China is targeting seven percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate for 2016. The Chinese government is keen on real growth prospects over restructuring exercise this year, while avoiding inflating debt or asset bubbles.
Gree, the largest Chinese air conditioner maker has been witnessing sluggish growth in its home appliance business. The home appliance manufacturer has announced on Monday acquiring electric vehicle manufacturing company Yinlong New Energy Co. Through this acquisition, another giant steps into the emerging electric car market.
Uber Breathalysers or also known as 'Alco Booth' are being installed in Mumbai pubs and clubs. This is a move from the Mumbai police and Uber to lessen the crime and accident rate due to drunk driving. If the drinker reached the allowable limit, Uber will book him a ride home.
PSE has been seeking comments and suggestions on its proposed law for transactions of DDS. The procured comments and suggestions will be evaluated while drafting the rule, aiming to reflect market demands. Comments and suggestions may be sent up to March 22.
Islamic Finance is catching up among non-Islamic markets also. Economists and finance experts say that Islamic Finance is the need of the hour for the global economy in the wake of sluggish markets and looming uncertainty. Islamic finance assets globally are expected to be $1.8 trillion by 2020.
Israeli fintech hub initiative is receiving $2 million investments from Chinese venture capital firm Pando Group. The partnership is expected to build the bridge between Israel companies and the Asian markets.
Egyptian-Chinese industrial zone in Ain Sokhna may attract $5 billion investments. About 100 companies are expected to set up their operations in the zone paving the way for creation of employment opportunities for about 30,000 people.
India's services sector recorded 85.5 percent surge in inflows of foreign direct investments (FDI) during April - December 2015 period. This is 17 percent of the total FDI that India received during the period. The services sector contributed over 60 percent to the country's GDP.
Surpassing Russia, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has regained its lost status as top oil exporter to China in January 2016. However, China's oil imports eased during the month, while Russia suffered major drop in its exports. As a result, Saudi's market share rose to 15.9 percent highest since June 2015.
There is a saying "Strike while the iron is hot". That is what Silicon Valley is doing - investing big in India where the economy grows faster.
A model of Dubai Parks & Resorts has been unveiled on Tuesday. The $2.8 billion project is expected to get inaugurated in October. Besides other amenities, 400 performers, who have been described as the bests of the bests, will offer amusement to the visitors.
Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin-controlled AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc has agreed to buy Carmike Cinemas Inc for $1.1 billion deal. After the acquisition, AMC Entertainment will become as the largest move-theater operator in the US.
Two of India's largest telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular have an increase revenue market share in 2015. However, Morgan Stanley predicted the companies will face substantial challenge in 2016.
Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) has beaten analysts' forecasts for the first quarter earnings. HPE has posted earnings per share (EPS) of 41 cents a share for first quarter as against the 40 cents per share of average forecast made by analysts. Hewlett Packard Enterprises is expected close Tsinghua deal by end of May as soon as it gets Chinese regulatory approval.
India's securities market regulator Sebi is upgrading and strengthening its surveillance system on commodity exchanges (CommExes). Recently, Sebi has barred 16 commodity trading members from trading for manipulating castor seed futures. National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) is also enhancing and strengthening surveillance system for commodity exchanges in the country.