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Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC meeting Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC meeting



New York,  Oil prices climbed on Tuesday as investors were awaiting the closely-watched OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) meeting next week, a media report said.

OPEC and other key oil producers will meet on November 30 to discuss whether to extend the current price-supporting curbs on crude output, Xinhua news agency reported.

Oil prices jump but post weekly losses Oil prices jump but post weekly losses



New York, Oil prices rebounded on Friday, but posted weekly losses amid concerns about oversupply, a media report said.

Oil prices have slipped from the two-year highs earlier this week as the market worried that rising US crude oil inventories could potentially undermine the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)' efforts to tighten the market., Xinhua news agency reported.

Airtel broadband users can now carry forward unused data Airtel broadband users can now carry forward unused data



New Delhi, In order to facilitate its customers to carry forward unused data, Bharti Airtel on Tuesday introduced a ‘data rollover facility for its home broadband customers.

With this, all unused monthly data will be carried forward and added to the data benefit of the next billing cycle, further enhancing the value proposition for customers, the statement said here.

"With this innovation, our home broadband users no longer have to worry about

Facebook reports $4.7 bn profit, 2.07 bn monthly users in Q3 Facebook reports $4.7 bn profit, 2.07 bn monthly users in Q3


San Francisco, With 1.37 billion daily active users and 2.07 billion monthly active users, Facebook again topped expectations when it reported 79 per cent increase in its quarterly profit and nearly 50 per cent rise in revenues in the third quarter.

With apparently no influence of the ongoing hearing regarding its role in Russia meddling, Facebook late on Wednesday published its financial results for the quarter that ended on September 30, reporting that its profitability hit $4.7 billion mark and earned $10.3 billion in revenue compared to an estimate of $9.84 billion

SBI reduces lending rates on home and vehicle loans SBI reduces lending rates on home and vehicle loans


Mumbai, India's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday announced reduction of interest rates on home and automobile loans by five basis points (bps).

In a statement issued here the bank said, it has reduced home loan interest rates to 8.30 per cent.

Similarly, automobile loan is now offered at a starting interest rate of 8.70 per cent per annum compared to earlier 8.75 per cent.

India jumps 30 ranks to 100th in World Bank's ease of doing business list India jumps 30 ranks to 100th in World Bank's ease of doing business list


New Delhi, India for the first time has moved into the top 100 in the World Banks Ease of Doing Business global rankings from its 130th position last year, riding on sustained government reforms which include making tax paying easier, according to the banks latest report released here on Tuesday.

Tesla to open manufacturing plant in China Tesla to open manufacturing plant in China



San Francisco, Electric car maker Tesla has struck a deal with the Chinese government to establish a manufacturing facility in Shanghai, a media report said.

Jio unveils new Dhan Dhana Dhan tariff plans Jio unveils new Dhan Dhana Dhan tariff plans



New Delhi, Reliance Jio on Wednesday unveiled its new Dhan Dhana Dhan tariff plans that will be available from Oct 19 and will be applicable for all new as well as existing subscribers.

With Jio's new Rs 459 plan, Jio Prime members can avail unlimited services at 1GB high speed data per day for three months (84 days for prepaid users) followed by data at curtailed speed, alongwith unlimited voice calling and access to Jio apps.

US dollar declines against other major currencies US dollar declines against other major currencies


New York, The US dollar declined against other major currencies, amid comments from European Central Bank's (ECB) official and speculation that the tax overhaul plan US President Donald Trump raised would stall

Gas trading exchange coming up: Pradhan Gas trading exchange coming up: Pradhan


New Delhi, India will soon have its first gas trading exchange on the lines of existing online platforms that trade in power, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesday.

Leopard enters Suzuki's Manesar plant, production hit Leopard enters Suzuki's Manesar plant, production hit


Gurugram, A young leopard entered into the Suzuki Powertrain plant near here in Haryana early on Thursday. Fearing an attack by the big cat the management halted production.

In four years, Patanjali will be world's largest FMCG brand: Ramdev In four years, Patanjali will be world's largest FMCG brand: Ramdev



New Delhi, Riding high on the popularity of desi products, Yoga guru Swami Ramdev said by 2018-19, his fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company, Patanjali, will overtake Unilever and others and by 2020-21 Patanjali would become the world's largest FMCG brand.

3-day India Mobile Congress 2017 to start from Wednesday 3-day India Mobile Congress 2017 to start from Wednesday


New Delhi, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday announced that the first ever mobile, Internet and technology event in India -- India Mobile Congress 2017 -- will begin from Wednesday and continue till September 29.

Reliance Home Finance to list on Friday Reliance Home Finance to list on Friday



Mumbai, Reliance Capital Ltd, part of the Anil D. Ambani-led Reliance Group, on Wednesday said the listing of Reliance Home Finance Ltd is scheduled on Friday at the bourses.

In a statement issued here, the company said the listing of Reliance Home Finance is scheduled on September 22,

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