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  • What is fueling the Indian stock rally?     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 10:24 PM ET

    Adrian Mowat, Chief Asian & Emerging Market Equity Strategist at J.P. Morgan, says the recent rally in Indian shares reflects diminishing fears about the country's current account deficit.

  • *Beef smuggled from countries such as Brazil, India. SINGAPORE/ BEIJING, March 19- Sidestepping Beijing's import curbs, industry sources estimate hundreds of thousands of tonnes of beef from countries such as Brazil and India is being smuggled into China via neighbouring Hong Kong and Vietnam.

  • Microsoft hits 13-year high on Office-for-iPad report Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:41 PM ET

    The tech giant's shares spiked to levels not seen since the dotcom boom on reports that the company plans to unveil an iPad version of its Office software suite.

  • Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    **Societe Generale, France's No. 2 listed bank, said it would offer to buy out minority holders of its online bank brand Boursorama, as it seeks to grow the business despite France's weak economic outlook.

  • March 18- Microsoft Corp's shares scaled levels last seen in the dotcom boom on Tuesday following reports that the company plans to unveil an iPad version of its Office software suite, potentially generating billions of dollars in revenue.

  • Microsoft soars on Office-for-iPad report Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 12:24 PM ET

    March 18- Microsoft Corp's shares scaled levels last seen in the dotcom boom on Tuesday following reports that the company plans to unveil an iPad version of its Office software suite, potentially generating billions of dollars in revenue.

  • March 18- Wal-Mart Stores Inc will allow U.S. shoppers to trade in used videogames for anything from groceries to gadgets, a move that could dent the profit of GameStop Corp, the largest dealer of used videogames.

  • Yingli Green loss narrows on steady solar panel prices Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 7:56 AM ET

    March 18- Chinese solar panel maker Yingli Green Energy Holding Co Ltd reported a smaller quarterly loss as panel prices stabilize after falling for four years. Yingli's net loss shrank to $128.2 million, or 82 cents per American depositary share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31, from $200.5 million, or $1.28 per ADS, a year earlier.

  • *India's NSE index marks a record high of 6,574.95. MUMBAI, March 18- India shares rallied to record highs on Tuesday as strong buying by foreign investors continued to bolster blue chips in the lead-up to general elections, especially companies more geared towards the domestic economy such as HDFC Bank.

  • LONDON, March 18- Russia's rouble fell on Tuesday from the previous session's two-week highs on fears of fresh economic sanctions and a further military standoff, though Moscow equities firmed in line with other emerging markets. President Vladimir Putin is expected to back absorbing the territory into Russia when he addresses parliament later in the day.

  • MILAN, March 17- An Italian judge has rejected a request by India to recover more than 278 million euros in bank guarantees backing a scrapped helicopter deal with Finmeccanica, the Italian defence group said on Monday.

  • Intercept shares drop on concerns about liver drug Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    March 17- Shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc fell nearly 17 percent on Monday after the company said a trial showed patients taking its experimental liver disease drug experienced a higher number of heart-related problems than those given a placebo.

  • March 14- Shares of healthcare information provider Castlight Health Inc rose more than 160 percent in their debut, making the listing the strongest by a technology company so far this year. Castlight's shares opened at $37.50 and touched a high of $41.95 on the New York Stock Exchange, valuing the company at about $3.63 billion.

  • Castlight shares soar as much as 139% after IPO Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 10:40 AM ET
    Traders wait for the Initial Public Offering for Castlight Health on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the opening bell on March 14, 2014 in New York City.

    Shares of Castlight Health, a healthcare information provider, more than doubled in their market debut on Friday.

  • March 14- U.S. packaged foods group General Mills Inc estimated third-quarter earnings below analysts' expectations as it faces increased competition from store brands and spends more on marketing its yogurts.

  • March 14- U.S. packaged foods group General Mills Inc warned third-quarter earnings would fall below analysts' expectations as it faces increased competition from store brands and spends more on marketing its yogurts.

  • NEW DELHI, March 14- India's wholesale price-based inflation eased to a nine-month low in February as food and fuel prices moderated, raising expectations that the central bank would leave interest rates unchanged at its policy review next month.

  • DBS tips India's February WPI at 5%     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:31 AM ET

    Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, explains her 5 percent forecast for India's February wholesale price index (WPI) and what her estimate may mean for the Indian central bank if it is correct.

  • Indian inflation won't ease just yet: Pro     Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 11:34 PM ET

    Despite an ease in India's inflation in recent months on the back of lower food prices, Parag Thakkar, Head of Institutional Sales at HDFC Securities, says the country's inflation woes may worsen in May and June.

  • BOSTON/ WASHINGTON, March 13- Target Corp's security software detected potentially malicious activity during last year's massive data breach, but its staff decided not to take immediate action, the No. 3. U.S. retailer said on Thursday.