Paris, Oct 29
European stocks inched higher early on Wednesday, tracking sharp gains on Wall Street ahead of a US Federal Reserve policy announcement. At 0900 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top Eu...
Washington, Oct 24
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen has said he was boosting his donations to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to $100 million.
Allen, who has made earlier donation...
Tokyo, Oct 22
Asian shares were on track for solid gains on Wednesday, after Wall Street’s strong performance on upbeat results from two technology bellwethers offset investors’ recent concerns about the outloo...
New Delhi, Oct 17
A power grid for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region will deepen the ties and help in economic development of the region, Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (Independe...
Tokyo, Oct 16
Asian shares were off session lows but still nursed losses amid a sell-off in global equities on Thursday, as heightened concerns about world economic growth sent US Treasury yields down and Japan...
Washington, Oct 10
The US has dismissed Chinese resentment over India and America expressing concern on the South China Sea dispute during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington, and described New Delhi...
GENEVA, Sept 25
At least 2,917 people have died of Ebola out of 6,263 cases in the five West African countries affected by the disease, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.
The WHO said it sti...
New Delhi, Sept 23
India’s steel production growth rate far outstripped the world's average in August clocking a 5.2 per cent jump at 7.02 million tonnes. According to the World Steel Association, global p...
London, Oct 29
World stocks rose on Wednesday, lifted by strong corporate earnings and investor optimism that the US Federal Reserve won’t raise interest rates for some time, even as it is expected to officially...
Frankfurt, Oct 26
Roughly one in five of the euro zone’s top lenders failed landmark health checks at the end of last year but most have since repaired their finances, the European Central Bank had said on Sunday.
Tokyo, Oct 23
Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices rekindled investor anxiety over slowing global growth, while a mixed picture on Chinese manufacturing fa...
Washington, Oct 21
Internet “sleeps” almost like a living creature in some parts of Asia, South America and Eastern Europe, say scientists who tracked Internet usage as it pulses across the globe daily.
Paris, Oct 17
European stocks rose in early trade on Friday, halting the week’s sharp drop after Wall Street pared losses as macro data soothed fears about the US economic outlook.At 0703 GMT, the FTSEur...
New Delhi, Oct 15
'Good moment' to re-energise talks, says Confederation of British Industry chief Michael Rake »
New York, Sept 26
The G4 group of nations — India, Brazil, Germany and Japan — have voiced concern that discussions to reform the UN Security Council are still at a “stalemate,” underscoring that the process should...
Tokyo, Sept 24
US air strikes in Syria left Asian stock markets jaded on Wednesday, setting the stage for another soft session for European shares.
The dollar was kept in check after US yields fell on g...
Washington, Sept 20
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina would attend a meeting next week on UN peacekeeping convened by US Vice-President Joe Biden, the White House has...