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Google Says User Data Requests From India at an All-Time High

HIGHLIGHTS Google received 3,843 requests for data from 6,343 government accounts That is 391 more requests than the same period in 2016 This is the highest number of requests since 2009 The number of requests that Google received from India in the first half of 2017 for disclosing user data was at an all-time high, reveals the latest biannual transparency… Read More »

German factory growth climbs to six-year high in May, PMI shows

German factories fired on all cylinders in May with output growing at the strongest pace in more than six years, a survey showed on Thursday, suggesting manufacturing will boost overall growth in Europe’s biggest economy in the second quarter. Markit’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for manufacturing, which accounts for about a fifth of the German economy, jumped to… Read More »

Moscow storm: 11 killed as high winds strike Russian capital

At least 11 people died when a severe thunderstorm hit the Russian capital Moscow, health officials say. Hundreds of trees were toppled by the storm, and more than 50 people sought medical help. Reports say that electrical cables were damaged as Moscow was lashed with high winds, hail and torrential rain. The winds of up to 110 km/h… Read More »

UK car production hits 12-year high with December still to go

Britain built more cars in the first eleven months of 2016 than any full year since 2004, data from an industry body showed on Thursday, putting the sector on course to make more vehicles this year than in any other since 1999. Just over 1.61 million cars were made in the year to November, the Society of Motor… Read More »

Dollar dips from two-week high, stocks in the red

The dollar fell on Wednesday, succumbing to a bout of profit-taking after hitting a two-week high the previous day, while European stocks also put a positive start to the week behind them to trade in the red. Weak corporate earnings weighed on stocks, as Germany’s DAX .GDAXI snapped a four-day winning streak and the broader FTSEuroFirst 300 index… Read More »

Beijing High Court Rules in Favour of Facebook in Trademark Case

In a signal that China may soften its stand against the social networking giant Facebook, the Beijing High Court has ruled in favour of the Cupertino-based company, saying that a Chinese company should not have been allowed to register the “face book” trademark back in 2014. The Zhongshan Pearl River Drinks Factory in southern Guangdong province that had… Read More »

Shares hit 2016 high, FX hit by Singapore sting LONDON | BY MARC JONES

World stocks rose to their highest level in more than four months on Thursday and the dollar chalked up a third day of gains as markets took a positive view ahead of top policymaker and oil producer meetings. Singapore set the tone for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund spring meetings, to be held this week in… Read More »

Metals shine: Nifty Metal index at 7-month high

Metal shares continued to trade higher on the bourses on Wednesday, with the Nifty Metal index touching seven-month high on National Stock Exchange (NSE) today. Hindalco Industries, Bhushan Steel, Steel Authority of India (SAIL), Vedanta, Jindal Steel & Power and National Aluminium Company are trading higher over 1% each. Read more from our special coverage on “METAL” Metal… Read More »