Spending

  • India set to challenge US for election-spending record 15-03-2014 07:17 PM

    New Delhi: Indian politicians are expected to spend around $5 billion on campaigning for elections next month - a sum second only to the most expensive US presidential campaign of all time - in a splurge that could give India's floundering economy a temporary boost. India's campaign spend, which can...
  • More cuts needed to balance British budget, say experts 29-06-2013 04:42 AM

    London: A leading think tank here has observed despite spending cuts of 11.5 billion pounds (over $17 billion) as announced by British Chancellor George Osborne for 2015-16, it may not not be enough to balance government budgets in the medium term. According to Carl Emmerson, director of the Institute for...
  • World military spending dips in 2012; first since 1998 15-04-2013 01:52 PM

    Stockholm: Global military spending dropped in 2012 for the first time in more than a decade thanks to deep cuts in the United States and Europe which made up for increases in countries such as China and Russia, a leading think-tank said on Monday. Big powers the United States and...
  • US: Americans will be hard hit from forced spending cuts 03-03-2013 09:35 AM

    US President Barack Obama signed the spending cuts order on Saturday. ...
  • IT sectors to see slower spending growth in 2012 05-01-2012 03:35 PM

    Bangalore: Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total $3.8 trillion in 2012, a 3.7 per cent increase from the previous calendar year, according to the latest outlook by technology researcher Gartner. In 2011, worldwide IT spending totalled $3.7 trillion, up 6.9 per cent from 2010 levels. Gartner has revised downward...
  • Online spending stays strong in early December 12-12-2011 11:20 AM

    Washington, D.C.: Online spending remained strong in early December, a period that usually marks a lull in the US holiday shopping frenzy, comScore said on Sunday. For the week ending December 9, consumers spent $5.9 billion online, up 15 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to comScore,...
  • US vote in 2012 will be record, $6 bn election 31-08-2011 02:08 AM

    Washington: Forget the struggling economy. There's one US industry, Big Politics, that is looking ahead to a record year in 2012. The US elections will be the most expensive ever, with a total price tag of $6 billion or even more, fueled by millions of dollars in unrestricted donations as...
  • US vote in 2012 will be record, $6 bn election 31-08-2011 02:08 AM

    Washington: Forget the struggling economy. There's one US industry, Big Politics, that is looking ahead to a record year in 2012. The US elections will be the most expensive ever, with a total price tag of $6 billion or even more, fueled by millions of dollars in unrestricted donations as...
  • Spending cuts, police lay behind UK riot: locals 08-08-2011 10:22 PM

    London: Anger at high unemployment and cuts in public services, coupled with resentment of the police, contributed to an explosion of violence and looting in a deprived London neighbourhood, residents said on Sunday. The riot in Tottenham, an area of sprawling north London that is home to many different ethnic...
  • This Diwali try going green 03-11-2010 11:03 AM

    This Diwali, some school children are showing the way on how to celebrate the festival of lights in an environment friendly way. ...
  • Gen Next on spending spree, won't buy recession news 04-06-2009 11:59 PM

    In Bangalore, Gen Next is spending more than ever before. ...
  • Money Matter: Prepare for the worst 17-03-2009 06:16 PM

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  • All about the money: To spend or not to spend 08-03-2009 02:51 AM

    Get the ring side view of the current economic trends. ...
  • Financial crunch: How to save more! 16-12-2008 08:00 PM

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  • Wealth: Spend smartly; recession ahead 11-12-2008 09:55 PM

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