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Shocking: Rupee third on fake foreign currency list in Switzerland
Money

Shocking: Rupee third on fake foreign currency list in Switzerland

According to the latest counterfeit currency statistics released by Switzerland's Federal Office of Police (Fedpol), the number of fake Euro notes seized in the year 2013 stood at 2,394, while there were 1,101 fake US dollar bills.<br />

Safe-haven yen hits 5-month high as Malaysian jet downing stokes geopolitical worries
Economy

Safe-haven yen hits 5-month high as Malaysian jet downing stokes geopolitical worries

Rising geopolitical concerns hurt risk assets such as equities and sent investors to the relative safety of US Treasuries, driving yields lower and pushing the yen up against the dollar overnight.<br />

HCL Tech in focus: 10 things you need to know before the opening bell
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HCL Tech in focus: 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

The World Bank has projected India's economy will grow over 6 percent in 2014-15 and 7.1 percent by 2016-17 as global demand recovers and domestic investment increases.

Global stocks make sizable gains in bumper 2013
Investing

Global stocks make sizable gains in bumper 2013

Global stocks are closing out 2013 sitting on sizable gains courtesy of super-easy monetary policies and an improving economic outlook, though some emerging markets have less to crow about as funds return to rich-world assets.

Watching a turning tide: 10 things driving markets today
Business

Watching a turning tide: 10 things driving markets today

vUS stocks rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 index advancing for its longest stretch since early July, as an alternative proposal emerged that could avert a possible Western military strike on Syria. Asian stocks rose on Wednesday.

G-20: India-Japan enhance currency swap to $50 bn
Economy

G-20: India-Japan enhance currency swap to $50 bn

The enhanced Yen swap facility would therefore add "firepower" to India's reserves and send a signal to the markets that India has enhanced ability to defend its exchange rate, if the need arises. The underlying theme of this proposal is to improve sentiment on the exchange rate, the officials added.<br /><br />

Markets recover from Syria jolt, dollar on fourth day of gains
Business

Markets recover from Syria jolt, dollar on fourth day of gains

Financial markets overcame a jolt from a U.S.-Israeli missile test near Syria on Tuesday, with upbeat data supporting shares and a looming cut in Federal Reserve stimulus pushing the dollar to a fourth day of gains.

Is the Chinese credit bubble starting to unravel?
Economy

Is the Chinese credit bubble starting to unravel?

The stock market plunged in response to the Shanghai interbank offered rate (or Shibor) going up dramatically towards the middle of last week. Shibor is the interest rate at which banks lend to one another. It had spiked to 25% on June 20, 2013.

Apple joins other foreign brands in raising prices in Japan
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Apple joins other foreign brands in raising prices in Japan

Apple Inc hiked prices of iPads and iPods in Japan on Friday, becoming the latest and highest-profile brand to join a growing list of foreign firms asking...

As yen weakens, Apple joins other foreign brands in raising prices in Japan
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As yen weakens, Apple joins other foreign brands in raising prices in Japan

Apple Inc hiked prices of iPads and iPods in Japan on Friday, becoming the latest and highest-profile brand to join a growing list of foreign firms asking Japanese consumers to pay more as a weakening yen squeezes income.

As yen weakens, Apple joins other foreign brands in raising prices in Japan
Economy

As yen weakens, Apple joins other foreign brands in raising prices in Japan

Apple Inc hiked prices of iPads and iPods in Japan on Friday, becoming the latest and highest-profile brand to join a growing list of foreign firms asking Japanese consumers to pay more as a weakening yen squeezes income.

As yen nears 100 to a dollar, Mrs Watanabe is back in business
Economy

As yen nears 100 to a dollar, Mrs Watanabe is back in business

The hope is that more yen in the financial system will chase the same amount of goods and services, and thus manage to create some inflation. Japan has been facing a scenario of falling prices for a while now

Japan is getting into money printing party too
Economy

Japan is getting into money printing party too

With the Bank of Japan expected to buy all kinds of bonds from banks and other financial institutions, it means that the financial system will be flush with money. This along with a depreciating yen is expected to unleash a massive yen carry trade.

Asian shares fall on Italy poll day, may reignite euro zone crisis
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Asian shares fall on Italy poll day, may reignite euro zone crisis

The MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.4 percent, dragged down by a 1.1 percent slide in Australian shares and a 0.6 percent drop in South Korean shares.

Watch out: The coming currency wars can really drive up gold prices
Economy

Watch out: The coming currency wars can really drive up gold prices

In short, the world is getting ready for a currency war, as countries try and print more and more money to hold the value of their currency against other currencies and thus ensure that their exports remain competitive.

It's early to talk of FX war, but competitive depreciation dangerous:FM
Economy

It's early to talk of FX war, but competitive depreciation dangerous:FM

Chidambaram is on a four-country roadshow to drum up foreign investment, as he struggles to revive economic growth and lure investment while trying to trim the fiscal deficit - a tough job given a general election looms in 2014.

Yen at 2-year low as Japan PM stresses on stimulas to spur growth
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Yen at 2-year low as Japan PM stresses on stimulas to spur growth

In comments that came ahead of the BOJ's policy meeting on January 21-22, Abe said on Sunday that the BOJ must set a 2 percent inflation target and make it a medium-term goal rather than a long-term objective.

India, Japan ink $15 bn currency swap agreement
Economy

India, Japan ink $15 bn currency swap agreement

The bilateral swap arrangement (BSA) between the RBI and the Bank of Japan enables both countries to swap their local currencies either Japanese yen or Indian rupee against US dollar for an amount up to $15 billion.

Roller-coaster ride for Asian currencies is far from over
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Roller-coaster ride for Asian currencies is far from over

The yuan's performance makes it more difficult for the United States to claim China is intentionally weakening its currency to gain a trade advantage.

Sony to boost image sensor capacity again
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Sony to boost image sensor capacity again

Sony Corp. will boost its image sensor production capacity by 50 percent within two to three years starting next spring, ...