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Chinese shares open higher

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 08:02

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.

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Tokyo stocks open higher as oil prices rise

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:56

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.

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Chinese yuan strengthens

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:38

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.

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US stocks end mixed amid oil rebound

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:32

New York, April 27 (IANS) US stocks closed mixed as investors digested gains in oil prices and the newly-released economic data.

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Canadian stocks inch up as crude rebounds

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 07:10

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.

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Spanish stock market rises

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:30

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.

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British FTSE 100 rises

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 06:02

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.

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Crude prices rally on weak US dollar

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 04:36

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.

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US dollar falls against major currencies

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 01:20

New York, April 27 (IANS) The US dollar decreased against most major currencies as investors were awaiting the closely-watched Federal Reserve statement.

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Ujjivan will not focus on corporate lending

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:54

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.

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Greenery, aesthetics inspire third rail system for Bengaluru Metro

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:30

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.

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Santosh Yadav new MD of Noida Metro

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 23:18

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.

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Rs.16,495.69 crore benefits disbursed via Aadhar linked accounts

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 22:48

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.

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