India

Five working to clear way for gas pipeline killed in Afghanistan

Five working to clear way for gas pipeline killed in Afghanistan

Published 21/05/2018

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen killed five mine-clearance workers in Afghanistan on Monday who were preparing for construction of an international gas pipeline, while [more…]

China tech giants bet on untangling logistics of Indonesian e-commerce

China tech giants bet on untangling logistics of Indonesian e-commerce

Published 15/05/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - In a warehouse on the outskirts of Indonesia’s capital, supervisors at e-commerce company Lazada use bikes or electric scooters to zip around [more…]

In major boost, Modi’s ruling party seen winning in southern Indian…

In major boost, Modi’s ruling party seen winning in southern Indian…

Published 15/05/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s ruling party was heading for an outright majority on Monday in an election in a big southern state, the vote [more…]

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Published 15/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The shipping industry has long been criticized by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up on beaches, endangering workers and polluting [more…]

Dollar surge bringing emerging market rate cut cycle to a halt

Dollar surge bringing emerging market rate cut cycle to a halt

Published 07/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A resurgent dollar and higher borrowing costs are smashing through Argentina and Turkey’s currencies like a wrecking ball and raising the likelihood [more…]

Exclusive: Conoco moves to take over Venezuelan PDVSA’s Caribbean…

Exclusive: Conoco moves to take over Venezuelan PDVSA’s Caribbean…

Published 07/05/2018

HOUSTON/CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. oil firm ConocoPhillips has moved to take Caribbean assets of Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA to enforce a $2 billion arbitration award over [more…]

India’s cryptocurrency investors bet trading will survive bank ban

India’s cryptocurrency investors bet trading will survive bank ban

Published 04/05/2018

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - A month after India’s central bank barred regulated lenders from facilitating cryptocurrency transactions, trading volumes have surged dramatically alongside a sharp [more…]

China vows to open up more futures markets as iron ore goes…

China vows to open up more futures markets as iron ore goes…

Published 04/05/2018

DALIAN/MANILA (Reuters) - China plans to open more of its futures contracts to foreign investors, a senior official said on Friday, as Beijing launched its [more…]

Lucky Lewis ends win drought in Azerbaijan

Lucky Lewis ends win drought in Azerbaijan

Published 29/04/2018

BAKU (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton celebrated one of the luckiest wins of his career on Sunday after a crash-strewn and chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix that [more…]