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By Loknath Das On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Euro soars to six-month high as currency is buoyed by strong data and hawkish comments

The euro currency leaped to a six-month high on Tuesday following strong production data and hawkish talk from European policymakers. Emmanuel Macron’s decisive victory in this month’s French presidential More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Small Businesses Suffer As Bruised Banks Sit On Deposits

New Delhi/Mumbai: Businessman Vineet Pandey has 500 housekeepers, security guards, electricians and plumbers on his books, servicing offices in India’s booming financial metropolis Mumbai. He would love to More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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House prices fall again as investment loans drop to lowest level in 10 months

Treasurer Scott Morrison repeated that there were no “silver bullet solutions to making housing more affordable”.  Photo: Alex Ellinghausen   Home loans to investors have fallen to the lowest More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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PNB loans to get cheaper as bank cuts MCLR rates from May 1

Public sector lender Punjab National Bank has decided to cut its marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by 10-15 basis points across different maturities from May 1. The revised MCLR, the internal benchmark More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Tom Brady ties Peyton Manning as the most decorated quarterback in NFL history

‘ Tom Brady has done it again. With the New England Patriots’ amazing comeback in Super Bowl LI, Brady is now a five-time Super Bowl champion. In 17 seasons for Brady — 15 seasons as a starter in which More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Made in London no more: will property speculation kill industry in the capital?

Beefeaters’ red uniforms, Ford motor engines, Truman’s beer, Brompton bikes – they all share the proud hallmark of being made in London. But for how much longer? The capital is cannibalising its industry, More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Draghi backs bank rules as Trump seeks deregulation

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB) says a relaxation of banking rules is the “last thing we need” as Donald Trump takes aim at post-crisis regulation in the US. Mario Draghi made his comments More...

By subhadip On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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China Global Auto Ambitions Get a Boost as Takata Picks Bidder

A year ago, Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corp. would have been an unlikely name on a shortlist of candidates to rescue Takata Corp. (IW 1000/616), the Japanese air-bag maker that’s behind the biggest safety recall More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Oil turns up as focus shifts to pledge to cut production over build in stocks

Oil futures on Thursday traded higher, after seesawing throughout much of the session, as investors wrestled with U.S. government data that revealed a drop in weekly crude supplies, but a larger-than-hoped jump More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Apple rewards developers as App Store sales soar

An insatiable desire by gamers to jump to the next level generated record revenues for App Store developers in 2016, according to Apple. Developers who sell their apps through Apple earned a record $20bn in 2016, More...