Deputy governor sorry for calling economy ‘menopausal’

Deputy governor sorry for calling economy ‘menopausal’

Image copyright Reuters The Bank of England’s deputy governor has admitted his comments that the UK economy is entering a “menopausal” era “conveyed ageist and sexist overtones”. Ben Broadbent used the phrase in a Daily Telegraph interview about economies that...
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India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022: Survey

India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022: Survey

India may not achieve its renewable energy target of having 100 GW of solar energy and 60 GW of wind power by 2022, as per a survey conducted by a consulting firm Bridge to India. India is expected to add...
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Reserve Bank of India may have intervened in forex market to stem rupee fall, say dealers

Reserve Bank of India may have intervened in forex market to stem rupee fall, say dealers

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) likely intervened heavily in the foreign exchange market right from the start of trade on Wednesday to stem any fall in the rupee, three dealers said. “It looks like RBI is in a...
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EU paid Airbus billions in illegal subsidies, WTO rules

EU paid Airbus billions in illegal subsidies, WTO rules

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Airbus’ A380 was unfairly subsidised, WTO says The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has ruled that the European Union (EU) failed to comply with requests to end subsidies for Airbus. The US Trade Representative (U...
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New Look reviews clothing prices amid ‘fat tax’ row

New Look reviews clothing prices amid ‘fat tax’ row

Image caption The larger size (left), in the Curves range, costs £22.99, while the very similar pair in the standard range cost £19.99 Fashion chain New Look is reviewing its prices after an outcry that some larger-sized clothes were more...
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Job market brightens up: Over 300,000 workers to be employed in solar, wind energy sectors in India, says ILO

Job market brightens up: Over 300,000 workers to be employed in solar, wind energy sectors in India, says ILO

United Nations: Over 300,000 workers will be employed in the solar and wind energy sectors in India to meet the country’s target of generating 175 gigawatts of electricity from renewable sources by 2022, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has es...
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Trade facilitation pact in services at WTO to push global economy: Suresh Prabhu

Trade facilitation pact in services at WTO to push global economy: Suresh Prabhu

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu today pitched for inclusion of the trade facilitation pact on services in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) saying it would help promote growth of the global economy. “We are working on trade facilitation in...
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Over 300,000 workers to be employed in solar, wind energy sectors in India: Report

Over 300,000 workers to be employed in solar, wind energy sectors in India: Report

Over 300,000 workers will be employed in the solar and wind energy sectors in India to meet the country’s target of generating 175 gigawatts of electricity from renewable sources by 2022, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has estimated in a...
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Tesla’s Elon Musk overhauls management

Tesla’s Elon Musk overhauls management

Image copyright Getty Images Tesla’s Elon Musk has announced a “thorough reorganization” amid concerns about the electric carmaker’s production output and mounting losses. In an email to staff, the chief executive said Tesla was “...
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US ruling opens way for states-wide sports betting

US ruling opens way for states-wide sports betting

Image copyright Getty Images The US Supreme Court has made a landmark ruling that could allow states across the country to legalise sports betting. It has endorsed a 2014 state ruling in New Jersey which permits sports betting in casinos...
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