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LafargeHolcim’s Q1 results fail to allay concerns over CEO’s departure.

LafargeHolcim got off to promising start in 2017 with sales and profits in the first three months beating forecasts, the Franco-Swiss cement giant said on Wednesday, but failed to allay market............

Uber in U.S. court to fight on possible shutdown of self-driving program.

Uber Technologies Inc goes before a U.S. judge on Wednesday to fight for the right to continue work on its self-driving car program, the latest phase in a courtroom battle over trade secrets that............

Fixed deposit rates revised: What you can do to maximise your returns.

Major banks have revised interest rates on bank fixed deposits (FDs). State Bank of India on April 29, cut interest rates on FDs by 25-50 basis points (bps) in select maturity baskets.................

Modi asks taxmen to get GST ready, wants action on benami properties.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked taxmen to take necessary steps against those with benami properties and focus on broadening the tax net................

Sensex ends below 30,000-level, investors await Fed rate stance.

Indian shares closed marginally down on Wednesday tracking positive global cues ahead of the US Federal Reserve interest rate review meeting...........

Oil edges down as rising output stokes concern on oversupply.

Oil prices edged down on Tuesday, as a recovery in Libyan output and rising U.S. supplies raised worries that OPEC-led production cuts may not significantly tighten a bloated market...............

Dabur flags GST risks even as demonetisation still stings.

Dabur India Ltd’s results suggest it will take at least a few more quarters in fiscal year 2018 (FY18) before it is business as usual. That is a tough message for investors in a sector that ...........

After losing power, Britain’s Osborne starts first day as journalist.

Carrying a bundle of newspapers, former British finance minister George Osborne turned up on Tuesday to start work as a journalist, following last month’s shock announcement that he would take .............

Euro zone factory activity hits six-year high in April, PMI data show.

Euro zone manufacturers began the second quarter at a blistering pace, increasing activity at the fastest rate for six years as demand remained strong despite rising prices, a survey showed on Tuesday...........

Dollar hits 1-month high vs yen on Mnuchin bond hints.

The dollar hit a one-month high against the yen on Tuesday, lifted by a surge in U.S. government bond yields after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin commented on the possibility of ultra long-term.......

Fed set to leave interest rates unchanged, may hint at June hike.

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its meeting this week as it pauses to parse more economic data but may hint it is on track for an increase in June................

Asian factories get off to solid start in second quarter.

Factories across much of Asia got off to a solid start in the second quarter, buoyed by strong global demand, particularly for hi-tech gadgets which are leading a sizzling rally in electronics.............

EM stocks hit 20-mth high on tech rally, currencies gain.

Emerging stocks hit a 20-month high on Tuesday, lifted by a global tech stock rally and easing geopolitical concerns, while the main emerging currencies gained against a steady dollar,..................

Samsung aims at 60% market share in premium TVs this year.

South Korean consumer electronics major Samsung is aiming to corner around 60% market share of the premium TV segment by the end of this year...........

Liberty completes acquisition of Tata unit in UK.

International industrials and metals group Liberty House on Tuesday completed a £100 million deal to acquire the Speciality Steels division of Tata Steel UK and announced the creation of 300 production.......

Infosys plans to hire 10,000 American workers, open 4 US tech centers.

India-based IT services firm Infosys Ltd said late on Monday that it plans to hire 10,000 American workers in the next two years and open four technology centers in the United States, starting..............

India’s economy to grow 7.1% this year, 7.5% in 2018, UN report says.

India is expected to clock 7.1% growth this year before edging up to 7.5% in 2018, according to a UN report, which warned that the country faces heightened risks related to the concentration...............

After amla juice fails test, Ramdev’s Patanjali comes up with ‘chamatkari’ wheat seed, chilli.

Patanjali Ayurveda, the Haridwar-based Ayurveda firm promoted by yoga guru Ramdev, has developed a new variety of wheat seed and chilly in a bid to shore up its image after a couple of its products,..........

Is Maruti Suzuki planning to bring Kizashi back to India?

Remember Kizashi, that long supreme sedan from Suzuki? Maruti Suzuki might get that big player back in the field..............

Sensex ends below 30,000-mark: Maruti, Bajaj Auto, HeroMoto rise.

Robust factory output and auto sales boosted investor sentiment on Tuesday with the Sensex reclaiming 30,000-level in early trade on Tuesday.............

India needs policies to ensure farmers get better prices, says Niti Aayog’s Panagariya.

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya today said there is a need to formulate proper policies to ensure farmers get better prices for produce and asserted that there is no question of taxing...........

Real Estate Act comes into force today, only 13 states notify rules.

The much awaited Real Estate Act comes into force on Monday with a promise of protecting the right of consumers and ushering in transparency but only 13 states and UTs have so far notified rules.............

Petrol, diesel prices to be revised daily in 5 cities from today.

Petrol and diesel prices will be revised on a daily basis from Monday in five cities as a part of a pilot project..............

U.S. to probe Japanese, German automakers over alleged patent violations.

The United States will begin an investigation into whether thermoplastic components used in some Japanese and German vehicle models sold in the country violate its patent laws, trade authorities...........

Twenty-First Century Fox in talks with Blackstone to buy Tribune: Sources.

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc is in talks with Blackstone Group LP about submitting an offer to buy Tribune Media Co, one of the largest U.S. television station operators, sources familiar..........

Oil prices inch down on high stocks, weak China factories survey.

Oil prices edged lower on Monday, undermined by a weak manufacturers survey out of China, and despite talk that OPEC-led crude oil output cuts could be extended when oil priducers meet later ............

Patanjali to wipe out MNCs from Indian market in 5 yrs, Ramdev says.

Yoga guru Ramdev said on Sunday that Patanjali Ayurveda, promoted by him, will steal the march over multinational firms manufacturing consumer products..........

Deal reached on US spending, shutdown likely averted.

US congressional leaders have reached a deal on a federal spending bill which if passed by lawmakers this week will avert a government shutdown, a top lawmaker and congressional aides said...........

Petrol price hiked by 1 paisa, diesel by 44 paisa a litre.

Petrol price was hiked on Sunday by a marginal 1 paisa per litre and diesel by 44 paisa a litre, the second increase in rates this month...............

HP, Leo Burnett make smart poles for roads that honk to alert drivers on blind turns.

Safety equipment in vehicles only limits the impact of accidental damage, and does not actually prevent the..........

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