India ranked 122nd, behind terror-riven Pakistan and poorest-of-poor Nepal in the global list of the happiest countries, according to a United Nations report released on Monday. India came down by three slots, as last year it was placed at 118th spot. It was ... Sahara Samay English, 1 month ago
For the second quarter in a row, India's consumer confidence index remained high, topping the global list of countries on the same parameter, market research agency Nielsen said on Monday. Data released by the agency shows that India's consumer confidence index for the fourth quarter of the calendar year 2016 was 136, three points ahead of the score it achieved in the third quarter of 2016.The increase in consumer confidence, said Nielsen, came at a time when the Government of India announced a ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Stocks and sterling held their ground on Thursday as markets took the latest European terror attack, this time in London, one of the world's financial capitals, largely in their stride. The FTSEurofirst 300 barely budged as ...Sify, 1 month ago GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks advance, dollar, oil recover from multi-month lows Sify, 1 month ago Asia stocks rise, but gains for dollar, oil capped by jitters Sify, 1 month ago Asia stocks advance, dollar, oil recover from multi-month lows Sify, 1 month ago
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Euro zone stocks and bonds rallied on Thursday as banks snapped up almost quarter of a trillion euros of interest-free European Central Bank cash in what the ECB hopes will be the last outing for one of its main ...Sify, 1 month ago World stocks, bonds cheer bumper ECB cash handout Sify, 1 month ago
By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Friday as oversupply concerns resurfaced, while the euro and stocks slipped ahead of the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday. U.S. crude futures fell below $50 a barrel for the ...Sify, 3 days ago
There are tell-tale signs of a slide in the quality of Budgets presented by the current administration, says Parthasarathi Shome. Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Union Budgets are forgotten quickly. Nevertheless, it should be interesting to test by comparison and contrast this government’s Budgets thus far. Were they consistent; or did they intensify or abandon earlier goals, shifting policy stance? With this in mind, I consider selected aspects from the 2015-16, 2016-17, and ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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