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‘Global News’ Archives

Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Statement Issued in Mumbai Today

The following is a reformatted version of the full text of the statement released today by the Reserve Bank of India. Introduction This First Quarter Review is being made in a macroeconomic environment that has changed significantly since our April policy announcement. At that time, there was some optimism about the sustainability of the global [...]

QATAR airways premium terminal ad wins top accolade

INGAPORE - Qatar Airways' multi award-winning Premium Terminal at Doha International Airport has received further recognition with the announcement of the Phoenix Awards 2009 winners at a ceremony held in Singapore. Already a winner in the aviation industry, the airline's Premium Terminal garnered praise at the awards show as the subject in a [...]

Gold futures rise on global cues

NEW DELHI: Gold prices rose by Rs 36 to Rs 16,835 per ten grams in the futures market today on steady buying amid a firming global trend. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for June month contract rose by Rs 36 or 0.21 per cent to Rs 16,835 per ten grams with an open interest of 3,382 lots. The metal for delivery in April contract also [...]

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks, commodities rise on low rate policy

18/03/2010 4:39:13 AM * Global stocks gain after Fed, BoJ spur risk appetite * Dollar eases after Fed reiterates low-rate pledge * Oil tops $82 as OPEC leaves output targets unchanged * Long-dated Treasuries rise as U.S. producer prices fall (Updates with close of European markets) By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, March 17 (Reuters) - [...]

IMF: chance to overhaul global economy is receding

Nations risk losing a window of opportunity to fix the global financial system in the wake of the credit crisis if they do not push reforms through soon, the head of the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday. Stressing the need for cooperation, Dominique Strauss-Kahn also noted China's currency, the renminbi, was undervalued but said he [...]

BA slams strike union’s bid for global backing

London, England (CNN) -- British Airways on Wednesday criticized attempts by the union representing the airline's cabin crews to internationalize their planned strike among sympathetic labor organizations around the world. Members of the Unite union have voted to strike for three days from Saturday and then for four more days from March 27, [...]

Coventry Health Care to Speak at the Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference

BETHESDA, Md., Mar 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Coventry Health Care, Inc. /quotes/comstock/13*!cvh/quotes/nls/cvh (CVH 24.93, -0.22, -0.87%) announced today that John Stelben, Interim Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present at the Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference in Miami, Florida, at 9:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, March 23, [...]

The US is lagging on nuclear reactor technology

IT SEEMS obvious: if you're planning a new generation of nuclear power stations, you should invest in the most advanced and efficient designs available. Yet that's not what seems to be happening in the US. The first new nuclear power plants on American soil for 30 years could soon be under construction. President Barack Obama has promised tens [...]

Hybrid fusion: the third nuclear option

THE long-anticipated nuclear renaissance has arrived. In his State of the Union address last month, President Barack Obama announced plans for the US to build a new generation of nuclear power plants, and his budget for 2011 proposes large funding increases for the industry. Several European countries are also likely to restart their nuclear [...]

Why scientists must be the new climate sceptics

his is a depressing time for climate scientists. They've spent over a decade battling oil industry propagandists who said that the world was not warming. By careful and persistent argument they dismissed the misinformation. Now all the old questions about the validity of climate science are being trotted out again. As one researcher put it to me: [...]

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