Economic Downturn

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Stock Market Latest Updates: Indices nearly 3-month high, Sensex jumps over 500 points, Nifty close to 10,000-mark; Bajaj Finance, HDFC among gainers
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Stock Market Latest Updates: Indices nearly 3-month high, Sensex jumps over 500 points, Nifty close to 10,000-mark; Bajaj Finance, HDFC among gainers

Stock Market Latest Updates: Indices nearly 3-month high, Sensex jumps over 500 points, Nifty close to 10,000-mark; Bajaj Finance, HDFC among gainers

India plans to fast track Chinese investments over fears of policy change hitting plans of companies, investors: Report
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India plans to fast track Chinese investments over fears of policy change hitting plans of companies, investors: Report

While the fast track mechanism would be open to all India’s neighbours with a land border, China would be the main beneficiary.

Stock market gains alongside economic pain driven by massive boost from Fed; some worry about over-optimism
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Stock market gains alongside economic pain driven by massive boost from Fed; some worry about over-optimism

The US stock market has changed its mood swiftly since 23 March—when the S&P 500 dropped as much as 35 percent below its 19 February peak.

Wall Street pushes higher led by surging health care stocks; modest rise in European indices
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Wall Street pushes higher led by surging health care stocks; modest rise in European indices

Nascent optimism is budding on Wall Street that the worst of the selling may be over, but markets around the world remain tentative amid uncertainty about whether global authorities can nurse the economy through the pandemic.

Paul Krugman warns of global recession by year-end, says absence of effective response during slowdown main concern
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Paul Krugman warns of global recession by year-end, says absence of effective response during slowdown main concern

Speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai, Paul Krugman said it was unlikely that just "one big thing" would prompt an economic downturn.

General Motors to slash 14,700 jobs in North America; to focus on autonomous, electric vehicles
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General Motors to slash 14,700 jobs in North America; to focus on autonomous, electric vehicles

The factories up for possible closure are part of General Mortors' effort "to right-size our capacity for the realities of the marketplace," as consumers shift away from cars to trucks and SUVs.

The Promised Land: Kerala's reverse exodus
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The Promised Land: Kerala's reverse exodus

The survey conducted by S Irudayarajan and KC Zachariah of the Centre Development Studies (CDS) revealed a steady rise in the reverse flow from 1990s, when the impact of the global economic recession was felt by businesses in the Gulf.

Exclusive: Don’t know facts of Vijay Mallya’s case… it's for banks to take action, says Chidambaram
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Exclusive: Don’t know facts of Vijay Mallya’s case… it's for banks to take action, says Chidambaram

Asked about the delay the banks face in the recovery process on account of the judicial process, Chidambaram said judiciary should leave the problem of bad loans to the government and the RBI to deal with.

Over one-third Indians losing sleep over fear of getting fired
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Over one-third Indians losing sleep over fear of getting fired

Job uncertainty has increased pressure on Indian employees with 71 percent saying they are experiencing more stress-related illness ever since the economic downturn, according to a survey by Regus.<br /><br />

CEOs Still Regard Their CIOs As Itinerant Specialists
Biztech

CEOs Still Regard Their CIOs As Itinerant Specialists

In an age of such digital disruption to business, many CIO roles remain underinvested, says Gartner.

Economic Distress Deters Growth Plans In 2012
Biztech

Economic Distress Deters Growth Plans In 2012

CEOs were open to investing seriously in growth initiatives but with the mid-year economic crisis, they are now forced to come up with Plan B, says Mark Raskino, VP and Gartner Fellow, Gartner.

Rigid Compliance Helped India BFSI In The Downturn
Biztech

Rigid Compliance Helped India BFSI In The Downturn

&quot;None of the banks in India failed in the light of the economic crisis because of strong regulations by RBI,&quot; says Dr. Meera Aranha, Chief Compliance Officer, Karnataka

CIOs Should Plan To Tackle Another Economic Downturn
Biztech

CIOs Should Plan To Tackle Another Economic Downturn

CIOs should augment current near-term plans by preparing for a second recession.

HVD Deployment To Accelerate In India, China In 2010
Biztech

HVD Deployment To Accelerate In India, China In 2010

While large enterprises in China and India give HVD a lower priority, they currently offer better opportunities for HVD deployments.

Recession Has Not Killed IT Spending: Survey
Biztech

Recession Has Not Killed IT Spending: Survey

The results indicate a willingness from financial decision makers to invest in existing IT systems.

Identity-Theft Malware Flourishes During Economic Downturn
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Identity-Theft Malware Flourishes During Economic Downturn

The number of computers infected by malware designed to steal confidential, personal or banking details has risen 600 percent compared to this time last year.

Mobile Web, Cloud To Attract Tech Spending
Biztech

Mobile Web, Cloud To Attract Tech Spending

Executives said cost-saving technologies would likely remain the focus among corporate customers.

ECB Disk Storage Market Grew 11.3 Percent In 2008: Gartner
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ECB Disk Storage Market Grew 11.3 Percent In 2008: Gartner

In the fourth quarter of 2008, worldwide ECB revenue showed growth of 5.4 percent.