Global financial titan Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $2.9 billion in penalties to settle criminal charges in the 1MDB Malaysian bribery scandal, the largest US fine ever in a corruption case, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
Bank credit grew by 5.66 per cent to Rs 103.44 lakh crore, while deposits increased by 10.55 per cent to Rs 143.02 lakh crore in the fortnight ended October 9, according to RBI data. In the fortnight ended October 11, 2019, bank credit had stood at Rs 97.89 lakh crore and deposits at Rs 129.38 lakh crore.
Representatives of Facebook India have been asked to appear on Friday before the Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, chaired by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, while Twitter officials are required to appear before the panel on October 28, as per the notice issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat.
British regulators fined Goldman Sachs International 96.6 million pounds ($126 million) on Thursday as part of global action that will see the US bank pay nearly $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia's 1MDB corruption scandal.
The finance ministry has fixed the calculation ceiling for computing non-productivity linked bonus (ad hoc bonus) for central government employees at Rs 7,000, implying that an employee will be entitled to a maximum bonus of Rs 6,908.
The International Monetary Fund is concerned that social unrest will make a comeback in "lots of countries" across Latin America once the COVID19 pandemic recedes, a top IMF official said on Thursday.
The United States, state governments and some foreign countries should replace quarantines and travel bans on airline passengers with COVID19 testing of travelers before departure and upon arrival, airline and business groups said on Thursday.
Asian stocks were set for cautious gains on Friday after positive U.S. economic data and signs of progress in stimulus talks in Washington lifted Wall Street benchmarks.
Wells Fargo & Co is exploring a sale of its asset management business, in what would be the U.S. bank's biggest shakeup since former Bank of New York Mellon chief executive Charles Scharf joined as CEO last year, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
President Donald Trump's executive order restricting entry of skilled foreign workers into the US, mainly on H-1B and L1 visas, has resulted in an estimated loss of USD 100 billion to companies here, a top American think-tank claimed. The executive order signed by Trump on June 22, that had temporarily banned issuing fresh H-1B and L-1 visas till December 31, caused a negative impact to the valuation of Fortune 500 firms equivalent to over USD 100 billion in losses, Brookings Institute said in a report released this week.
Walmart says it is seeking a declaration from a federal judge that the government has no lawful basis for seeking civil damages from the company.
The Dhoot family has offered to repay ₹30,000 crore to lenders and take 13 out of 15 companies that it formerly controlled out of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) process.
Gland Pharma has received the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (Sebi) approval to go ahead with its proposed ₹6,000 crore IPO, two people aware of the development said.
Panelists at the WEF’s Jobs Reset Summit said the 21st-century employment model looks a lot like the 19th century, as gaps are becoming visible in the social protection systems and the pandemic has created extraordinary vulnerabilities for workers.
They said Amazon, which holds a 49% stake in Future Coupons Pvt. Ltd, had earlier informally helped Kishore Biyani-founded Future Group get new strategic partners and large institutional investors to help it with its debt crisis. Both people spoke on condition of anonymity.
Except electronic tourist visa on arrival, which includes short-term medical visa, all visa restrictions have been lifted.
China firms garner 76% share: Canalys.
MFs’ stake falls for 2nd straight quarter.
‘Govt. had been reticent about a large stimulus earlier so as to conserve resources for the future’
Aurobindo Pharma shares tanked almost 7% intraday on Thursday on the back of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) issuing a warning letter to
Both India and Pakistan need to exercise restraint, but we also need to lay down a threshold which says -- this far and no more, says Colonel (retired) Jaibans Singh
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Two own goals from Stoke City forward Jonathan Walters set Chelsea on their way to a 4-0 Premier League victory on Saturday that gave under-fire interim manager Rafael Benitez some respite.
Robinhood was now considering whether to add a phone number along with other tools, the report said.
India’s stock benchmark rose, clocking its tenth straight session of gains, as investors piled into beaten-down shares in the last hour of trading.
Shares slipped in Japan and South Korea, and futures pointed lower in Hong Kong
Shares in Apple Inc surged 6.4% on Wall Street on Monday ahead of an expected debut of its latest iPhone on Tuesday
Apple Inc jumped nearly 7% ahead of an event on Tuesday, when it is expected to unveil its newest iPhones.
The latest public notice was issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Monday.
MoU will enable Yes bank to work with the BFSI sector on responsible finance, financial inclusion.
During the April-November period, fiscal deficit touched as much as 94 per cent of the budgeted target.
Commerce and Industries Minister Amit Mitra held out a clear cut plan for industrialists at a seminar.
Arvind Mayaram said spurt in demand for food products adding to inflationary pressure.