Wednesday April 15, 2015
Most of the Asian markets were trading on a flat note. The Hang Seng was up 0.05 per cent, Shanghai Composite was down 0.09 per cent and Japan's Nikkei was also trading with marginal losses.
Tuesday March 24, 2015
Japan topped the list of countries with which Indian companies entered into foreign technology collaboration (FTC) during 2012-13 and 2013-14, a survey by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Tuesday.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Governor Haruhiko Kuroda is seen reinforcing this stance at his post-meeting briefing, while reminding markets that he is ready to act on any sign of change in a broad uptrend in prices.
Thomson Reuters | Sunday March 15, 2015
For a world economy coming to terms with a soaring dollar and a plunge in oil prices, this week will be all about the Federal Reserve's policy meeting and its intentions on interest rates.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 15, 2015
Despite ominous predictions of mass devastation in cyclone-wrecked Vanuatu, policymakers at a UN disaster meeting in Japan do not seem to understand the pressing need to tackle climate change, the World Bank warned today.
Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
SMTB has made its investment in the company at a price of Rs 530 each through preferential allotment of shares.
Thomson Reuters | Thursday February 19, 2015
ECB's chief economist warned central bankers from around the Eurozone of the perils of delaying quantitative easy, according to records of a January meeting that shed light on how policy makers 'broadly' agreed to launch the scheme.
Tuesday February 3, 2015
Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Tuesday that though the country may get impacted by the spillover effects of the loose monetary policies in advanced economies, the economy is well prepared to cope with it.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
Asian shares held firm and the euro stayed under pressure on Wednesday as investors counted on the European Central Bank to unveil a stimulus drive, while the yen was subdued ahead of the Bank of Japan's policy announcement later in the Asian day.
Sunday January 18, 2015
After a head-spinning bout of volatility, the week starting January 19 will be dominated by one question: Will the European Central Bank (ECB) take the ultimate policy leap or pull its punches?
Monday January 5, 2015
Japanese stocks began 2015 on a down note on Monday as investors showed little taste for risk given weak prospects for global growth and a sombre Wall Street performance on Friday, but the mood towards Japan's outlook remained upbeat after last year'...
Monday December 29, 2014
The Financial Services Agency is concerned that with 10-year Japanese government bond yields near a record low around 0.3 per cent, regional lenders could see a decline in earnings as the gap between what they pay for deposits and what they collect o...
Monday December 22, 2014
2014 has been a good year for equities, with the BSE Sensex rising over 30 per cent. Hopes of robust growth and further reforms are likely to propel markets in 2015, analysts say. But the key thing to watch will be global liquidity, which is the most...
Friday December 19, 2014
Asian shares enjoyed their best day in 15 months on Friday, after Wall Street boasted its biggest two-day advance since late 2011 amid relief the Federal Reserve was in no rush to withdraw stimulus from the US economy.
Monday December 15, 2014
The Bank of Japan's closely watched Tankan survey showed confidence among large manufacturers stood at plus 12 against plus 13 in the September survey.
Friday December 12, 2014
Japan's Nikkei stock average was up 0.4 per cent in early trade, as a weaker yen helped exporter shares, but was poised to book a loss of more than 3 percent for the week.
Monday December 1, 2014
Moody's said that while Abe's decision to delay next year's scheduled tax hike could support the economy in the short term, it had made it more challenging for Japan to achieve its target of balancing its budget by 2020.
Friday November 28, 2014
Oil prices plunged on Thursday after OPEC chose not to cut production despite huge oversupply and prices sliding by a third since June.
Thursday November 20, 2014
Tokyo's Nikkei gained 0.4 per cent, leaving it not far from the seven-year high touched the previous week. There was little reaction to stronger-than-expected October exports.
Wednesday November 19, 2014
Japan's Soft Bank has acquired 30 per cent stake in 99acres.com's rival Housing .com, for an investment of $70 million dollar, which values Housing.com at around $250 million (Rs 1,500 crore at Rs 60 a dollar).
Wednesday November 19, 2014
After the Japanese central bank's last meeting on Oct. 31, when it announced a surprise stimulus expansion, gold saw a huge sell-off that took it to 2010 lows.
Tuesday November 11, 2014
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down about 0.2 per cent, while Japan's Nikkei stock average added 0.6 per cent.
Monday November 10, 2014
After two years of sub-5 per cent growth and double digit inflation, India's growth inflation dynamics have improved with easing in prices faster than expected, leading to expectations of an up to 100 bps, or 1 per cent, cut in interest rates next fi...
Saturday November 8, 2014
Calling the world economy "fragile, brittle and fragmented", IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told a conference of central bankers in Paris it was "perfectly legitimate and appropriate" for the ECB and the BoJ to take unconventional steps to c...