NEW DELHI - India and Japan, both major energy fuel importers, are mulling joining forces while bidding for potential tenders for liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies with an eye to beating down the high prices. Both the countries will work out a strategy in the next three months, Petroleum and natural gas secretary Vivek Rae told reporters on sidelines of the 8th Asia Gas Partnership Summit ...
WASHINGTON - The US trade deficit narrowed in October with oil sales helping exports rise 1.8 percent to a record high of $192.7 billion in October over previous month, the US Commerce Department has said. Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that total October exports of $192.7 billion and imports of $233.3 billion resulted in a 5.4 percent drop in ...
WASHINGTON - Internet search engine Google has acquired seven robotics companies in the past half a year and has begun the process of building its own robots that could undertake manufacturing and could be deployed in the supply chain sector. To start with Google has created a new robotics group under Andy Rubin, who was previously in charge of the Android operating system, and bought seven ...
BEIJING - China has awarded its first superfast 4G telecommunications licences to three mobile phone companies. Designed to give mobile phone users faster access to the internet services, the first set of licenses were granted by the government to China Mobile, China Unicom Hong Kong and China Telecom. It is not as yet clear if any rollout conditions have been attached to the licences, or ...
BRUSSELS - The European Union has slapped a 1.7 billion euros ($2.3 billion) fine on eight major banks, including Deutsche Bank, RBS and JPMorgan, for rigging interest rates. German Deutsche Bank, involved in rigging the Euribor and Japanese yen Tibor rates, was fined a total of 725 million euros, while the French Societe Generale was fined 446 million euros for manipulating the European ...
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A fresh look at the state's finances is coming from Minnesota budget officials. The Department of Minnesota Management and Budget was set Thursday to release its latest economic forecast. The document will show whether the state is expected to run a surplus or face another deficit. The comprehensive review of tax-and-spending patterns will help set expectations for ...
WASHINGTON -- Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts and culture affect the economy. On Thursday, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the National Endowment for the Arts will release the first-ever estimates of the creative sector's ...
Asian stocks fell broadly on Thursday, dragging the regional benchmark index to a three-week low, as investors became more concerned about the U.S. Federal Reserve's stimulus plans amid signs of improving ...
Wal-Mart has opened its first two stores in Northwest Washington D.C., earning cheers from the Mayor and residents who said they'd be happy to shop in the city and not in the suburbs. But there have been months of debate over the wages the big box store pays its employees. Some activists and lawmakers say employees aren't being paid ...
It sold €1.28bn worth of April 2017 bonds at an average yield of 2.182%. The yield at November's auction was 2.101%. The bond was 3.6 times subscribed, up from 2.5 times last month. It also raised €2.25bn with an October 2018 bond with a 2.722% yield, compared to 2.871% last month. Newedge Strategy ...
car tax disc from its perforations will soon be a thing of the past, as the government moves to a paperless system.After the best part of a century, ...
Hundreds of thousands of people with cash in fixed-rate savings bonds are being urged to prepare for a slump in income as accounts reach the end of their term.A slew of five-year fixes from banks and building societies are set to mature at the end of 2013, according to analysis from HSBC, and savers who want to reinvest the money will find that the returns on offer are much lower than those they ...
New car sales are continuing to race ahead, with registrations already outstripping those of 2012 with one month of the year still to go.A total of 159,581 new cars were registered in November - a 7% rise on the figure for November 2012, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said.Last month's figures took the total in the year so to 2,111,819 - a 9.9% rise on the ...
The first step is to understand your business' energy use. You can use a business energy monitor which helps you to monitor your usage in real-time. This will give you a view on what is using the most so you can do something about it. ...
The Chancellor the Exchequer will deliver a new set of numbers on Thursday about where the UK economy has been and where it's headed. Here are some charts it's useful to look at before he ...
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Former World No.1 Maria Sharapova will play her first match since August when she takes on Serbian player Ana Ivanovic in Bogota, Colombia next week in an exhibition match.
According to TennisWorldUSA.org, Sharapova has played only one match since Wimbledon, a loss to Sloane Stephens due to a shoulder injury.
Since Wimbledon, she hired and fired Jimmy Connors as her coach and is now working with Sven Gronefeld, the report said.
The exhibition follows a series of exhibitions involving Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal last week in South America, which attracted huge crowds, the report added.
Sharapova is scheduled to make her return to the WTA Tour in Brisbane as she warms up for the Australian Open, the report further said. (ANI)
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