NEW DELHI - Falling crude oil prices have helped lawyer Pratik Mehra get off the bus and back behind the wheel of his car, cutting his travel time to work by a third.
MUMBAI - The government on Tuesday ordered trading software provider Financial Technologies (India) Ltd to fully absorb its defunct unit National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) and assume the outstanding liabilities of the troubled commodities bourse.
FRANKFURT - Smartphone users won't recognise the name B2X, but if your battery dies or your screen breaks, the odds are that the company will be working behind the scenes when you seek a repair.
MUMBAI - The BSE Sensex and Nifty rose for a third straight session on Tuesday to mark their highest close in 1-1/2 weeks as coal-related stocks such as Jindal Steel and Power surged on the government's plans to auction coal blocks the top court cancelled in August.
MILAN - Plunging global oil prices may turn hopes for cheap liquefied natural gas supplies from the United States into a costly disappointment for Asian buyers who have already invested billions of dollars in long-term contracts.
PARIS - Christophe de Margerie, the head of French oil and gas giant Total who died when his jet crashed in Moscow, was a gregarious bon vivant with a passion for risk-taking and deal-making.
GENEVA - India made no sign of dropping its veto on a global trade deal on Tuesday, forcing World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo to announce a week of talks to try to chart the future direction of the Geneva-based body.
BHUBANESWAR India - India's biggest iron ore producing state Odisha expects production to fall 23 percent to 60 million tonnes this fiscal year ending March due to a court shutdown of mines pending their licence renewals, its mines director told Reuters on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU - India and Nepal signed an agreement on Tuesday to start selling electricity to each other, deepening energy ties between the two nations and boosting New Delhi's efforts to grow its influence among its smaller neighbours.
NEW YORK - A measure of global equity markets advanced on Tuesday after technology earnings lifted U.S. shares and the prospect of European Central Bank corporate bond purchases boosted European stocks and weighed on safe-haven U.S. Treasuries prices.