Japan Tobacco working on several possible M&A deals: CEO

Jan 17 2018 | 18 mins ago

Japan Tobacco Inc, which is on the hunt for overseas acquisitions to offset a shrinking home market, is working on several possible deals as it targets growth in Asia.

Uber's next ride-share could be in the Southeast Asia

Jan 17 2018 | 2 hrs ago

After struggling in China and Russia, the app operator swapped its businesses there for a stake in Didi and a JV with Yandex. Another sensible partner would be Grab.

Benchmark Sensex up 126 points in late morning deals

Jan 17 2018 | 8 hrs ago

The benchmark Sensex recovered from its early volatility to trade 126.76 points higher in late morning deals on easing fiscal deficit concerns despite lower Asian cues.

Crude oil futures fall 0.39% on weak overseas trend

Jan 17 2018 | 9 hrs ago

Crude oil futures slipped 0.39 per cent to Rs 4,070 per barrel today, in line with a weak trend in Asian markets, as traders cut exposure.

Sensex advances 70 pts in volatile trade, IT stocks gain

Jan 17 2018 | 10 hrs ago

The benchmark BSE Sensex recovered 70 points in opening trade today on gains in IT, banking and auto stocks despite weak Asian cues.

U.S. oil industry set to break record, upend global trade

Jan 17 2018 | 19 hrs ago

The US oil price benchmark, West Texas Intermediate crude, is now watched closely worldwide by foreign customers of US gasoline, diesel and crude.

EU targets recycling as China bans plastic waste imports

Jan 16 2018

EU regulators are searching for ways to increase recycling of plastic, as waste piles up in ports after China banned imports of “foreign garbage” from the start of 2018.

Germany trumps Asia with world's largest current account surplus

Jan 16 2018

Germany’s current account surplus was the world’s largest in 2017, unveiling a record high reading likely to renew criticism of the economic and fiscal policies.

Bayer expects CCI nod by Apr-May for $66 bn Monsanto deal

Jan 16 2018

Bayer expressed confidence that it would secure fair trade regulator CCI's nod by April or May for the USD 66 billion acquisition of US-based biotech major Monsanto.

India gives Asian Financial Forum a miss, for Davos

Jan 16 2018

India is missing at the AFF event, ostensibly because its ministers and officials have opted for the WEF at Davos in Switzerland later this month, an official said.

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