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Asian shares up on hopes of US budget deal

Asian shares up on hopes of US budget deal

November 29, 2012 7:31 am

TOKYO: Asian shares touched their highest levels in more than three weeks and commodities rose on Thursday as sentiment improved after a senior US lawmaker said he was “optimistic” on reaching a budget deal before the end of the year to avoid a fiscal crisis.European shares will likely extend gains seen in the previous session,...
 
 
Govt to phase out CNG stations gradually: Dr Asim

Govt to phase out CNG stations gradually: Dr Asim

November 28, 2012 5:58 pm

ISLAMABAD: The government has planned to...
Pakistan sells treasury bills worth Rs148.5 bln at an auction

Pakistan sells treasury bills worth Rs148.5 bln at an auction

November 28, 2012 1:03 pm

Web Desk KARACHI: The State Bank...

Indian govt fails again to break deadlock over retail reform

Indian govt fails again to break deadlock over retail reform

November 28, 2012 12:36 pm

NEW DELHI: The government failed on...
China investment levels excessive, risks are rising: IMF research

China investment levels excessive, risks are rising: IMF research

November 28, 2012 10:32 am

BEIJING: China's economy relies on an...

Abu Dhabi invests $1 bln in UK oil fields

Abu Dhabi invests $1 bln in UK oil fields

November 28, 2012 10:25 am

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi National Energy...
European shares dip on US, Greek worries

European shares dip on US, Greek worries

November 28, 2012 10:08 am

LONDON: Shares, commodities and the euro...

Confusing hard and soft power in emerging markets

Confusing hard and soft power in emerging markets

November 28, 2012 9:26 am

LONDON: Deserting debt-laden, recession-racked North Atlantic...
Afghan fraud-buster vows to rein in Kabulbank kingpins

Afghan fraud-buster vows to rein in Kabulbank kingpins

November 28, 2012 9:02 am

KABUL: The chief investigator probing Afghanistan's...
 
Greek PM hails debt compromise, public sceptical

Greek PM hails debt compromise, public sceptical

November 28, 2012 8:03 am

ATHENS: Prime Minister Antonis Samaras welcomed...
The biggest struggle yet for Citi's repairman

The biggest struggle yet for Citi's repairman

November 28, 2012 7:25 am

NEW YORK: When Citigroup Inc's board...

Microsoft sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in month

Microsoft sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in month

November 28, 2012 6:35 am

SEATTLE: Microsoft Corp has sold 40...
In communist Cuba, the tax man cometh

In communist Cuba, the tax man cometh

November 28, 2012 6:33 am

HAVANA: Most Cubans have not paid...

Maldives cancels GMR's $511 million airport project

Maldives cancels GMR's $511 million airport project

November 28, 2012 6:25 am

MALE: Maldives has cancelled its biggest...
Apple leads growing tablet market in China

Apple leads growing tablet market in China

November 28, 2012 4:53 am

SHANGHAI: China's tablet PC market grew...

Asian shares fall as focus shifts to U.S. budget talks

Asian shares fall as focus shifts to U.S. budget talks

November 28, 2012 3:45 am

TOKYO: Asian shares ended a seven-day...
Indian rupee snaps 5-day losing streak; banks sell dollars

Indian rupee snaps 5-day losing streak; banks sell dollars

November 27, 2012 1:41 pm

MUMBAI: Indian rupee snapped a five-day...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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