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Global gold prices firm as investors await clarity on Donald Trump’s tariff plan

Global gold prices firm as investors await clarity on Donald Trump’s tariff plan

Spot gold rose 0.2% to $1,328.81 per ounce by 1.34pm. It hit a one-week high on Wednesday at $1,340.42, before closing lower at $1,325.49 an ounce. Photo: Reuters Gold prices held steady on Thursday as investors awaited more details on US President Donald Trump’s proposed steel and aluminium tariffs, the outcome of the European Central [...]

March 8, 2018 Loknath Das News Comments Off on Global gold prices firm as investors await clarity on Donald Trump’s tariff plan

Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Beverage major’s business climbs ₹1,507.4 crore over a year Good volume growth in the branded business segment and improved performance in some of its associates has boosted the prospects of Tata Global Beverages (TGB) during the second quarter of 2017-18. TGB has interests in tea, coffee and water. The company’s branded business comprises packet tea, [...]

November 20, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Chinese investors continue to drive cross border capital dominating global real estate markets

Chinese investors continue to drive cross border capital dominating global real estate markets

Chinese capital was responsible for 11 percent of all global cross-border real estate investments last year, second only to the United States (19 percent). Chinese capital accounted for USD 26.6 billion of cross-border real estate transactions last year, accounting for nearly 40 percent of all Asian capital invested. And also more than half what was [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Chinese investors continue to drive cross border capital dominating global real estate markets

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

The implementation of restrictions barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US is only the latest mini-tsunami in what will be a sea change in patterns of higher education internationalisation. Not every Western country is turning against internationalisation. Canada, for instance, is keeping its doors open and expanding programmes for international mobility, [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

The implementation of restrictions barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US is only the latest mini-tsunami in what will be a sea change in patterns of higher education internationalisation. Not every Western country is turning against internationalisation. Canada, for instance, is keeping its doors open and expanding programmes for international mobility, [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Indian real estate gets a measly 1% share of global capital inflows

Indian real estate gets a measly 1% share of global capital inflows

It makes for a telling revelation that considering the 11,500 developers under the CREDAI (Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India) umbrella, the number of developers who have consistently delivered projects across all three phases of the Indian residential real estate cycle over a 11-year period, stands at a measly 124. As per sold [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Indian real estate gets a measly 1% share of global capital inflows

Government authorities take down ‘Avalanche’ global crimeware network

Government authorities take down ‘Avalanche’ global crimeware network

A global crimeware network known as “Avalanche” was dismantled by United States and European authorities following a four-year investigation. The U.S. Department of Justice and FBI released a joint statement regarding the takedown network which infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide. “November 30 began the start of a multi-national operation to dismantle a complex, [...]

December 4, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Government authorities take down ‘Avalanche’ global crimeware network

From AIDS To Zika: Trump On Global Health And Humanitarian Aid

From AIDS To Zika: Trump On Global Health And Humanitarian Aid

No one knows what the Trump administration has planned for U.S. foreign aid programs and other global initiatives that fight poverty and disease. There are some topics that Donald Trump has not addressed. Global advocacy groups such as the ONE Campaign have tried to get Trump to share his ideas of how to “tackle extreme [...]

November 12, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on From AIDS To Zika: Trump On Global Health And Humanitarian Aid

BAE to start production of U.K.’s Type 26 Global Combat Ships next summer

BAE to start production of U.K.’s Type 26 Global Combat Ships next summer

BAE Systems said Friday the first steel will be cut on the U.K.’s Type 26 Global Combat Ships next summer. Once contract negotiations are finalized, the Type 26 program is expected to deliver a new generation of warships to the Royal Navy while securing hundreds of jobs in Scotland and beyond for decades to come, [...]

November 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on BAE to start production of U.K.’s Type 26 Global Combat Ships next summer

MBDA to provide Sea Ceptor for Type 26 Global Combat Ship

MBDA to provide Sea Ceptor for Type 26 Global Combat Ship

The U.K. Ministry of Defense announced a $125 million deal Friday with MBDA Missile Systems to put the Sea Ceptor defense system on the new Type 26 Global Combat Ship. Sea Ceptor will provide the navy with a shield against airborne threats, including next-generation supersonic anti-ship missiles, jets, helicopters and drones, the ministry said in [...]

November 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on MBDA to provide Sea Ceptor for Type 26 Global Combat Ship

The Global Search For Education: What Skills?

The Global Search For Education: What Skills?

Employers want to hire people with 21st-century skills and they can’t find enough qualified candidates. The problem, says Charles Fadel, Founder of the Center for Curriculum Redesign, is that our education system “is biased for college entrance requirements via tests such as the SAT which are partially obsolete, and never reflected particularly well the needs [...]

November 2, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on The Global Search For Education: What Skills?

Global stocks rise as U.S. data dims September rate hike chances

Global stocks rise as U.S. data dims September rate hike chances

Global equity prices gained on Thursday after weak U.S. retail sales data undermined the argument that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week. The U.S. Treasury yield curve surged to its steepest levels in 2-1/2 months as longer-dated debt fell, highlighting expectations that the Fed could hold off from raising rates at its [...]

September 16, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Global stocks rise as U.S. data dims September rate hike chances