American household wealth reached a new record in the first quarter of 2014 thanks to a rising stock market and an improving housing market, according to U.S. data released Thursday.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose slightly this week, reversing a five-week downward trend.
India's hawkish central bank was widely expected to keep interest rates unchanged Tuesday at its first monetary policy-setting meeting since new pro-growth prime minister Narendra Modi took office.
Indian manufacturing orders hit a three-month high in May, suggesting stronger output in the coming months, as overall factory output growth picked up pace slightly, a business survey showed Monday.
India is forecast to post an eighth straight quarter of below five percent growth later Friday, underscoring challenges facing new Prime Minister Narendra Modi to revive Asia's third-largest economy.
India's stock market surged past the 25,000 mark Monday as Narendra Modi prepares to be sworn in as prime minister, with investors betting his new cabinet will unleash reforms to revive the economy.
India's stock market surged to its second consecutive record high and the rupee rallied on expectations exit polls released later Monday will show the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning national elections.
Facebook has hit more than 100 million users in India, only the second country after the United States to achieve the milestone, the social networking company said Wednesday.
India's inflation hit a nine-month low in February, data showed Friday, but analysts saw little chance of any immediate interest rate cut.
Indian opposition candidate for prime minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday the country's millions of family-owned traders must learn to work with large modern stores and online retailers, in comments that could signal a shift in thinking.