China state economist sees 2015 growth slowest in over two decades

China's economic growth is expected to be at seven per cent in 2015 unless the central government imposes ...

Raj Rajaratnam's younger brother settles insider trading suit

25 Oct 2014

Rengan Rajaratnam, who was acquitted in a criminal insider trading case earlier this year, agreed to pay a penalty of less than ...

The conflict between Germany and ECB that threatens Europe

25 Oct 2014

We've known for some time about the tension between the European Central Bank (ECB), charged with guiding the economies of the 18 ...

'China's auto market growth may halve to 7% this year'

25 Oct 2014

Growth in China's auto market, the world's biggest, will halve to seven per cent this year weighed down by a slowing economy, ...

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Ukraine readies to vote under shadow of war

25 Oct 2014

Ukrainian leaders made final appeals to voters ahead of snap parliamentary elections tomorrow that are intended to give impetus ...

Canadian PM took cover in 'cupboard' during Ottawa shooting rampage

25 Oct 2014

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper reportedly hid in a store cupboard during the recent gun attack inside the Parliament ...

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US to investigate alleged use of chemical weapons by IS militants in Iraq

25 Oct 2014

The United States would inspect whether the Islamic State (IS) militant group used chemical weapons in Iraq, said U.S. secretary ...

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In major reshuffle, Google CEO Larry Page names Sundar Pichai as new head of products

25 Oct 2014

Google CEO Larry Page has reportedly transferred leadership of all core Google products over to Sundar Pichai, who was formerly ...

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Obama reviews ISIS strategy with national security team

25 Oct 2014

US President Barack Obama has reviewed his administration's strategy against the Islamic State with his national security team, ...

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US to blame if nuclear talks fail: Iran

25 Oct 2014

If the ongoing talks between Iran and the six world powers fail to culminate into a final deal, the US will be blamed, a media ...

Indian portfolio manager in US sentenced to 2 years probation, $500,000 in US

25 Oct 2014

Reema Shah, who had pleaded guilty to insider trading and cooperated with the US government in its crackdown on securities fraud ...

Student gunman among two killed in latest US school shooting

25 Oct 2014

One person was shot dead and four students were injured in a school cafeteria in the United States by a student who then killed ...

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French unemployment hits new record

25 Oct 2014

Unemployment in France hit a new record in September, with official statistics published showing 3.43 million people claimed ...

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Egypt declares emergency in North Sinai

25 Oct 2014

Egypt has declared a three-month state of emergency in the restive North Sinai province after 31 soldiers have been killed in two ...

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Wall Street finally turning on Amazon as Bezos magic fades

25 Oct 2014

Amazon.com Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet.

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Nokia buy helps Microsoft increase sales by 25%

24 Oct 2014

Over all, what we see is the increasing competitiveness of our products: Satya Nadella

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Doctor with Ebola in NY hospital after return from Guinea

24 Oct 2014

Dr Craig Spencer, 33, was placed in a quarantined unit at Bellevue Hospital

Three nations absent as China sets up World Bank rival

24 Oct 2014

Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United ...

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China home price drop spreads

24 Oct 2014

New-home prices fell 0.7% from August in Beijing and 0.9% in Shanghai, according to the government

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