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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 ...
* Apple rallies a day after announcing 7-for-1 stock split * Caterpillar gains after results; Verizon, 3M fall * Dow flat; S&P 500 up 0.2 pct; Nasdaq up 0.5 pct (Updates to close; adds Microsoft and Amazon gains on earnings after the bell) By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - The Nasdaq rose modestly in a choppy session on Thursday, lifted by a rally in Apple shares a day after ...
NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended mostly higher in a choppy session on Thursday, powered by a rally in Apple shares a day after the iPad maker's strong results, though tensions in Ukraine limited gains. Based on the latest available data, the Dow Jones industrial average was unchanged to end unofficially at 16,501.65. The S&P 500 gained 3.22 points or 0.17 percent, to 1,878.61. The ...
By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, sources familiar with the deal said, just weeks before a high profile trial had been scheduled to begin. The settlement was disclosed in a court filing earlier on Thursday, ...
By Natalie Huet and Benjamin Mallet PARIS (Reuters) - Shares of Alstom jumped 10.9 percent on Thursday after a report that U.S. conglomerate General Electric was in talks to buy the struggling French turbine and train maker for about $13 billion. The companies may announce the deal as early as next week, Bloomberg cited people with knowledge of the matter as saying late on Wednesday. If confirmed, ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors is facing five different government probes in connection with its recent recalls, the automaker said in a regulatory filing on Thursday. GM said it is being investigated by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a state attorney general, and ...
(Adds Neovia Logistics, Elizabeth Arden, Ellaktor, ConAgra Foods, Facebook, NTT DoCoMo, Pioneers Holding) April 24 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: ** Finnish investment and insurance company Sampo could sell its property and casualty insurance arm If for about 12-14 billion euros ($16.6-19.4 billion), Sampo chief executive was ...
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