Friday 25 Jul '14The rupee ended weaker on Thursday, retreating from a more than one-week high hit earlier in the session on the back of month-end dollar demand from importers and possible intervention by the central bank.
Friday 25 Jul '14Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered rejected reports it had stepped up succession plans for its chairman and chief executive, who are under growing pressure from shareholders after a troubled two years.
Friday 25 Jul '14The European Union would target state-owned Russian banks and their ability to finance Moscow's faltering economy in its most serious sanctions so far over the Ukraine crisis under proposals considered by EU governments on Thursday, diplomats said.
Friday 25 Jul '14The UK serious fraud office (SFO) on Thursday started criminal proceedings against French major Alstom SA for alleged corruption related to large transport projects in India and two other countries.
Friday 25 Jul '14New business is coming from unexpected places to help power the whirring, high-tech lathes on the factory floor of Future Advanced Manufacture, one of the companies spearheading Britain’s manufacturing revival.
Friday 25 Jul '14Chase Carey, 21st Century Fox’s president and COO, may be feeling pressured to stay in his job for several more years both from his boss, Rupert Murdoch, and from the company Murdoch is trying to buy, Time Warner.
Thursday 24 Jul '14Amazon.com Inc's new 'Fire' smartphone features "gimmicks" - such as 3D effects and object scanner - that may not be enough to entice users away from similarly priced Apple Inc iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy S5, reviewers said.
Thursday 24 Jul '14Shares of Facebook Inc hit a record high on Thursday after a surge in mobile advertising revenue helped the world's No. 1 social network trounce analysts' expectations for quarterly profit and revenue.
Thursday 24 Jul '14The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction.
Thursday 24 Jul '14The United Nations, expressing deep concern, said on Thursday that militant group Islamic State had ordered all girls and women in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation.