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World Economic Forum 2017 meet to begin on Monday; over 100 people from India to attend

World’s rich and powerful people, including over 100 from India, as well as government heads from the UK, China, Pakistan and Bangladesh will be in this Swiss ski resort for 5-day WEF Annual Meeting...

PTI | Jan 15, 2017 07:50 PM

Iran seals deal with Airbus for 100 passenger jets

The jets will bolster Iran’s ageing passenger fleet with the addition of 46 A320 planes for medium-haul routes, 38 long-haul A330s and 16 A350s, the European aircraft-maker said in a statement.

PTI | Dec 23, 2016 08:45 AM

Central banks taking 'back seat' during market rattling events: Bank of International settlements

BIS monetary and economic department chief, Claudio Borio, noted that markets were caught "completely wrong-footed", by the US vote which swept political novice and former reality TV star Trump into...

PTI | Dec 11, 2016 08:10 PM

Satya Nadella among four leading India-born CEOs in Fortune's Businessperson of Year list

Microsoft's Satya Nadella and Mastercard's Ajay Banga are among four leading India-born CEOs who have sealed a place in Fortune's Businessperson of the Year list

PTI | Nov 30, 2016 02:09 PM

India needs to develop innovation ecosystem to build future products, says Bill Gates

Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Wednesday said that India needs to develop innovation ecosystem to build product for future and meet the challenges facing the world.

PTI | Nov 16, 2016 11:21 PM

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco: Samsung recalls 190,000 Galaxy Note 7 sold in China

China’s product safety regulator says Samsung will recall all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in mainland China, amounting to around 191,000 units, in another setback for the tech giant in the...

PTI | Oct 11, 2016 05:58 PM

AirAsia announces discounted fares on domestic, foreign travel

Malaysian no-frills airline group AirAsia on Monday announced discounted fares across its flight, including those operated by its subsidiary AirAsia India, for a period that goes up to April next...

PTI | Oct 04, 2016 12:11 AM

Pakistan stock market hit hard, KSE100 falls 500 points after India's 'surgical strike' across LoC

The Pakistan Stock Exchange was hit hard following the Indian Army’s announcement of a ‘surgical strike’ across LoC. The benchmark KSE 100 tanked more than 500 points before it made a little...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 29, 2016 05:26 PM

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya most powerful women outside US

India’s top women bankers, SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI head Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank CEO Shikha Sharma, are among the 50 most powerful women based outside the US, according to a list...

PTI | Sep 13, 2016 03:15 PM

SIM card-on-arrival for tourists on e-visa likely by Sept end

Foreign travellers to India arriving on e-tourist visa are likely to get a SIM card from September-end, with the Home Ministry giving its nod and roping in state-run BSNL for the purpose.

PTI | Aug 25, 2016 09:11 PM

IMF: Democratic institutions important for Turkey

The International Monetary Fund says the country's democratic institutions were crucial to its economic stability,following the Turkey's bloodycoup attempt at the weekend.

PTI | Jul 20, 2016 04:00 AM

World stocks rise post-Brexit recovery

Global stocks rose today, with the London market now in a much better place than before Britain’s vote to leave the EU, and others firmly on road to recovery.

PTI | Jul 01, 2016 08:49 PM

Oil prices rise with recovering global markets

Oil prices extended gains in Asia today, tracking a recovery in equity markets as leaders look to temper fears over the effects of Britain’s shock EU exit, while traders bet on measures to negate...

PTI | Jun 29, 2016 01:42 PM

Pound collapses to 31-year low as Britain quits EU

The pound collapsed to a 31-year low and currency, equity and oil markets went into freefall today as projections showed Britain has voted to leave the European Union.

PTI | Jun 24, 2016 11:14 AM

India-China finance dialogue between Jaitley, Jiwei cancelled

The India-China financial dialogue due to be held here between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his Chinese counterpart Lou Jiwei next week has been cancelled.

PTI | Jun 23, 2016 12:17 PM