Amazon makes history as the first brand in Brand Finance Global 500 ranking to exceed $200bn value mark and retains title of world's most valuable brand for the third consecutive year...
3 days ago
The UN recognises 180 currencies worldwide as legal tender, all of them issued by nation states. It does not recognise cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in this way, even if communities of enthusiasts have been treating them as a means of exchange for over a decade now...
Gavin Brown 27 Jun 2019
NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's government will not appeal a court verdict favouring British mobile giant Vodafone in a multimillion-dollar tax suit, in a move aimed at winning back investor confidence...
30 Jan 2015
NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's top mobile phone firm, Bharti Airtel, reported almost 61% increase in profits - compared with last year - helped by less competition and a wider customer base.
31 Jul 2014
Tax problems lead to Nokia criticism of India as its "least favourable market"in which to operate.
26 Aug 2013
NEW DELHI, INDIA: Struggling Finnish phone company Nokia said last week the Indian tax officials had demanded the company pay taxes worth US$363m, but a court order has prevent the payment.
2 Apr 2013
MUMBAI, INDIA: Finnish phone giant Nokia said on Tuesday (12 February) it had protested to the Indian government over a tax raid at one of its factories in South India, slamming the action as "excessive and unacceptable".
13 Feb 2013
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.
1 Jun 2012