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3 ways Trump and Democrats can unite to disrupt health care for the better

There is widespread bipartisan appreciation of the crisis in health care, with bloated costs and an industry that fiercely resists change

Business Standard 19 Jan 2019 10:24 am

UN chief urges India, Pak to resolve issues through 'meaningful dialogue'

The UN chief also said he has been offering his 'good offices in relation to the dialogue between the two countries that, until now, had no

Business Standard 19 Jan 2019 8:35 am

Kamala Harris picks Baltimore as headquarter for 2020 presidential campaign

Harris picked Baltimore because of its diversity, its proximity to Washington and because it is in the Eastern time zone

Business Standard 19 Jan 2019 8:20 am

Did Trump tell Cohen to lie to Congress about Russia Trump Tower deal?

BuzzFeed News reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has evidence suggesting the president directed Cohen to lie to Congress

Business Standard 19 Jan 2019 6:46 am

Trump to again meet Kim Jong-un in late Feb to discuss denuclearization

The announcement came after Trump met with North Korean envoy, Kim Yong Chol, for a discussion that included talk about Kim Jong-un's unful

Business Standard 19 Jan 2019 6:20 am

Donald Trump will make a major announcement on US shutdown, border today

The shutdown, now in its 28th day, has rendered over 800,000 federal employees without work, crippling the functioning of several key wings

Business Standard 19 Jan 2019 5:00 am

US demands regular review of China's trade reform as condition for deal

A continuing threat of tariffs hanging over commerce between the world's two largest economies would mean a deal would not end the risk of

Business Standard 19 Jan 2019 3:05 am

Donald Trump to meet Kim Jong-un again in February, says White House

The White House, however, did not identify a location for the second setting between the two leaders

Business Standard 19 Jan 2019 2:40 am

US consumer sentiment at two-year low in early Jan, manufacturing rebounds

The longest government shutdown in the history of the United States has left some 800,000 government workers without a paycheck

Business Standard 19 Jan 2019 1:15 am

The Great Brexit stockpile: Britain companies braces for no deal

The UK is due to leave the European Union in 10 weeks and, as of now, there's no deal in place to ensure trade routes aren't strangled

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 11:52 pm

Malaysia could drop Goldman Sachs' 1MDB charges for $7.5 billion

Units of the bank were accused of making false statements in documents submitted to a local regulator in arranging $6.5 billion bond offers

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 11:30 pm

Trouble for Trump after report says he asked lawyer to lie to Congress

Democrats in the US House of Representatives promised to investigate President Donald Trump's dealings with his personal lawyer Michael Coh

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 11:09 pm

US December manufacturing output posts biggest gain in 10 months

Federal Reserve says manufacturing production jumped 1.1% last month, the biggest gain since February

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 9:46 pm

Wall Street set for fourth straight week of gains on trade optimism

Trade-sensitive industrials stocks rose 0.85 per cent while the Philadelphia SE semiconductor index climbed 0.55 per cent

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 8:35 pm

Minus Donald Trump, Davos faces Brazilian populism and Brexit

Trump himself had already pulled out of attending World Economic Forum (WEF) for a second year, having shut down the US government over his

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 6:50 pm

Record-long govt shutdown clouds outlook for consumer-driven US economy

Consumer spending accounts for about two-thirds of US economic activity, and the 4% jump in household spending on goods last year was a maj

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 4:01 pm

How the British Parliament can wrest control of Brexit from Theresa May

Expect a week of rival amendments being proposed and withdrawn, as May continues to seek a consensus

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 3:45 pm

Meet Jean-Dominique Senard, the man most likely to replace Ghosn at Renault

If appointed, Senard could temporarily hold both the CEO and chairman positions until Renault holds a shareholder meeting

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 2:49 pm

Mitsubishi alleges Ghosn received $8.9 mn in illegal payments in 2018

The accusation follows other alleged irregularities in Nissan, which controls Mitsubishi

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 1:48 pm

US announces new missile defence system to counter Russia, China

This comprehensive approach to missile defense strengthens America's ability to protect the homeland, allies and partners and deters advers

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 1:20 pm

Tibet sees 79% decline in illegal entry, exit from June to Dec 2018: Report

The numbers over the years have been declining steadily specially after Nepal started cooperating with China to crackdown on the entry and

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 1:05 pm

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa takes oath as new Chief Justice of Pakistan

Five senior judges of Turkey, South Africa and Nigeria also attended the oath taking ceremony

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 12:15 pm

China revises its 2017 economic growth downward to 6.8%: Govt data

Government officials have said China is expected to have hit its growth target of around 6.5% last year

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 11:35 am

Pakistan may prefer weak, destabilised Afghanistan to a strong one: Report

The report said that India has been the largest regional contributor to Afghan reconstruction, but New Delhi has not shown an inclination t

