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H-1B visa holders drive innovation, help build economy: US lawmakers

The announcement about the proposal came days after reports emerged that the Trump administration was considering tightening H-1B visa rules that could lead to deportation of 750,000 Indians. Photo: AP Washington: Asserting that H-1B visa holders drive innovation and help build and strengthen the American economy, top US lawmakers on Tuesday backed the Trump administration’s decision that it was not considering ... Read More »

BRICS Summit 2017 has potential to boost trade, economy, finance but members need to start work now

The idea of BRIC emanated from an investment bank which had conjectured a theoretical possibility of four countries in the developing world, i.e. Brazil, Russia, India and China, taking on the role of engine to growth for the world economy. This concept gained more relevance after the financial crisis set in where it was believed that the emerging markets were ... Read More »

Post-Brexit-vote surge for UK economy comes to an end

Worries that the UK economy is losing steam have been strengthened by news of a housing market slowdown, a drop in industrial output and the weakest performance for a year by the construction industry. Economists on Friday said there was growing evidence that the UK economy slipped down a gear as it entered the new year, following a strong finish ... Read More »

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Volkswagen is on the move to bring in volumes in the economy segment of developing markets in South America, India and Africa. It is expected to have region specific approaches to individual markets which are expected to basically comprise multiple models off a single platform. The approach for the Indian market is expected to be the Polo which has been ... Read More »

UGC issues directives to educational institutions to promote digital economy

Union Minister for HRD Prakash Javadekar, in recent times, issued a direction to educational institutions to adopt and promote cashless transactions and conduct of business. Digital economy RELATED STORIES 11 points Prakash Javadekar highlighted on education at #AAJTakAgenda2016 Delhi can appoint retired govt. teachers if required: Manish Sisodia No US jobs for IIT Bombay this placement season National Institute of ... Read More »

‘Simple’ data is the key to economy: UBS economist

Upbeat economic data haven’t made for upbeat markets in 2016. Much of the focus, according to Drew Matus, deputy chief U.S. economist at UBS, has been on GDP. But his key to the U.S. economy is diving into “simple data” like weekly jobless claims. “If claims don’t go up, nothing bad is happening,” Matus told CNBC’s “Worldwide Exchange” on Thursday. ... Read More »