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Genworth Pulls Plug On Its Acquisition By China Oceanwide

Insurer Genworth Financial has pulled the plug on its long-delayed acquisition by a Chinese company. The provider of mortgage and long-term care insurance based in Richmond, Virginia, said Tuesday that

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Looking for Home Loan of Rs 30 Lakh? Check Interest Rates and EMI of these 10 Banks

The State Bank of India (SBI) has revised its home loan rates, hiking them by 25 basis points (bps) or 0.25% to 6.95% from 6.70% earlier. The rates were effective

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Honeywell launches new business unit to capture drone market

Honeywell International Inc, a major supplier of aerospace products, said Monday it launched an unmanned aerial systems business to bet on the autonomous aviation space – drones, air taxis, and

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Wall Street closes higher as Fed soothes recovery worries

Wall Street closed higher on Monday following an announcement by the U.S. Federal Reserve regarding its corporate bond purchasing program that boosted investor confidence, which had been wavering amid a

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Coal Trade Unions to Strike Work For Three Days in July, to Give Notice on June 18

The major trade unions of Coal India and Singareni Collieries Company Limited will strike work for three days from July 2 to press for withdrawal of commercial mining, their spokesmen

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Honda resumes production at plants hit by suspected cyber attack

Japan’s Honda Motor Co (7267.T) has resumed production at automobile and motorcycle plants in the United States and other countries after they were hit by a suspected cyber attack this

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Take Five: Pump it up

“Rise and rise again until lambs become lions,” runs an oft-quoted line from the 2010 film ‘Robin Hood’. The motto is being taken seriously by all those merry men and

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