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 10:50 am

China slowdown, trade disputes with US weigh heavily on Asian economies

US-China tensions has hit the trade-reliant economy

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 10:46 am

Job jitters mount as China's factories sputter ahead of Lunar New Year

More factories are likely to shutter their gates for good over the next few weeks, with industry watchers forecasting some owners will simp

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 10:26 am

How the world's top economies fared last week: All you need to know

Economic policy uncertainty is at a record high globally, and the likes of Brexit and the U.S. government shutdown are adding dark clouds o

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 10:18 am

US has discussed potential missile defence cooperation with India: Pentagon

India placed a $5 billion order to purchase S-400 air defense system from Russia, for which the US has publicly expressed its displeasure

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 10:05 am

Crises aplenty, but few world leaders at World Economic Forum 2019

Davos watchers said the absence of so many top leaders this year did not mean the glitzy forum had lost its status as a global stage for to

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 9:57 am

Fossil Group to sell its smartphone technology to Google for $40 million

Fossil Group has launched smartwatches across 14 of its owned and licensed brands

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 9:46 am

US likely to reduce number of Iran oil sanctions waivers in May: Analysts

China, India, Japan, South Korea and Turkey are likely to be given waivers after they expire in May

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 9:45 am

Democrats' desire to subpoena Trump interpreters raises ethical questions

Reports allege that President Trump took possession of the interpreter's notes at the end of at least one private meeting with Putin

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 9:43 am

After rejection, Brexit begins to look like an 'escape room' with no exit

House of Commons to vote on various Brexit options on January 29

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 9:24 am

Trump to appoint Indian American Prem Parameswaran to US advisory committee

So far, Trump has nominated or appointed more than three dozen Indian Americans in key positions

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 7:50 am

Brexit: Theresa May needs to outline her 'Plan B' or risk second referendum

House of Commons to vote on various Brexit options on January 29

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 7:15 am

After US troops' pullout, Israel, Russia to continue coordination in Syria

Israel and Russia have been coordinating their moves in Syria over the past years

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 6:18 am

Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos Economic Forum amid shutdown

Earlier, Trump postponed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Brussels, Egypt and Afghanistan, citing the shutdown

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 5:20 am

Wall Street advances as industrials jump on trade hopes; Dow rises 160 pts

Earlier, industrial stocks had moved higher as shares of defense contractors rose after President Donald Trump unveiled a new US missile de

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 2:52 am

A decade after Barack Obama's presidency, racial politics still plagues US

The Republican Party has mostly failed to meet the challenge of a more inclusive union

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 1:20 am

Oxford University suspends donations, sponsorships from China's Huawei

The decision has been taken in the light of public concerns raised in recent months surrounding UK partnerships with Huawei

Business Standard 18 Jan 2019 12:04 am

Longer the US govt shutdown, bigger the impact on economy: IMF's Gerry Rice

Work together in a spirit of compromise to end govt shutdown: IMF tells US

Business Standard 17 Jan 2019 11:15 pm

Philips plans to close its UK factory in 2020, with loss of 400 jobs

The factory in Glemsford, Suffolk, produces babycare products, mainly for export to other European countries

Business Standard 17 Jan 2019 10:59 pm

Explainer: Why Siemens-Alstom rail merger is creating tensions in Europe

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has warned the EU's executive of a grave political error if it rejects the deal

Business Standard 17 Jan 2019 10:17 pm

In new system UK will be open to 'best and brightest' from India: Britain

The UK also wants to ink a pact with India similar to the one New Delhi has with France, treating each other's academic degrees as equivale

Business Standard 17 Jan 2019 9:45 pm

Forget trade war. China already in crisis with bankrupt firms, gutted banks

Car sales fell last year in China for the first time in more than two decades

Business Standard 17 Jan 2019 8:43 pm

Had cut oil output supply before new accord to avert glut in 2019: Opec

The reduction in December means that should OPEC fully implement the new January 1 cut, it will avoid a surplus that could weaken prices

Business Standard 17 Jan 2019 6:51 pm

Ghosn to stay behind bars as Japan quashes ex-Nissan chief's bail appeal

The Japan court had previously refused to release the 64-year-old Franco-Lebanese-Brazilian businessman on the grounds that he could presen

Business Standard 17 Jan 2019 4:16 pm

60% of wild coffee species at extinction risk due to climate change: Study

The multi-billion-dollar coffee sector is founded on, and has been sustained through, the use of wild coffee species, researchers say

Business Standard 17 Jan 2019 3:20 pm

Remembering Jack Bogle, the man who helped investors save more than $1 trn

Bogle, who founded the Vanguard Group, squeezed profit margins on Wall Street, which he loudly and persistently criticised for treating inv

Business Standard 17 Jan 2019 2:16 pm

A trade secrets theft probe may give more weight to US case against Huawei

With intellectual property so fundamental to the US and its global dominance, fighting that battle starts to make the war against Huawei ve

Business Standard 17 Jan 2019 1:50 pm