total number of men in custody over the terror attack to eight. All the previous arrests were made in and around Manchester where the suicide bombing took place on Monday night.

    25 May 2017, 1.33 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • US plans to cut $100 mn from coalition support fund for Pakistan

    US plans to cut $100 mn from coalition support fund for Pakistan  

    The administration has proposed the USD 100 million cut in its annual budget proposals under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF), a Pentagon programme to reimburse US allies that have incurred costs in supporting counter-terrorist an...

    25 May 2017, 1.13 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • China will continue to relax foreign investment rules for auto industry

    China will continue to relax foreign investment rules for auto industry  

    The government is preparing to further open up the new energy vehicle battery market to foreign investment, Ministry spokesman Sun Jiwen told a regular briefing in Beijing.

    25 May 2017, 10.56 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Trump administration proposes $800 mn coalition support for Pakistan

    Trump administration proposes $800 mn coalition support for Pakistan  

    The administration has proposed the amount - a cut of USD 100 million compared to the previous time - in its annual budget proposals under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF), a Pentagon programme to reimburse US allies that have inc...

    25 May 2017, 10.20 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Fed ties rate hike to economic rebound, sees balance sheet cuts in 2017

    Fed ties rate hike to economic rebound, sees balance sheet cuts in 2017  

    Nearly all policymakers at the May 2-3 meeting also said they favoured beginning the wind-down of the U.S. central bank's massive holdings of Treasury debt and mortgage-backed securities this year.

    25 May 2017, 9.29 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Volvo owner Geely acquires Proton, buys 49.9% stake

    Volvo owner Geely acquires Proton, buys 49.9% stake  

    Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd, parent of Hong Kong-based Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd, will also acquire 51 percent of Proton's stake in British car maker Lotus, the companies said, without disclosing the value of the d...

    25 May 2017, 9.06 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Moody's downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut

    Moody's downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut  

    The U.S. ratings agency downgraded Hong Kong's rating to Aa2 from Aa1 and said credit trends in China will continue to have a significant impact on Hong Kong's credit profile due to close economic, financial and political ...

    25 May 2017, 8.07 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • US proposes to reduce developmental assistance to India

    US proposes to reduce developmental assistance to India  

    A major portion of the proposed developmental assistance to India is the US Agency for International Development-led global health programme, which again has dropped from USD 35.5 million in 2016 to USD 19.6 million for the next f...

    25 May 2017, 7.45 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Software update can fix Fiat Chrysler's US diesel issue: Lawyer

    Software update can fix Fiat Chrysler's US diesel issue: Lawyer  

    The Justice Department filed a civil suit on Tuesday accusing Fiat Chrysler of illegally using software to bypass emission controls in 104,000 2014-2016 diesel and labeled the software "defeat devices."

    25 May 2017, 7.45 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos gives $1 mn to press freedom watchdog

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos gives $1 mn to press freedom watchdog  

    The gift from Bezos, who also owns the Washington Post newspaper, was announced at the organization's awards dinner yesterday.

    25 May 2017, 7.40 am  |  Source: PTI

  • British PM Theresa May to cut short G7 trip after Manchester attack

    British PM Theresa May to cut short G7 trip after Manchester attack  

    Britain is on its highest terror alert level following Monday's bombing, meaning another attack is thought imminent, and police are searching for the perpetrator's accomplices.

    25 May 2017, 7.35 am  |  Source: PTI

  • House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule

    House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule  

    In the preceding floor debate, the bill's supporters said the rule requiring a permit under the Clean Water Act before spraying pesticides is burdensome and duplicative. EPA already regulates pesticide safety under a different...

    25 May 2017, 7.30 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Worker advocacy group report says Tesla's injury rate higher than average

    Worker advocacy group report says Tesla's injury rate higher than average  

    Worksafe made the analysis after being approached by the United Auto Workers, the Detroit-based union that has been talking to Tesla employees about organizing.

    25 May 2017, 7.30 am  |  Source: REUTERS

  • Nepal PM Prachanda may resign today

    Nepal PM Prachanda may resign today  

    The prime minister was to address the parliament yesterday and announce his resignation, but it was postponed as the speaker adjourned the House after the main opposition CPN-UML's lawmakers obstructed the House meeting, prote...

    24 May 2017, 3.21 pm  |  Source: PTI

Sections
Follow us on
Available On