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PwC releases its 23rd Annual Survey of CEOs

The leading international, London based consultancy firm PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) International Limited released the results of its annual survey of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) across the world on Monday, 20th January 2020. The firm surveyed more than 1,580 CEOs in 83 countries about global economic prospects. As per the survey, the United States has the highest ..

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 Manufacturing Sector improves in December 2019

The London based Global information provider, IHS Markit Limited has reported that the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) of the Indian Manufacturing Sector has risen to 52.7 percent in the last month of 2019. According to the IHS Markit Company, India’s PMI in manufacturing sector during the year 2019 was: 51.2 percent in November, 50.6 percent ..

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Annual Asian Achievers Awards: Anil Agarwal honoured with lifetime achievement award

Vedanta Resources Chairman Anil Agarwal was conferred lifetime achievement award at prestigious Annual Asian Achievers Awards in London, UK. The year 2019 marks the 19th edition of Annual Asian Achievers Awards. Key Highlights Novelist Jeffrey Archer helped raise GBP 150,000 for India-based charity group Yuva Unstoppable in an auction at awards night. Theme for 19th ..

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Kerala becomes first Indian state to list Masala Bond in overseas market

On May 17, Kerala became the first sub-sovereign entity in the country to access the international market by listing masala bonds issued through its off-budget mechanism – the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has become the debutant head of state in the country to open trading at the London Stock ..

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Kumar Sangakkara to become 1st Non-British President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)

Sri Lanka’s former captain Kumar Sangakkara will become first Non-British president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Key Highlights He will take up charge of president post on 1st October 2019 and will serve for 12 months period. His tenure at Lord’s will witness two England test matches against West Indies and Pakistan and also the ..

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