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Dense Fog Halts Delhi Airport For 6 Hours, Further Deterioration Feared

Delhi residents have been witnessing chilling cold, drizzling and heavy fog. The Fog is so dense that visibility range has been reported to remain around 75 meters during 10 am to 4 pm. Despite adopting highest ILS, CAT IIIB, air movement has been kept stalled for around 6 hours. According to IGIA met office partly thundery weather may prevail on Sunday next.

Jan 11, 2016 06:43 AM EST


Stocks tumble on China instability amid further devaluation of Yuan

The instability in Chinese economy, after the dragon country devalued Yuan for eighth time, has created tremors across the global bourses. All the sectors fell in the range of 0.4 percent to 1.8 percent on the Wall Street. Safe haven yellow metal gained four percent in 2016. Chinese CSI 300 index fell 7%.

Jan 07, 2016 07:04 PM EST


5 US airlines hike base fares

The US-based five airlines - Delta, Southwest, American, United and Virgin America have raised base fare on domestic travel. The hike is effective for corporate, leisure and discounted fares. Airlines are bullish on margins as business travel is expected to be stable even leisure travel takes a dip. The five airlines control 80 percent of the US domestic travel. Airlines are set to post surge in operational profits owing to lower fuel costs.

Jan 08, 2016 04:56 AM EST


Watch out for gold, oil, airlines in 2016

The year 2016 is expected to be positive for gold, oil and airlines segments. The sluggish real growth will propel gold prices. After declining for 18 months, oil price technically may make a rebound. Lower fuel costs and rising passenger traffic propel airlines to make more profits this year.

Jan 07, 2016 04:58 AM EST


EHang Introduced Passenger Drone at CES 2016

Another exciting product has emerged in Consumer Electronic Show 2016. EHang, the Chinese UAV manufacturer introduces drone that is able to carry human passenger.

Jan 07, 2016 01:33 AM EST


PMorgan replaces KCG with Virtu Fin as market maker

JPMorgan Chase & Co has replaced KCG Holdings Inc with Virtu Financial Inc as its market maker. Virtu from Wednesday onwards takes care of JPMorgan Chase's stock on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). JPMorgan was disappointed with the role of KCG Holdings on 24 August 2015 as the stock markets witnessed mayhem pulling several stocks lower.

Jan 07, 2016 04:10 AM EST


Ford upbeat on self-driving cars, to invest $4.5 billion

Ford Motor is investing about $4.5 billion in developing electric vehicles. Contrary to unconfirmed news that Ford and Google working together on developing driverless cars, Ford Motor President Mark Fields didn't mention about this association in his speech at CES-2016. Fields is very keen on exploring the $5.4 trillion transportation services segment.

Jan 07, 2016 05:03 AM EST


Intel Introduces Augmented Reality (AR) World Through X- Ray Visioning Daqri Smart Helmet

Intel’s 3D RealSense Camera empowers Daqri Helmet to represent an augmented reality world at the stage of Consumer Electronics Show, 2016. Through unveiling the smart helmet, Intel is believed to surpass Microsoft in the race towards augmented reality world. The X- ray visioning smart camera is scheduled to become available for purchase from the first quarter of this year.

Jan 07, 2016 12:56 AM EST


Disney kicks off 2016 with $3-billion bond issue

Walt Disney, Ford Motor and Deere & Co are leading the corporate bond sales, which began on positive note in 2016. The US companies sold $1.621 trillion in debt in 2015 as the majority of American corporate firms preferred to take zero rate advantage before Federal Reserve announcing the rate hike. Yields on investment-grade bonds rose to four-year high of 3.71 percent in December 2015.

Jan 07, 2016 02:14 AM EST


Wanda Group will invest $2.3 billion to build three hospitals in China

China's Wanda Group had signed an agreement with the UK based International Hospital Group to build three hospitals in China. The agreement marks Wanda Group first entry into the booming health care business in China.

Jan 06, 2016 08:04 PM EST


Weakened Yuan Triggers Drop in Futures and Stocks in U.S., Europe and Asia

Yuan that keeps weakening have dropped Asian stocks dropped and plunge of futures in Europe and U.S.. On Wednesday trading Yuan hit five year low against US dollar.

Jan 06, 2016 08:07 PM EST


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