Category: Business / Finance

Daniel Andrews launches India business strategy

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 21 November: The Victorian Premier Hon.Daniel Andrews today launched the state’s ‘India Strategy’ to enhance business and trade relations at the Investment Centre Victoria. Addressing a large gathering of business people, community leaders, and the media, the Victorian Premier said, “much has to be learned from […]

BUSINESS/FINANCE: How to Protect Your Income?

By Balki Balakrishnan* Melbourne: A typical family should have these five types of insurance covers – Life & Terminal Illness (TI), Total & Permanent Disability (TPD), Trauma (Critical Illness), Income Protection and Child Trauma covers. In the last edition of this newspaper, we explored the features of Trauma Insurance. This […]

WEF: ‘Privatise Profits, Socialise Losses’

By Ravi Kanth Devarakonda GENEVA, Jan 28 (IPS) – The Davos delegate seems short of faith this year about anyone’s ability to save the world from the financial tsunami that the bosses have unleashed. And with colleagues such as Ramalinga Raju of the now infamous Satyam Computers languishing in jail […]

FCNR deposit rates up

Mumbai: Atleast four leading banks today hiked their interest rates in foreign currency deposits, apparently with a view to mop up more such deposits in the face of tight liquidity conditions. These banks are the State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank and Union Bank of India, according […]

Why food prices rising the world over?

The trading frenzy that sent prices soaring By Iain Macwhirter Published 17 April 2008 Iain Macwhirter on why the price of basic foodstuffs rocketed, from London to Haiti Four people were killed in food riots in Haiti. From Bolivia to Uzbekistan there have been violent protests against the doubling of […]