Tag archive for ‘US’
By Loknath Das On Monday, April 16th, 2018

China set for fewer World Bank loans in US fundraising deal

Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group, reached a deal with Steven Mnuchin, US Treasury secretary © Bloomberg The World Bank is set to change its lending model so that China will receive fewer loans More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

China files trade complaint with WTO against US steel tariffs

China has filed a World Trade Organization complaint challenging US President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on imported steel and aluminum, the trade body said Tuesday. The tariff spat is one element of a wide-ranging More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, March 24th, 2018

US stocks hold steady a day after big loss on trade worries

Stocks are stabilising on Wall Street following a huge slump a day earlier when worries about an escalating trade conflict between the US and China rattled investors. Energy companies rose along with the price More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

The US cannabis industry is growing insanely fast – there are now more legal cannabis workers than dental hygienists

REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonA customer browses screens displaying recreational marijuana products for sale at the MedMen store in West Hollywood, California on January 2, 2018 The total number of job postings for More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Pound to dollar exchange rate – sterling remains steady with the US currency

Sterling was firmer against both the dollar and the euro ahead of the UK budget on Wednesday. And the pound – up 0.23% to 1.3245 against the dollar this morning – was helped further following press More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Indians on H-1B visas are not illegal immigrants, Jaitley tells US

Indians coming to America on H-1B temporary visas are highly quality professionals and not “illegal economic migrants” and their position must thus be considered “appropriately” in future policy decisions, More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, October 2nd, 2017

What The Success Of Bitcoin Tells Us About The Power Of Storytelling

Courtesy: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg Imagine you could own one of two currencies. One currency is easy to obtain. In fact, you won’t have to do any more than live your life in the usual way — paying by More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, July 17th, 2017

US firms face hiring difficulties, business survey says

A growing share of US employers are struggling to hire new workers and some have raised wages as a result, according to a survey released Monday. The National Association of Business Economists said its quarterly More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Trump Calls For Removal Of Barriers For US Exports To India

Washington: US President Donald Trump said he is keen to work with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on creating a “fair and reciprocal” trading relationship between the two nations and called for the removal More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Investors Flock To Asian Bonds As US Yields Slide

Singapore: Asia bond demand is running at its highest level in eight months and looks set to stay firm this year, boosted by the region’s higher returns at a time when stubbornly low inflation in the United More...