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  • China: Use of force in N Korea would lead to bigger disasters

    China: Use of force in N Korea would lead to bigger disasters  

    China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned at the United Nations today against military action to respond to the threat from North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes.

    28 Apr 2017, 9.02 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • US seeks talks with North Korea to solve nuke issue: Tillerson

    US seeks talks with North Korea to solve nuke issue: Tillerson  

    The United States is not ruling out direct dialogue with North Korea on its nuclear programme, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview with National Public Radio.

    28 Apr 2017, 8.06 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Japan's March core inflation, manufacturing miss forecasts, keep pressure on BOJ

    Japan's March core inflation, manufacturing miss forecasts, keep pressure on BOJ  

    Japan's core consumer prices rose at a slower than expected pace in March and household spending fell more than expected in a worrying sign for the central bank that domestic demand won't be strong enough to generate susta...

    28 Apr 2017, 2.50 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • Deutsche Bank Q1 profit surges on debt trading

    Deutsche Bank Q1 profit surges on debt trading  

    Deutsche Bank more than doubled its first-quarter net profit to 575 million euros (USD 627 million), benefiting from lower legal costs for past misdeeds and a rebound in debt trading.

    27 Apr 2017, 6.25 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • Trump tax cut caution, ECB meeting cools risk rally

    Trump tax cut caution, ECB meeting cools risk rally  

    A record-setting rally in world stocks ran out of steam on Thursday, with unconvincing US tax cut plans cooling investors' spirits and caution setting in as the European Central Bank met.

    27 Apr 2017, 4.34 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • JFK's post Wold War II diary sold for over USD 700,000

    JFK's post Wold War II diary sold for over USD 700,000  

    A diary kept by John F Kennedy, recording his premonitions of the Cold War and thoughts on German dictator Adolf Hitler during his stint as a young journalist in post World War II Europe, was auctioned for a whopping USD 718,750 -...

    27 Apr 2017, 4.28 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • United Airlines will offer bumped passengers $10,000 in compensation

    United Airlines will offer bumped passengers $10,000 in compensation  

    United Airlines today announced it will offer bumped passengers up to USD 10,000 in compensation and reduce overbooking following the dragging incident on board one of its flights that caused worldwide outrage.

    27 Apr 2017, 11.00 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Treasury's Mnuchin: Trump wants 15% corporate rate in 'biggest tax cut' in US history

    Treasury's Mnuchin: Trump wants 15% corporate rate in 'biggest tax cut' in US history   

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin confirms that the tax plan the Trump administration will outline Wednesday afternoon will call for a 15 percent corporate rate.

    26 Apr 2017, 8.14 pm  |  Source: CNBC

  • Austrian prosecutors investigate Airbus CEO over suspected fraud

    Austrian prosecutors investigate Airbus CEO over suspected fraud  

    Vienna prosecutors are investigating Airbus Chief Executive Thomas Enders for suspected fraud in connection with a USD 2 billion Eurofighter jet order by Austria more than a decade ago, the prosecutors' office said.

    26 Apr 2017, 7.40 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • China to boost non-fossil fuel use to 20% by 2030: State planner

    China to boost non-fossil fuel use to 20% by 2030: State planner  

    In a policy document, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will peak by 2030 and total energy demand will be capped at 6 billion tonnes of standard coal equivalent by 2030, up f...

    25 Apr 2017, 2.16 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • Microsoft LinkedIn crosses 500 million members mark

    Microsoft LinkedIn crosses 500 million members mark  

    Microsoft's $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn which was completed in December was the biggest-ever deal for a social media company.

    25 Apr 2017, 11.17 am  |  Source: NEWS18.com

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella banks on LinkedIn to take on Salesforce

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella banks on LinkedIn to take on Salesforce  

    The improvements to Dynamics 365, as Microsoft's sales software is called, are a challenge to market leader Salesforce.com and represent the first major product initiative to spring from Microsoft's $26 billion acquisi...

    25 Apr 2017, 9.28 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Major action on H1-B visa would worry India: CEA

    Major action on H1-B visa would worry India: CEA  

    "If there are serious actions taken it's something that's going to kind of worry us a lot because, remember that our exports of services are about 40 to 45 per cent of the total exports,” Subramanian told an audience her...

    25 Apr 2017, 8.40 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Qatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to US

    Qatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to US  

    Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker said uncertainty about travel to the United States is "affecting the business, but to a very small extent."

    25 Apr 2017, 7.30 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Trump, Merkel discuss Syria, Yemen and North Korea

    Trump, Merkel discuss Syria, Yemen and North Korea  

    "The leaders discussed the conflicts in Syria and Yemen and the urgent security challenge posed by North Korea," the White House said in a readout of the phone call.

