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A short history of the office

2017-08-18 16:43:37

For centuries people have been getting up, joining a daily commute or retreating to a room, to work. The office has become inseparable from work.Its history illustrates not only how our work has changed but also how work's physical spaces respond to cultural, technological and social forces. The origins of the modern office lie with large-scale organisations such as governments, trading companies ...
NR Narayana Murthy, the founder of India's second largest software company has finally come out with a comment clarifying his stand on the Sikka exit, and the board's communication. Read about the board report here The Infosys board had absolved itself of any wrongdoing, and instead blamed the founder as the reason behind Sikka's exit. NRN through a statement clarified, saying, "I have read ...
BENGALURU: Gold rose for a third day on Friday amid weaker Asian stocks, with some investors gravitating towards safe-haven assets on political uncertainty in the United States and after a terrorist attack in Spain killed 13 people. Spot gold climbed 0.3 percent to $1,291.65 per ounce by 0703 GMT, after climbing for two straight days. U.S. gold futures for December delivery were up 0.5 ...
LONDON:Gold rose for a second consecutive day on Thursday after Federal Reserve officials hinted that U.S. interest rates could rise more slowly than expected, while palladium hit a new 16-year high, supported by strong industrial metals markets. The minutes of the Fed's July 25-26 policy meeting showed some policymakers wished to halt further rate increases until it is clear the trend of soft ...
By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks lost ground late to end lower on Friday following a White House-focused week that raised more questions about the Trump administration's ability to implement its pro-growth agenda. While the day's losses were small, Friday marked the first time stocks haven't risen the day after a more than 1 percent drop since Donald Trump was elected president ...
* Trump fires chief strategist Steve Bannon * Nike, footwear retailers trampled as price war sparks concerns * All three indexes post losses for the week * Indexes: Dow down 0.4 pct, S&P down 0.2 pct, Nasdaq down 0.1 pct (Adds details on recent stocks decline) By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks lost ground late to end lower on Friday following a White House-focused ...
A Lithuanian man accused of defrauding Facebook Inc and Google Inc out of more than $100 million pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in U.S. court on Thursday.Evaldas Rimasauskas, 48, entered his plea through an interpreter before U.S. Magistrate Judge Barbara Moses in federal court in Manhattan, clad in a blue and white striped shirt and faded blue jeans. He arrived in New York on Wednesday night ...
LONDON/DUBLIN: "I'm here to send you the regards of the Federal Chancellor. I am entitled to tell you we want you in Germany." This private message from Angela Merkel, delivered by a regional politician to Wall Street bankers last year, is having the desired effect. Frankfurt, along with Dublin, is emerging on top in the battle to draw highly-paid banking jobs - and the tax revenue that they ...

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 Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks lost ground late to end lower on Friday following a White House-focused week that raised more questions about the Trump administration's ability to implement its pro-growth agenda. While the day's losses were small, Friday marked the first time stocks haven't risen the day after a more than 1 percent drop since Donald Trump was elected president ...
* Trump fires chief strategist Steve Bannon * Nike, footwear retailers trampled as price war sparks concerns * All three indexes post losses for the week * Indexes: Dow down 0.4 pct, S&P down 0.2 pct, Nasdaq down 0.1 pct (Adds details on recent stocks decline) By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks lost ground late to end lower on Friday following a White House-focused ...
By David Shepardson (Reuters) - A former senior official at the United Auto Workers trade union was charged on Friday with conspiring with other union officials to accept improper payments from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV officials over a four-year period. Virdell King, 65, of Detroit, who a union official until February 2016, was charged with conspiracy to violate labour laws in U.S. District ...
By Ankit Ajmera REUTERS - Deere & Co reported quarterly sales below estimates and its full-year farm equipment sales forecast indicated sluggish demand for its trademark green tractors and harvesting combines in the United States, sending its shares down 9 percent. The third-quarter report, coming off strong second-quarter results, surprised investors who were expecting another upbeat quarter underpinned ...
By David Shepardson (Reuters) - A former senior official at the United Auto Workers trade union was charged on Friday with conspiring with other union officials to accept improper payments from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV officials over a four-year period. Virdell King, 65, of Detroit, who a union official until February 2016, was charged with conspiracy to violate labour laws in U.S. District ...
DETROIT (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors on Friday recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen AG engineer James Liang for his role in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion. Liang, who pleaded guilty to misleading regulators, is cooperating with prosecutors and will be sentenced on Aug. 25. Prosecutors in U.S. District Court in Detroit ...
  Cities   Price (10g)
  Gold Rate in Chennai   Rs. 27210.00 (-0.26%)
  Gold Rate in Mumbai   Rs. 28060.00 (0.25%)
  Gold Rate in Delhi   Rs. 27550.00 (0.18%)
  Gold Rate in Kolkata   Rs. 27990.00 (0%)
  Gold Rate in Kerala   Rs. 26600.00 (0%)
  Gold Rate in Bangalore   Rs. 26680.00 (0.11%)
  Gold Rate in Hyderabad   Rs. 27270.00 (0.04%)

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