Gaurav Sharma

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Gasoline Prices Above $3 in All 50 States

In a sign that oil prices and an extremely cold winter have affected gasoline prices, those prices are now more than $3 per gallon for regular in all …

India's family firms modernise to stay in business

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EM crises: get used to them

If the recent recovery in emerging markets has calmed your nerves somewhat, then steel yourself: EM crises are here to stay. That’s according to …

Hank Greenberg makes comeback with $4.4bn MultiPlan acquisition

Former AIG boss Maurice “Hank” Greenberg has made a comeback on the deal scene with the $4.4bn acquisition of MultiPlan, a US healthcare IT service …

Rupert Murdoch's empire receives $882m tax rebate from Australia

Rupert Murdoch’s media group received a $882m tax rebate from Australia last year in a revelation that is likely to reignite the debate over how much tax is paid by international corporations.<p>The payment by a “foreign tax authority” was revealed in accounts published by News Corporation in the US …

Former Barclays employees named in Libor criminal case

<b>The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged three former Barclays employees in connection with its investigation into the manipulation of Libor.</b><p>Peter Johnson, Jonathan Mathew and Stylianos Contogoulas allegedly conspired to defraud between 1 June 2005 and 31 August 2007, said the SFO.<p>The …

China: progress in campaign against shadow finance

Much of the reaction on Monday to the announcement of China’s financing numbers for January has focused on the sharp month-on-month increase in bank …

In Korea, they punish banks for ID theft

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — In the U.S. and many other developed economies, the hacking of customer information isn’t all that uncommon. And (in the …

Britain charges three ex-Barclays employees in interest-rate probe

British authorities on Monday charged three former Barclays Bank employees with fraud for allegedly rigging a key interest rate in the run-up to the financial crisis.<p>The country's Serious Fraud Office said it filed criminal charges against Peter Charles Johnson, Jonathan James Matthew and Stylianos …

Corruption

Associated Press News

Exports to blame for Japan's weak growth

Blame for Japan's disappointingly weak growth in the last three months of 2013 can be laid at the door of exporters.<p>Despite a currency that makes their goods a third cheaper than two years ago, they have failed to shift much in the way of extra kit. Making matters worse, the government's attempts …

Abu Dhabi works to lure top investors to fledgling financial hub

Abu Dhabi’s new financial centre has appointed a veteran Dubai regulator to oversee its launch and lure top global banks to the wealthy capital of …

Carney: Interest rates will only rise when everyone feels recovery

No move in rates until jobs, incomes and spending all recover, says Bank governor<p>Interest rates will not rise until people and businesses begin to share in the economic recovery, the governor of the Bank of England has said.<p>Mark Carney said he wanted to give "comfort" that interest rates will not …

Economics

5 Years After Stimulus, Obama Says It Worked

Five years ago Monday, President Barack Obama visited the Denver Museum of Nature and Science to sign the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, his …