Global Markets

  • Sharad Pawar not in favour of onion export ban 24-07-2013 01:31 PM

    New Delhi: Amid rising onion prices hurting consumers, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said that he is not in favour of a ban on onion exports, saying that such a move will hit India's image as a global supplier of farm produce. The Minister said that the rise in...
  • China's foreign debt rises to $765 bn 29-06-2013 06:27 AM

    Beijing: China's outstanding foreign debt hit $764.97 billion by the end of March, up from about $737 billion at the end of 2012, the country's forex regulator said on Friday. The country's outstanding long and medium-term foreign debt stood at about $199 billion, up from about $197.06 billion at the...
  • Technology great enabler of tourism businesses: Chandy 08-06-2013 05:09 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Friday the digital technology has opened up vast global markets for start-up businesses in the travel and tourism sector, and that young entrepreneurs need to take advantage of it. "A small home-based business in Kerala can now market itself like big hotel chains...
  • Sensex, Nifty end at 2013 lows 15-02-2013 09:39 AM

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  • US stocks surge on European debt deal 27-10-2011 07:28 PM

    New York: Stocks are surging in early trading after European leaders agreed on a deal to slash Greece's debt. The US economy grew between July and September at its fastest rate in a year, and Dow Chemical Co became the latest big company to report stronger earnings. Global markets soared...
  • Market mayhem: Don't panic, say experts 06-08-2011 08:29 AM

    Mumbai: The mayhem in global markets sent the Indian market crashing but a late recovery helped the Nifty defend the 5,200 mark. The global markets haven't seen falls like this since the height of the financial crisis back in 2008-09. Broad-based selling across asset classes wreaked havoc on the sentiment...
  • Gold prices hit record high on global cues 05-08-2011 01:57 PM

    Mumbai: India gold futures extended gains for a fourth session on Friday to hit a new peak following a rally in overseas markets and a weaker rupee, which traded at its lowest level in five weeks, pushing physical traders to the sidelines ahead of a slew of festivals starting later...
  • 'Indian consumers still most bullish globally' 18-07-2011 08:44 AM

    London: Global consumer confidence fell in the second quarter to its lowest level in a year and a half as an uncertain economic outlook, a deepening euro zone debt crisis and rising inflation made people more cautious, a survey showed on Sunday. Consumer sentiment in the United States was weaker...
  • Inflationary pressures to continue: Pranab 21-05-2011 05:56 PM

    Mumbai: The country will continue to face inflationary pressures due to the high global commodity and oil prices, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Saturday. "We are told that there could be pressure on commodity prices because of shortage in production of certain essential food items," Mukherjee told reporters on...
  • PM justifies fuel price hike, says subsidies must end 02-06-2008 03:22 PM

    Karachi: Shahid Afridi's sudden announcement that he is contemplating one-day retirement to focus on Twenty20s has caught Pakistan's cricket fraternity by surprise and raised questions about what is happening behind the scenes in the national camp. Afridi took everyone by surprise when, on returning home from Sri Lanka after playing...
  • Indian rockets in global launch market 30-04-2007 10:49 AM

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  • Mkts go in tailspin after global crash 14-03-2007 02:03 PM

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  • POSCO wants to buy Asian steel maker 19-09-2006 05:23 PM

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