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BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday disclosed total assets worth Rs 1.65 crore - a rise of Rs 14.34 lakh from his declaration for Vadodara Lok Sabha seat about a fortnight back. The Gujarat Chief Minister's wealth is Rs 68 lakh higher than his main opponent AAP's Arvind Kejriwal who declared his individual assets at Rs 96.25 lakh. However, former Delhi Chief Minister and his ...
Gold fell to a 2-1/2 low on Thursday, as a rally in equities and the dollar after broadly positive U.S. economic data dimmed its appeal as an alternative asset, while a weaker technical picture suggested possible further losses. Selling accelerated after prices broke through chart support at $1,275 an ounce, sending spot gold to its lowest since Feb. 10 at $1,268.24 an ounce. Silver dropped to ...
Gold fell to a 2-1/2 low on Thursday, as a rally in equities and the dollar after broadly positive U.S. economic data dimmed its appeal as an alternative asset, while a weaker technical picture suggested possible further losses. Selling accelerated after prices broke through chart support at $1,275 an ounce, sending spot gold to its lowest since Feb. 10 at $1,268.24 an ounce. Silver dropped to ...
Continuing its rising streak for the third day, gold gained Rs 150 to Rs 30,590 per ten grams in the national capital today on sustained buying by stockists and jewellery fabricators amid a firming global trend. However, silver fell by Rs 120 to Rs 43,180 per kg on reduced offtake by industrial units. Traders said sustained buying by stockists and jewellery fabricators for the ongoing marriage season ...
Getting insurance companies to pay claims is the hard part at times. Though the claims ratio of most insurance companies is 94-98 per cent, claimants often have to run pillar to post to get these. There are various reasons due to which claims can be rejected. Among these is a delay on the part of the claimant. Under the Limitation Act, a claimant has to tell the company about the death in three years. ...
At some point or the other in life, people face certain situations which make them wonder whether their financial life is heading in the right track or not. They become apprehensive about whether there is growth in the near future or they are standing on the verge of a great financial disaster. In case the financial life is in jeopardy, one needs to take charge of all their financial matters, while ...
As Mumbai heads for the polling booth on Thursday, most corporate leaders say they will be voting for a change at the Centre to bring in a government that is corruption-free, decisive and which can help revive the economy. “I am clear who to vote for. The issues are governance, integrity, economic agenda, leadership qualities and the local candidate,” said Harsh Goenka, chairman of ...
Infosys CEO & MD Shibulal has decided to retire as his term comes to an end in March next year. The company has started to look for his successor. How will history view Shibulal's tenure at Infosys that began in August 2011? In all probability, it will be remembered as a period of turbulence. It was in Shibulal's tenure when the Bangalore-based company lost most of the things it was best known for ...
As the world's largest democracy braces itself for the results of the ongoing general elections, due May 16, Indian equities already seem to be pricing in the verdict of the nation's 1.3 billion people. This, on expectations that Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate of the main opposition party, the BJP, will head the next federal government. The benchmark equity index, Nifty, has rallied ...
Hong Kong shares posted modest gains on Thursday, helped by a strong rebound in some telecoms shares after the previous session's sell-off, and by company results. The Hang Seng Index closed up 0.2 percent at 22,562.80 points. The China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong ended up 0.4 percent. China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd was the biggest gainer on the Hang Seng ...
* New Ukraine worries cause DAX to underperform * FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.3 pct, erasing earlier gains * Alstom surges on GE bid speculation By Sudip Kar-Gupta LONDON, April 24 (Reuters) - New signs of an escalation in tensions in Ukraine hit European stock markets on Thursday, with Germany's DAX index underperforming the broader market pullback. German and Austrian companies are among the ...
* Indexes cut early gains on geopolitical concerns * Apple rallies, announces 7-for-1 stock split * Caterpillar gains after results; Verizon, 3M fall * Indexes down: Dow 0.2 pct, S&P 0.1 pct, Nasdaq 0.1 pct (Updates to open) By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were flat in volatile trading on Thursday, with indexes cutting early gains on a resurgence of concerns ...
By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Hundreds of Sri Lankan opposition party members held a protest march in Colombo on Thursday, calling on the government to stop Australian gambling tycoon James Packer from opening casinos in hotel projects planned by his Crown Resorts group. The protest was held as parliament began debating whether to approve Crown's $400 million mixed-development project and ...
By Shihar Aneez COLOMBO (Reuters) - Hundreds of Sri Lankan opposition party members held a protest march in Colombo on Thursday, calling on the government to stop Australian gambling tycoon James Packer from opening casinos in hotel projects planned by his Crown Resorts group. The protest was held as parliament began debating whether to approve Crown's $400 million mixed-development project and ...
(Adds Zimmer, Fairfax, Fandango, Actis, Knightsbridge and Nokia) April 24 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Thursday: ** General Electric Co is in talks to buy French turbine and train maker Alstom SA for about $13 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Alstom, however, said on Thursday it was not ...
* Tech results lift Nasdaq futures, Apple and Facebook rally * Apple announces seven-for-one stock split * Caterpillar gains after results, 3M down on light volume * Futures up: Dow 31 pts, S&P 8.1 pts, Nasdaq 57 pts (Adds corporate earnings, economic data) By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were higher on Thursday, with Nasdaq futures jumping more ...
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