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Arvind Subramanian to remain chief economic adviser; clarifies Jaitley

Arvind Subramanian to remain chief economic adviser; clarifies Jaitley

Mr. Subramanian said, there is a need to attack these problems on many fronts including exchange rate and public investments while maintaining macroeconomic stability. India's economic growth plunged to a 13-quarter low of 5.7% in the April-June quarter this fiscal, as the demonetisation-hit manufacturing sector received a further debilitating blow from pre-goods and services tax (GST) de-stocking by jittery businesses.


Kim says Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

Kim says Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

Meanwhile, analysts said that seismic activity detected near the site of North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear site might be aftershocks from a nuclear test earlier this month. That development was reported by Reuters Thursday. In an address to the United Nations General Assembly, he said North Korea will take "merciless preventive action" if the US shows any sign of "decapitating operation on our headquarters or military attack against our country".


Brokerages Set Versartis, Inc. (VSAR) Price Target at $29.43

Brokerages Set Versartis, Inc. (VSAR) Price Target at $29.43

Neuberger Berman Grp Lc owns 4.80 million shares. Tower Research Capital Llc (Trc), New York-based fund reported 100 shares. Fmr Ltd Liability Company reported 0.01% stake. Versartis (NASDAQ: VSAR ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. On September 22 the company was downgraded to "Neutral" from " in a report from Barclays.


Amazon affiliate buys into Indian retailer Shoppers Stop

Amazon affiliate buys into Indian retailer Shoppers Stop

The board, Shoppers Stop said in a filing on Indian stock exchange BSE, has also proposed to hold an extraordinary general meeting of the company on October 18, 2017 to seek approval of the shareholders. Post allotment of the securities, the investor will have not any special rights under the agreement and will only be entitled to exercise such rights that are exercisable by ordinary shareholders of the company to the extent of its shareholding, Shoppers Stop added.


Natural disaster detected near N Korea nuclear testing facility

Natural disaster detected near N Korea nuclear testing facility

Earlier on Friday, Kim said Trump is " deranged " and will "pay dearly" for threatening to destroy his country. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un responded to Trump's comments Thursday, calling the USA commander in chief's behavior "deranged".


Speed has changed game for Barkley, Lions

Speed has changed game for Barkley, Lions

Penn State has won and covered the spread in three straight meetings with Iowa . In one of the top matchups of the weekend, the No. 4 Penn State Nittany Lions travel to Iowa City for a meeting with the Hawkeyes. The Hawkeyes avoided a major injury to their top back but lost another on Saturday in a win over North Texas. Akrum Wadley had two fourth quarter touchdowns for Iowa .