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Learn from Sino-Indian trade ties, Pakistan told

A leading Pakistani newspaper on Thursday urged the government to learn how China and India have deepened their trade ties despite some persisting bilateral problems.

'Adani to decide on investment in Australia coal mine soon' 'Adani to decide on investment in Australia coal mine soon'

Indian energy giant Adani on Thursday said a final investment decision on its 21.7 billion dollar Carmichael coal mine project in Australia's Queensland state was expected within this month.

Microsoft is successful because it gives back to communities: Nadella

Nadella stressed on creating local opportunities in the countries where a company operates.

Samsung Electronics names new mobile marketing chief in delayed reshuffle Samsung Electronics names new mobile marketing chief in delayed reshuffle

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday named a new head of mobile marketing and a new China chief as part of an executive reshuffle designed to prevent a "decline" in momentum following the arrest of its vice chairman.

In uncertain H1-B times, US firm targets Indians with EB5 - the ''Golden Visa'' In uncertain H1-B times, US firm targets Indians with EB5 - the ''Golden Visa''

As confusion looms over the future of the H1-B visa programme, an investment-facilitating firm is targeting rich Indians with the EB5 visa, popularly known as the "Golden Visa", that promises a faster route to US citizenship.

'IMF could be on board for Greek bailout'

Slovak Finance Minister Peter Kazimir suggested on Wednesday that the International Monetary Fund was on board for financing Greece's third bailout.

Apple tops $800 billion market cap for first time Apple tops $800 billion market cap for first time

Apple Inc became the first US company to top the $800 billion mark in market capitalization.

Macron victory is 'good news' for trade-reliant Asia: IMF Macron victory is 'good news' for trade-reliant Asia: IMF

Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French presidential election is "good news" for trade-reliant Asia as it eases fears of rising protectionism in Europe, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday.

 

Apple's market cap crosses $800 billion for first time Apple's market cap crosses $800 billion for first time

In yet another milestone, Apple's market capitalisation briefly soared past $800 billion threshold, making it the first company ever with such a mammoth valuation.

Macau launches facial recognition checks at ATMs

Semi-autonomous Macau has already taken steps to help stop cash flows from the mainland as Beijing seeks to curb capital flight due to a struggling yuan.

Global stocks, euro dip as Macron win shifts focus to economy Global stocks, euro dip as Macron win shifts focus to economy

European equities dipped, with French shares, which hit 9 1/2-year highs on Friday, underperforming the wider market.

China's April trade growth slows as commodities, electronics demand cools

China`s April imports rose 11.9 percent, cooling from March`s 20.3 percent rise, official data showed on Monday, and missing analysts` expectations for an 18 percent rise.

Oil prices rise on expectation of output cut extension Oil prices rise on expectation of output cut extension

Brent crude futures were at $49.82 per barrel at 0323 GMT on Monday, up 72 cents, or 1.47 percent, from their last close.

Euro hits 6-month high, world stocks firm after Macron wins French presidential election Euro hits 6-month high, world stocks firm after Macron wins French presidential election

The euro hit a six-month high against the dollar on Monday while Asian shares gained and US stock futures briefly touched a record high, on investor relief after centrist Emmanuel Macron comfortably won the French presidential election.

Three Indian-origin people among top 5 wealthiest in UK, Hinduja brothers top the list Three Indian-origin people among top 5 wealthiest in UK, Hinduja brothers top the list

Besides brothers Srichand and Gopichand Hinduja, who invest in property, healthcare and oil and gas, there are over 40 Indian-origin super-rich in this year's list which also includes a record number of British billionaires - 134 - with 14 new ones emerging over the last year.

US needs comprehensive reform of H-1B system: NYT US needs comprehensive reform of H-1B system: NYT

Infosys' plan to hire 10,000 Americans is "less of a cause" for celebration than it appears as the need of the hour is a comprehensive H-1B reform than the pledge by the Indian technology giant to create jobs in the US, a leading American daily has said.

Lanka only leasing out oil tanks to India: Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka will only lease out oil tanks to India under the proposed deal to jointly operate a strategic oil facility in the eastern port district of Trincomalee, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said.

'Legislative change needed in wage structure to prevent H-1B abuse' 'Legislative change needed in wage structure to prevent H-1B abuse'

The US Labour Department has said a legislative change is required in the four-tiered wage structure to take stronger action against firms using H-1B visas to replace their American employees with workers from countries like India.

Applying for US Visa? You would be required to provide details of social media handles, email ids Applying for US Visa? You would be required to provide details of social media handles, email ids

Applicants of US Visa would be required to provide all prior passport numbers, five years` worth of social media handles, email addresses and phone numbers.

Google agrees to pay 306 million euros to settle Italy tax dispute Google agrees to pay 306 million euros to settle Italy tax dispute

US Internet giant Google has agreed to pay $334 million to settle a tax dispute with Italian authorities.