Shared prosperity key to peace in Indo-Pacific region: Akbar

Mar 22 2018

MJ Akbar said that shared prosperity is the key to peace in the Indo-Pacific region, which has emerged as the most prominent source of prosperity in the world.

StanChart's head of commercial, private banking to leave

Mar 21 2018

Standard Chartered PLC’s chief executive of private and commercial banking is leaving the bank to join another financial services company in London.

Australia PM Turnbull meets Myanmar leader Suu Kyi

Mar 19 2018

Suu Kyi arrived in Canberra to be met by a military honour guard and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull, who has said he will raise human rights issues during her visit.

Southeast Asia says gravely concerned about North Korea weapons

Mar 18 2018

Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Australia said they held “grave concerns” about escalating tensions caused by North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes.

ASEAN, Australia reject protectionism amid fears of Trump trade w

Mar 16 2018

“You don’t grow stronger by closing the door to other markets. Protectionism is a dead end," Turnbull said.

The Narendra Modi economy: Mostly sunny, with a few clouds

Mar 15 2018

The Modi economy has many rays of sunshine. Those rays do not shine uniformly on all though. There are also a few clouds.

S Korea finance minister says will talk to US on trade frictions

Mar 05 2018

South Korea’s finance minister said the govt will convey its concerns on trade frictions to the US and others at a meeting of the Group of 20 nations later this month.

India one of the 'most open' economies, says Prabhu

Mar 02 2018

India is a "very open economy" and wants to have trade relations and pacts with all countries, Prabhu told the business community, ahead of RCEP meeting.

Cambodian PM denounces 'dogs' for burning his effigy in Australia

Mar 01 2018

Hun Sen, criticised by rights groups for a crackdown on the opposition and media, denounced protesters in Australia as dogs for burning his effigy.

AirAsia India rakes in Rs 13.2 cr quarterly profit

Feb 27 2018

AirAsia India has posted a net profit of Rs 13.24 crore for the three months ended December 2017 and plans to start international operations this year.

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To add platform capabilities in the insurance segment which contributes 15% of total business

The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months


Sells Essar Steel loan to Deutsche Bank

Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal

Economic Times Reports


To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn

The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

Mint Reports


Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC

To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI

The completion period for the project is 30 months

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