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Company Growth 101: Simple Steps To Exact Positive Change

If company growth is one of your primary professional objectives, know that realizing it will take work. However, the end result of your hard efforts will be a business that emerges as an industry leader with a substantive base of loyal consumers. There are several company growth techniques and tools you can use to make it happen. Here are three ... Read More »

French central bank head cautions on oil price impact – newspaperFrench,central,bank,head,cautions,on,oil,price,impact,-,newspaper

The European Central Bank could extend money printing, the head of France’s central bank told a German newspaper on Sunday, as the long-term impact of low oil prices weighs on euro zone economies. ECB governors from across the euro zone, including France and Germany, will meet in early March to decide whether to adjust interest rates or extend a scheme ... Read More »

Post-Dieselgate, Volkswagen retools itself for faster ride

The biggest engineering feat on display when Volkswagen unveils its new concept car on Tuesday will be the team developing it: a post-Dieselgate management system crafted to operate faster, cheaper and with a lighter grip on the wheel. Last year’s scandal over falsified diesel emissions tests caused a cull of top managers at Europe’s biggest automaker and brought a promise ... Read More »

More yawns than yuan in China’s late-night forex trade

In the fast-paced, high-risk world of foreign exchange trading, where trillions of dollars change hands every day, there’s a quiet corner of the yuan market where traders can get some shut-eye, despite China’s efforts to elevate its currency to the top table. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) extended the yuan’s trading hours to 11:30 pm in January to overlap ... Read More »

U.S. urges China to keep moving to a market-oriented exchange rate

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Sunday that it was critical for China to continue moving toward a more market-oriented exchange rate and clearly communicate its actions to the market. Lew made the remarks during a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang in Beijing, following the G20 finance ministers’ summit in Shanghai. “As the global economy faces many ... Read More »

Highlights: India says economy to grow 7-7.75 pct in 2016/17 – report

India should review its medium-term fiscal strategy, a government report recommended on Friday, an indication of the challenge Finance Minister Arun Jaitley faces to raise pay for government employees and bail out banks without increasing borrowing. The Economic Survey, which sets the scene for Jaitley’s third annual budget on Monday, forecast that the Indian economy would grow by between 7.0 ... Read More »

After G20 stalemate, focus turns to signs of growth momentum

Investors worried about the risk of a new global recession are hoping that data over the coming week will show that some momentum remains in the world economy, eight years into its slow recovery from the financial crisis. The Group of 20 economies were unable to agree on a joint push for new stimulus measures at a meeting which ended ... Read More »

Vedanta wins gold-hungry India’s first mine auction

Vedanta Ltd has won India’s first-ever auction of a gold mine, a state government official said, as the nation opens up the sector to private companies to curb overseas purchases of the metal that cost it $36 billion last year. Vedanta, a unit of London-listed Vedanta Resources Plc, beat three other bidders in the auction of the Baghmara mine in ... Read More »

UltraTech to buy Jaiprakash cement plants for $2.4 bln

UltraTech Cement Ltd, part of the Aditya Birla conglomerate, has agreed to buy Jaiprakash Associates Ltd’s cement plants for an enterprise value of 165 billion rupees ($2.4 billion), the companies said on Sunday. UltraTech, beating competition from domestic and international bidders for the assets, and Jaiprakash said they had signed a memorandum of understanding for 12 plants whose capacity totals ... Read More »

Top lobbying group in historic green energy U-turn

Energy UK, which represents big six providers, says it now supports phasing out coal-fired stations, after years of defending use of fossil fuels Wind turbines at WE Niederaussem coal-fired power station in Germany. The UK has been urged to create its own version of Germany’s energy transition programme. Photograph: Volker Hartmann/Getty Images The UK’s biggest energy lobbying group has shifted ... Read More »