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China's economy grows at 6.9 percent

China's economy grows at 6.9 percent

The growth was well above the full-year target of 6.5 per cent, and the 6.8 per cent increase registered in the fourth quarter of 2016, China's National Bureau of Statistics said. However, China's economy still relies heavily on massive state investments and projects, despite Beijing's efforts to reduce the dependence of the state when it comes to the country's growth.


Do not lack political will to carry out reforms: PM

Do not lack political will to carry out reforms: PM

Let us believe that through this set up we can bring a positive change in people's lives", he further added. "There is no dearth of political will for reforms". Referring to people looking at options beyond the government in sectors from healthcare to aviation in the past 15 years, he said changing trends in the last few years have altered the dynamics.


Sensex climbs 162 points on renewed hope of US tax cuts

Sensex climbs 162 points on renewed hope of US tax cuts

Among the BSE sectoral indices, Oil & Gas index registered the biggest gain with a jump of 1.1 per cent. Telecom (up 0.8 per cent), Realty (up 0.7 per cent) and Consumer Durables (up 0.7 per cent) indices were other notable gainers. In other Asian markets, Japan's Nikkei was up 0.86% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.31% in early trade today. On a weekly basis, the BSE Sensex lost 96.15 points, or 0.32 per cent, and the Nifty 31.40 points, or 0.34 per cent, sliding for the second straight ...


No One Is Getting Fired Over Passenger Dragging Incident, Says United CEO

No One Is Getting Fired Over Passenger Dragging Incident, Says United CEO

And as Munoz has repeatedly done in recent days, he apologized to customers and said he took full responsibility for what happened on Flight 3411, including the forcible eviction of David Dao. In the wake of the incident, Munoz said he has reached out to members of the Chinese consulate in Chicago. Dr Dao's lawyers have taken preliminary steps to begin a lawsuit against United Airlines and the city of Chicago, which operates O'Hare Airport.


President Trump signs executive order on jobs during Kenosha vis

President Trump signs executive order on jobs during Kenosha vis

Outsourcing firms have always been a thorn in the side of USA tech companies, who say they struggle to compete for a limited number of visas for high-skilled workers against large firms recruiting lower-skilled computer workers for below-market wages.



Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel Hunt

The Firm operates through five divisions: Zambia, which includes emerald and beryl mining activities; Mozambique, which includes ruby and corundum mining activities; United Kingdom, which includes sales of cut and polished gemstones, marketing, technical and administrative services; Faberge, which includes wholesale and retail sales of jewelry and watches, and Other, which includes new projects and traded auctions.