MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept its key repo lending rate unchanged at 6.75 percent on Tuesday, as widely expected, after consumer inflation picked up to a four-month high and as emerging markets brace for a hike in U.S.
Bill Gates, the world's richest man, led a group of philanthropists in vowing to plow $2 billion into clean energy through personal investments and a new fund to be set up next year.
During the Thanksgiving weekend, 103 million people shopped online compared with 102 million who went to stores, the National Retail Federation said.
... * J.K. Shin to cede day-to-day handset business role. * Smartphone business struggling despite product revamp. * Analysts say move does not point to major strategic shift (Updates with comments from analysts, background).
SYDNEY—Australia's central bank kept interest rates at a record-low 2.0% on Tuesday rather than cutting them to nurse a fragile economy.