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Singapore Exchange announces new regulations for auditors, property valuers

Singapore Exchange's regulatory unit announced it will tighten requirements for listed company auditors and raise standards on valuation...

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PBD 2021: Target diaspora influencers to stimulate capital flow for ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’, says DBS CEO Piyush Gupta

“Tensions between us (India) and China are pushing large numbers of multinationals as well as the East Asian companies to rethink their...

Global

Singapore economy shrinks by record 5.8 % in COVID-hit 2020: MTI report

Singapore’s economy contracted a record 5.8 per cent in a pandemic-hit 2020, according to statistics from the Singapore Ministry of Trade...

Singapore

India, UK to finalise post-Brexit trade deals early in 2021, claim officials

Post-Brexit, India and UK may finalise trade agreements in areas like pharmaceuticals, fintech, chemicals, defence manufacturing, petroleum...

Global

Indian economy set to overtake UK by 2025, become world's third largest by 2030: Report

India, despite being one of the worst affected countries due to coronavirus, will become the world's fifth-largest economy by 2025 and the...

Global

Faith of the world towards India has been further strengthened in the last few months, says PM Modi in FICCI keynote speech

Speaking via video conferencing, PM Modi said organisations like FICCI should work with a goal to strengthen the local value and supply...

Global

Indian-American Satya Nadella, Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma to invest in US T20 cricket league

Following Shah Rukh Khan, Paytm’s founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Microsoft’s Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella have become angel...

Corporate

S. Iswaran inaugurates Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

Minister for Communications and Information, Singapore S. Iswaran launched Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

Singapore

India, US extend nuclear agreement for another decade

India and the United States have extended the Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on nuclear energy for 10 more years.

Global

UK companies outsourcing customs jobs to India in anticipation of post-Brexit surge

Companies in the United Kingdom are planning on hiring cheaper overseas labour to complete their customs paperwork post-Brexit, creating...

UK

Indian Cabinet approves MoU with UK over medical product regulation

The Indian Cabinet has given its approval for signing a memorandum of understading (MoU) between the Central Drugs Standard Control...

Global

Biden, Harris meet labour leaders, business leaders including Satya Nadella, Sonia Syngal

United States President-elect Joe Biden hosted a joint meeting yesterday with labour union leaders and the chief executives of major tech,...

USA

Singapore Airlines raises SGD 850 million convertible bond with strong investor support

Singapore Airlines (SIA) successfully raised SGD 850 million via a convertible bond issue that has been placed with a variety of...

Corporate

British firms invested GBP 140 mn in India in 2020 despite pandemic: Report

The latest Confederation of Business Industry (CBI) and Ernst & Young Sterling Access' report, which examines trade between the UK and...

Corporate

Luxury homes worth INR 500 crore sold in South-Central Mumbai in October: Report

Beginning the festive quarter on a distinct upbeat note, South-Central Mumbai localities witnessed luxury home sales worth INR 500 crore...

Corporate Analysis & Commentary

Last Sikh queen's jewellery collection sold at UK auction house Bonhams' event

Jewels that once belonged to Maharani Jindan Kaur, the last wife of Sikh Empire ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and which were later inherited...

UK

UK firms say it is easier to do business in India now: Survey

A survey revealed that nearly two-thirds of United Kingdom-based businesses operating in India believe it is getting easier to do business...

Corporate

US court asks ISRO's commercial arm to pay USD 1.2 bn to Bengaluru startup

A United States court has asked Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), to pay compensation...

Corporate

INR 3,600 crore recovered from Mallya so far, SBI-led banks' consortium tells Supreme Court of India

The State Bank of India (SBI)-led consortium of banks has told the Supreme Court of India that around INR 3,600 crore had been recovered...

Global

Pramod Mittal, brother of UK steel tycoon Laxmi Mittal, claims losses of GBP 2.5 bn in bankruptcy

Industrialist Pramod Mittal, the younger brother of UK-based steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, has claimed that he owes GBP 2.5 billion pounds....

UK

Indian minister Piyush Goyal calls on US firms to invest in India at business summit

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has called upon American businesses to look at India as their next investment destination.

Past Events

Indian-origin brothers acquire majority stake in UK supermarket chain

Indian-origin billionaire brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa announced plans to acquire a majority stake in the leading UK supermarket chain...

Corporate

British-Indian economics researcher joins expert post-Brexit trade panel

A London-based Indian-origin economics professor has been appointed to a new expert panel set up by the UK government to advise on the use...

UK NRI Stories

Indian-Americans raise USD 3.3 mn in fundraiser for Joe Biden

Indian-Americans reportedly raised over USD 3.3 million in a single night for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

USA

UK's Webley & Scott becomes first global firearms firm to set up production unit in India

Webley & Scott, one of the oldest arms manufacturers in the world, will be setting up a manufacturing unit in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh to...

Corporate