Obama In India

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers an address to India's parliament in New Delhi, November 8, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Obama backs India's quest for permanent U.N. seat

U.S. President Barack Obama endorsed on Monday India's long-held demand for a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council, a largely symbolic move that may put diplomatic pressure on rival regional power China.  Full Article | Slideshow 

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Reliance Q4 sales rise, refining margin narrows

MUMBAI - Energy company Reliance Industries Ltd posted nearly flat fourth-quarter profits, in line with estimates, as a slimmer margin in its oil refining business offset higher revenue.

Top News, Business 19 Apr 2014
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Bajaj Auto says union at Chakan plant plans work stoppage

MUMBAI - Bajaj Auto, India's second-largest motorcycle maker, said on Friday the union at its Chakan factory in Maharashtra had proposed a work stoppage from April 28.

18 Apr 2014

Attractive valuations propping up Brazil M&A deals, bankers say

SAO PAULO, April 1 - Mergers and acquisitions activity in Brazil had an encouraging start to the year, as buyers took advantage of a weaker currency and cheaper valuations to clinch deals in Latin America's largest economy.

17 Apr 2014
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S&P: India ratings to depend on next govt's policies

MUMBAI - Standard and Poor's may upgrade India's outlook if the government that is elected next month addresses some of the country's fiscal and economic challenges through steps such as passing a goods and services tax.

Business, Economy 17 Apr 2014
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Wipro upbeat on growth prospects; profit beats f'cast

BANGALORE/MUMBAI - Wipro , India's third-biggest IT services exporter, posted forecast-beating quarterly profit on Thursday and said it expects a stronger year ahead on increased spending by overseas clients.

17 Apr 2014
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Rupee snaps three-day fall; share gains help

MUMBAI - The rupee recovered in late trade on Thursday, boosted by gains in the domestic sharemarket while some dealers also cited dollar selling by large state-run banks which could be on behalf of the central bank.

17 Apr 2014
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Sensex jumps 351 points, snaps 3-day losing streak

MUMBAI - The BSE Sensex rose more than 1.5 percent on Thursday to snap a three-day losing streak as lenders such as ICICI Bank surged on value buying, earnings expectations and hopes of gains in bond portfolios after the Reserve Bank of India's biggest debt auction.

17 Apr 2014
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Bonds rally; RBI raises $3.3 billion in record auction

MUMBAI - Government bonds jumped on Thursday, recovering from two sessions of falls, after the RBI fully sold the 200 billion rupees ($3.31 billion) worth of debt on offer, accomplishing the country's biggest-ever auction.

Business, Economy 17 Apr 2014
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India's forex reserves rise to $309.44 bln as of April 11 - RBI

MUMBAI - India's foreign exchange reserves rose to $309.44 billion as of April 11 from $306.65 billion in the week earlier, the Reserve Bank of India said on Friday.

18 Apr 2014
Obama's Asia trip
    Alistair Scrutton

    Exclusive Video

    A Reuters video discussion with the Brookings Institution.  Full Article 

    Lisa Curtis

    Global Role

    Obama's India visit should affirm New Delhi’s global role, says Lisa Curtis.  Full Article 

    C. Uday Bhaskar

    India Bowled Over?

    Obama's visit to India has become a veritable one-day cricket match with a ball-by-ball commentary.  Full Article 

    Henry Foy

    India Calling

    Could Obama’s loss be India’s gain, asks Henry Foy.  Full Article