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Better late than never: Piyush Goyal says on India-Australia trade

Better late than never: Piyush Goyal says on India-Australia trade

Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal underlined the importance of the India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement. 

Apr 06, 2022, 15:18 PM IST
Sri Lanka stock market shuts as index falls nearly 6%, Lankan central bank Governor resigns

Sri Lanka stock market shuts as index falls nearly 6%, Lankan central bank Governor resigns

The the blue chip index dropped 5.92 percent, triggering a circuit breaker that halts trading for half an hour, the Colombo Stock Exchange said.

Apr 04, 2022, 12:00 PM IST
US expels another Chinese phone carrier on security grounds

US expels another Chinese phone carrier on security grounds

The Federal Communications Commission revoked authorization for Pacific Networks Corp.

Mar 17, 2022, 15:45 PM IST
US Federal Reserve approves first interest rate hike since COVID-19 outbreak

US Federal Reserve approves first interest rate hike since COVID-19 outbreak

The central bank forecast inflation at 4.3 per cent for 2022, versus its typical target of 2 per cent a year. 

Mar 17, 2022, 08:57 AM IST
Russia-Ukraine war: Petrol prices may come down in Europe amidst signs of progress in cease-fire talks between Ukraine, Russia

Russia-Ukraine war: Petrol prices may come down in Europe amidst signs of progress in cease-fire talks between Ukraine, Russia

International oil prices, which shoot up since Russia invaded Ukraine, have swung about USD 40 per barrel in little more than a week.

Mar 16, 2022, 15:04 PM IST
Investors turn to crypto funds, companies as Russia-Ukraine crisis escalates

Investors turn to crypto funds, companies as Russia-Ukraine crisis escalates

Research firm Fundstrat, in its latest note to clients, said venture capital (VC) buyers invested around $4 billion in the crypto space in the last three weeks of February. VCs poured in another $400

Mar 15, 2022, 08:53 AM IST
Russia-Ukraine War: Russia bans export of 200 products in retaliation to Western sanctions

Russia-Ukraine War: Russia bans export of 200 products in retaliation to Western sanctions

Russia has approved a list of 200 goods and equipment that are temporarily prohibited from being exported from the country.  

Mar 11, 2022, 09:07 AM IST
Piyush Goyal meets French Minister for Foreign Trade; discusses boosting trade, investment

Piyush Goyal meets French Minister for Foreign Trade; discusses boosting trade, investment

French Ambassador to India, Emmanuel Lenain said that both the ministers also discussed cooperation on reforming world trade and reshaping supply chains post COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 10, 2022, 20:14 PM IST
Russia drops gold tax to encourage savers to dump dollars

Russia drops gold tax to encourage savers to dump dollars

The measure is meant to provide support to Russian citizens, looking to invest their rubles, which have been depreciating in value amid Western sanctions, RT reported.

Mar 10, 2022, 12:58 PM IST
What options do European countries have if they completely ban Russian oil and gas imports? Explained

What options do European countries have if they completely ban Russian oil and gas imports? Explained

Europe depends on Russia for about 40% of its natural gas, with most transported by pipeline. 

Mar 09, 2022, 14:42 PM IST
Big four consultancy firms withdraw from Russia & Belarus

Big four consultancy firms withdraw from Russia & Belarus

Earlier, fintech and digital payments giants like MasterCard, Visa and PayPal have announced to exit the region.

Mar 09, 2022, 10:31 AM IST
Companies with female leaders do better than those helmed by men: Study

Companies with female leaders do better than those helmed by men: Study

The study found that the presence of women in corporate leadership positions can boost a firm’s performance.

Mar 08, 2022, 12:09 PM IST
As Biden administration weighs cutting Russian oil imports, know how much oil US imports from Russia

As Biden administration weighs cutting Russian oil imports, know how much oil US imports from Russia

So far, US has stopped short of targeting Russia's oil and gas exports as the Biden administration weighs the impacts on global oil markets and US energy prices.

Mar 07, 2022, 12:00 PM IST
Brent Crude breaches $112 mark; highest in 8 years after Russia sanctions

Brent Crude breaches $112 mark; highest in 8 years after Russia sanctions

The oil industry has been gripped by acute risk aversion in the finance and shipping sectors after several nations including the United States sanctioned multiple Russian entities following Russia`s

Mar 02, 2022, 15:04 PM IST
Satya Nadella's son Zain Nadella no more; recounting Microsoft CEO's take on empathy, life-experiences

Satya Nadella's son Zain Nadella no more; recounting Microsoft CEO's take on empathy, life-experiences

26 year old Zain was Nadella's first child and was born with cerebral palsy.

Mar 01, 2022, 12:35 PM IST
Satya Nadella's son Zain Nadella dies at 26

Satya Nadella's son Zain Nadella dies at 26

Microsoft has informed regarding Zain's passing away in an an email to the executive staff and has asked them to hold the family in their thoughts and prayers while giving them space to grieve

Mar 01, 2022, 11:57 AM IST
Russia's desperate attempt to shore up plummeting Ruble, here's what it is doing

Russia's desperate attempt to shore up plummeting Ruble, here's what it is doing

Russia's Central Bank also ordered a slew of measures to help the banks cope with the crisis by infusing more cash into the system and easing restrictions for banking operations.

Feb 28, 2022, 16:53 PM IST
Oil tops $105 per barrel after Russia attacks Ukraine

Oil tops $105 per barrel after Russia attacks Ukraine

Russia launched an all-out invasion of Ukraine by land, air and sea in the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War Two.

Feb 25, 2022, 08:55 AM IST
Cryptocurrencies fall after Russia invades Ukraine

Cryptocurrencies fall after Russia invades Ukraine

Bitcoin slumped to its lowest in a month on Thursday after Russian forces fired missiles at several cities in Ukraine and landed troops on its coast, sparking a sell-off of riskier assets.

Feb 24, 2022, 14:59 PM IST
Ruble hits record low, Euro skids as Russia attacks Ukraine

Ruble hits record low, Euro skids as Russia attacks Ukraine

Riskier commodity-linked currencies like the Australian dollar also tanked as Ukraine said Russia had launched a full-scale invasion.

Feb 24, 2022, 14:20 PM IST