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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Wal-Mart India appoints Murali Lanka operations chief

MUMBAI - Wal-Mart Stores Inc's India unit said it had appointed company veteran Murali Lanka to the newly created position of chief operations officer to lead store operations and business development in the world's second most populous country.

Business, Top News 24 Oct 2014
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Gold sales jump about 20 pct for Diwali - trade body

SINGAPORE - Gold sales in India during the festivals of Diwali and Dhanteras celebrated this week rose by about a fifth, a senior official at the country's biggest gold trade group said on Friday.

Top News, Business 24 Oct 2014
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Reuters Poll - India's growth pace to pick up as reforms draw investment

BANGALORE - India's economy will likely grow at its fastest pace in two years in the current fiscal year as Prime Minister Narendra Modi implements reforms to attract investment, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Friday.

Top News, Business, Economy 24 Oct 2014
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Sensex gains in special trading session on Diwali

MUMBAI - The BSE Sensex and the Nifty rose in a special "muhurat" trading session for Diwali on Thursday, led by gains in Suzlon Energy Ltd. while hopes for continued foreign fund inflows into the country also boosted sentiment.

Top News, Business 23 Oct 2014
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Wipro sees rosier end to year as U.S. clients spend

BANGALORE - India's third-biggest software services firm Wipro Ltd , under pressure to improve lacklustre sales growth, said it saw a rosier end to the year as more confident U.S. clients increase spending.

Business, Tech 22 Oct 2014
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Most external members suggested rate cut in RBI's Sept review

MUMBAI - A majority of the external members in the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee suggested the repo rate be cut by at least 25 basis points at the review on Sept. 30, according to minutes released by the central bank on Wednesday.

22 Oct 2014
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Rupee ends flat; outlook positive

MUMBAI - The rupee ended flat on Wednesday, as gains in shares amid hopes for more economic reforms from the Narendra Modi government were offset by caution ahead of a long weekend.

22 Oct 2014
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Nifty gains for fourth straight session; automakers surge

MUMBAI - The BSE Sensex and Nifty rose on Wednesday for a fourth straight session of gains, tracking stronger global markets and closing at their highest in nearly a month as automakers surged on hopes of better sales in the festive season.

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RBI fires warning shots on companies' lack of FX hedging

MUMBAI - Alarmed at the currency risks that Indian companies are running on their books, the central bank may consider making hedging mandatory if banks cannot persuade their corporate customers to seek protection, several market sources told Reuters.

22 Oct 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