Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.08 percent, at 2,967.19 points.
Tokyo, April 27 (IANS) Tokyo stocks rose from the off on Wednesday as a rise in oil prices following a recent slump and the yen's retreat against the US dollar lifted the market mood, despite some anxiety about upcoming central bank meetings in the US and Japan.
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 45 basis points to 6.4837 against the US dollar on Wednesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
New York, April 27 (IANS) US stocks closed mixed as investors digested gains in oil prices and the newly-released economic data.
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Canada's main stock market in Toronto ended higher as higher oil prices supported energy concerns, offsetting deep losses for one of the country's major railway stocks.
Madrid, April 27 (IANS) The Spanish stock market index Ibex 35 rose 1.56 percent to close at 9,283 points, up from the 9,140 points of the previous session.
London, April 27 (IANS) FTSE 100 Index, the British benchmark stock market gauge rose by 0.38 percent, or 23.60 points, to 6,284.52 points.
New York, April 27 (IANS) Oil prices increased as declining dollar made the dollar-priced crude less expensive and more attractive for buyers holding other currencies.
Dubai, April 27 (IANS) Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, chairman and CEO of Emirates Airlines, said he expects a 10 percent passenger increase in 2016.
New York, April 27 (IANS) The US dollar decreased against most major currencies as investors were awaiting the closely-watched Federal Reserve statement.
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Ujjivan Financial Services, which will be transformed into a small finance bank by March next year with around 190 bank branches, will not go for corporate lending, a top company official said on Tuesday.
Bengaluru, April 26 (IANS) Greenery and aesthetics inspired Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) to incorporate a third rail system, sending the power lines propelling the metro trains under the wheels than overhead fixtures, said an official on Tuesday.
Noida, April 26 (IANS) Santosh Yadav, an IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, was on Tuesday appointed the managing director of the Noida Metro Rail Corporation.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Out of the total money disbursed in various government schemes via direct benefit transfer (DBT), a total of Rs.16,495.69 crore was transferred via Aadhar linked bank accounts, parliament was told on Tuesday.
Gurgaon, April 26 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh has sought Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's intervention in the matter of farmers in Gurgaon district having received notices from the Income Tax (IT) department.