Nearly half billion people lack decent jobs: UN
More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the UN said. But while the rate which stood at 5.4 percent last year is not expected to change much, overall jobless numbers are likely to inch up as slowing economies reduce the number of jobs available to a growing population.
What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 62.50 points, or 0.51 per cent, lower at 12,...
Time to celebrate businesses that have enhanced stakeholder value
Let the numbers do the talking: Family-run businesses have generated 14% an...
Trade setup: High chances of market taking a breather; stay stock-specific
Nifty has continued to stay within the broadening formation.
No turning point in sight as IMF predicts sluggish global growth
The IMF trimmed back its global growth forecasts, mostly due to a slowdown in India.
Future Retail raises $500 million from international bond market
Proceeds from the offering will be utilised to purchase store assets from Future Enterprises Ltd.
Gold Rate Today: Bullion edges higher as traders remain sceptical of US-China relations
Gold can dip lower towards Rs 39,600 while facing resistance near Rs 39,800
IMF lowers India’s FY20 growth estimate to 4.8%
The International Monetary Fund has slashed its estimate on India’s 2019 economic growth to 4.8% from the 6.1% expansion it projected in Oct...
DPIIT launches paperless licensing process for petroleum service stations
Paperless application and grant of licence process for road tankers for transportation of petroleum under the rules has already been launched earlier this month. "After the launch of paperless process, more than 300 licences have been issued," the department said in a statement.
IMF cuts India’s FY20 growth forecast to 4.8%
The IMF cut its estimate citing a sharper-than-expected slowdown in local demand and stress in NBFC sector.
Hockey Australia thanks India counterpart for $25K donation to bushfire victims
Hockey India also donated two playing shirts signed by team members to auction with all proceeds going to the cause.
Cut in duty-free liquor quota may hit Adani, Zurich
While Zurich has bagged the contract to build the Greater Noida airport, Adani has successfully won the right to upgrade and manage six international airports, including Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Jaipur. Both Adani and Zurich have won the bids promising to share highest revenue share per passenger. If the quota for purchasing liquor is halved, then their maths will go wrong.
India makes payment to WTO for 2020 in advance
The World Trade organisation (WTO) derives most of the income for its annual budget from contributions by its member countries. These contributions are based on a formula that takes into account each member's share of international trade.
Oil and gas firms invest less than 1% in green energy
While certain oil and gas majors have sought to burnish their green credentials, overall less than one percent of the sector's total investment is going into clean energy projects, a report said Monday.
UK looks to offshore wind energy for transition to carbon neutrality
Britain, a global leader in offshore wind energy, plans to make the sector one of the pillars of its transition to carbon neutrality in the coming decades.
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