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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley looks on as Minister for State (I/C) Coal and Mines Piyush Goyal speaks during a press conference after a cabinet meeting in New Delhi on Monday.

Modi moves on India coal industry

Reform promised after Supreme Court cancelled more than 200 coal mine permits

A couple looks at the electronic stock quotation board at the window of a security company in central Tokyo on October 21, 2014. Tokyo stocks dropped 306.95 points or 2.03 percent to close at 14,804.28 on October 21 as investors locked in profits after the previous day’s rise of almost four percent, while the yen rose against the dollar and weak China growth data hit sentiment.

Brighter China data fails to lift stocks

China growth slows, but economy grew slightly more than expected



An oil field at sunrise near Bakersfield, California. Increased energy production strengthens Washington’s hand, according to Harvard professor Joseph S. Nye, giving the US added leverage over China, which has no option other than acknowledge the US as a global energy supplier.

US can use shale gale to dictate its course

Nation is leveraging newly regained status as energy supplier in its soft diplomacy

Coca Cola on the shelves of a supermarket in Dubai. Coca Cola has recently released a TV commercial using content generated by users themselves.

Marketers can sync with social media revolution

Stripped off the fanfare, it is just another way of getting closer to consumers

An employee displays a gold bar at a gold refining workshop
of the plant of Uralelektromed Joint Stock Company (JSC ),

Gold returns to most favoured status

Current upturn could push value past $1,300 an ounce










Retail Gold Rate

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