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The government on Wednesday hiked the import tariff value on gold to USD 388 per 10 grams and that on silver to USD 487 per kg taking cues from global market. For the first fortnight of this month, t
Falling for a third straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex slipped by 262 points on Wednesday to close at a 21-month low of 23,758.90, as banks and realty sectors witnessed heavy selling pressure
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Hit by a sharp drop in freight rates and oil prices, Denmark’s AP Moller-Maersk — the world’s largest shipping company — reported an 84 percent plunge in its 2015 profits and a 15 percent annual drop
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