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NEW DELHI IT services provider Infosys Ltd is seeing some 'softness' in clients after Britain voted in June to leave the European Union, a top company executive said during an analyst meet on Friday.
PARIS French naval contractor DCNS has filed a complaint for breach of trust after a massive leak of documents concerning six Scorpene submarines it is building for India, a spokesman for the shipbuilder said on Friday.
The BSE Sensex inched lower on Friday, heading for its worst week since early May, as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in Jackson Hole, Wyoming later in the day.
SYDNEY Australian farmers are set to churn out record harvests of pulses such as chickpeas and lentils after they rushed to take advantage of surging prices due to shortages in world No.1 producer and consumer India.
SINGAPORE/TOKYO Asian stocks were largely steady on Friday, with modest losses in some markets and gains in others reflecting nervousness before a keenly anticipated speech by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. | Video
SYDNEY Australian defence officials warned French naval contractor DCNS to beef up security in Australia, where it is preparing to build a A$50 billion ($38.13 billion) fleet of submarines, in the wake of a massive data leak, a government spokesman said on Friday.
Gold held steady on Friday above 4-week lows hit in the previous session, as the dollar slipped ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that would be closely watched for cues on U.S. interest rates.