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Uber boss quits Donald Trump’s business group amid staff anger at immigration ban

Uber boss quits Donald Trump’s business group amid staff anger at immigration ban

Uber’s chief executive officer Travis Kalanick has quit Donald Trump’s business advisory group amid mounting pressure from activists and employees who have come out against his administration’s hard-line immigration policies. Critics have included Uber drivers, many of whom are immigrants themselves. “Joining the group was not meant to be an endorsement of the President or his [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Uber boss quits Donald Trump’s business group amid staff anger at immigration ban

Trump means ‘business’ as ban excludes countries of interests

Trump means ‘business’ as ban excludes countries of interests

Several Muslim majority nations, where the Trump Organisation is active and which in some cases have faced troublesome issues with terrorism, do not figure in the list of the countries whose citizens were banned from entering the United States. Iran, Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen, which are targeted by U.S. President Donald Trump [...]

January 30, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Trump means ‘business’ as ban excludes countries of interests

UPL’s India business surprises positively in December quarter

UPL’s India business surprises positively in December quarter

Shares of UPL Ltd, formerly United Phosphorus Ltd, gained 83% in the past one year as the company maintained the growth tempo despite the turbulence in its consumer markets. The December quarter (Q3) has been no different. Revenue and volume are up 18% from a year ago. As has been the case in recent quarters, [...]

January 30, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on UPL’s India business surprises positively in December quarter

Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Anti-Trump protesters barricaded the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco on Friday morning to call attention to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s “collaboration” with the new administration on Trump’s inauguration day. Protesters blocked traffic outside the ride-hailing company’s main office with a giant banner reading: “Uber collaborates with Trump”, while others used PVC piping and chains [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Protesters barricade Uber offices: ‘No business as usual’ on inauguration day

Debrett’s 500 List: Business

Debrett’s 500 List: Business

An in-depth look at the most influential people in… Show more Sir David Barclay and Sir Frederick Barclay, Businessmen and Owners, Telegraph Media Group, 82 The Barclay twins’ commercial interests span media, retail and property: their businesses include the Ritz, Littlewoods online department store, delivery service Yodel and Telegraph Media Group. They purchased TMG, which [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Debrett’s 500 List: Business

Indian business fliers’ bills touched US$29.6 billion in 2015: Report

Indian business fliers’ bills touched US$29.6 billion in 2015: Report

Business fliers in India drew a travel bill of US$29.6 billion (Rs2,01,909 crore) in 2015, making it among the world’s top 10 countries in spending on business travel, said a white paper released in Mumbai on Wednesday. While China topped the list followed by the US, Germany, Japan and the UK, India stood tenth, the [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Indian business fliers’ bills touched US$29.6 billion in 2015: Report

President talks of cooperative federalism at Bengal business meet

President talks of cooperative federalism at Bengal business meet

KOLKATA: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday dwelt on the issue of cooperative federalism at the Bengal Global Business Summit here, saying every state is important in the context of the entire nation. “When I was sent the invitation to attend the meet, I thought whether it will be proper to do that as President of [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on President talks of cooperative federalism at Bengal business meet

5 Business Trends That Will Take Off in 2017

5 Business Trends That Will Take Off in 2017

Last year, 2016, is in our rearview mirror, so it’s time to look to the trends in 2017 that will change how we do business: For instance, in my travels around the country to conventions and keynote speech engagements, I’ve noticed that the faces of the audiences keep getting younger, regardless of the industry. Related: 5 [...]

January 7, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on 5 Business Trends That Will Take Off in 2017

FTSE 100 on track for best year since 2013 – business live

FTSE 100 on track for best year since 2013 – business live

The year is ending on a subdued note, with the main European stock markets all in the red. The FTSE 100 is down 20 points from last night’s record close, at 7100 points, in extremely light trading. And Europe’s Stoxx 600 has dropped 0.15%, meaning it’s on track for its first annual loss since 2011. [...]

December 30, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on FTSE 100 on track for best year since 2013 – business live

Upbeat German business morale signals fourth quarter rebound

Upbeat German business morale signals fourth quarter rebound

BERLIN (Reuters) – German business morale rose in December, hitting its highest level since February 2014 and supporting expectations that Europe’s largest economy will rebound in the fourth quarter. The upbeat reading was welcomed by economists as a sign of economic resilience in the face of uncertainties that are clouding the outlook for Germany, including [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Uncategorized Comments Off on Upbeat German business morale signals fourth quarter rebound

Italy bank crisis, Trump not hitting German business mood – Ifo economist

Italy bank crisis, Trump not hitting German business mood – Ifo economist

The troubles in Italy’s banking sector are not having any impact on the mood in corporate boardrooms around Germany and neither is the election of U.S. Republican Donald Trump, an economist at the Ifo institute said on Monday. “The Italian crisis is not having any effect. The markets know that the ECB (European Central Bank) [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Italy bank crisis, Trump not hitting German business mood – Ifo economist

GE to sell $3 billion industrial solutions business

GE to sell $3 billion industrial solutions business

General Electric Co (GE.N) said on Wednesday it would sell its $3 billion industrial solutions business, which makes electrical equipment, as part of a push to focus on its core businesses. The industrial conglomerate expects to raise about $4 billion from the sale of the unit as well as the previously announced sale of its [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on GE to sell $3 billion industrial solutions business