'Second war of independence': TMC eyes citizenship bill to take on BJP ahead of state polls
Addressing a rally in Kolkata on Friday, Banerjee said she would support the bill if citizenship is given to each and every refugee, irrespective of their religion.
Why Baby Yoda toys are in news these days
Actually a character called the Child that looks like Yoda of Star Wars. The producers of the show didn’t want to launch the merchandise earlier so that the character remains a secret until the show starts. Otherwise it would have leaked.
Trade war goes digital as India eyes tariffs on Internet economy
Since 1998, WTO has renewed a ban on import duties on so-called "electronic transmissions".
Dabur has ‘war chest’ to buy companies, expand in rural India
The company is fanning out operations to remote parts of the country to access more consumers.
Wall Street Week Ahead: Tariff deadline keeps focus on trade as 2019 draws to close
Wall Street could see more volatility when the next tranche of US tariffs take effect.
China to waive tariffs on some US soybeans, pork in goodwill gesture
China had imposed the levies in response to tariffs launched by Washington over allegations that China steals and forces the transfer of American intellectual property to Chinese firms, known as Section 301. That includes tariffs of 25% on both US soybeans and pork in July 2018 and a further 10% on pork and 5% on soybeans in September this year.
US-China trade pact 'still close': White House
"The deal is still close," National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow told CNBC. "It is probably even a wee bit closer than when I first made that statement in November." He described the talks underway with Beijing as "intense," adding that they occur almost daily. Wall Street has moved up and down with officials' commentary on the chances of sealing a deal.
Oil on track for weekly gain as OPEC+ set to confirm supply cut
West Texas Intermediate oil futures fell 9 cents to $58.34 a barrel.
Gold poised for a weekly gain on US-Sino trade angst; eyes on US jobs data
US gold futures were down 0.2 per cent at $1,480.40.
While trade war between US & China escalated, couldn't have waited to slash corporate tax: Nirmala Sitharaman
FM Sitharaman had in September announced corporate tax rate cut from an effective 35% (including surcharges and cesses) to an effective 25.17% while the rate for new manufacturing companies reduced to 15% from 25%.
Sebi action against auditors not 'turf war': Ajay Tyagi
In 2018, the regulator banned Price Waterhouse for two years from auditing any listed firm.
Yen, Swiss franc hold gains as trade war worries deepen
The yen stood at 108.54 versus the dollar on Wednesday, close to its strongest since Nov. 22.
Asian stocks inch up on trade outlook but markets remain wary
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 per cent.
Japanese shares skid as trade war worries spur shift away from cyclicals
The Nikkei 225 index skidded 1.05 per cent to 23,135.23, closing below its 25-day moving average.
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