Best Of World Economic Forum 2017
Jan 21, 2017
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On February 24, 2017 10:10 (IST)
US President Donald Trump called China "grand champions" of currency manipulation, doing little to raise confidence on trade relations between the world's two biggest economies.
On February 23, 2017 10:16 (IST)
The offshoring picture is also more complex than official statistics indicate as a shuttered factory in the United States does not always mean a new factory abroad.
On February 22, 2017 15:06 (IST)
It is estimated that the US has around 11 million undocumented immigrants, who face the risk of deportation.
On February 21, 2017 09:09 (IST)
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan is up more than 11% since December 23, which marked the trough in a selloff triggered by Donald Trump's surprise win at the US election in November.
On February 21, 2017 09:21 (IST)
The meeting comes at a time when the new Trump administration in the US is proposing an overhaul of the popular H-1B visa regime, raising concerns among Indian IT firms.
On February 18, 2017 17:00 (IST)
The IT sector, led by Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys Ltd and Wipro Ltd, is lobbying hard as the new U.S. administration under President Donald Trump considers putting in place visa restrictions.
On February 17, 2017 21:19 (IST)
"The reality is that his 'Make America great' policy is going to make America a wonderful place to invest in. The stock market is already cheering. Our group is going to double our bets on America because we think it is going to be very robust," Anand Mahindra said.
On February 16, 2017 09:11 (IST)
Bigger-than-expected rises in retail sales and consumer prices in January reinforced confidence that the economy is growing at a solid pace following the strongest quarterly corporate earnings growth in over two years.
On February 15, 2017 21:51 (IST)
Describing the protectionist statements by the new US president Donald Trump as "a blessing in disguise" for the Indian IT sector" Mr Ambani advised the industry to focus on home market.
On February 15, 2017 23:06 (IST)
"Trump can actually be a blessing in disguise. The domestic IT industry can focus on solving problems right here, which is a huge market," Mr Ambani told the three-day Nasscom leadership forum.
On February 15, 2017 09:19 (IST)
H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa - popular among Indian IT professionals - that allows American firms to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.
On February 14, 2017 07:59 (IST)
Mr Trump vowed last Thursday to make a major tax announcement over the next few weeks, adding fuel to a rally that had stalled amid worries about the potential impact of his protectionist trade stance and a lack of clarity about other policy reforms.
On February 13, 2017 22:05 (IST)
Fundamentals also remain robust. A spate of strong economic data in recent weeks has run parallel with upbeat corporate results.
On February 13, 2017 13:25 (IST)
Asian stocks ticked up, helped by renewed optimism over Mr Trump's tax reform plans, generally upbeat global economic data and his change of tack to agree to honour the "one China" policy.
On February 13, 2017 08:04 (IST)
On January 13, the head of the US Environmental Protection Agency finalised a determination that the landmark fuel efficiency rules instituted by then President Barack Obama should be locked in through 2025.
On February 13, 2017 08:58 (IST)
Nasscom said Indian IT industry was asked to provide data on "its contribution to the US economy, the size of the India opportunity for US companies and the economic impact to both countries of any restrictive measures".
On February 11, 2017 16:58 (IST)
In his weekly address to the nation, Donald Trump also said that he is working on a major tax reform which would massively reduce taxes of American workers and businesses.
On February 10, 2017 19:08 (IST)
Aurobindo, India's fourth biggest drugmaker by sales, makes more than half its revenue in the United States selling everything from HIV/AIDS medicines to anti-bacterials to schizophrenia drugs.