    25 Apr 2017, 7.30 am  |  Source: PTI

  • PPG raises offer for Akzo Nobel to $29 billion

    PPG raises offer for Akzo Nobel to $29 billion  

    PPG said its proposal was a "final" invitation to Akzo to enter negotiations and included a break fee in case the deal was rejected by regulators - attempting to address a concern that Akzo raised when it rejected two previous pro...

    25 Apr 2017, 7.30 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • World stocks hit record high as French vote sparks risk-on rally

    World stocks hit record high as French vote sparks risk-on rally  

    MSCI's gauge of global stocks hit an all-time high on Monday as abating political risk after a market-friendly outcome to the first round of the French presidential election stoked a risk-on rally.

    24 Apr 2017, 8.51 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • Nasdaq opens at record high as Wall Street rallies

    Nasdaq opens at record high as Wall Street rallies  

    The Nasdaq hit a record high at the open on Monday, with other indexes also surging, as investors breathed a sigh of relief after Centrist candidate and market favorite Emmanuel Macron won the first round of the French election.

    24 Apr 2017, 8.46 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • 'India's participation crucial for China's silk road project'

    'India's participation crucial for China's silk road project'  

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    24 Apr 2017, 5.05 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Global steel output rose in March

    Global steel output rose in March  

    Crude steel output from China, the world's top producer and consumer of the alloy, rose to 72.0 million tonnes, up 1.8 percent from March 2016.

    24 Apr 2017, 4.32 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • Macron, Le Pen set for final French duel

    Macron, Le Pen set for final French duel  

    Macron is the clear favourite to become France's youngest-ever president after topping Sunday's ballot with 23.75 per cent of votes, slightly ahead of National Front (FN) leader Le Pen on 21.53 per cent.

    24 Apr 2017, 4.05 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • HSBC wins mandate on $100 billion Saudi Aramco IPO: CEO

    HSBC wins mandate on $100 billion Saudi Aramco IPO: CEO  

    Europe's biggest bank joins peers including JPMorgan Chase & Co and Morgan Stanley on the deal, which is expected to raise some $100 billion and is the centrepiece of the Saudi government's ambitious strategy to divers...

    24 Apr 2017, 3.36 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after Taliban attack

    Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after Taliban attack  

    "President Ashraf Ghani has accepted the resignation of the defence minister and army chief of staff," a one-line statement from the presidential palace said.

    24 Apr 2017, 1.20 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • In call with Donald Trump, Xi Jinping urges 'restraint' on North Korea: Report

    In call with Donald Trump, Xi Jinping urges 'restraint' on North Korea: Report  

    "(China) hopes that the relevant parties can maintain restraint and avoid actions that would increase tensions in the Korean Peninsula," Xi said, according to state broadcaster CCTV.

    24 Apr 2017, 10.35 am  |  Source: PTI

  • US President Donald Trump resorting to unilateralism with steel probe: Report

    US President Donald Trump resorting to unilateralism with steel probe: Report  

    The article was the strongest official response yet to US President Donald Trump on Thursday launching an investigation of China and other steel producers for dumping cheap steel products into the United States.

    24 Apr 2017, 10.25 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week

    Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week  

    "This builds on previous executive actions that have cleared the way for job-creating pipelines, innovations in energy production, and reduced unnecessary burden on energy producers," the official said on condition of anonymity.

    24 Apr 2017, 9.52 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen set for French election run-off

    Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen set for French election run-off  

    Macron topped yesterday's first round with 23.9 per cent of votes, slightly ahead of National Front (FN) leader Le Pen with 21.4 per cent, according to near-final results from the interior ministry.

    24 Apr 2017, 9.35 am  |  Source: PTI

  • World Bank Group, China-led AIIB agree to deepen cooperation

    World Bank Group, China-led AIIB agree to deepen cooperation  

    The memorandum of understanding signed at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund spring meetings in Washington comes a year after the two multilateral lenders established mechanisms for cost-sharing and co-financing of inv...

    24 Apr 2017, 9.07 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • North Korea says it's poised to strike US aircraft carrier

    North Korea says it's poised to strike US aircraft carrier  

    US President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to rising tension over the North's nuclear and missile tests, and its threats to attack the Unit...

    24 Apr 2017, 8.45 am  |  Source: Reuters

  • Emmanuel Macron tops French election, to fight Le Pen in second round

    Emmanuel Macron tops French election, to fight Le Pen in second round  

    Macron was projected to win between 23 and 24 per cent in today's first round, slightly ahead of National Front (FN) leader Le Pen with between 21.6 and 23 per cent, according to estimates on public television.

    24 Apr 2017, 7.45 am  |  Source: PTI

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