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Hope to drive Europe business to self-sufficiency, cash profitability: Koushik Chatterjee

MUMBAI: With the proposed joint venture with German steel giant Thyssenkrupp now abandoned, Tata Steel will focus on making its European business self-sustainable. Koushik Chatterjee, executive director and chief financial officer of Tata Steel, said in an interview that the market can expect more clarity on the company’s European operations within 6-8 months. Edited excerpts: Now that the joint venture with… Read More »

Hope they kill us, not rape: Former IS sex slave’s sombre return to Iraq village

A prominent Yazidi activist held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants returned to her home village in Iraq on Thursday where she was captured three years ago, pleading for international help to free other Yazidi women still held prisoner. Nadia Murad, 24, was one of about 7,000 women and girls captured in northwest Iraq in August… Read More »

Japan’s tight labour market offers hope for consumer spending

Labour demand in Japan rose to its strongest in more than 40 years while the unemployment rate held steady at a two-decade low in April, offering hope that a tight labour market will eventually spark a turnaround in weak consumer spending. Separate data showed household spending fell more than expected in April due to lower spending on cars… Read More »