Jigar Shah, senior VP at Kim Eng India, tells CNBC a fall in IT outsourcing company, Tech Mahindra's growth is coming because a low margin of acquisitions.» Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- A longtime coal operator plans to open seven mines in the heart of the eastern Kentucky coalfields in a venture expected to create more than 250 jobs in a hard-pressed region where several thousand mining jobs have disappeared in recent years.
*Iran is 4th- largest iron ore supplier to China. SHANGHAI/ LONDON, May 21- Iran's government is negotiating a tax of up to 40 percent on iron ore exports to take advantage of a surge in sales to China, aiming to replace revenue from oil and other sources eroded by sanctions.
*CEO Nick Buckles to step down at end of May. *Will be replaced by CFO Ashley Almanza. Nick Buckles, 52, who has led the company for eight years, will be succeeded at the end of the month by Chief Financial Officer Ashley Almanza, a former executive of oil and gas firm BG Group who joined in March.
LONDON, May 21- Vodafone will reinvest a $3.2 billion dividend from its healthy U.S. arm to counter weakness in southern Europe that contributed to the largest ever quarterly fall in the group's main revenue measure.
LONDON, May 21- Gold, down in seven of its last eight sessions, was off by around one percent on Tuesday morning on a firm dollar, weak technical signals and speculation that the U.S. Gold has been hit by a shift in investment into higher-yielding equities since the start of the year on signs of an improving global economic outlook, particularly in the United States.
NEW DELHI/ SEOUL, May 21- India has slashed Iranian oil imports by almost a fifth since December, the sharpest cut among Asian buyers, in a move that should increase its chances of winning a new U.S. waiver next month on sanctions targeting oil trade with Iran.
LONDON, May 21- Brent oil futures fell towards $104 per barrel on Tuesday on concerns that the U.S. Investors are focussing on the release of minutes of the Fed's last meeting and testimony by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to Congress, both scheduled for Wednesday.
Jigar Shah, senior VP at Kim Eng India, tells CNBC a fall in IT outsourcing company, Tech Mahindra's growth is coming because a low margin of acquisitions.
*Gold briefly reclaims $1,400 on Chinese buying interest. SINGAPORE, May 21- Gold climbed off session lows on Tuesday as Chinese buyers picked up the metal, easing some pressure on bullion which has been hit by persistent outflows from exchange-traded funds and has lost nearly a fifth of its value this year.
WASHINGTON- Two senior White House aides knew weeks ago that a probe of the Internal Revenue Service had found that the U.S. tax agency had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, but did not tell President Barack Obama, a White House spokesman said on Monday.
*Fresh conflict in Syria supports prices. CHENNAI, India, May 21- Brent crude futures steadied near a two-week high on Tuesday, holding around $105 per barrel as rising Middle East tensions offset concerns about moderating demand growth to keep prices in a tight range.
*Fresh conflict in Syria supports prices. Reports of fresh skirmishes in Syria suggest the civil conflict is at this year's peak, triggering fears it may spread to neighbouring key oil producers, while a weakening dollar added to the support.
Nitin Padmanabhan, Analyst, IT & Telecom, India at Espirito Santo Securities tells us how to play Wipro and Tech Mahindra, as well as the Indian tech market
SINGAPORE, May 21- Gold drifted lower for an eighth session out of nine on Tuesday on outflows from exchange-traded funds and as the dollar firmed, putting more pressure on bullion which has already lost nearly a fifth of its value this year. *Spot gold had fallen 0.4 percent to $1,387.86 an ounce by 0042 GMT.
*Myanmar president in first visit to Washington. *Washington wants to foster ally on China's border. WASHINGTON, May 20- President Barack Obama will walk a fine line between fostering a U.S. ally in China's backyard and trying to defend human rights on Monday when the president of Myanmar becomes the first head of his country to visit the White House in 47 years.
NEW YORK, LONDON, May 20- Crude oil prices rose on Monday, reversing early losses to trade higher by late morning in New York as the dollar weakened, but ample supplies of crude oil were expected to limit gains.
NEW DELHI- India and China will study new ways to ease tensions along their ill-defined border, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday in his first foreign trip since taking office, which comes just weeks after a military stand-off between the Asian giants in the Himalayas.
LONDON, May 20- Petroleum coke piled up along the banks of the Detroit River has sparked a storm of protest from local residents and environmental campaigners, who claim they are just one more problem associated with the bituminous tar sands being mined in western Canada.
*MSCI world equities highest since 2008. LONDON, May 20- Brent crude oil slipped towards $104 per barrel on Monday on ample supplies, weaker demand for fuel and a strong dollar, despite strong equity markets. Brent crude futures for July were down 55 cents at $104.09 per barrel by 1040 GMT, after three straight sessions of gains.
*Myanmar president in first visit to Washington. *Washington wants to foster ally on China's border. WASHINGTON, May 20- President Barack Obama will walk a fine line between fostering a U.S. ally in China's backyard and trying to defend human rights when the president of Myanmar becomes the first head of his country to visit the White House in 47 years on Monday.