World | Associated Press | Friday August 15, 2014
Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced late Thursday that he was relinquishing his post to his nominated replacement, ending a political deadlock that has plunged the country into uncertainty as it fights a Sunni militant insurgency...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 22, 2014
Thailand's army chief seized power in a military coup on Thursday, deposing the elected government and plunging the country into uncertainty after months of deadly political strife.
Tuesday May 6, 2014
India's economic growth is poised to inch up 4.9 per cent in 2014 and is expected to gain momentum with a decline in "political uncertainty" after the general elections, although rising bad loans would weigh on recovery, Paris-based think-tank OECD s...
Monday May 5, 2014
The output and order pipelines have been affected by elections and political uncertainty and there could be a recovery in factory activity post elections as clarity emerges on the political front.
Thursday February 13, 2014
In Europe, the fading momentum was compounded by fresh political uncertainty in Italy where Prime Minister Enrico Letta defied pressure to make way for the centre-left leader Matteo Renzi.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Nepal's newly elected prime minister was sworn into office on Tuesday, but his party's main coalition partner announced it will not join the government, bringing renewed political uncertainty to the nation.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 17, 2013
Angela Merkel is due to be sworn in Tuesday for a rare third term as German chancellor, capping months of political uncertainty as she bartered with her rivals to help govern Europe's top economy.
Friday December 6, 2013
The level of demand indicates healthy investor appetite despite Asia's third-largest economy growing at its slowest pace in a decade and political uncertainty in view of a general election to be called by May.
Thursday November 21, 2013
The country's economic activity is expected to recover gradually as "rupee depreciation supports exports, infrastructure projects cleared by the Cabinet Committee on Investment come on stream and political uncertainty declines after the general elect...
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 20, 2013
The Nepali Congress led by Sushil Koirala today established an early lead in initial trends in counting of votes to choose a 601-member assembly that will draft a new constitution to end years of political uncertainty in Nepal.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
Nearly 70 per cent of Nepal's electorate voted today to choose an assembly that will draft a new constitution to end years of turmoil and political uncertainty though balloting was hit by sporadic violence, including vandalism and explosions that inj...
World | Amitabh Revi | Monday November 11, 2013
The Maldives, ironically on its 45th Republic Day (Monday) has entered another phase of political uncertainty and a potential constitutional crisis. Minutes before his term was to end, President Mohamed Waheed addressed the nation announcing that he ...
World | Amitabh Revi | Sunday November 10, 2013
Political uncertainty continues in the Maldives with the country's Supreme Court postponing today's scheduled run-off to November 16.
Tuesday April 30, 2013
World stock indexes and the euro advanced on Monday as the formation of a new government in Italy eased uncertainty about the political future of the country, the third-largest economy in the euro zone, while the S&P 500 closed at a record high.
Monday April 29, 2013
Wall Street rose at the open on Monday as the formation of a broad coalition government in Italy ended two months of political uncertainty and boosted an appetite for risky assets, while investors braced for major economic data this week.
World | Reuters | Thursday April 4, 2013
Italy's political crisis, already a month old, could drag on for at least several more weeks and is now inextricably tied up with the vote for a successor to President Giorgio Napolitano, the man in charge of finding a solution.
Wednesday April 3, 2013
The BSE Sensex snapped a four-day winning streak on Wednesday to post its biggest fall in two weeks as auto shares were hit by weak March sales while recent outperformers, such as Larsen & Toubro, retreated.
Tuesday March 26, 2013
At 9.30 am, the 30-share BSE Sensex traded at 18,637.06, down 44.36 points or 0.24 per cent. The broader 50-share NSE Nifty was 8.95 points, or 0.15 per cent, down at 5,624.90.
Monday March 25, 2013
The rupee strengthened on Monday, encouraged by the government's move to ease restrictions on foreign investments in debt markets and the global risk-on sentiment, but gains were pared on worries over political uncertainty.
Monday March 25, 2013
The BSE Sensex fell for a seventh consecutive session on Monday to its lowest close in four months as blue chips such as ICICI Bank were hit by worries other allies would remove support from the ruling coalition after the DMK party withdrew last week...