Talbot Underwriting Ltd is spreading its footprint of financial lines business in Australia. Talbot Underwriting, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Validus Holdings Ltd, has appointed David McKenzie and David Jones as class underwriters at its financial lines team.
Price of iron ore rallies as China's property market showed further sign of recovery. Surge in the price of iron ore also correlated with increase in steel futures.
India's National Commodities and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) has imposed special margins in Kapas contracts. Kapas prices fell over seven percent during the past fortnight. NCDEX has taken the decision to check further fall in Kapas contracts.
OPIC, a US private development finance institution has extended support to India to build a low carbon economy and expand the internet infrastructure. It has sanctioned $421 million for India’s solar and development projects. The OPIC finance will exert its impact upon lives across the developing world while transforming focus from Southeast Asia to India.
Rating agency ICRA forecasts India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate at 7.7 percent for next financial year 2016-17. The rating agency cites reasons for GDP growth rate to the implementation of 7th Pay Commission, OROP recommendations and domestic consumption.
The Chinese central bank governor has warned over rising debt levels. To tackle the abnormal situation, the central bank feels necessity for promulgation of regulation guarding excessive leverage in foreign currencies. Meanwhile, the Chinese government vows to respond according to the call of time.
Profit booking pulled yellow metal on Monday below psychological mark-$1,250 an ounce. Gold price fell for four weeks in the past five weeks.
Nowruz is the day of vernal equinox that marks the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. A ancient Persian celebration which dated back in the Zoroastrian tradition was celebrated on Sunday.
Chinese consumers are spending more on spa visits, travel and entertainment as income levels are on upward movement. The consumer spending is expected rise 10 percent annually for the next decade.
Use of cannabis is very common in the island state of New Zealand. Around 42% of all aged Kiwis have reportedly tried the most popular but illegal substance. However, the island nation is going through acute shortage of weed due to drought, flood and intervention from the law enforcers.
Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher's House is in auction with a base price fixed at Rs 150 crore. A consortium of SBI led the auction where interest buyers will bid online. Lenders are optimistic that the said e-auction will generate huge amount to suffice the amount to pay for the loans granted to Kingfisher Airlines and other debts.
The strengthening of Yen is eroding the value of Japan's exports to the US. Its overall exports volume was flat, while the value declined over four percent owing to rising Yen.
New Zealand's economy growth rate was higher than the forecasts for last quarter of 2015. Led by business services, retail, accommodation and construction sectors, the country's gross domestic product (GDP) surpassed the forecasts made by Reuters and Reserve Bank. But, the overall growth eased to 2.3 percent in 2015 from 4.1 percent in 2014.
Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) has been probing on Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines and Grant Thornton India regarding the 'inflated valuation' that reached over Rs 4,000 crore. The valuation came out just as the airline company is dealing with a cash crunch with previous loans considered to be non-performing assets.
Facebook Inc is bullish on Asian market potential. Recently, Facebook's Free Basics service has been banned by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). Despite this jolt, Facebook is still optimistic about adding number of users as the region is recording much faster growth rate than other parts of the world.