India's most-accurate monetary policy forecaster predicts central bank Governor Raghuram Rajan will refrain from cutting interest rates for at least two quarters as he assesses risks from fiscal policy and food inflation.
Small shops opened early, offered 15, 20 or 30 percent off or buy-one-get-one sales to entice customers Saturday. Small Business Saturday, now in its fourth year, is growing in downtown Holland.
PARIS - Government and business leaders plan to spend tens of billions of dollars in the next five years to develop clean energy technology in efforts to fight global warming, an official and a former official have told The Associated Press.
Some 576 jobs in the solar power industry have been axed and 1,600 more are at risk because of planned cuts to subsidies, a trade body has found.
The IMF will vote on Monday whether to include the yuan, also known as the renminbi), as the fifth member of its special drawing rights currency basket.