Here's why women reject preventive drugs for breast cancer

1 week ago
According to a recent study, only some women who are at higher risk of developing breast cancer think they need to take a drug proven to help prevent the disease. The researchers, led by a team from the University of Leeds, asked more than 400 women at ... ...

Overtreating patients for hypothyroidism could raise their risk of stroke, study finds

4 weeks ago
For patients who take medication to treat hypothyroidism, being treated with too much medication can lead to an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder associated with stroke, a new study of more than 174,000 patients has found. ... ...

USChina trade talks end with no breakthrough as tariffs kick in

4 months ago
By David Lawder and Michael Martina. WASHINGTON/BEIJING () U.S. and Chinese officials ended two days of talks on Thursday with no major breakthrough as their trade war escalated with activation of another round of duelling tariffs on $16 ... ...

Sensex, Nifty touch record levels as rupee recovers (Roundup)

4 months ago
Positive global cues on easing trade protectionist measures along with an appreciation in the Indian rupee lifted the key equity indices S&P BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 to settle at fresh high levels on Monday. On a intraday basis, the BSE ... ...

Italy opens probe into operator of collapsed bridge, investors dump shares

4 months ago
By Ilaria Polleschi. GENOA, Italy () Italy's government opened an investigation on Thursday into. the country's biggest tollroad operator, hours after saying it could face a heavy fine or lose its concession over a bridge collapse that killed ... ...

US tariffs to stay on Turkey, Qatar offers Ankara aid

4 months ago
By Daren Butler, Humeyra Pamuk and Jeff Mason. ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON () The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor, as Qatar pledged  ... ...

Qatar to aid Turkey, currency rallies but US says tariffs to stay

4 months ago
By Daren Butler, Humeyra Pamuk and Jeff Mason. ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON () The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor, as Qatar pledged  ... ...

Fraudhit lender PNB plots revival after second straight quarterly loss

4 months ago
By Devidutta Tripathy and Chris Thomas. BENGALURU/NEW DELHI () India's Punjab National Bank reported a second straight quarterly loss on Tuesday as it earmarked more funds to cover a massive fraud, but expects faster bad loan recovery to  ... ...

Sensex, Nifty hit fresh intraday low

4 months ago
Key barometers reversed trend and hit fresh intraday low in midmorning trade. At 11:25 IST, the barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was down 43.22 points or 0.11% at 37,563.36. The Nifty 50 index was down 2.60 points or 0.02% at 11,353.90.Marke ... ...

Led by auto stocks equity indices rise; trade war concerns limit gains (Roundup)

5 months ago
Read more about Led by auto stocks equity indices rise; trade war concerns limit gains (Roundup) on Business Standard. Broadly positive global markets along with healthy buying in auto and consumer durable stocks lifted the key Indian equity indices on Friday. ... ...

Cement stocks gain

6 months ago
Read more about Cement stocks gain on Business Standard. Stocks gyrated in a small range with negative bias in early afternoon trade. At 12:15 IST, the barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was down 63.69 points or 0.18% at 35,625.91. The Nifty 50 index was down 17.60 points or 0.16% at 10,804.25. Cement ... ...

Weak global cues depress equity indices, auto stocks slump (Roundup)

6 months ago
Read more about Weak global cues depress equity indices, auto stocks slump (Roundup) on Business Standard. Broadly negative global markets subdued the key Indian equity indices on Thursday. Indices on both the BSE and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended in the red after a largely volatile trade throughout the day. ... ...

CBI probes suspected $90 million loan fraud at IDBI Bank

8 months ago
Read more about CBI probes suspected $90 million loan fraud at IDBI Bank on Business Standard. MUMBAI () The Central Bureau of Investigation said on Thursday it was investigating an alleged 6 billion rupee ($90 million) loan fraud at IDBI Bank, and former senior bank officials were among those being investigated. ... ...

Market gains for eight day ahead of IMD monsoon forecast

8 months ago
Read more about Market gains for eight day ahead of IMD monsoon forecast on Business Standard. Key benchmark indices logged modest gains on first trading day of the week led by index heavyweights HDFC and ITC. The barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, rose 112.78 points or 0.33% at 34,305.43, as per the provisional closing data. The Nifty 50 ... ...

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