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How much trickles down to her? (Rachele Caretti/flickr, CC BY-SA) Susanne Becken, Griffith University Wouldn't it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could help end something as grinding and enduring as global poverty? After all, the industry is booming, growing at least 4% a year since the 1960s (with a brief slowdown in 2009), according to the United Nations ...
Shanghai: Shopping with girlfriends or wives may be one of the most tedious chores for men. Therefore, a shopping mall in China's Shanghai city has launched "husband storage" facility. The transparent self-service pods in Shanghai's Global Harbour shopping centre are equipped with a TV screen, a leather massage chair, and game consoles, Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday. "Men usually get bored ...
NEW YORK/LONDON: Gold was set for its biggest weekly gain in two months on Friday as a surging euro dragged down the U.S. dollar to its weakest since June 2016, making bullion cheaper for holders of other currencies. Bond yields fell after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Thursday the ECB was in no rush to scale back its asset purchase programme. The greenback retreated against ...
MUMBAI/BENGALURU: Gold demand in Asia eroded this week due to higher prices with a seasonal slowdown denting the lure for the precious metal in second-biggest consumer India. Dealers in India offered discounts for gold, as the absence of key festivals kept demand subdued, especially as the wedding season has passed. "Every year, demand remains weak in July. There is no major festival this month. ...
ROME (Reuters) - Energy markets might need to be regulated to put a brake on widespread financial speculation that is distorting crude prices, the head of Italian oil major Eni told Il Sole 24 Ore newspaper. Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi said OPEC and Saudi Arabia were not in a position to push prices higher by cutting output, adding that geopolitical tensions, growing U.S. shale oil production and heavy ...
How much trickles down to her? (Rachele Caretti/flickr, CC BY-SA) Susanne Becken, Griffith University Wouldn't it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could help end something as grinding and enduring as global poverty? After all, the industry is booming, growing at least 4% a year since the 1960s (with a brief slowdown in 2009), according to the United Nations ...
San Francisco: In an application filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office, Facebook is exploring the development of a 'modular electromechanical device' (read smartphone) which will allow users to add different components onto a device. The modular device can incorporate a speaker, microphone, touch display, GPS and function as a phone, Business Insider reported late on Friday. Facebook's hardware ...
New York: Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions. Bitcoin's miners have signalled their support for the so-called Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) 91, avoiding a split of bitcoin into two blockchains. The miners represent a network ...

Today's picks

2013-02-19 18:00:00

NIFT Current: 5,898 (futures: 5,906) Target: NA Index remains range-bound between 5,870 and 5,925 with very nominal futures premium. The range today could be 5,850 or 5,950. Stop-loss shorts at 5,925 and stop-loss long positions at 5,975. A long 5,800p (19) and long 6,000c (21) could gain 10-12 if the market swings 50 points in either direction. STATE BANK OF INDIA Current price: Rs 2,263 Target price: ...

Today's picks

2013-02-09 18:00:00

NIFTY Current: 5,939 (futures: 5,964);Target: NAThe downtrend continued. Key support was tested at 5,930. A drop below 5,920 could mean a dip till 5,875. A bounce will hit resistance at 5,975-5,990. Futures premium has increased to 25, which may mean a pullback on short-covering. The bearspread of long 5,900p (48) versus short 5,800p (23) continues to look attractive.TATA STEEL Current price: Rs 390;Target ...
By Bruno Federowski and Guillermo Parra-Bernal SAO PAULO/BOGOTA (Reuters) - The busiest week for initial public offerings in Brazil in four years ended on Friday on an upbeat note for issuers, as a nascent economic recovery and the passage of key economic reforms helped to lure global investors. Grupo Biotoscana SA, a Colombia-based pharmaceutical firm, and shareholders raised 1.34 billion ...
* GE falls as quarterly profit slides nearly 60 pct * S&P, Nasdaq on track to close higher for third straight week * Visa, Honeywell rise on forecast raise * Indexes down: Dow 0.15 pct, S&P 0.04 pct, Nasdaq 0.04 pct (Updates prices, changes comment, byline) By Kimberly Chin NEW YORK, July 21 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ticked lower on Friday as weak earnings from industrial giant General Electric weighed, ...
How much trickles down to her? (Rachele Caretti/flickr, CC BY-SA) Susanne Becken, Griffith University Wouldn't it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could help end something as grinding and enduring as global poverty? After all, the industry is booming, growing at least 4% a year since the 1960s (with a brief slowdown in 2009), according to the United Nations ...
By Roberto Samora SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A trading firm owned by Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi's family has been the biggest winner from Brazil's corn subsidies this year, underscoring the tensions between the billionaire farm magnate's political responsibilities and his investments. Since the launch of corn subsidies in May, the Maggi family's trading company, Amaggi Exportação e Importação ...
By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are investigating allegations of a cartel among a group of German carmakers, the European Commission said on Saturday, a measure that could result in hefty fines for the companies. The Commission and its German counterpart were tipped off about the possible cartel, the EU competition authority said. "The European Commission and the ...
Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported on Saturday. The model will be based on the C-HR sport utility vehicle and manufactured for Chinese market only, the report said without citing sources. The pace of production is to be decided after taking into account the regulations and the subsidies, the ...
  Cities   Price (10g)
  Gold Rate in Chennai   Rs. 27770.00 (0.47%)
  Gold Rate in Mumbai   Rs. 28260.00 (0.43%)
  Gold Rate in Delhi   Rs. 27800.00 (-0.71%)
  Gold Rate in Kolkata   Rs. 28190.00 (0%)
  Gold Rate in Kerala   Rs. 27200.00 (0.55%)
  Gold Rate in Bangalore   Rs. 27050.00 (-4.42%)
  Gold Rate in Hyderabad   Rs. 27740.00 (-0.32%)

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