Economy
New York, Feb 7 (JEN): Global food prices declined for the first time in three months as lower prices for cereals, sugars, oils and meat outstripped gains in dairy values, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Thursday. more
Illicit financial outflows from Africa crippling development: UN

New York, Feb 7 (JEN): United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson and former South African President Thabo Mbeki on Thursday stressed the need for global efforts to address the pro ...

Pradeep Kashyap to address Calcutta Business School

Kolkata, Feb 7 (JEN) The Father of Rural Marketing in India, Pradeep Kashyap, will address the fourth convocation of Calcutta Business School (CBS) on Feb 8 at the B-School's campus in Kolka ...

UN urges job creation, inclusive growth strategies

New York, Jan 30 (JEN): Raising the alarm against deepening income disparities in countries around the world, the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called Wednesday fo ...

FDI rises to pre-crisis levels: UN

New York, Jan 29 (JEN): Global foreign direct investment (FDI) rose to levels not seen since the start of the global economic crisis in 2008, increasing by 11 per cent in 2013 to an estimat ...

Outlook for the Global Economy is

Davos-Klosters, Jan 25 (JEN)- The outlook for the global economy is "cautiously optimistic", leading financial experts told participants on the last day of the 44th World Economic Forum Ann ...

Syria: Iran urges withdrawal of foreign fighters

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, Jan 25 (JEN) Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarifcalled for an even-handed approach to peace in Syria that takes into account the realities on the ...

Kerry emphasizes forceful diplomacy

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, Jan 25 (JEN) In a full-throated defence of America’s forward-leaning stance abroad, John F. Kerry, US Secretary of State, hit back at critics who have cla ...

Growth is fragile: ECB president

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, Jan 25 (JEN) Mario Draghi, President, European Central Bank (ECB), told participants of the 44th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting that Europe is on the road t ...

WEF: Leaders urge to solve Syria crisis together

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, Jan 24 (JEN): Prince Turki al-Faisal, Prince of Saudi Royal Family; Chairman, King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Saudi Arabia, criticised the U ...