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World gathers to tackle climate change challenges – Canindia News

Da Nang (Vietnam), June 24 (IANS) World leaders and officials from over 100 nations, including India, top heads of UN agencies and multilateral financial institutions, scientists and activists gathered in this Vietnamese city on Sunday for the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Assembly to tackle global climate change challenges. One of the most significant global gatherings of the year on the environment, the assembly, which will see high-level plenary sessions June 27-28, follows a record $4.1 billion replenishment by governments of…

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Infosys investors cheer Nilekani’s return as Chairman – Canindia News

Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Investors of global software major Infosys on Saturday cheered the return of co-founder Nandan M Nilekani as Chairman to steer their firm onward after a turbulent year over governance issues. “Nilekani’s return has restored our confidence in the company, which progressed the most when he and other co-founder (N.R. Narayana Murthy) were at the helm,” said a shareholder at the company’s 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM). Nilekani, 63, re-joined the $10.9 billion IT major in August…

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More ‘inclusive’ reforms could boost eurozone economy: ECB | News

Eurozone countries could boost growth and employment by tackling more “inclusive” reforms to their economies, according to a study published Friday by the European Central Bank. “Well-designed structural policies could yield substantial benefits for euro area citizens via a stronger and more inclusive growth in employment and incomes,” the authors suggested. The working group that produced the study was set up by the ECB’s governing council two years ago. Since that time, “inclusive” growth has become a buzzword widely used…

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Jindal varsity broadens career options for public policy students – Canindia News

Sonipat (Haryana), June 22 (IANS) Curriculum innovations and pacts with a plethora of organisations cutting across multiple sectors including corporate houses, embassies and think tanks have helped O.P. Jindal Global University here to broaden career opportunities for its public policy students, said a top university official. One such innovation that the university ushered in was the “Capstone Project” that enabled the students of Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP) to work for “client institutions” on assignments given to…

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Forex market gets $210 million lift  – Prompt News

ABUJA – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made available the sum of $210million, to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the foreign exchange market. In its desire to meet customers’ needs in the various segments of the market, the CBN offered $100million to authorized dealers in the wholesale segment of the market, while the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) segment got boosted with the sum of $55 million. According to figures obtained from the Bank on Wednesday,…

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Unemployed graduates commend Gov. Dickson – Prompt News

The Bayelsa State Unemployed Graduates Forum has commended Governor Seriake Dickson for directing the employment of 1,000 Bayelsans into the state civil service.   The governor made the pronocument recently at a live media chat in Yenagoa and on Tuesday the process for the commencement of the employment began in Yenagoa.    At the media chat, the governor was quoted to have said the move became imperative following the success recorded so far in the ongoing public service reforms.   …

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Business insights to transform productivity | News

Streamlining processes for greater efficiency The current productivity crisis stretches on, leaving business leaders unclear on how to push forward. While constant growth is not possible within a closed system, there are smart ways to increase your yield – from streamlining processes for greater efficiency, to forging out entirely new pathways via disruptive innovation.   Plan projects with intelligence All organisations strive for strong productivity, but if your business needs real transformation, this needs to be treated as a project…

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Revealed: The UK’s top CEOs voted by employees | News

Check out this year’s winners Glassdoor today, 20 June 2018, announced the winners of its annual Employees’ Choice Awards, honouring the Top CEOs in 2018 across parts of Europe and in North America. Unlike any other workplace award, the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards are based on the input of employees who voluntarily provide anonymous feedback by completing a company review about their CEO’s leadership, along with insight into their job, work environment and employer over the past year. This year,…

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Financial experts of Modi government fed up: Congress – Canindia News

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday took a dig at the Modi government over Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian’s decision to quit his post, saying financial experts of the government were completely fed up by its “colossal economic mismanagement”. “Financial experts of Modi government are completely fed up by its colossal economic mismanagement, tepid economic reforms and financial anarchy. CEA Arvind Subramanian’s resignation, after the stepping down of Niti Aayog’s Arvind Panagriya and RBI Governor Raghuram…

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EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks pull out of five-day dive, lira lays low – UK Money News

By Marc Jones LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) – Speculation that China may cut interest rates helped emerging market stocks eke out their first rise in six days on Wednesday and steadied most currencies, though pre-election stress kept Turkey’s lira near an all-time low. Investors were cautiously dipping back in the water, having been savaged again on Tuesday when the United States and China ratcheted up trade tariff threats. MSCI’s widely-followed 24-country EM stocks index gained 0.6 percent, having lost 1.8…

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CORRECTED: Macron wins Merkel’s backing on budget for eurozone | News

France’s President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday won German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s backing for reforms aimed at bolstering the eurozone against crises, including a vaunted budget for the bloc. But its size remains vague and its creation could still face resistance from other members. “We are beginning today a second step in the life of our common currency,” said Macron, after talks in Germany with Merkel. The eurozone budget will have its own governance structure, and be a “real budget with…

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Macron wins Merkel’s backing on budget for eurozone | News

France’s President Emmanuel Macron on Monday won German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s backing for reforms aimed at bolstering the eurozone against crises, including a vaunted budget for the bloc. But its size remains vague and its creation could still face resistance from other members. “We are beginning today a second step in the life of our common currency,” said Macron, after talks in Germany with Merkel. The eurozone budget will have its own governance structure, and be a “real budget with…

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Pascal Biosciences Engages CFN Media to Build New Investor Audience – News Press Release

Pascal Biosciences Engages CFN Media to Build New Investor Audience Posted on: 19 Jun 18 SEATTLE, June 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CFN Media Group (“CFN Media”), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, today announced that Pascal Biosciences, Inc. (TSX-V:PAS) has engaged CFN Media to conduct a 3-month investor and market visibility program to begin on June 19, 2018. “Pascal Biosciences, a Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA-based biotechnology company, has discovered that certain cannabinoids…

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LIVE MARKETS-“Investors looking again at UK banks” – despite Brexit – Politics News

June 19 – Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Helen Reid. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: helen.reid.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net “INVESTORS LOOKING AGAIN AT UK BANKS” – DESPITE BREXIT (0956 GMT) It hasn’t been a good year for banks with political risk and delays to the expected timing of rate hikes in the euro zone sending their index down more than…

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Germany, France and eurozone reform ideas | News

France’s President Emmanuel Macron and Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel are battling to thrash out a common position on EU reforms ahead of a crunch end-June summit that could determine the future of the bloc. While there is large agreement on the questions of immigration and defence, the two are still at odds over eurozone issues. Here’s an outline of the various reform proposals for a post-Brexit Europe. – Migration – A record influx of migrants, many fleeing war in Syria…

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