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WTO's future bright; ready to up engagement with India: US WTO's future bright; ready to up engagement with India: US

Confident of greater bilateral trade and enhanced cooperation at global economic platforms, the US Sunday said it is ready to increase engagement with India to find new common ground at WTO and asserted that the future looks "bright" for this global trade body.

China's top 500 firms report first revenue decline in 15 years China's top 500 firms report first revenue decline in 15 years

Among the top 500 firms, 155 reported declines in revenues in 2015, 61 more than a year ago, with many of them representing the overcapacity-plagued coal, steel, oil and chemicals industries.

Monsanto lobbies with US lawmakers on Indian regulatory issues Monsanto lobbies with US lawmakers on Indian regulatory issues

Facing roadblocks in India over sale of its genetically modified products, global seeds giant Monsanto is engaging in hectic lobbying with US lawmakers to seek their support for its interest in the fast-growing Indian market.

Japan PM pledges to invest $ 30 billion in Africa by 2018 Japan PM pledges to invest $ 30 billion in Africa by 2018

Japan will pour USD 30 billion in investment in Africa by 2018, including USD 10 billion in infrastructure development, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said today at a summit in Nairobi.

This is how billionaire Richard Branson looks after cheating death in a violent high-speed bike crash This is how billionaire Richard Branson looks after cheating death in a violent high-speed bike crash

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson says he thought he was going to die after flying head first off his bicycle in the British Virgin Islands.

Worms found in burgers from two Kentucky McDonald’s restaurants Worms found in burgers from two Kentucky McDonald’s restaurants

At least two people have reported finding worms in food from McDonald’s restaurants in two Kentucky communities.

Amazon dabbling with 30-hour work weeks: Report

US online retail titan Amazon, which has been accused of fostering a cutthroat workplace atmosphere, will try out teams that log 30-hour work weeks, the Washington Post reported on Friday.

Fiat chief rejects complaints over US sales data

Allegations that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles falsified US sales data are meritless and the company`s financial reports are "totally accurate," chief executive Sergio Marchionne told reporters Friday.

Global markets drift after Yellen speech

European and US equities markets were split on Friday after US Fed chief Janet Yellen suggested interest rates could rise in the near-term.

Apple issues update after cyber weapon captured

Apple iPhone owners on Friday were urged to install a quickly released security update after a sophisticated attack on an Emirati dissident exposed vulnerabilities targeted by cyber arms dealers.

US economic growth estimate for 2nd quarter cut to 1.1%

The Commerce Department slightly cut its estimate of US economic growth in the second quarter to 1.1 percent Friday, underscoring the surprise weakness in activity during the period.

Oil falls amid supply glut, lower prospects of output freeze Oil falls amid supply glut, lower prospects of output freeze

Amid the recent fluctuation in global crude oil rates, prices fell on Friday, in a situation of supply glut following indications from Saudi Arabia that no output freeze was in the offing.

French PM Manuel Valls praises economy, says growth target in reach French PM Manuel Valls praises economy, says growth target in reach

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Thursday said growth in Eurozone`s second largest power was getting stronger with unemployment falling while maintaining this year`s growth target.

Brexit hits German business morale, Ifo index plunges Brexit hits German business morale, Ifo index plunges

The Munich-based Ifo economic institute said its business climate index, based on a monthly survey of some 7,000 firms, fell to 106.2 in August from 108.3 in July.

No more secret! Newspaper says it uncovered KFC`s secret recipe No more secret! Newspaper says it uncovered KFC`s secret recipe

A US newspaper says it may have inadvertently stumbled upon the closely guarded blend of spices and herbs that coat the global restaurant chain`s signature fried chicken. 

US crude down 3% after big stockpile build report US crude down 3% after big stockpile build report

Oil prices tumbled on Wednesday, with U.S. crude falling more than 3 percent, after an unexpectedly large inventory build in the world`s biggest oil consumer renewed worries about oversupply.

Record German budget surplus fuels investment debate Record German budget surplus fuels investment debate

Solid economic growth generated a record budget surplus for Germany in the first half of this year, stoking a debate within government about whether the country should use its spare revenue to cut taxes or increase spending.

Eurozone business activity strong despite Brexit: Survey Eurozone business activity strong despite Brexit: Survey

 Eurozone economic activity edged higher in August with few signs that Brexit-linked dangers were yet hurting the European economy, a closely watched survey showed today.

Big three leaders insist EU not finished after Brexit

The leaders of France, Germany and Italy insisted on Tuesday that Britain's decision to quit the European Union would not kill the bloc.

Pfizer boosts cancer drug roster with $14 billion Medivation deal Pfizer boosts cancer drug roster with $14 billion Medivation deal

Pfizer Inc, beating out numerous other bidders, said it agreed to buy U.S. cancer drug company Medivation Inc for $14 billion in cash, adding its blockbuster prostate cancer drug Xtandi to the company`s growing oncology roster.