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US consumer prices unchanged; retail sales fall again US consumer prices unchanged; retail sales fall again

Policymakers are confronted with benign inflation and a tight a labor market as they weigh a third rate hike and announcing plans to start reducing the central bank`s $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities. 

China fast catching as global economic power, US at top: Survey China fast catching as global economic power, US at top: Survey

China is fast catching up as a global economic power, while the public perception around the world is that the US still remains at the top, according to a new survey in 38 countries including India.

Chinese censors scrub emoji tributes to Nobel winner

China's censors raced today to scrub social media networks of candles, RIP and other tributes to Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo as they seek to silence discussion about the prominent dissident's death.

Cyberspace is new battlefield: Microsoft Cyberspace is new battlefield: Microsoft

As a company, he said, Microsoft has launched a four-part approach to strengthen cybersecurity including identity and access management.

 

Yandex and Uber to merge in Russia and five Eastern European countries Yandex and Uber to merge in Russia and five Eastern European countries

Yandex, the "Google of Russia", and Uber have agreed to merge their ride-sharing businesses in Russia and five eastern European markets with Yandex as leading partner, the companies said on Thursday, marking another pullback from Uber`s breakneck global expansion that comes a year after its exit from China.

Global growth to boost US exports: Fed chair Yellen Global growth to boost US exports: Fed chair Yellen

Projecting an upbeat economic prospect for America, federal reserve chair Janet Yellen has told US lawmakers that global growth is expected to boost the country's exports.

India ready to forge 'ambitious' trading relations with UK: May India ready to forge 'ambitious' trading relations with UK: May

In a statement in the House of Commons on the recently concluded G20 summit in Hamburg, May said that her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi involved discussions on a wide range of issues, including tackling modern day slavery.

Babycare brand U-Grow enters India, to invest USD 2 million

The company plans to utilise various channels like retail outlets, pharmacy stores as well as online platforms.

Euro zone bond yields fall, stocks, sterling rally on Yellen speech Euro zone bond yields fall, stocks, sterling rally on Yellen speech

The pan-European STOXX 600 equity index extended gains to hit a session high, up 1 percent with all sectors in positive territory.

Cabinet apprised of India-Palestine IT, electronics pact Cabinet apprised of India-Palestine IT, electronics pact

Under the agreement, both countries will look at promoting closer cooperation in e-governance, m-governance, e-public services delivery, cyber security, software technology parks, start-up ecosystem and the like.

Abu Dhabi tops list of cities to live in for Indians: survey Abu Dhabi tops list of cities to live in for Indians: survey

According to a study conducted by Ipsos, given an opportunity Indians would love to live in Abu Dhabi, followed by Mumbai, Singapore, Delhi, London, Paris, Sydney, New York, Zurich, and Los Angeles.

 

Tata Steel to sell SAW mills in UK to Liberty House Group Tata Steel to sell SAW mills in UK to Liberty House Group

The sale agreement covers the 42-inch and 84-inch pipe mills, also known as the SAW mills, where about 140 employees manufacture pipeline for gas and oil projects around the world, the company said in a statement.

Nepal officials to hold talks with India on GST Nepal officials to hold talks with India on GST

The delegation will discuss issues concerning Goods and Services Tax (GST) recently imposed in India in relation to the bilateral Trade and Transit Treaty between the two countries, officials said here.

Remove barriers, reduce subsidies to open up trade: IMF chief Remove barriers, reduce subsidies to open up trade: IMF chief

Complementing the G20 leaders for adopting an action plan to strengthen the global financial safety net during the two- day Summit that ended last night, Lagarde said the world needs to continue to collaborate to address risks and ensure strong, sustained, balanced and inclusive growth.

SBI in Nepal launches digital village SBI in Nepal launches digital village

The State Bank of India has launched a digital village initiative in Nepal by installing a cash recycling centre.

PM Modi invites Norway pension funds to invest in India PM Modi invites Norway pension funds to invest in India

Modi congratulated in person Moon on his victory in presidential elections, while the South Korean President recalled the prime minister's congratulatory phone call and tweet in Korean language, saying it was warmly received by the people of South Korea.

India in talks with Canada's Teck Resources to buy coking coal India in talks with Canada's Teck Resources to buy coking coal

India has joined top buyers China and Japan to scour new markets after a powerful cyclone hit Australia that knocked out rail lines carrying coking coal to ports for export, causing a surge in prices.

China's FAW to recall 680,000 more Mazda cars over faulty Takata airbags China's FAW to recall 680,000 more Mazda cars over faulty Takata airbags

China`s FAW Car Co Ltd, a partner of Japan`s Mazda Motor Corp, will recall over 680,000 Mazda cars due to issues with air bags that were supplied by embattled Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp.

IMF, World Bank call for removing trade barriers IMF, World Bank call for removing trade barriers

Stressing that governments must find better ways of supporting workers, they said each country needs to find its own mix of policies that is right for their circumstances.

PM Modi pitches for expediting BRICS rating agency PM Modi pitches for expediting BRICS rating agency

Expeditious action should be taken to establish the BRICS credit rating agency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, while emphasising that international financial institutions should reflect the world's current economic balance.