Samsung's profit plunges over Note 7 fiasco, overhaul on the cards

​Seoul, Oct 27 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics' net profits in the third quarter dropped by a massive 16.8 per cent, primarily due to the Galaxy Note 7 discontinuation, the company announced on Thursday as the shareholders approved the nomination of Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong to the electronics giant's board of ...
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Declining iPhone sales make dent in Apple profits

​San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Marking the third straight quarter of declining iPhone sales, Apple has posted quarterly revenues of $46.9 billion and quarterly net income of $9 billion -- down nearly 9 per cent from revenue of $51.5 billion and net income of $11.1 billion in the year-ago quarter. ...
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ADB says aid disbursement in Nepal poor

Kathmandu, Oct 21 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank has shown concern over low disbursement of its committed aid to Nepal. Only 66 per cent of its total pledged aid has been disbursed as of September 30. ...
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Whole grain may reduce risk of heart disease

New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Whole grain diet may help to significantly lower the risk of heart disease in overweight and obese adults who are under the age of 50, finds a new study. ...
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US economy continues modest expansion in September, Fed survey shows

​Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) US economic activity continues to expand at a modest to moderate pace from late August through early October, with most districts expecting positive outlook, the latest survey result released by the Federal Reserve showed on Wednesday. ...
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China's economy stabilises with solid performance

Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China's economy grew 6.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2016, holding steady with the second quarter and strengthening hope that the Chinese government will achieve its annual GDP target. ...
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US stocks slide after Fed minutes

New York, Oct 14 (IANS) US stocks traded lower as Wall Street continued to digest the Federal Reserve's minutes from its September meeting. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Thursday dipped 120.18 points, or 0.66 per cent, to 18,024.02, Xinhua news agency reported. ...
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Brics an opportunity to attract investment: Brazil

​Brasilia, Oct 14 (IANS) Brazilian President Michel Temer will leave on Friday to India to participate in the eighth Brics Summit and then to Japan to attract investment. According to Temer's spokesperson, Alexandre Parola, on Thursday, the President's Asia visit will be an opportunity for the government to show "a new Brazil" of "inve...
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Australia's economy displaying resilience: Moody's

​Sydney, Oct 12 (IANS) Australia's economy is continuing to display resilience to commodity price declines, however external financing risks do linger, global ratings agency Moody's Investor Services said on Wednesday. ...
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New York, Oct 7 (IANS) Snap Inc -- the parent company of popular photo-sharing messaging service Snapchat -- is considering an initial public offering (IPO) that can value the company at $25 billion or more, media reported on Friday. According to Wall St

​New York, Oct 7 (IANS) Snap Inc -- the parent company of popular photo-sharing messaging service Snapchat -- is considering an initial public offering (IPO) that can value the company at $25 billion or more, media reported on Friday. ...
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