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  • DALLAS— A new security measure banning many electronic devices on flights from 10 mostly Muslim countries is leading travelers to reconsider their plans to fly through some airports in the Middle East and Africa. Paula Berger, an energy-company manager, and a co-worker have tickets to fly from the U.S. through Dubai to Hyderabad, India, where her company has an...

  • HONG KONG/ MUMBAI, March 21- Investment banking business in India should be enjoying bumper fees after a record year of dealmaking. In India, deals worth more than $1 billion are rare. Earlier this year, it also hired Ankur Dalwani, a former managing director at Jefferies in India, according to a source familiar with the move.

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore topped the Economist Intelligence Unit's twice-yearly list of the world's most expensive cities. Here is the ranking for the most expensive and cheapest cities:. (Reporting by Jeremy Gaunt, editing by Pritha Sarkar).

  • LATUR, India/ NEW DELHI, March 21- Millions of Indian farmers look set to switch from growing pulses and oilseeds after a government campaign to boost output became a victim of its own success by flooding markets with the crops, used in everything from fragrant curries to sticky desserts. Storehouses are overflowing with commodities such as lentils and soybeans...

  • MOSCOW, March 21- Russian bank VTB has decided to close its only office in India to cut costs but will continue to work in India, the bank said on Tuesday. "The decision to shut the branch in India was taken as part of a strategy of VTB Group aimed at optimizing costs. While closing its office in New Delhi, VTB added that it saw commodities and investment banking as...

  • Looking for continuity and openness in trade: IFC's Kats

    Viktor Kats, co-head of the IFC Global Infrastructure Fund at IFC Asset Management Company, speaks about the importance of trade and investing in emerging markets.

  • LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and CEO William Dudley will attend an event "Banking Culture; An International Challenge and an Opportunity" organized by Banking Standards Board and the Lord Mayor of London- 0820 GMT. LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and CEO William Dudley will attend an event "Worthy of Trust?

  • LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and CEO William Dudley will attend an event "Banking Culture; An International Challenge and an Opportunity" organized by Banking Standards Board and the Lord Mayor of London- 0820 GMT. LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and CEO William Dudley will attend an event "Worthy of Trust?

  • Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao (R) shakes hand with chairman of India's Aditya Birla Group Kumar Mangalam Birla during a news conference in Mumbai on March 20, 2017.

    Britain's Vodafone Group and Idea Cellular agreed on Monday to merge their Indian operations.

  • NEW DELHI— British telecom company Vodafone's Indian unit on Monday announced a merger with Idea Cellular, a local company, creating India's largest telecom operator, with around 400 million customers. Vodafone will own 45.1 percent of the combined company and Idea will have a 26 percent stake, while the rest will be owned by public shareholders after the...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend...

  • *Queensland state premier says project has her full support. MUMBAI, March 19- India's Adani Enterprises said it would finalize an investment decision by June for its Carmichael coal project in the northern Australian state of Queensland, which has been delayed due to protests from environmental groups. He was speaking during an interaction with a group of...

  • *Queensland state premier says project has her full support. MUMBAI, March 19- India's Adani Enterprises said it would finalise an investment decision by June for its Carmichael coal project in the northern Australian state of Queensland, which has been delayed due to protests from environmental groups. He was speaking during an interaction with a group of...

  • NEW DELHI— A court in northern India has sentenced 13 factory workers to life imprisonment for taking part in violence at the country's largest automobile factory that led to the death of a manager nearly five years ago. The subsidiary of Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp. operates two factories in India. The Maruti Suzuki Workers Union said a supervisor had abused and...

  • MOSCOW- Central Bank of Russia Deputy Governor Vasily Pozdyshev will hold a presentation of new banking legislation- 0800 GMT. CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Luci Ellis to speak at the ACT Launch of the Women in Economics Network. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting.