Oil extends gains after data shows huge stock draw

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices extended gains by more than 1.5 percent on Thursday after industry data showed what might be the largest weekly drawdown in crude stocks in over three decades. U.S. crude stocks surprisingly plunged by 12.1 million barrels last week, data from the American Petroleum...
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HC asks Britannia not to use pack ‘deceptively similar’ to ITC

Delhi High Court today restrained Britannia Industries Ltd from using the wrapper of its ‘Nutri Choice Digestive Zero’ biscuits in its present form, saying it was “deceptively similar” to the packaging of ITC’s Sunfeast ‘Farmlite Digestive All Good’ biscuits. The court asked Britannia to adopt a “distinctively different”...
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Hope India will continue to prioritise low inflation

Low interest rates should not be a substitute for “other instruments of policy” and “various kinds of reforms” that are needed to encourage growth, Mr. Rajan said. Raghuram Rajan, whose tenure as the RBI Governor ended this week, hopes the process of cleaning up Indian banks will be...
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Grim future for small telcos like Aircel, Telenor India

KOLKATA: Reliance Jio’s entry with disruptive offers of free voice calls, roaming and possibly the world’s cheapest data plans will push smaller mobile service providers such as Aircel, Telenor India, Tata TeleservicesBSE -0.97 % and Reliance Communications to the fringes, if not to exit altogether, analysts say “In...
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WAYS TO SAVE MONEY EVERY MONTH

Switch to cloth napkins. I’m not sure why it took a down economy for this one to dawn on me, but cloth napkins are a great alternative to paper napkins, which increase waste and add to our non-food budget. Diversify your income. Look for ways to increase your...
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Financial Tips For Young Adults

Unfortunately, personal finance has not yet become a required subject in high school or college, so you might be fairly clueless about how to manage your money when you’re out in the real world for the first time. To help you get started, we’ll take a look at...
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3 Lessons to Learn From BlogHer’s Trio of Pioneers

  In 2005, BlogHer founders Lisa Stone, Elisa Camahort Page and Jory Des Jardins wanted to know where all the women bloggers were. Back then, it was the Wild, Wild West days of blogging. But if you don’t ask, you’ll never get an answer. So Stone, Camahort Page and...
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