RBI Monetary Policy decision day guide: Watch for governor Urjit Patel’s views on autonomy

The Reserve Bank of India will probably keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, with the decision itself likely to be a sideshow to Governor Urjit Patel’s press conference. The RBI will also issue a statement at 2:30 p.

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Renewable energy: Elon Musk’s big battery sparks new projects after promising run

The storage industry is increasingly important in places like South Australia, which has less access to traditional fossil-fuel sources like coal and gas.

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When will first 5G iPhone be launched?

Apple Inc. plans to hold off until at least 2020 before offering an iPhone that can connect to the next generation of high-speed phone services coming next year, according to people familiar with its plans.

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Rattled nerves at India Inc lead to boom in overnight funds

Overnight funds could gain more heft if the regulator tightens rules for money-market funds, which in September suffered the worst outflows since at least April 2007 amid defaults at the IL&FS Group.

Markets News

There is a magic bullet for some cancers. What if it misses?

Researchers are finding the same pattern with Kymriah, a therapy for children with a rare and hard-to-treat form of leukemia that is quickly fatal. About 83 percent were in remission after three months.

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Oil shock: Qatar’s OPEC exit shows growing sway of Moscow-Riyadh axis

When Qatar shocked the oil world on Monday by announcing plans to quit the OPEC cartel after 57 years, its energy minister said the decision was taken for " technical" reasons.

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Most profitable graphite maker HEG sees more gain on China’s push for blue skies

. India’s HEG Ltd. expects revenue to more than double and the pretax margin to rise to as much 75 percent as demand remains strong because of environmental curbs in China.

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Crude oil remains India’s bugbear as rupee, bonds buck trade cheer

Asia’s third-largest economy imports about 80 percent of its oil requirement, and the recent surge in crude prices was the key reason behind the rupee and Indonesia’s rupiah being the worst-performing currencies in the re

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Mukesh Ambani’s Facebook swag! Reliance Jio bringing in ‘WhatsApp Phones’ to attract rural India

Facebook’s recent momentum in India stems from its alliance with billionaire Mukesh Ambani. In a seismic shakeup of the telecom industry in India with Reliance Jio, Mukesh Ambani invested approximately $35 billion to laun

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Apple iPhone and McDonald’s fast food have the same problem

Apple Inc. and restaurant chains such as McDonald’s are stuck in a similar dynamic right now: Their healthy sales figures are masking a potentially troubling demand problem.

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Tesla cars complete 1 billion miles on auto pilot

Tesla tells drivers that they must keep their hands on the steering wheel and monitor the system at all times, but Autopilot has come under scrutiny from regulators and consumer advocacy groups, including after a fatal crash

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G20 gives markets a short-term respite: Mohamed A. El-Erian

The G-20 Summit in Argentina ended without fireworks involving the U.S., which was appropriate in a way, given the pall cast by the death of President George H.W. Bush.

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Gold prices set to jump as Fed rethinks path for rates

Gold may be poised to rally as speculation mounts that the Federal Reserve will hit the pause button on interest rate hikes in 2019.

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Oil price crash: Putin Says Russia, Saudi Arabia to Extend OPEC+ Pact to Regulate Market

Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed to extend into 2019 their agreement to manage the oil market, known as OPEC+, although Moscow and Riyadh have yet to agree on any fresh output cuts.

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Trouble in the sky: Why India’s airlines keep struggling

Anyone puzzled by how the Indian economy manages to grow swiftly while somehow failing to be prosperous could do worse than look at the state of India’s airlines.

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Trade war: Donald Trump, Xi Jinping agree to halt new tariffs in bid to contain tension

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to keep their trade war from escalating with a promise to temporarily halt the imposition of new tariffs as the world’s two largest economies negotiate a las

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G20 Summit 2018: Leaders give nod to Donald Trump in watered-down communique

The statement issued at the end of the two-day meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, omitted for the first time a reference to the risk of protectionism.

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Indians working for IL&FS JV in Ethiopia held hostage by workers over unpaid wages

An official at the Indian embassy in the capital Addis Ababa said it was “closely following up with local Ethiopian authorities and IL&FS management to resolve the issue,” while a separate official in the foreign ministry

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Gender Row: An embarrassing scandal hits world’s most gender equal society

An ex-prime minister and several other lawmakers were caught on tape using lurid, expletive-laced and sexually charged language to describe their female colleagues.

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Bitcoin slide makes monthly loss the biggest in seven years

Bitcoin registered its biggest monthly decline in more than seven years as investors reevaluate the prospects of digital money following last year’s euphoria.

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Oil prices: Hedge funds play it safe ahead of make-or-break week for crude

Investors played it safe on U.S. crude ahead of a make-or-break week for oil markets.

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Renault-Nissan trouble: French President Emmanuel Macron tells Japan’s Shinzo Abe he wants to keep alliance

French President Emmanuel Macron told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe he wants to maintain the alliance between Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. after the arrest of Carlos Ghosn, who led the partnership.

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Watch Netflix movie in theaters: Know all about the company’s first attempt

Netflix Inc. has an Oscar contender on its hands with “Roma,” a drama about a Mexico City family from Academy Award-winning director Alfonso Cuaron.

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Did Soros short FB scrip? Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg asks staff to probe

Facebook Inc chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg told employees to investigate financial dealings by George Soros, the billionaire who criticised the company at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January.

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Rise of online shopping makes warehouses hot property in India

India’s burgeoning logistics sector is gaining favor with property developers and investors, boosted by a growing consumer class’s embrace of online shopping.

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Massive data breach at Marriott’s Starwood hotels

Marriott International said it’s investigating a hack of the guest reservation database at its Starwood unit that may be one of the biggest such breaches in corporate history.

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Deutsche Bank raid pulls CEO deeper into vicious dircle

Deutsche Bank chief executive officer Christian Sewing was there to give the annual pep talk to his top executives.

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