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Amidst concerns that health insurance exchanges in the United States may be bad marketplaces for insurers, Aetna and Anthem have begun working to reassure investors that this is not the case.These losses have lead UnitedHealth, the country’s largest health insurance provider, to exit from all exchanges throughout the country.

Shares of Reliance Industries today fell by almost 3 per cent after the company's third quarter earnings failed to cheer investors.96 per cent to Rs 1,045.

15 per cent fee for every cash transaction - deposits and withdrawals - done by the customer.Shashi Arora, CEO and MD, Airtel Payments Bank, says, "The purpose is to increase financial inclusion.

A year ago, lenders to engineering and construction major Gammon India Ltd invoked the Strategic Debt Restructuring (SDR) mechanism.There may be examples where bankers have to resolve these cases before the sale," says a lawyer.

The goods and services tax (GST) is expected to be fiscally neutral and the resulting inflation impact is likely to be minimal at less than 20 bps, says a Nomura report.According to the Japanese financial services major, while the resulting inflation impact will be minimal, the impact on growth would be marginally negative in the run up to its implementation.

Others in the pecking order are Germany (17 per cent), UK (15 per cent), Japan (8 per cent) and India (7 per cent).Last year, India was among the top five most promising markets globally.

When two of the biggest banks in the country resist wallets from fintech start-ups, you know a few things are simmering.Mobile wallet start-ups have received the most funding - they have been using this capital to both aggressively market as well as improve the ease of using their technology.

With much fanfare, the Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) had launched the 'Defence Pension Info' application for providing pension payment information to over10 lakh retired defence officers and soldiers for their android smart phones on December 14, 2016.In Google Play Store, the reviews by the users were nasty and people were terming it as a futile exercise.

Vinai Kumar Saxena, Chairman, Khadi and Village Industries Commission, tells Sarika Malhotra how the Commission is adopting newer marketing and inclusive growth programmes to revive Khadi and village industries.Special attention has been paid to aggressively market Khadi and village industries products.

Joining the debate on Reserve Bank's autonomy, former Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Monday said the special status of the central bank should be preserved.The autonomy of Reserve Bank is extremely important and whatever is done in future, in my view, should be consistent with that objective," Ahluwalia said in an interview to CNBC-TV18.

4 million subscribers within four months of commencement of services but continues to face congestion issues as interconnect capacity provided by some large operators is "still way below requirement".4 million subscribers on the network," RIL said in a statement.

In the wake of Trump's win, companies are eager to play up the number of Americans they employ.But Nadella says Trump's ascent hasn't changed the roadmap much for Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30).

Those priorities will include leaving the EU's single market and regaining full control of Britain's borders, media reported, reinforcing fears of a 'Hard Brexit' which has pushed the pound to some of the lowest levels against the U.S.

Hence, traders are repeatedly advised to follow stock centric approach as they may fetch higher returns as compared to the index," added the report.5 per cent respectively.

The casino industry in Goa has already taken a beating due to demonetisation causing a major dip in business.And now, its fate hangs in the balance as political parties have made the ban on casinos a major political agenda.

The badly needed jets will reconstitute Iran's decrepit commercial aircraft fleet, which has been languishing under decades of Western sanctions.If Iran Air received maintenance or parts outside of Iran, that provider would be barred from doing business with the U.

China alone more than doubled its electronic trash within that time frame.Shorter lifespans of technology, and therefore the need for replacements, is cited as another reason why e-trash is growing in Asia.

In case of a dip, 8,320-8,250 would be seen as strong support levels for the index," said Angel Broking report.48 per cent and 1.

The conglomerate posted a net profit of Rs 7,506 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 compared to Rs 7,245 crore for the corresponding quarter of last fiscal.For nine months ended December 31, 2016, the firm posted a net profit of Rs 21,825 crore compared with Rs 22614 crore for the corresponding period of the previous fiscal.

After Trump criticized CNN from the podium, Acosta interjected and forcefully tried to ask a question.Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer has repeatedly said that Acosta should apologize.
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