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Business Leaders

Modi makes a mark at Madison Square Garden

International Finance Desk
Thanks Indian-Americans for their support and unveils his vision for India in an engaging speech IFM Correspondent September 29, 2014: On Sunday, Madison Square Garden was jampacked with Indian-Americans who had turned up to listen to Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. Thousands of supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi were seen lined up outside...
Business Leaders

Princeton is best, but Babson is costlier

International Finance Desk
A look at the US News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges ranking Visy Valsan September 17, 2014: The US News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges ranking released earlier this September is a handy guide for those seeking a degree in US’ elitist universities. The rankings carry data on nearly 1,800 schools and draw...
Fintech

Home Depot’s payment system breached

Could potentially impact customers using payment cards at its US and Canadian stores September 9, 2014: The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, on Monday confirmed that its payment data systems have been breached, which could potentially impact customers using payment cards at its US and Canadian stores. There is no evidence that...
Economy

WTO rules against Argentina’s protectionism

Says South American country’s import restrictions breach global trade rules Kamilia Lahrichi August 25, 2014: International pressure on Argentina is increasing as the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled on August 22 that the South American country’s import restrictions breach global trade rules. The 170-page ruling sided with the European Union, the United States and Japan...
Economy

Financial crisis: Repaydebt or grow income

Europeans seem to be doing the former and Americans the latter, says ING senior economist Teunis Brosens August 13, 2014: Many countries have been under pressure to reduce their debt burden since the global financial crisis. But results are mixed and have serious implications for the recovery, says ING senior economist Teunis Brosens. Brosens tells...
Fintech

There is no escaping the cyber threat

China is notorious for its cyber attacks on companies for commercial gain. But is China the only culprit, which sectors are being targeted and how can companies protect themselves from powerful nation-states? Tim Ring Aug 4, 2014: The fear of economic cyber espionage is now so great that companies rate cyber security as one of...