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September 13: News peeks for the day

  • September 13: News peeks for the day

    September 13: News peeks for the day

  • <p>Indian students look at a text message from a mobile phone in Kolkata</p><p><B>Prospects for job seekers are gloomier in most major economies than they were three months ago, as weak US and European economies begin to affect employers&#39; confidence in other parts of the world, according to a quarterly hiring survey by ManpowerGroup.</B></p><p>Manpower Chief Executive Jeff Joerres describes the global jobs climate as tenuous, comparing it to a ball atop a hill: given a slight nudge, it could roll either forward or back.</p><p>The global staffing services company said the fourth-quarter hiring outlook is lower in 21 of 39 countries and territories, including the United States. Prospects are stronger in 13 economies and unchanged in five others versus the third-quarter.</p>

    Indian students look at a text message from a mobile phone in Kolkata

    Prospects for job seekers are gloomier in most major economies than they were three months ago, as weak US and European economies begin to affect employers' confidence in other parts of the world, according to a quarterly hiring survey by ManpowerGroup.

    Manpower Chief Executive Jeff Joerres describes the global jobs climate as tenuous, comparing it to a ball atop a hill: given a slight nudge, it could roll either forward or back.

    The global staffing services company said the fourth-quarter hiring outlook is lower in 21 of 39 countries and territories, including the United States. Prospects are stronger in 13 economies and unchanged in five others versus the third-quarter.

  • <p>An employee arranges currency notes at a cash counter inside a bank in Agartala</p><p><b>The rupee weakened to its lowest level in more than 15 months on Tuesday after shares turned negative and the euro fell against the dollar.</b></p><p>At 1:45 pm, the partially convertible rupee was at 47.47/49 per dollar, after touching 47.51, its lowest since May 26, 2010.</p>

    An employee arranges currency notes at a cash counter inside a bank in Agartala

    The rupee weakened to its lowest level in more than 15 months on Tuesday after shares turned negative and the euro fell against the dollar.

    At 1:45 pm, the partially convertible rupee was at 47.47/49 per dollar, after touching 47.51, its lowest since May 26, 2010.

  • <p>The new Audi Q3 is seen at the production facility of the Volkswagen Group in Martorell near Barcelona</p><p><b>Volkswagen&#39;s premium car brand Audi aims to overtake Daimler&#39;s Mercedes-Benz this year by racking up sales to 1.3 million vehicles, Audi&#39;s chief executive said.</b></p><p>"We will surpass Mercedes this year and move up from position No.3 to number No.2," Rupert Stadler told journalists on the sidelines of the Frankfurt auto show.</p><p>Audi was also upbeat on the economic outlook for the automotive industry.</p>

    The new Audi Q3 is seen at the production facility of the Volkswagen Group in Martorell near Barcelona

    Volkswagen's premium car brand Audi aims to overtake Daimler's Mercedes-Benz this year by racking up sales to 1.3 million vehicles, Audi's chief executive said.

    "We will surpass Mercedes this year and move up from position No.3 to number No.2," Rupert Stadler told journalists on the sidelines of the Frankfurt auto show.

    Audi was also upbeat on the economic outlook for the automotive industry.

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