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US Fed pauses on interest rate hike

The Federal Open Markets Committee said the decision to leave the target range for the federal funds rate at 2.25 per cent to 2.5 per cent was based on labour market conditions, inflation indicators and readings on financial and international developments

EU sets 12 April Brexit date if May's deal fails in parliament

If Prime Minister Theresa May wins the 29 March parliament vote, Britain will get time until 22 May to leave the Union, so as to avoid legal wrangling and smoothen the process

European Commission hits Google with $1.7 bn antitrust fine

The latest fine on Google, for allegedly forcing customers of its AdSense business to sign contracts barring rival search engines, takes total EU fine on Google over the last three years to $9.3 billion

Nirav Modi arrested in London on PNB fraud case

Modi allegedly cheated Punjab National Bank through fraudulent issuance of Letters of Undertakings and Foreign Letters of Credit, thereby siphoning off funds worth Rs6,498.20 from PNB's Brady House branch in Mumbai while his uncle and aide Mehul Choksi has been accused of swindling Rs7,080.86 crore, also from PNB

Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose appointed India's first Lokpal

President Ram Nath Kovind also on Tuesday announced an eight-member Lokpal team selected from top judges and experienced bureaucrats

And now, Etihad asks SBI to bail it out from Jet Airways

Jet’s financial woes has fuelled a pileup of grounded planes as carriers operating on truncated fleet alter schedules, curtail flights and hike airfares during a busy season

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